Methodist Hospital San Antonio Careers

Cardiothoracic Transplantation

Job Details

Hiring Organization Methodist Hospital
Post Name Cardiothoracic Transplantation
Qualification Board certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 80000 To USD 85000 Per Year
Location San Antonio, Texas, United States 78229

Job Summary:

Methodist Healthcare System & Texas Transplant Institute is recruiting a board-certified adult cardiothoracic transplant surgeon in San Antonio, Texas. 

This is a great opportunity for a surgeon to dedicate their expertise in CT surgery and support the development of an advanced program to support our increasing transplant and cardiothoracic surgical volumes.

Qualified Candidates:

  • Board certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons
  • UNOS certification
  • 2-5 years of experience, and proficiency in all aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery, including heart transplantation, lung transplantation, VAD, and ECMO
  • Proven leadership experience preferably from a large and busy institution demonstrating strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with both private practice and employed groups
  • Unrestricted full Texas licensed (or eligible)

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Opportunity to join an established practice, senior mentorship available
  • Ability to primarily focus on practice at the flagship hospital of Methodist Healthcare
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental coverage
  • Relocation assistance
  • Paid malpractice

About Methodist Heart and the Methodist Healthcare System:

  • 25 operating suites and 811 beds
  • Methodist Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in South Texas performing cardiothoracic transplants & MCS. 
  • Methodist Heart Hospital consistently performs more open heart surgeries than any other hospital in San Antonio, making it the busiest program in the region
  • Largest Heart Transplant program in South Texas, saving over 500 lives
  • South Texas’ only comprehensive Aortic Aneurysm Program
  • Over 2,000 TAVR procedures are performed; 400 annually
  • Lung transplant program established in 2021
  • Over 150 ECMOs annually
  • Over 1600 open heart surgeries each year
  • Programs include VATS minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung nodule program
  • Over 90 cardiology physicians in Methodist Physician Practices
  • 25 cath labs
  • Five accredited chest pain centers
  • Two heart failure clinics
  • Methodist Healthcare System is the largest provider of health care in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities, including nine acute care hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients annually

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.

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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