West Texas hospital system is recruiting to fill the demand for cardiothoracic surgery
This is an employed position
Their competitor had one employed CT surgeon that left in 2017 and their employed CT surgeon left in November of 2017.
A fourth CT surgeon performs a limited number of procedures at the competitor.
Facility has two dedicated heart ORs as well as a DaVinci Xi.
They have 2 cardiac cath labs
They do not currently have a Hybrid OR suite.
Types of cases being performed include CABG, CABG+MVR, CABG+AVR, CABG+MVR+AVR, MVR, AVR, Aortic repairs, right atrium repairs, laser lead extractions, port-a-cath placements, maze, epicardial leads, lobectomies, resections, decortications, esophagogastrectomies, biopsies.
Cardiac number of cases 250-270
Thoracic number of cases 110-120
TAVR will be developed when incoming CT surgeon(s) join the market.
The clinic is open Monday-Friday 8-5 pm. Physician schedules vary.
Call – 1:2 initially; 1:3 when second surgeon is hired.
There are two cardiology private practice groups and 3 independent practitioners with a total of 20 in the community.
2 year base salary in the $700K range and then go on RVU productivity
Quality incentives, sign-on bonus and relocation allowance