IU Health Physicians - Cardiothoracic and Thoracic Transplant Surgeon (Greater Indianapolis Area)

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted
Oct 22, 2020
Closes
Nov 02, 2020
Ref
35504
Specialty
Surgery
We are seeking a patient focused Cardiovascular and Thoracic Transplant Surgeon to join our highly skilled team. This is a great opportunity to work at our Level 1 Trauma center in downtown Indianapolis, which is among the top 10 largest transplant programs nationally. With a unique partnership with one of the nation's leading medical schools, Indiana University School of Medicine, we are able to provide patient access to leading-edge medicine and treatment options. Our exceptional care and continued excellence has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the past 23 years. That means IU Health continues to be ranked among the best healthcare systems in the nation and the top healthcare system in Indiana.

Job Duties:

-Responsible for providing patient care, teaching residents and students in their specialty of CV thoracic transplantation surgery and participating in clinical research.

-Support, and contribute to a growing practice with highly collaborative and interdependent processes in place for successful patient outcomes.

- Full-time position and academic / clinical rank will commensurate with experience.

Basic Qualifications:

- Qualified candidates must have M.D., or equivalent education

- Completed a thoracic surgery fellowship

- Be board certified/eligible in Surgery

- Must be able to provide Clinical education centering around complex heart and lung transplant, VAD, and ECMO procedures

- Collaborate and successfully interact with a multi-disciplinary team to promote high-quality patient outcomes.

- Requires excellent interpersonal skills and clear written and verbal communication skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
  • Top ranked international airport: " Best Airport in North America " eight consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
    • Eagle Creek was named to Money Magazine's 2019 list of the Best Places to Live in America
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts ( NFL ), Fever ( WNBA ), Pacers ( NBA ), Indians ( MiLB ), Indianapolis 500 ( IndyCar ), Indy Eleven ( NASL ), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati


Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs nearly 1,900 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

About IU Health Physicians:
  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 1,900 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 250 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • Leader in the use of electronic medical records (EMR); over 90% of IU Health Physicians use EMR to improve communication and coordination of patient records
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives
  • Indiana University Health is one of the largest employers in Indiana

Indiana University Health National Recognition
  • Indiana's only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report 23 years in a row, with 3 specialties ranked in the top 50.
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children's hospital in Indiana.
  • Six hospitals are designated as Magnet® hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care.
  • IU Health Transplant is the only comprehensive transplant program in Indiana and one of the nation's largest solid-organ transplant center.
  • With more than 200 physician researchers leading the way to new treatments, IU Health Simon Cancer Center is Indiana's only National Cancer Institute-designated patient care center.
  • Indiana University Health is one of the largest employers in Indiana

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

IU Health Methodist Hospital is one of two adult Level One Trauma Centers in Indiana with 782 beds. IU Health Methodist Hospital is a national and regional health care leader through its commitment to excellence, accessibility and prominence.

IU Health Methodist Hospital is also designated as a Magnet® Hospital, recognizing excellence in nursing services and high-quality clinical outcomes for patients. IU Health Methodist Hospital is one of several Magnet®-designated IU Health facilities, including Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health , IU Health University Hospital , IU Health Bloomington Hospital , and IU Health West Hospital .

It is home to the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics , one of the few clinically-based medical ethics centers in the country, and home to the IU Health Methodist Research Institute which conducts outcomes-based research to understand how medical practices, health policies and health care spending affect the quality of patient outcomes.

Notable facts include:
  • Nationally ranked in 3 specialties by U.S. News & World Report for 2020-21: geriatrics, gynecology, and ear, nose, and throat
  • Nationally ranked organ transplant center based on total transplant volume (bone marrow, heart, intestine, kidney, liver, lung and pancreas); one of only a few centers nationally to have each of these programs certified by Medicare.
  • Largest neuroscience critical care unit in the country.
  • One of the largest critical care departments in the country.
  • Award-winning comprehensive cardiac critical care unit.
  • First, largest and most comprehensive intensive care patient electronic monitoring system (e-ICU) in Central Indiana.
  • Named to Beckers Hospital Review's 100 Great Hospitals in America.
  • Statewide leader in staff physician specialties, with specialists onsite 24 hours a day.
  • Home to the International Kidney Stone Institute.

Indiana University Health , Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

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