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Norton Cardiothoracic Surgery, a hospital-affiliated cardiothoracic surgical group, is seeking an adult general (noncardiac) thoracic surgeon to join its practice. Established more than eight years ago, Norton Cardiothoracic Surgery is part of Norton Medical Group, the physician practice division of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. The practice provides comprehensive cardiovascular and thoracic surgical services for Norton Healthcares four adult-service hospitals and performs an average of 1,100 surgical procedures annually. Compared with other Louisville-based hospitals, Norton Healthcare maintains 40 percent of the general thoracic surgery market share and 49.5 percent of surgeries overall. The practice works closely with Norton Cancer Institute to provide comprehensive multidisciplinary care to oncology patients and is actively involved in new program development, including lung CT screening and an outpatient follow-up clinic. Surgeons are incorporating new minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment technologies, including the use of cesium-131 brachytherapy.

About the position
Adult-service practice consisting of three cardiac surgeons, one general thoracic surgeon, seven advanced
practice providers and several support staff
Competitive compensation model with bonus options and company benefits
Participate in the groups on-call rotation (1:2)
Must possess excellent technical skills in minimally invasive surgery as well as surgical management of
complex lung, esophageal and chest wall malignancies
Preferred candidate will be in process of completing training or have one to two years of completed training
Staff a multidisciplinary clinic

Requirements for this position
Medical degree/diploma
Residency/fellowship certification
Active or eligible to obtain a Kentucky medical license

Equal opportunity employer (male/female/disability/veteran)
About Norton Healthcare: Norton Healthcare is the Louisville, Ky. area's leading hospital and health care system (44 percent market share) and third largest private employer, providing care at more than 125 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals; five outpatient centers; 12 Norton Immediate Care Centers; 11,100 employees; nearly 700 employed medical providers; and about 2,300 total physicians on its medical staff. Norton Healthcare has consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in Metro Louisville, the state of Kentucky and nationally. Norton Medical Group, the practice management division of Norton Healthcare is very proud of our history of successfully employing physicians and providers to care for patients of our community and the surrounding region. What began in 1995 with several well-respected physician groups has grown to a network of nearly 700 primary, specialty and urgent care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners serving patients at over 120 locations throughout Louisville, Southern Indiana and neighboring areas. Norton Healthcare offers a competitive benefit package including: Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Continuing Medical Education Offerings, Short and Long Term Disability, 403b Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), College Savings Plan, Children's Choice Day Care Center, Downtown Fitness Center, Free Parking. Screening Requirements: Drug Screen & Criminal Background Check. Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran