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  • The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full time Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join an affiliated program at Blessing Hospital in Quincy IL.  The successful candidate will be board certified/eligible and will have experience in all aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery.  Interest and ability in general thoracic surgery and vascular surgery is considered highly useful.  Proficiency in cardiac surgical techniques is also a desired attribute of the successful candidate.

    While the primary focus of this position will be clinical thoracic and vascular surgery, candidates must have the ability to perform cardiac surgery for coverage needs.  The ideal candidate will be an excellent clinician with a strong interest in developing a robust thoracic and vascular program in-and-around the Quincy community.  The surgeon will be an employee of Blessing Hospital with the opportunity for clinical appointment in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery along with access to the resources of Washington University School of Medicine.

    As part of Washington University Medical Center, one of the nation’s largest clinical and biomedical research facilities, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is one of the world’s largest, most experienced, cardiothoracic practices.  The faculty includes 21 cardiothoracic surgeons, 16 critical care anesthesiology intensivist, 5 laboratory-based investigators and two Emeritus professors.  Founded in 1920 the division has grown to over 4,500 adult cardiothoracic surgical procedures in 2014 and is dedicated to providing the highest quality and innovative care for patients while offering stimulating educational opportunities.

    Blessing Hospital, located in Quincy IL, is an affiliate program of the Division.  Blessing Hospital is the largest and most sophisticated medical center in a 100-mile radius, with a medical staff of more than 375 physicians and a team of more than 2,800 employees. As the regional leader in patient and family centered care, Blessing Hospital is committed to excellence.

    Blessing Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

    If you are interested in becoming part of our nationally renowned team please send CV to Garrett Allen.

    E-mail: alleng@wudosis.wustl.edu

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    The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member to join the Section of General Thoracic Surgery.  The successful candidate will be board certified/eligible and will have completed an ACGME thoracic surgery residency program. Interest and ability in lung transplantation is considered highly useful. Facility in minimally-invasive techniques is also a desired attribute of the successful candidate.

    While the primary focus of this position will be clinical thoracic surgery, candidates must have a strong commitment to the education of thoracic and general surgery residents.  The ideal candidate will be an excellent clinician with a strong interest in developing a translational or clinical research program within our Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Group.

    As part of Washington University Medical Center, one of the nation’s largest clinical and biomedical research facilities, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is one of the world’s largest, most experienced, cardiothoracic practices.  The faculty includes 21 cardiothoracic surgeons, 16 critical care anesthesiology intensivist, 5 laboratory-based investigators and two Emeritus professors.  Founded in 1920 the division has grown to over 3,000 adult cardiothoracic surgical procedures in 2014 and is dedicated to providing the highest quality and innovative care for patients while offering stimulating educational opportunities for fellows.

    The division is housed on the campus of Barnes Jewish Hospital including 6 dedicated cardiothoracic surgery operating rooms, a 30-bed Cardiothoracic ICU and a 6-bed LVAD ICU.  Barnes-Jewish Hospital is part of BJC HealthCare, which is amongst the largest academically linked health systems in the country having 1,315 licensed beds with more than 161,584 inpatient admissions.  Committed to continued growth, BJC has initiated in a $320 million reorganization plan to make the medical center a friendlier place for patients to visit, with emphasis on accommodating their needs over the next 10 years.

    Washington University School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

    If you are interested in becoming part of our nationally renowned team please send CV to Garrett Allen.

    E-mail: alleng@wudosis.wustl.edu

    Fax: 314-367-8459

  • The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking a full-time pediatric cardiac surgeon, with a primary interest in Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, Pediatric Heart Failure/VAD Therapy and Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplantation, to begin immediately. The candidate must be board certified, board eligible or equivalent and able to obtain licensure in the State of Mo.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record with a minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience. Additionally, individuals with a strong interest in basic science research are encouraged to apply. The chosen candidate will be expected to work closely with two existing senior congenital surgeons, the Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) team and the Pediatric Heart Failure and Lung Transplant teams, to further develop the program academically and clinically. Preference will be given to individuals who bring unique skills, interests or qualifications to the current faculty in a complementary fashion.

The congenital heart surgery program at Washington University in St. Louis is one of the oldest programs in the country and provides cardiothoracic surgical care to the state of Missouri and surrounding states. It is one of the most active pediatric heart and lung transplant programs in the country and has an ACHD program that has greater than 2000 clinic visits each year. The chosen candidate will receive an academic appointment commensurate with experience through the Washington University School of Medicine, will be active both at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and will have access to extensive research resources of the University as well as the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery under the leadership of Dr. Ralph Damiano.

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority and female applicant are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady, Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, eghtesadyp@wudosis.wustl.edu Campus Box 8234, St Louis Children’s Hospital, One Children’s Place, Suite 5S50, St. Louis, MO 63110-1013.

  •  Academic Thoracic Surgery Faculty, Temple University School of Medicine
    The Department of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) is seeking qualified candidates for an Academic Thoracic Surgery Faculty Position. The Division of Thoracic Surgery at TUSM is expanding its clinical services and as part of this expansion, the Division is recruiting an experienced thoracic surgeon for its Health Science Campus as well as other Temple University Physician/Temple University Health Sytstem sites. For more information about the position and applicant requirements, please click here.

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