Candidates should demonstrate dynamic leadership skills, be motivational and organized, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and project a visionary outlook. The Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery will report to the Chief Medical Officer at Baylor University Medical Center and have a close relationship with the hospital president, the Chief of Thoracic Surgery, and other hospital and system stakeholders.
Ideal candidates will be charged to develop robust and competitive programming around thoracic aortic surgery, valvular surgery, CABG, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and advanced heart failure surgery (MCS and heart transplantation) with an eye to top-tier performance and USNWR recognition. Candidates will be responsible for developing collaborative relationships with other cardiac surgery programs in the Baylor Scott and White system, local and community cardiologists, and advanced heart failure cardiologists. Successful candidates should have a proven track record of leadership and program growth.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Examine, collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
Order, perform, and interpret tests and examine records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients condition.
Work as part of a clinical team of technicians, advanced practice professionals, and other physicians in conclusion making around tests, diagnoses and treatment options for patients with illnesses or diseases.
Monitor patient conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
Diagnoses and treats conditions in area of specialty.
May work in hospital, specialty clinic or outpatient surgical center.
May perform surgical procedures, treatment or non-invasive procedures in area of specialty.
May create post-operative care plans, recommend lifestyle changes involving diet, exercise and other matters.
Supervise the clinical activities of a care team that may consist of other providers, and allied health professionals.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
CME reimbursement and paid time off
Excellent Relocation Assistance packages
Lead the CV Surgery team in providing consultation, diagnosis, and a full range of surgical treatments for cardiovascular diseases in a compassionate and patient centered environment
Role breakdown: 60% clinical/surgical and 40% administrative
Strategically grow the CV practice with attention to exceptional patient outcomes and development of clinical expertise in specialty niches
Guaranteed competitive salary that includes a generous relocation package, full health benefits, 401K, and a superb practice support infrastructure
Employed, Full-time, position with Health Texas Provider Network (HTPN)- the employment arm of Baylor Scott & White
Candidates must have leadership experience to apply.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.