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Vascular Surgery Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO (Physician )

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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22 Sep 2022
Surgery-Vascular opening in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Vascular Surgery Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO

Exciting Vascular Surgery opportunity with nationally-recognized, TJC/AHA Certified Comprehensive Cardiac Center

SoutheastHEALTH (SEH), Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is recruiting a BC/BE Vascular Surgeon to join our thriving, comprehensive Heart, Lung & Vascular Program. This position is intended to become a thriving team member with our existing program.

The SEH CT Surgery program is affiliated with Washington University (St. Louis) Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, consistently ranked among the top ten heart programs in the country. This affiliation affords our CT Surgeons the opportunity for a faculty appointment at Washington University, participation in quarterly M&M conferences with on-site attendance by Washington University surgeons, telemedicine consults, and educational and training opportunities both on-site and in St. Louis.

Southeast Hospital is a community hospital licensed for 244 beds, with 2,400 employees, providing the best in healthcare services since 1928. It is the flagship hospital of SoutheastHEALTH, a two-hospital healthcare system serving a population of 675,000 across southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois and surrounding states. It is located along the Mississippi River in the largest community between St. Louis (approximately 1 -hour drive time) and Memphis (approximately 3-hour drive time).

Southeast Hospital has recently earned The Joint Commission s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association s Heart-Check mark for Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification. At the time of certification in October 2019, Southeast Hospital became only the 15th hospital in the nation to achieve this recognition. The certification recognizes Southeast s commitment to continuous quality improvement in patient safety and quality of care, reducing variations in clinical processes, and strengthening its program structure and management framework for cardiac patients.

The SoutheastHEALTH opportunity can be summarized as follows:

  • Extremely competitive total rewards compensation package, negotiable with the selected candidate
  • Thriving and growing Heart, Lung & Vascular Program
  • Reputation as a high-quality program, with TJC/AHA Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification and Leapfrog A designation
  • Largest cardiothoracic surgery program between St. Louis and Memphis
  • Located in an upscale university community along the beautiful Mississippi River
  • Attractive, comprehensive hospital facilities, with a state-of-the-art hybrid OR that opened in 2019; the latest da Vinci Xi and X robots; a patient/family focused Cardiac Pavilion (cardiac step-down unit) that opened in 2019; a dedicated Cardio-Thoracic ICU; a dedicated Cardiac Progressive Unit; and the latest technologies, including TAVR and TMVR
  • Expanding network of cardiology satellite clinics, currently serving four southeast Missouri locations
  • 2 CT surgeons, 7 cardiologists, 2 pulmonologists and 8 CV advanced practice providers employed by SoutheastHEALTH
  • High caliber, comprehensive primary care and specialist Medical Staff
  • Substantial regional network of employed primary care physicians and mid-levels
  • Market Area of approximately 675,000 across a five-state area
  • As a Signature Service for SoutheastHEALTH, strategic development of the physician practices and the Heart, Lung & Vascular Service Line is a high priority for the system
  • Southeast Hospital is licensed for 244 beds, TJC Accredited, and has 2,400 employees
  • Largest medical community between St. Louis, MO and Memphis, TN


  • Guaranteed Salary + WRVU Production Bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment (Up to $200,000)
  • Signing Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • 6 weeks paid time off
  • Full Benefits, including: Health, Dental, Vision, FSA & 403 (b) options
  • SoutheastHEALTH is committed to an extremely competitive total rewards compensation program with a high ceiling; final package will be negotiable with the selected candidate.


  • Cape Girardeau, Missouri is situated between Interstate 55 and the Mississippi River, approximately 1.5 hours south of St. Louis and 3 hours north of Memphis
  • Home to Southeast Missouri State University, with NCAA Division 1 athletics, a nationally recognized performing arts center, 400-acre campus and enrollment exceeding 10,000
  • Top-notch public and private schools from K-12 throughout the region
  • Family-centric community with a wide range of cultural and outdoors activities, including City, State and National parks; boating and fishing in multiple large recreational lake settings throughout the region; hiking and biking
  • The top ranked private golf course in Missouri, Dalhousie Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus designed golf residential community; multiple scenic public courses for all skill levels
  • Fine dining, shopping, entertainment and fine arts in a quaint downtown setting along the Mississippi River
  • Close to the Missouri and Southern Illinois wine country
  • Industry is Medicine


  • Board Certified in Vascular Surgery with extensive training in adult vascular surgery procedures
  • Performed more than 500 vascular surgery procedures with a minimum of 250 cases as lead surgeon
  • Prefer minimum 2 years experience as a vascular surgeon in the U.S.
  • Have documentable high-quality outcomes and operating statistics indicating state-of-the-art vascular surgery practice capabilities, including open surgical techniques, endovascular approaches, other minimally invasive techniques, medical therapies and other innovative procedures
  • Have sound personal and professional reasons for seeking to locate to Cape Girardeau, MO for the long term
Thank you for your consideration, Please let me know if you have interest in this opportunity and I will facilitate getting you additional information.

Kind Regards,

Jill Allen
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  • Job Reference: 718640319-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC
  • Location: Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent