Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Merrillville, Indiana

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(11/13/2023 11:39 AM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
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Job Description

UChicago Medicine Medical Group seeks an exceptional Cardiothoracic Surgeon for Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Indiana. The University of Chicago Medicine has partnered with Methodist Hospital to staff its cardiovascular/ thoracic surgery. 


Cardiothoracic Surgeon Physician Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment, and procedures for a specified patient population
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions
  • Refers patients to other specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
  • 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
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Unrestricted Medical License in Illinois and Indiana
  • Completed a US Residency Program
  • Board certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or its equivalent
  • Completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in cardiovascular/ thoracic (CVT) surgery. 
  • 3-5 years of experience is preferred


Opportunity Highlights

  • Competitive compensation package, including a 2-year base guarantee
  • Exceptional benefits – Medical, dental, retirement, time off, and CME allowance
  • Exceptional staffing support


About UChicago Medicine Medical Group

  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is aligned with The University of Chicago Medicine.  With a history dating to 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is a not-for-profit academic health system with hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and the suburbs, including Northwest Indiana.
  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is growing rapidly, to bring the forefront of medicine to communities throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.
  • We support physicians in providing outstanding care in the community.


Interested candidates please contact:

Kayla Scheiding


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We are 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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