Experienced Cardiovascular Surgeon
Experienced cardiovascular Surgeon needed for a very busy practice – East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group. Join this well-established Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery group based in Knoxville, Tennessee. ETCVSG performs heart surgery and thoracic procedures in a multi-hospital surgical network with some of East Tennessee’s preferred medical centers – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Parkwest Medical Center, and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Job Requirements & Specifications
- Employed position
- Call 1:3, every 2-3 weekends
- Needs 5 plus years of experience
Parkwest Medical Center is West Knoxville’s premier hospital and the region’s destination for elite heart care. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest Medical Center is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, has a nationally recognized emergency department, and offers award-winning care in orthopedics, neurosurgery, and obstetrics. Our team of 650 physicians and 1,700 employees work together to make sure that everyone who walks through our door is Treated Well. Well Treated®.
- 462 licensed beds, including 155 beds at Peninsula Hospital
- 30 critical care beds
- 50 cardiac beds
- 39 emergency beds
- 20 surgery suites
- 4 cath labs
- 2 electrophysiology labs
- 20 LDRP suites
- 3 maternity triage
- 2 OB surgery suites
- 2 OB recovery rooms
Awards and Recognition
- Named an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
- Named as a Top 100 Heart Hospital eight times
Parkwest Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health.
Covenant Health is the region’s top performing healthcare network. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, we are a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of nine acute-care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and the area’s fastest growing physician practice division. Our specialized services include the region’s largest cancer network and the renowned Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, dedicated to helping those recover from debilitating strokes and traumatic brain injuries.
Our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region. This is how we care for more than one million patients and families every year, and one reason why Covenant Health is the only health system in East Tennessee to be on Becker’s 2018 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” and named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers, three years in a row. We invite you to learn more about Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network, and explore physician opportunities throughout the region we serve.
Covenant Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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