Physician -Cardiothoracic Surgery - CHMG Triad Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeons

ID 2022-10257
Triad Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
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Cone Health Medical Group
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Full Time
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On call Required
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Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery



Triad Cardiothoracic Surgery, located in Greensboro, NC, is seeking a well-trained, highly motivated Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join our well-established group. We have an outstanding hospital-employed practice that offers a full range of Cardiothoracic Surgical Services. We provide operative services and inpatient care at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, the flagship hospital of Cone Health.

Opportunity Highlights:
Our cardiothoracic surgical team will include six ABTS-certified surgeons. Our program has achieved 3-star rating from the STS for overall CABG quality for 10 of the last 12 years, and 3-star rating for both AVR and AVR+CABG the past 5 years in a row. We have performed between 500 and 600 major cardiac procedures annually for the past 10 years, and our volume has been steadily increasing over the last several years due to growth in valve repair and replacement, minimally invasive surgery, TAVR, and our LVAD program. Our busy thoracic surgical practice coordinates a multidisciplinary thoracic oncology program in our cancer center and we routinely partner with our vascular surgery colleagues for TEVAR and other hybrid aortic procedures. Our hospital has state-of-the-art operating rooms including 3 dedicated cardiac rooms, another hybrid operating room with full cardiac capabilities, and a fifth room designed for complex thoracic procedures. For additional program information, please visit Heart & Vascular Surgery | Cone Health.

BC/BE Cardiothoracic Surgeon (must be BC if out of training more than 5 years), unrestricted NC medical license and NC DEA, obtain medical staff privileges and credentialing, and other employment requirements. The ideal candidate will perform both cardiac and thoracic procedures, combine solid training with an excellent bedside manner, and be committed to providing patient-focused care.

World Class Care:
Cone Health is a not-for-profit 6-hospital system with 1100+ beds. We achieve top decile performance and quality through our Physician Engagement. For additional program / hospital information, please visit our Cone Health Heart and Vascular Center Capabilities Report.


A Place to Call Home:
Greensboro, NC (GSO) is centrally located in what’s known as the “Triad of NC” and includes more than 280,000 people with a referral base of more than 500,000 people. Greensboro is one of the best placed to live and play in NC… where you can get to know your neighbors and feel at home. Greensboro offers outstanding schools, wonderful cultural events, great sports, golf, eclectic dining, and more. The 4-season climate will inspire you to enjoy local hiking trails, park, lakes, and just being outdoors year-round! For great travel, we have 3 airports (2 have international flights) that service our areas and for weekend getaways, it is an easy drive to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Carolina coast. For more community information, please visit:
Greensboro / Greensboro Life / Greensboro Professionals

For more information, please contact:

Rebekah Driggers, MBA, CPRP
Director, Cone Health Physician Recruitment or (336) 663-5054

Talent Pool: Physcians


Education/Training: Utilizes literature and attends regional and national meetings to remain current and professionally competent. Participates inpatient, staff, and professional education programs. Participates in educational and research programs including didactic material , formal teaching conferences, clinical teaching, staff education conferences, and clinical research.


Liaison: Participates in liaison duties with the other professional staff, and in development of patient referral sources. Keeps referring physicians informed of care and outcomes.


Patient Care; Provides direct and indirect patient care to the assigned areas. Provides medical supervision of the interdisciplinary team and supervises residents and medical students in all aspects of their assigned duties. Participates in clinical research projects of interest. Provides accurate and timely documentation and sign off of care to establish up-to-date medical records for billing purposes.


Professional Standards: Models and upholds the professional standards of MCHS including the Medical Staff By-Laws, Service Excellence commitments, practice standards, physician expectations and professional image standards. Acts in concert with MCHS Mission, Visio, and Values. Demonstrates collegial and respectful relationships with colleagues, patients, associates, family, and visitors. Upholds Socratic Oath, honors patient confidentiality, and acts with integrity at all times. Works in alignment and contributes towards achieving the goals and standards of MCHS.


Quality and Safety: Participates, as needed, in medical audits, quality improvement programs, investigations, peer review, and other inquiries relating to the standards of professional care. Provides medical supervision and leadership to the interdisciplinary team to achieve the maximum benefit for each patient. Ensures safe practice standards and regulatory compliance.


Quality Improvement: Engages in continuous improvements and use of evidence based practices working towards preeminent healthcare and service (with outcomes moving into the 90th percentile or above). Maintain records in accordance with the policies of MCHS, applicable laws and regulations. participates in development of clinical guidelines, procedures, programs, and makes recommendations to improve quality and efficiency of care. Shares specifically designated on-call responsibilities with other physician members of the assigned areas.



Required: Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) from a Medical School recognized by the North Carolina Medical Board. Also medical degrees from other countries that are equivalent to the United States MD or DO degrees from a Medical School recognized by the North Carolina Medical Board.

Required: Completed appropriate residency training (and fellowship training as required).


Required: Practitioner must have completed the number of years in a residency program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and met all other requirements for eligibility to receive board certification recognized by either the American Board of Medical Specialties or the American Osteopathic Association in the primary medical specialty (or subspecialty) for which the Practitioner is applying for Clinical Privileges. If five (5) or more years have elapsed since the Practitioner completed such residency program, the Practitioner currently must have board-certification recognized by either the American Board of Medical Specialties or the American Osteopathic Association in such specialty (or subspecialty).

Fully licensed to practice Medicine in the state of NC.

Meets requirements of the Moses Cone Health System Medical Staff by-laws and obtains the appropriate level of medical staff privileges.

The Practitioner must have a current, and valid DEA registration number, with no involuntary limitations on prescriptive authority (schedule limitations) resulting from DEA disciplinary actions.

Each Practitioner shall maintain in force professional liability insurance as determined by the Moses Cone Health System Medical Executive Committee and Board of Trustees; currently $1 million each incident and each occurrence, and $3 million aggregate. The Practitioner must provide proof of professional liability insurance coverage, with a current certificate of insurance or a current copy of the policy. The professional liability insurance coverage shall be with a company approved by the North Carolina Insurance Commission and otherwise satisfactory to the Board of Trustees.



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