Thoracic Surgeon

  • Job Reference: 1326782905-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Carmichael, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Nurses, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview
Mercy Medical Group (MMG), a multi-specialty group with more than 500 healthcare providers in the Sacramento region, is seeking an ABTS BC/BE Thoracic Surgeon. The ideal candidate will have broad training, experience, and expertise in all aspects of non-cardiac thoracic surgery, including minimally invasive surgical techniques. ECMO experience is desirable. New grads will be considered.

This shareholder track opportunity offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package, including bonus potential and a very desirable retirement plan. If you are a dedicated Thoracic Surgeon looking for an exciting opportunity to join a reputable practice in Sacramento, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to become a valued member of our team!

Compensation Range: $548,742 - $581,021 / Year

Mercy Medical Group (MMG) is a dynamic, growing organization with a long-standing history of providing exceptional medical care in the Sacramento area. MMG is a large multi-specialty medical group of 500+ providers comprised of primary care physicians, specialists in more than 30 medical and surgical specialties, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. These professionals provide seamless primary and specialty care, working together to meet the unique needs of each individual patient.

MMG clinicians provide services to patients at Dignity Health Medical Foundation locations throughout Sacramento. Mercy Medical Group is aligned with Dignity Health, operating on a medical foundation model. Dignity Health is one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation, and the largest healthcare system in California, with more than 40 hospitals and 400 care centers serving communities across California, Arizona, and Nevada.

Dignity Health is a part of CommonSpirit , one of the nation's largest health systems dedicated to advancing health for all people.

Community Description
Nestled in beautiful Northern California, Sacramento is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in America. The capital city of California serves as the political nucleus of one of the nation's most influential states, the sixth-largest economy in the world. The area offers a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including fine dining, shopping, biking, boating, river rafting, skiing, or attending one of many different cultural events. Because of its central location, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, the vineyards of Napa Valley, and the historical Gold Rush towns of the foothills are all within easy driving distance.

Responsibilities
Patient Care:
  • Diagnose and treat various medical conditions.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Conduct thorough medical examinations and histories.
Communication:
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare teams.
  • Provide clear and concise medical information.
  • Foster a collaborative and patient-centered approach to healthcare.
Documentation:
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
  • Document medical findings, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
  • Ensure compliance with coding and billing regulations.
Diagnostic Procedures:
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as lab work and imaging.
  • Perform procedures as needed
  • Collaborate with specialists for further diagnostic evaluation.
Team Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case discussions.
  • Provide consultative services to other healthcare providers.
Quality Improvement:
  • Participate in quality assurance and improvement initiatives.
  • Review and analyze clinical outcomes for continuous improvement.
  • Implement changes to enhance patient care and safety.
Compliance:
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards in medical practice.
  • Stay informed about healthcare regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Participate in quality audits to ensure adherence to standards.
Continuous Learning:
  • Stay abreast of medical advancements and best practices.
  • Participate in ongoing medical education and training.
  • Contribute to the development of clinical protocols and guidelines.
Qualifications
  • MD or DO degree
  • Successful completion of ACGME-approved General Surgery Residency and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship (or an I-6 Tract equivalent)
  • Must have or be eligible for California State medical licensure
  • Ability to achieve full and unrestricted hospital/surgical privileges at Dignity Health California hospitals
  • A passion for providing excellent clinical care in a collaborative team-based setting
  • Willing to abide by and promote the values of CommonSpirit Health
Pay Range
$263.82 - $279.34 /hour