Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia

Full Time |

Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia

Madison Prokop, Clinical Recruiter, (205) 224-2100

Success Happens When you Start With your People

Physicians who choose to lead at Sound thrive because they are willing to take risks, and focus on their teams while doing whatever they can to make their practice successful. We give aspiring leaders a foundation from which to grow into roles with additional responsibilities. Experienced leaders also have opportunities to fine-tune their skills through coaching and advanced content. Each of us deserves the opportunity to feel “comfortable, healthy, and happy” in the midst of our professional commitments so that we can do great work and experience joy in the practice of medicine. At Sound Physicians, we invest in our leaders through physician-led learning & development team so you can reach your greatest human potential.

  • Sound’s “Well Being” program is solely focused on advancing the well-being of our clinicians
  • Dedicated learning and development program that includes virtual and live events and mentorship designed to accelerate clinical leadership
  • Clinician-specific tools focused on gaining insight into individual performance quality, satisfaction, and other key outcomes
  • You will have a dedicated staffing coordinator
  • The regional operations team will provide you with ongoing reports to help manage performance
  • Benefit from SoundMetrix, our robust data platform
  • You will have a dedicated physician-led team for professional education focused on your individual development and growth

What Matters to You

When you join Sound Physicians, you join an organization that strives to be the unmatched leader in improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare in the communities we serve. You will make an impact by creating the best clinical outcomes and processes and feel empowered to be creative and utilize your leadership skills to problem solve and drive improvement.

St. Joseph Medical Center is part of the Stewart Health Network and Houston’s first hospital. For more than 130 years St. Joseph has provided comprehensive healthcare to the community.

Sound Anesthesia has an exciting Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia opportunity available at St. Joseph Medical Center in the heart of Houston, TX. Join a strong and collaborative clinical team with proven excellence in the area.

Highlights of our Chief position include:

  • CV Fellowship strongly preferred; ability to read TEEs
  • A mixture of general and CV cases
  • Every 4th week off gives you 10 weeks off per year
  • Approx 50 hearts per year; typically straightforward bypasses 2 or 4 vessels. Occasional balloon pump and occasional ascending aneurysm repairs.
  • Dedicated Cardiac OB CRNA team to assist physicians; they take calls with physicians
  • A dedicated regional clinical and operation leadership team
  • Chiefs have the opportunity to join a partnership after (1) year with the team

Sound benefits:

  • Guaranteed salary with a chief stipend; not based on production
  •  Full comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision + supplemental insurances
  • 401k plan with Sound matching
  •  CME reimbursements
  • Path to Partnership™
  • Access to our proprietary learning platform, SoundInstitute, for continuing education and professional development with convenient online and in-person options

Location and Lifestyle

Houston is located near the beautiful beaches of Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Houston has a strong economy earning it a place on Forbes’s list of Best Places for Business and Careers. Houston is known for diversity, healthcare, research, and industry. Houston is home to many cultural institutions including performing arts, Theatre District, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Broadway shows, and concerts. Foodie? Houston has you covered with vibrant food and restaurant culture. Sports fan? Houston has you covered as well. Houston has the 7th largest school district in the US and the largest in Texas with 4 distinct state universities, several private institutions of higher learning, over 300 private schools, and several graduate schools in law and healthcare. Houston, is easy to relocate, easy to call home, and easy to love.

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Job ID: 400004.083022.1401
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