Thoracic Surgeon Jobs in Seattle, WA

Seattle, Washington State
Apr 27, 2017
Jana Mastandrea
Position Type

Seattle, Washington - Seeking a skilled BC/BE General Thoracic Surgeon. Full-time position, with duties on both the Swedish First Hill and Swedish Issaquah campuses. Excellent compensation; comprehensive benefits. Successful candidate will exhibit exemplary clinical service, will be patient-centric and will value teamwork. A surgeon trained in open, VATS, Robotic and endoscopic surgical approaches is preferred. New grads are encouraged to apply. The present team consists of four General Thoracic Surgeons, two Interventional Pulmonologists and four ARNPs. The Thoracic Surgery team provides general thoracic surgical care for the Swedish Health Care System in the greater Seattle area, as well as for a large geographical referral basin spanning from northern Alaska to Oregon, Idaho and Montana. In addition to busy pulmonary, mediastinal and pleural practices, we have thriving benign and malignant foregut practices. Any applicant will need to be well-trained in the diagnosis and treatment of proximal gastric and esophageal disorders. The education of clinical fellows and surgical residents is an integral part of this practice as is the mentoring of clinical research fellows. In the last 2 years, these educational and research efforts have resulted in over 30 peer reviewed published articles, many book chapters and 21 presentations on national and international podia. Your career has brought you to this point, now seize the opportunity to join a world-renowned team and help expand Swedish Health Services' Thoracic Surgery team.

Facility: Swedish First Hill Campus

The Swedish First Hill campus is a 697-bed, general medical and surgical hospital located in downtown Seattle. As the largest of Swedish's five hospitals, First Hill is considered the main Swedish campus. In addition to the hospital and emergency department, the First Hill campus is home to the Swedish Cancer Institute and the Swedish Orthopedic Institute. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including the area's largest childbirth center, NICU and specialty pediatric care.

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