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Essentia Health St. Marys Heart & Vascular Center in Duluth, MN is searching for a well-trained Cardiothoracic Surgeon who has a passion for both cardiac and thoracic surgery.

The Essentia Health St. Marys Heart & Vascular Center is part of Essentia Health, an integrated healthcare system that provides tertiary care for a large geographic region. The Heart & Vascular Medical Staff consists of 24 physicians representing numerous cardiovascular specialties including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Electrophysiology, Coronary Intervention, Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Structural Heart, Cardiovascular Imaging, General Cardiology, Heart Failure and Vascular Medicine. The cardiovascular division is a growing program, focusing on high quality work in a team-based environment. The CT Surgeons work collaboratively with and will be supported by experienced and highly skilled surgical, cardiology, cardiac anesthesia, vascular surgical, advanced practice clinician, perfusion, medical critical care, hospitalist and nursing teams. This opportunity is a full-time, employed position.

QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship. Surgeons skill set will include complex valve repair and replacement, aortic procedures including complex aneurysms and dissections, coronary artery bypass grafting, and a wide variety of general thoracic procedures. Experience with minimally invasive cardiac and/or robotic thoracic operations is desired.
Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS)
Eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Minnesota
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within an inter-disciplinary team and with referring physicians to provide high quality patient care
Oriented toward providing evidence-based, patient centered care
Passionate about quality, process improvement, programmatic development and team building
Possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to create a positive and productive environment that promotes collegiality and innovation in all settings
Willing to teach and mentor.

LOCATION
Duluth, MN a harbor city which is located at the westernmost tip of beautiful Lake Superior
150 miles north of the north of Minneapolis/St. Paul
Duluth metro population: 125,000
Regional service area: 460,000

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.

Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in peoples lives.

Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be Here With You in 15 hospitals, 69 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.

Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.