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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Opportunity in Salem, Oregon

Salem Health
Salem, Oregon
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

Pioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering competitive compensation where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able to effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement.

Salem Health is seeking providers who exemplify Salem Health’s five core values of Excellence, Caring, Teamwork, Accountability & Integrity to join our healthcare system in Salem, Oregon. We believe in Respect for People and have a commitment to a culture of healing and caring among health care staff and providers. No patient, employee or provider harm is acceptable to us.

Your Role With Us 

Salem Health in providing quality cardiac care for our Salem, Oregon community! We are actively recruiting for experienced board-certified or board-eligible Cardiothoracic Surgeons to join our team as we redevelop a well-established business line. To redevelop our business line, we have opportunities for both leadership and staff level positions.

Foundationally our business line operates with three (3) experienced heart surgeons, a dedicated thoracic surgeon and four (4) skilled cardiac Physician Assistants, performing over 350 heart procedures and 175 general thoracic cases annually. Our facility boasts cutting-edge operating rooms and a Cath lab, ensuring the highest quality of care.

Our patients receive comprehensive services through our Salem Health Medical Group, comprising over 330 providers in 20 specialties. Uniquely positioned in the Willamette Valley, we serve diverse communities including metropolitan and rural populations through these multiple centers of excellence.


  • Graduate from an approved school of medicine.
  • Completion of an accredited fellowship program in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Completion of an ACGME/AOA accredited residency training program in General Surgery, followed by completion of an ACGME/AOA accredited fellowship training program in General Thoracic and Cardiothoracic Surgery. Or demonstrate completion of an ACGME accredited integrated six-year Cardiothoracic Surgery residency program.
  • Board Certification or eligibility in Thoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
  • At least five years’ experience is required.
  • Demonstrate experience and current competency, to include the performance of at least 100 general thoracic and/or cardiovascular surgical procedures during the past 24 months.
  • Demonstrate the performance of at least 100 cardiac surgery procedures in the past 24 months.

Total Rewards Offerings:

  • Up to $20,000 start bonus
  • Up to $100,000 student loan repayment
  • Relocation Assistance
  • $4,000 annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance
  • 200 hours paid time off (PTO) + 40 hours for CME
  • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans; Life insurance; Short and long-term disability
  • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
  • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Why Salem Health?

At Salem Health we take pride in our status as an award-winning, independent health care institution providing the region with its only Level II trauma center and 644 acute care beds. That independence empowers us to make nimble, patient-centric decisions without external constraints, fostering an environment where our physicians can shape and elevate the quality of care we provide to our community. Recognized as a Top Workplace in Oregon and honored multiple times by the community, Salem Health fosters a supportive and rewarding work environment.

Welcome to Salem, Oregon!

Offering a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural richness, Salem is a wonderful area to call home. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, enjoy the breathtaking scenery of lush vineyards and picturesque landscapes, creating an ideal environment for all outdoor enthusiasts. Our vibrant community fosters a welcoming atmosphere, with diverse cultural events, local festivals and a thriving arts scene, ensuring there's always something exciting to explore. Additionally, Salem's strategic location provides easy access to the culture of Portland, the stunning Oregon coast and the majestic Cascade Mountains, offering a myriad of recreational opportunities year-round.

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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