ChristianaCare is seeking a BC/BE Cardiac Surgeon to join our dynamic Cardiac Surgery practice located at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware just 40 miles south of center city Philadelphia.
The successful candidate will join our employed team of 5 Cardiac Surgeons and have exposure to high volume and complex cases. Call is shared at 1:4.
This position offers access to a wide range of cardiac surgery procedures and technologies with state-of-the-art facilities and experienced support staff.
ChristianaCare's experienced Cardiac Surgery team performs close to 1,000 procedures annually. This position is newly created to meet the growing demand due to organizational, procedural and community growth. ChristianaCare is a regional referral center for patients throughout Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania for cardiac surgery procedures including coronary artery bypass, aortic and mitral valve repair and replacement, TAVR, TEVAR, Lead Extraction, Mitraclip, ECMO, VAD, complex aortic procedures, and robotic coronary procedures. Our practice is located on our expansive Christiana Hospital campus, a level-1 trauma center with 913 beds.
ChristianaCare is equipped with a dedicated 18 bed combined cardiology/cardiac surgery ICU staffed with ICU nurses as well as a 10-bed cardiac step-down unit all located on the same floor. 24/7 ICU coverage is provided by a large and experienced surgical advanced practice team consisting of an assistant surgeon, 8PAs and 3 NPs. We opened a new structural heart room in June 2019 with dedicated cardiac surgery block time for these procedures in multidisciplinary partnerships with cardiology and vascular surgery.
- Lucrative salary offered with aggressive bonuses and comprehensive benefits package
- Work out of a 1,300-bed health system with an extensively established referral base to draw from that is simultaneously experience immense growth
- Exciting growth opportunity with upward advancement.
- Opportunity to teach and mentor medical students, residents, and fellows
- Participate in scholarly activities and collaborate on clinical projects with other departments
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 280 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.