Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Northwest Texas Healthcare System , a 495-bed acute care medical center located in Amarillo, TX, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of west Texas and the Panhandle since 1924. The hospital is now recruiting a BC/BE Cardiothoracic Surgeon for a hospital-employed position.
Northwest Texas Physician Group, the employed multispecialty group, provides Primary Care, ENT, GI and Neurology, and Surgical services in Orthopedics, Vascular, Cardiovascular & Thoracic, and Neurological. This is an excellent opportunity to rapidly build a successful practice in an attractive and growing mid-sized Texas city with a strong referral base. And to make a difference in the community by partnering in our mission of delivering the highest quality of care and positive outcomes to patients and families.
BC/BE Thoracic Surgery
Position will include a full range of surgical procedures, including robotics
Attractive compensation package with generous base salary
Productivity and Quality bonuses for strong earnings potential
Full employed benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ST & LT Disability
PTO, CME, 401(k), Medical malpractice insurance
Sign-on bonus and Relocation assistance
Texas has no state income tax and is a tort reform state
Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the 500,000+ residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. With physicians in over 40 specialties, Northwest is known in Texas and throughout the Southwest for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children’s services. The Heart Hospital at Northwest is the only dedicated, specialty heart hospital in the Panhandle, and an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI. As a Level III Trauma Center and certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its Emergency Department each year. Northwest Children’s Hospital is the Panhandle’s primary Pediatric provider, with nearly all Pediatric subspecialties available through the Hospital and Alliance Regional Health Network. Women’s and Maternity services, Surgical services including the da Vinci Robotic system, Primary Care, and inpatient Behavioral Health care combine with other key specialties to make Northwest the healthcare system of choice in the region. NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the largest and most respected healthcare management companies.
Amarillo, TX: At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons. Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the United States. World class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5 hour drive away.
Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a Symphony, Ballet, Opera, museums, and art galleries. Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic downtown with a brand new minor league baseball park and team combine to present a variety of entertainment options. With the metro area population approaching 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities!