This north FL medical center is seeking a board certified/board eligible Cardiothoracic surgeon to expand their cardiovascular service line. This incoming physician will join a well-established, highly regarded private practice who pride themselves on Excellence, Integrity and Innovation. This group was established in 1974 and has been the benchmark for providing the best in Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular care in this community.
* Ideal candidate will be well trained and accomplished in all cardiothoracic procedures as well as minimally invasive valve repair and replacement. Additional experience on daVinci® is preferred but not required.
* Incoming surgeon can expect to perform 150+ heart surgeries, 80+ valve surgeries, as well as a moderate volume of general thoracic and vascular procedures annually.
* Very manageable call of 1:2
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Program is dedicated to excellence in patient care, as well as clinical research on the diseases that affect our patients. The prestigious Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) awarded our Cardiac Surgery program its highest rating. Our goal is to provide our patients with the best possible surgical option to meet their specific needs, choosing from a wide variety of treatments: Minimally invasive heart surgery; Complex mitral valve repairs; Open heart surgery; Thoracoscopic MAZE procedure; Valve replacement surgery. We proudly boast 4 cardiac catheterization labs, 3 dedicated state-of-the-art CV Operating Rooms, 2 EP labs, 20 bed CVICU, and cardiac rehabilitation center; all staffed by a dedicated team of the most qualified and highly skilled Cardiac Anesthesiologists, Perfusionists, Physician Assistants, nurses and support personnel specializing in cardiac surgery.
The Hospital has a structural heart program offering TAVR and is proud to be the first hospital in Northeast Florida to offer the Watchman™ device.
* Solid referral base comprised of 29 Interventional Cardiologists and 4 Electrophysiologists on staff.
* Superlative payor mix.
With a population of 1.3 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals; and trailing spouses are in luck because Forbes ranked Jacksonville in the "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job." Jacksonville was ranked in the top 10 of Mobility magazine’s "Best Cities for Relocating Families." Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. A short drive southeast from Memorial Hospital is located in Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship (TPC) which are played at TPC Sawgrass, home of the famous 17th-hole island green. Here you will also find elegant shopping and fine dining as well as some of the highest sand dunes in Florida! Top rated beach clubs from the Lodge and Club to the Cabana Club make living here fun and exciting. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating. Another short drive northeast from Memorial Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Florida’s first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for seven consecutive years and is also recognized as a Top 25 Island in the World!
Jacksonville is the largest city in the US landwise. It is the largest deepwater port in the south and second largest on the US east coast. Jacksonville also has one of the largest military presence in the country, especially the US Navy. Jacksonville has over 500 diverse neighborhoods and you can choose to live in an almost rural environment, the heart of the city or near or on the beach. Average temperature in the winters runs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. This is a great city for year round outdoor activities! Jacksonville is also home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the professional soccer team Jacksonville Armada!
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