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Congenital Heart Surgeon Opportunity in San Antonio, Texas

Employer
HCA Healthcare
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
Dec 28, 2024

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Specialty
Cardiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Job Summary:

Methodist Physician Practices is seeking a congenital heart surgeon to join their team in rapidly growing program in San Antonio, Texas.

The appointee will be a critical member of the congenital heart surgery service and will be expected to work closely with the Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Preference will be given to individuals who bring unique skills, interests or qualifications to the team in a complementary fashion.

Our program in part of an international consortium of congenital cardiac centers within HCA Healthcare with sites in Las Vegas, Denver, Dallas, and London, UK.

Qualifications:
  • ABTS certification in cardiothoracic surgery and congenital heart surgery or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience with ability to operate independently
  • Requisite experience in all aspects of congenital cardiac surgery with interest in adult congenital and transplantation preferred.
  • Interest in clinical outcomes research
  • Demonstrated exceptional surgical and interpersonal skills and proven success working in a multidisciplinary collaborative environment.

Incentive/Benefits Package:
  • Competitive market salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, etc.
  • 401k and stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off and CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance

About the Methodist Children s Hospital & Methodist Healthcare System:
  • The Methodist Congenital Heart Institute is a well-established and rapidly expanding program, which performs the full spectrum of procedures including neonatal cardiac surgery and surgery for low-birth-weight babies, complex valve repair including Cone procedure for Ebstein s anomaly, pulmonary autograft procedure, and adult congenital heart surgery.
  • Largest congenital heart program in San Antonio for pediatrics and adults
  • Largest adult heart failure program in South Texas and future plans for pediatric heart transplantation and advanced mechanical circulatory support.
  • 202-bed facility with seven operating suites
  • 94 NICU beds and a 22-bed pediatric intensive care unit with dedicated pediatric cardiovascular care unit and future for free-standing admit-to-discharge cardiac care unit.
  • Congenital heart program enjoys an extensive catchment area and rapidly growing referral base in South and West Texas, with 40% of volume neonates.
  • First Level IV NICU in San Antonio and one of the largest in the region
  • First pediatric aortic heart valve procedure in Texas
  • Methodist Healthcare System is a 50-50 co-ownership between Methodist Healthcare Ministries, South Texas largest non-public funding source of community health care, contributing $976 million since 1995; and HCA Healthcare, the nation s leading provider of healthcare services. Methodist Children s Hospital is one of the system s nine acute care hospitals.

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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