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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Opportunities in Salem, Oregon.

Salem Health
Salem, Oregon
Closing date
Aug 17, 2024

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Pioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health, located in Salem, Oregon, is seeking providers who exemplify Salem Health’s five core values of Excellence, Caring, Teamwork, Accountability & Integrity. 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.


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.

We are actively recruiting for experienced board-certified Cardiothoracic Surgeons to join our cardiac care team!  We are currently seeking both an experienced Surgeon, as well as a Medical Director, as we redevelop a well-established business line. 

Foundationally we operate with three experienced heart surgeons, a dedicated thoracic surgeon and four 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.

Patients receive comprehensive services through our Salem Health Medical Group, comprised of 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.


  • Four years of clinical practice experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery is preferred. TAVR experience
  • Candidates interested in the Medical Director role must have experience in a lead or medical director position in a Cardiothoracic Surgery practice
  • Graduate from an approved school of medicine
  • Completion of an accredited fellowship program in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board Certification or eligibility in Thoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Current, or able to obtain, active unrestricted Oregon medical license
  • Current unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number

Total Rewards Offerings:

  • Highly competitive, market-leading base salary
  • Additional call coverage shift compensation 
  • Generous hiring incentives including start bonus, education assistance and relocation
  • CME annual stipend with dedicated time off
  • Paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Public service loan forgiveness eligible employer

Why Salem Health?

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.


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