Surgery-Cardiac job located in Virginia

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Established cardiothoracic surgery program at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia is seeking a cardiothoracic surgery medical director.

Qualified Candidates:
- 5+ years of experience required
- Robotics training/experience is required
- Robotic lung experience is a plus, but not required
- TAVR experience is a plus, but not required
- Skillset in ECMO and Advanced Heart Failure (LVAD) to grow program is desired
- Must be Board Certified within 5 years of completing training
- Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in the state of Virginia

Incentive/Benefits Package:
- Impressive base salary plus bonuses
- Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and 401K with generous match
- Paid malpractice insurance
- Substantial CME and dues allowance
- Relocation assistance provided

About LewisGale Medical Center and LewisGale Regional Health System
- Existing surgeon focuses on CABG, vascular work and TAVR
- Current volumes are 100-150 per year with goals to grow to 200-250
- Joining team of 7 cardiologists, 1 cardiothoracic surgeon and 5 advanced practice providers (2 dedicated CTS APPs)
- Call schedule is 1:2
- Dedicated CVOR staff
- 2 dedicated CVORs
- 1 dedicated EP lab and 3 cath labs
- 506-bed facility
- Regional leader in utilizing the latest imaging, surgical and medical technology
- Serves as LewisGale Regional Health System’s tertiary facility for specialized care, offering a multitude of medical and surgical specialties
- Accredited Stroke Center
- Accredited Chest Pain Center
- LewisGale Regional Health System includes four hospitals, two cancer centers, and six outpatient centers.
- We partner with hundreds of physicians – both independent and employed – who share our common commitment of providing superior, compassionate care and evidence-based medicine. Our network of hospitals consistently ranks among the top in the nation for clinical outcomes and evidence-based clinical processes.
As a place to live and play, the Southwest region of Virginia has it all. Roanoke’s ‘innovation corridor’ has become a hub for tech-forward industries such as healt(Login for Information)re, technology, and advanced manufacturing. Our scenic beauty offers opportunity to balance work with recreation, whether it is enjoying the arts and culture, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, water sports on Smith Mountain Lake, or biking in the nation’s 2nd largest municipal park. With nationally-recognized colleges and universities, including Virginia Tech and Radford University, the area continues to attract forward thinking businesses to our talent-rich and business friendly environment. Conveniently located, our location offers easy drives to Washington, DC and Richmond, VA. This part of the country also offers a comfortable climate, with the best of all four seasons.

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