Cardiothoracic surgeon opportunity in San Antonio, Texas

HCA Healthcare - San Antonio Division
San Antonio, Texas
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 06, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Job Summary

Methodist Healthcare, the largest provider of cardiovascular services in South Texas, is recruiting a cardiothoracic surgeon to join an established practice and growing program.

Position Highlights & Requirements:
- Board Certified or Board Eligible with experience in routine and complex coronary work, valve repair and transcatheter valve procedures; thoracic desirable
- Opportunity to join an established and respected practice, formed in 1997
- Ability to primarily focus practice at one of our Methodist Healthcare hospitals
- 1:5 weekend call; 1:7 weekday call
- New graduates or experienced physicians will be considered
- Mentorship available from senior physicians
- Superb communication skills, a track record of leadership, and a passion for program development and collaboration
- Eligible for an unrestricted medical licensure in Texas required

Incentive/Benefits Package:
- Sign-on bonus
- Competitive Salary
- Comprehensive benefit package that includes health and dental coverage
- Relocation Assistance
- Paid Malpractice

About Methodist Heart and the Methodist Healthcare System:
- Methodist Heart Hospital consistently performs more open heart surgeries than any other hospital in San Antonio, making it the busiest program in the region
- Largest Heart Transplant program in South Texas, saving over 500 lives
- South Texas' only comprehensive Aortic Aneurysm Program
- Over 2,000 TAVR procedures performed; 400 annually
- Established lung transplant program in 2021
- Over 150 ECMOs annually
- Over 1600 open heart surgeries each year
- Programs include VATS minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung nodule program
- Over 90 cardiology physicians in Methodist Physician Practices
- 25 cath labs
- 5 accredited chest pain centers
- 2 heart failure clinics
- Methodist Healthcare System is the largest provider of health care in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities, including nine acute care hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients annually

San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.

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