Cardiothoracic Surgeon Opportunity in Central Florida

Winter Haven, Florida
May 15, 2019
Position Type

BayCare Medical Group (BMG) is not a recruitment firm; we are a physician-led medical group seeking an experienced Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon to join our established team at Winter Haven Hospital. 

Experience with minimally invasive cardiac surgical techniques such as mini mitral valve repair/replacement and mini aortic valve replacement are preferred. Surgeon will complete a group of three cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons within BayCare Medical Group’s surgical practice at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Florida. Vascular surgery is also preferred. Structural heart training is required.

Surgeon will complete a group of three cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons within BayCare Medical Group’s surgical practice at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Florida. These surgeons perform a comprehensive spectrum of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery services including coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair and replacement, complex aortic surgery, endovascular treatment of aneurysms, minimally invasive cardiac valvular surgical procedures and arrhythmia surgery.  The surgeons participate in a growing Structural Heart and Advanced Valve Care Center and play an active role in TAVR, MitraClip, and other structural heart procedures.

Winter Haven Hospital is one of three hospitals within BayCare Health System that perform cardiovascular surgery. BayCare surgeons at all facilities collaborate for best practice and superior outcomes.  All three hospitals were STS 3 star programs for 2016. Founded in 1926, Winter Haven Hospital, 529 bed facilities, has an outstanding reputation for superior, patient-centered care. Our mission statement is "to improve the health of the people we serve, by providing the highest quality and most effective care and services -- and to return value to the people in our communities." By upholding this standard of excellence in all that we do, we are able to provide patients throughout central Florida with customized, state-of-the-art treatments in a comfortable environment. BayCare cardiovascular surgery maintains the highest distinction from the Society for Thoracic Surgeons, the three-star rating.

The Bostick Heart Center at Winter Haven Hospital provides comprehensive care by an experienced team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Bostick Heart Center's team provides a wide variety of high quality services to meet the heart-health needs of our community.

  • 8-bed CVICU-Closed unit
  • 12-bed CICU
  • 32-bed CVU
  • 16-bed COU

ATTENTION: New for 2020—New Bostick Heart Center, 45,000 sq. ft. to include Hybrid cath lab, 3 cath labs, 1 EP lab, 18 CVICU/CICU beds by Critical Care/Anesthesiologists, nuclear medicine, cardiology imaging, 5000 sq. ft. BMG Practice for our surgeons and electrophysiology physicians.

BayCare Medical Group is Tampa Bay's leading multi-specialty group with more than 600 providers practicing 45 specialties in over 190 outpatient locations throughout the west gulf coast of Tampa Bay and central Florida. Locally and nationally recognized as a 2018-2019 Great Place to Work® and Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, BayCare Health System is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization, with a network comprised of 15 hospitals with services including imaging, lab, behavioral health, home health care and urgent care. Our priority is connecting patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need, throughout their lifetime.

Winter Haven is almost directly in the middle of the state, located about 45 minutes in either direction from Tampa and Orlando and just 90 minutes from some of the country’s most beautiful beaches. Residents enjoy a lower cost of living, but don’t have to travel far for the most popular vacation destinations and restaurants in the world. There is a lot to do and see right here in Winter Haven including LEGOLAND® Florida Resort. Winter Haven’s natural beauty includes over fifty-five lakes— many of them canal connected— making it the “Chain of Lakes City” and allowing countless hours of water-themed fun. There are miles of nature trails, cycling paths, parks and acres of golf courses to keep you active and engaged.

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and incentive package
  • Retirement plan
  • Discretionary allowance
  • Insurance (malpractice, health, dental, vision, life, supplemental & dependent life, short & long-term disability)
  • BayCare Extras (college savings plan, childcare, auto & pet insurance, wellness center, product & service discounts, and more.)    

Position requires: Board Certified or Board Eligible by The American Board of Thoracic Surgery is required. 

Contact information: Kris Andrews | | (863) 297-1764 

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