Thoracic Surgery Physician - Upstate New York Near Lake Ontario - 50k Sign On Bonus

Watertown, NY 13601

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Surgery - Thoracic Surgery Job Number: 23823

Job Description

Experienced Thoracic Surgeon is sought for solo practice, replacing a senior surgeon who will retire in 2021

Package Highlights:
  • Annual Salary $565,000; with additional WRVU productivity model
  • Signing bonus:  $50,000
  • Education Loan repayment:  $20,000 each year
  • Relocation reimbursement:  $10,000
  • 4-year contract with stable base
  • A generous benefits package

Practice Highlights:
  • Treat all facets of esophageal and thoracic disease with emphasis on treatments and management of lung cancer using conventional as well as minimally invasive approaches
  • Serving one hospital, emergency call is open to discussion
  • Join a well-organized office shared with pulmonary medicine physicians
  • Office conveniently located with a 5-minute drive to hospital campus
  • Catchment population:  250,000
  • Large network of providers offers a strong referral base
  • Serving the military men and women from nearby Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Army Division
  • Operating Rooms were newly constructed in 2010 
  • Established robotic surgery program, upgraded to da Vinci Xi, and Monarch robotic bronchoscopy system
  • Teaching opportunities are extended with accredited ACGME/AOA family medicine and internal medicine residency training programs
  • A very appreciative patient population offers a professionally rewarding career

  • Holds Board Certification with the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Successful surgeon with five (5) to ten (10) years of experience
  • Values patient-centered care and has desire to work within a team model
  • Demonstrates top-notch interpersonal skills in addition to excellent clinical skills
  • Able to provide surgical case log indicating active current experience
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to build a thoracic surgical service line with superb outcomes

  • 290-hospital beds; medical staff of 180 physicians representing 42 specialties
  • Largest community-based hospital in Northern New York
  • Committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents living in Northern New York
  • Newly added hospital wing for obstetrical and children’s inpatient care (2019)
  • Construction for new service line: Women’s Wellness and Breast Care outpatient services (2019)
  • Not-for profit, not affiliated with larger system, financially stable
  • Committed to providing outstanding patient care and support
Contact Scott Scheinman at 561-413-9455 or

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