Thoracic Surgeon

Carolinas HealthCare System, now Atrium Health
Charlotte, North Carolina
Jan 28, 2019
Jan 28, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, in conjunction with Levine Cancer Institute, is seeking applications for a full-time thoracic surgeon to join our Division of Thoracic Surgery. The Division of Thoracic Surgery was recently formed to provide comprehensive thoracic surgery care to patients throughout the Atrium Health System and across the Carolinas. This position is part of a multi-year program to increase the number of surgeons in the division in anticipation of rapid growth in the number of patients we serve.

  About the Opportunity:

·         Surgeon must be BC/BE in thoracic surgery and have completed an ACGME approved Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency or equivalent

·         Should either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application

·         Have experience and expertise in aspects of general thoracic surgery, including thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, and esophageal disorders, including cancer

·         Be able to support growth of thoracic surgical volumes by providing system wide access to the highest quality, efficient and affordable care to patients across the regional network

·         Have the ability to possess excellent communication skills and promote a collegial approach to patient care

About the Practice:

·         Currently there are 4 Thoracic Surgeons at two facilities within Atrium Health and around the clock coverage by ACPs to support patient care on the units and in the OR

·         Large tertiary referral center

·         Great collegiality within the practice and support among other specialists and administration

Sanger Benefits:

·         Competitive two-year salary guarantee

·         Comprehensive benefits for Physician and Family

·         401k retirement plan with employer contribution

·         Relocation stipend

·         PTO and paid CME time


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