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Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
State:  OR

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Opportunity in Oregon's scenic Willamette Valley

Req ID: 189226 


Join an established and well-respected Cardiothoracic Surgery team at Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute (OHVI) at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart RiverBend in Eugene, Oregon.


Team includes 3 Cardiothoracic Surgeons, 2 Vascular Surgeons, and 15 cardiologists (General, Interventional, Heart failure, Structural Heart, EPS).  Our retiring cardiothoracic surgeon can offer our new surgeon a smooth transition and mentorship if needed.


Join a collegial cardiovascular service in a clinic/hospital-based practice with 2 dedicated cardiothoracic operating rooms.  Our cardiothoracic OR team includes 14 RNs and CSTs who participate in all cases, including TAVR.  We have 1 hybrid operating room (and an additional hybrid OR planned), integrated Catheterization lab (Interventional cardiology, EP suites, Neurointerventions, Interventional radiology).  Coverage includes in-house Hospitalist and 24/7 ICU/Intensivist teams.



  • 4 Physician Assistants dedicated to Cardiothoracic Surgery service.  PAs first-assist in CVOR and see patients in follow-up in the clinic as well as supporting inpatient care in the ICU and cardiothoracic surgery ward.
  • 3 hospital-employed certified Perfusionists.
  • Cardiovascular Anesthesia panel, all TEE certified.
  • Adult cardiac case volume:  ~350+ major cardiac cases per year.
  • General thoracic volume:  ~150 cases per year including approximately 50-60 minimally invasive lobectomies/year.
  • TAVR and Mitraclip programs, utilizing Cardiac surgery/Cardiology heart team approach.  We have performed approximately 800 TAVR procedures since program inception.  Current TAVR volume is 3-5 cases per week.  Mitraclip volume 2-4 cases/month.
  • 3 EPS physicians, and growing arrhythmia surgery program.
  • Short-term mechanical circulatory support capability (Impella, Impella RP)
  • Hybrid OR integrated into our 4-room dedicated Cardiothoracic surgery suite.  Additional Hybrid OR planned.
  • 3 DaVinci Xi surgical robots.  We currently offer robotic thoracic procedures including mediastinal surgery and are developing robotic lobectomy program.
  • Tertiary community hospital
  • Call is 1:3

Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is a 386-bed state-of-the art tertiary care center for cardiovascular and thoracic surgery within a primary service area of 350,000+ population. 
Eugene/Springfield is located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles east of the Oregon Coast. 

Highlights about Eugene, Oregon:

  • The city is a fantastic place for outdoor enthusiasts. With everything from hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming, running and water sports, there is no shortage of things to do outside
  • Check out Spencer’s Butte which provides some spectacular views of the city! 
  • The Hult Center for the Performing Arts features all kinds of entertainment including jazz, opera, ballet, the Eugene symphony and choir. In addition, the center also features a permanent art collection
  • Go shopping at the 5th Street Public Market and Oakway Center. Spend an afternoon visiting the shops and enjoy a multitude of international cuisine while local musicians provide live entertainment at the market
  • Sports fanatic? Eugene is home to the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!). Professional and Olympic sporting events abound as well
  • Home to strong and diverse school districts 


A few of the benefits:

  • Integrated physician-led medical group
  • Competitive compensation plus signing bonus
  • CME reimbursement & Relocation assistance
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Educational Loan Reimbursement Program for eligible providers
  • Two excellent health coverage options
  • Exceptional retirement plans plus optional supplemental plan for providers
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Volunteer opportunities to serve on medical mission trips in El Salvador



If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.


     Phone:  360-729-1409

     Email:  kdianich@peacehealth.org


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


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Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.00 
Work Type:  Full Time


Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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