• Physician CT-Surgery, UCM Care Network

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 11:09 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-13843
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    This Position is located in Merrillville, Indiana.

     

     JOB SUMMARY

    The University of Chicago Medicine Care Network Medical Group is recruiting a Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgeon at Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Indiana. The University of Chicago Medicine has partnered with Methodist Hospital to staff its cardiovascular/ thoracic surgery. This vibrant community hospital is experienced in the treatment of all types of heart disease, including heart attack, irregular heart rhythm, congestive heart failure and heart muscle and valve diseases with a special expertise in coronary artery disease and other vascular diseases.

     

     With a goal of providing the best cardiovascular care in NW Indiana, Methodist Hospital uses the most advanced medical procedures to expertly diagnose and treat the most complex cardiovascular conditions, an American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab certified program and highly skilled ICU, IMCU and open heart surgical and post-operative teams. Methodist Hospital offers the very latest technologies, including five Cardiac Catheterization Labs between two campuses, a state-of-the-art Electrophysiology Lab at the Southlake Campus, bridge technologies that include Impella and ECMO, Indiana’s first and only Optical Coherence Tomography platform and the first to commercially implant a CardioMEMS heart failure device in surrounding States.  

     

    Methodist Hospital has earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) in recognition of its high level of experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

     

    This position offers competitive compensation and benefits that supports your total health - personal, financial, physical and professional.

     

     ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

     Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population

    • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions
    • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
    • Trains and supervises medical students and residents engaged in specialty activities and procedures, as appropriate
    • May manage the daily operations of a specific medical program, patient care unit, or research function
    • Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing, other health care professionals, and support staff, as required
    • Follows established UCM Care Network departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards
    • As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

     QUALIFICATIONS

    Physician with 3 to 5 years of directly related experience which may include residency and/or fellowship.

    Prior to the start of employment, an individual must possess the following qualifications: (1) be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or its equivalent; (2) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in cardiovascular/ thoracic (CVT) surgery; and (3) be able to obtain permanent and unrestricted Indiana medical license.

     

    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

    • Federal DEA Certification; Licensed or eligible MD/DO Licensure; Board Certified or Board Eligible in specialty area

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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