Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery

at University of Kentucky
Location Lexington, KY
Date Posted January 9, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Tenure Track Status

Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

M.D, D.O or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency as well as fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery and subspecialty

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board eligible/board certified in cardiothoracic surgery 
 
Current licensure, or eligibility for licensure, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky

Job Summary

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine is seeking a board eligible/board certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon to provide coverage for the Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery Program. The candidate must be committed to clinical care, instruction, and scholarly activity. 
 
The primary responsibility of the person in this position is to enhance the delivery of patient care and increase the academic and clinical output of the division at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. The individual in this position is expected to provide, develop, and maintain clinical services as well as develop academic pursuits in the field. 
 
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the necessity of protecting patient, employee, and visitor safety, UKHC is requiring all employees to comply with the COVID-19 Vaccination policy prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of September 15, 2021, UKHC requires all employees, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., will be two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal vaccine exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 
 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 
 
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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