Cardiovascular Surgeon Job Description

A cardiovascular surgeon is a medical doctor who specializes in surgery of the heart, blood vessels, or esophagus.

These surgeons generally perform corrective heart surgery, surgery of the esophagus, and coronary artery bypass surgery.

A cardiovascular surgeon is a medical doctor who has completed four years of medical school and five years of surgical residency, followed by a two-year fellowship or subspecialty training.

Cardiovascular surgeons are also referred to as heart surgeons.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a highly skilled and experienced Cardiovascular Surgeon to join our team. You will be responsible for performing a variety of complex surgical procedures to treat heart and blood vessel conditions. If you are a talented and dedicated surgeon who is passionate about helping others, we want you on our team!

Cardiovascular Surgeon Duties:

  • Perform cardiovascular surgeries
  • Develop and implement surgical techniques and procedures for cardiovascular medicine
  • Perform routine and scheduled examinations and surgical procedures
  • Perform medical diagnosis
  • Judge the appropriate treatment
  • Perform operative and diagnostic procedures
  • Perform invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures
  • Perform coronary bypass surgery
  • Perform diagnostic and operative procedures on valvular heart disease
  • Perform cardiac and thoracic ultrasound imaging
  • Perform cardiac catheterization,  electrophysiology, pacing, failure and fibrillation sugary
  • Perform atrial surgery
  • Perform heart surgery
  • Perform vascular surgery
  • Perform thoracic surgery
  • Perform cardiothoracic surgery
  • Perform pediatric cardiac surgery
  • Perform congenital heart surgery

Cardiovascular Surgeon Responsibilities:

  • Perform procedures within a sterile operating environment, including cardiac catheterization, aortic aneurysm repair, valve replacement, and minimally-invasive approaches
  • Establish and maintain appropriate and efficient working relationships with all members of the care team, including nurses, perfusionists, radiologists, and other specialists
  • Consult with patients, their families, and other members of the care team
  • Develop and implement original research studies that advance research, knowledge, and patient care
  • Submit and approve clinical research protocol, protocol amendments, and study reports
  • Participate in clinical research governance activities to maintain compliance with applicable regulatory requirements
  • Perform medical staff and hospital committee responsibilities
  • Inform, educate, and collaborate with other clinicians on clinical procedures, diagnostic approaches, treatment protocols, and outcomes
  • Participate in educational programs to present educational sessions at medical meetings, conferences, and symposia

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Doctorate in surgery, anesthesiology
  • Certification in Cardiovascular Disease Surgery
  • Subspecialty accreditation in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Current license to practice medicine or surgery in the 50 states or the District of Columbia
  • Current membership in professional societies

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team, and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages. We also welcome veterans and individuals with different abilities to join our team.

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