General Surgery Job in Missoula, MT, Montana

Cardiothoracic Surgery

International Heart Institute of Montana

Physician - General Surgery


Job Description

The International Heart Institute of Montana, a nationally recognized center of cardiovascular excellence in the Rocky Mountain Northwest, is seeking an experienced, board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon with proven leadership skills to join their team at Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. The International Heart Institute is a joint surgical/cardiology practice, providing the full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic services. It has an established, full-service Structural Heart program, performing approximately 200 TAVR procedures per year, as well as Mitral Clip and LAA occlusion procedures. The institute has 350 open surgical cases per year that include minimally-invasive approaches as well as complex aortic surgery. The institute includes a foundation that actively pursues clinical research and ongoing physician and community educational activities, the centerpiece of which is the annual Rocky Mountain Heart Valve Symposium.

  • Competitive base salary with incentive program linked to various quality metrics which can significantly increase earning potential
  • Malpractice insurance, health insurance, matching retirement plan, 40 paid days off, 5 CME days and allowance included
  • A relocation allowance will be provided
  • Excellent public and private school systems
  • Great quality of life with easy access to the outdoors
  • Call is 1:3
  • This is a full-time opportunity to join a robust cardiothoracic program
  • Annual case volume of approximately 700 cases: 350 open hearts and 150 thoracic and 200 TAVR
  • Advanced cardiac surgical skills are desired but not required, including minimally invasive valve surgery, complex aortic surgery and mitral valve repair

Where You’ll Work

The International Heart Institute of Montana is a globally recognized practice offering full vascular, cardiac and thoracic interventions and services. On the campus of Missoula’s Providence St. Patrick Hospital, this institute has been ranked one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular programs by Truven Health. Each year, the institute hosts the annual Rocky Mountain Valve Symposium, which draws heart specialists from around the world for workshops, lectures and training in new procedures.

Where You’ll Live

Missoula is a sophisticated university town of 65,000 halfway between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks. The area offers unlimited recreational opportunities like skiing, paddling, fishing and hiking. Its numerous cultural amenities, including a symphony and active theater, fuel a vibrant arts scene. Missoula is a family-oriented community with great public schools, universities and social activities year-round. Western Montana’s summers consist of long, adventure-inspiring days and starry nights, and its winters are mild.

Who You’ll Work For

Providence Health & Services (PH&S) offers a comprehensive range of health and social services at more than 20 hospitals, 400 clinics and hundreds of locally driven programs across four western states: Alaska, Montana, Oregon and Washington. With multiple Magnet and Pathway to Excellence designations, PH&S is committed to its 100-year mission of serving the poor and vulnerable by providing compassionate care to all who need its services.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 11045


Other Details

Job ID: e6c8b88f-4007-4724-b093-440bf0f8ffda

Practice Type: Unknown

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


International Heart Institute of Montana
500 West Broadway Suite 320
Missoula, MT, Montana 59801


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