Physician - Thoracic Surgeon

Employer
WellStar Health System
Location
Marietta, Georgia
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Closes
Sep 10, 2021
Ref
2054650
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Overview

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That s what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

WellStar Medical Group is seeking a motivated and experienced (3 - 15 years) board certified General Thoracic Surgeon to join Wellstar Thoracic Surgery Associates.

The candidate will join a well-established, busy and experienced team of thoracic surgeons in the WellStar Health System performing over 1200 cases annually. Wellstar has one of the largest lung cancer screening programs in the United States, and is starting an incidental nodule program. There is a strong focus on true multi-disciplinary care delivered in the STAT Clinics.

The candidate is expected to take an active role in program development in the main campus at Kennestone Hospital and in the surrounding network hospitals.

Qualifications

Candidates are expected to have completed a Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery and be current in certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

The ideal candidate is skilled in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS), with or without robotic expertise. This candidate should have skills and experience in surgery for both malignant and benign thoracic processes, including the full spectrum of pulmonary, esophageal, mediastinal and chest wall disease. Experience and skill in tracheal surgery is especially desired.

Exceptional inter-personal skills are expected with a goal of sharing a vision of unparalleled delivery of care through teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and drive for excellence.

We proudly offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Company-funded pension plan
  • CME allowance
  • Extended illness bank
  • Paid time off for vacation and holidays (excludes shift-based positions)
  • Concierge service
  • Adoption assistance

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For . Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

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