Job ID: 289928183  |  Last Updated: 5/15/2021

Thoracic Surgery

Employer
Norton Medical Group
Location
Louisville, KY
Applicant Contact
Brittany Brohm
Senior Recruiter
(502) 777-6533
(502) 272-5117

Job Description

JOIN OUR THORACIC SURGERY TEAM IN LOUISVILLE, KY

THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE GENERAL THORACIC SURGEON LOOKING FOR A MATURE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM THAT SUPPORTS A BUSY PRACTICE WITH A DIVERSE PATIENT BASE. WE HAVE ACCESS TO THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY AND A WIDE ARRAY OF SUPPORT SPECIALISTS THAT ALLOWS FOR A STATE-OF-THE-ART WORK EXPERIENCE.

GEORGE J. MIKOS, M.D.

Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

To discuss this opportunity, contact Brittany Brohm, senior recruiter, physicians, Norton Medical Group, at (502) 777-6533 or brittany.brohm@nortonhealthcare.org. Learn more about all of our career opportunities at BeANortonDoctor.com.

NORTON HEART & VASCULAR INSTITUTE, a part of Norton Healthcare located in Louisville, KY, is seeking an adult general (noncardiac) thoracic surgeon. The ideal candidate will join Norton Cardiothoracic Surgery, an established practice that provides comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic surgical services for Norton Healthcares four adult-service hospitals and completes an average of 1,100 surgical procedures annually. Norton Heart & Vascular Institute maintains 49% of the general thoracic surgery market share, more than any other health care provider in our service area.

Led by George J. Mikos, M.D., with more than 20 years experience as a thoracic surgeon, this team is known for its skill, experience, easy access for patients and ability to treat some of the most advanced conditions. Surgeons have access to a comprehensive suite of cutting-edge technology in minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment options, including the use of robotic-assisted thoracic surgery and cesium-131 brachytherapy.

Norton Cardiothoracic Surgery works closely with Norton Cancer Institute to provide comprehensive lung care to patients seen at the Norton Cancer Institute Comprehensive Lung Center.

This multidisciplinary program has been designated as a GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Center of Excellence, reserved for programs designed to accelerate lung cancer detection and treatment by using advanced technology.

About the Position

Join an adult-service practice consisting of four cardiac surgeons, one general thoracic surgeon, seven advanced practice providers and several support staff
Competitive compensation model including bonus options based on quality or key performance indicators
Participate in a center of excellence-designated multidisciplinary lung clinic
Preferred candidates will be in the process of completing training or have at least one to two years of experience
Candidate must possess excellent technical skills in minimally invasive surgery as well as surgical management of complex lung, esophageal and chest wall malignancies
Benefits include 20 days (four weeks) of paid vacation, a week of continuing medical education and access to the Norton Provider Leadership Academy
Requirements

Medical degree/diploma
Residency/fellowship certification
Kentucky medical license or license eligible
Why Norton Healthcare for your Career

Market share leader in the region
Strong support network of advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, educators and social workers
Strong continued investment in technology and physical spaces for improved patient care environments
Ranked on Beckers Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare list in 2019
Recognized as one of Americas Best Employers for Women by
Norton Healthcare System Overview

Not-for-profit health care system
Approximately 850 clinical research studies
Top tier among Healthiest Employers of Greater Louisville (2013 to 2019)
All hospitals and Norton Cancer Institute earned LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation (2018 and 2019)
Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/ Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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