This Position is located in Kankakee, IL.
The University of Chicago Medicine Care Network Medical Group is recruiting a Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgeon to lead and staff the cardiothoracic surgical program at Riverside Medical Center. The University of Chicago Medicine has partnered with the Riverside Medical Center to staff its cardiovascular/ thoracic surgery service. This vibrant community practice encompasses all components of cardiac surgery including complex valvular surgery, aortic surgery (open & endovascular) and routine coronary surgery. The thoracic surgery component of the practice includes minimally invasive surgery, mediastinal surgery, Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and esophageal surgery. In addition, the group performs lower extremity bypasses, carotid endarterectomies, and other minor vascular procedures. This is a unique opportunity to practice in a community setting at the Riverside Medical Center with the support and resources of a large academic program.
The Riverside Center for Heart and Vascular Excellence at Riverside Medical Center provides comprehensive cardiac and vascular services to a five county region. The CV program includes Cardiac Catheterization labs, new high-tech CV operating rooms equipped with a surgical robot and minimally invasive approaches, heart rhythm disorder program, vascular center, valve program, and extensive outreach and market development support.
Riverside Medical Center is a Truven 100 Top Hospital and has received Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In addition, Riverside is a Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence (2014, 2015, 2016) Riverside continues to earn honors in Specialty Care, Orthopedic, Neuroscience, Pulmonary, Gastroenterology and Critical Care. This position offers competitive compensation and benefits that supports your total health - personal, financial, physical and professional.
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