Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, NC, 53 mi from Charlotte, is seeking a BE/BC Cardiovascular Surgeon to join a hospital-employed practice with two existing CV Surgeons. Experience preferred but not required.
Required Skill Set:
• Full scope of adult cardiothoracic procedures
• Fellowship trained in transcatheter valve and complex aortic surgery
About the Hospital:
Frye Regional is a Duke LifePoint facility, combining Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience. Frye Regional also touts The Frye Heart Center, which is the first Duke Health heart affiliate in western North Carolina. Backed by the resources of the Duke Heart Center, Frye Regional has access to the most current training and staff education, evidence-based guidelines and practices when it comes to heart and heart-related issues.
About the Community:
Live in a community ranked “Best Places to Live in North Carolina and Most Affordable Cities in the US” in 2020 by U.S. News and World Report. Hickory also ranked 8th in America's Cheapest Places to Live. The ranking looked at how desirable a place is with measures such as a strong job market and quality of life! Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Hickory is a well-rounded community located between Charlotte (53 mi) & Asheville (75 mi). From outdoor recreational activities to unique restaurant and shopping options, this small town delivers a life rich in tradition and promise!
Recruitment Package may include:
• Base salary + wRVU production incentive
• Quality bonus
• CME allowance
• Sign-on bonus
• Medical debt assistance
• Relocation allowance
• Residency stipend
• Medical Director stipend
• Health benefits + Retirement plan
• Marketing + practice growth assistance
Welcome to Hickory, a city whose residents are known for craftsmanship, attention to detail and knowledge of natural resources.
A part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Frye Regional Medical Center has provided for the health and medical needs of the residents of the Catawba Valley region since 1911 and serves a population of nearly 500,000. Frye Regional Medical Center includes a 355-bed acute care hospital, which is home to the Frye Heart Center, Cancer Center and Brain Center. The system also includes the Frye South Campus, an inpatient adult behavioral health treatment center, and the FryeCare Physicians Network, offering access to more than 60 primary care and specialty care providers.
An “All- America City” and recognized as a “Most Livable Place to Live,” the Hickory area is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and boasts a long history of craftsmanship, being renowned as one of the top producing furniture communities in the nation. The region is dotted with quaint downtowns that boast shopping, dining and recreation options, as well as a growing number of vineyards. Schools are well regarded and educational opportunities include Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, with Appalachian State University and Wake Forest University nearby. The local arts scene is supported by organizations like the Hickory Museum of Art, the Western Piedmont Symphony and the Hickory Choral Society, and millions are being invested to create greenspaces – including a Riverwalk – for residents and visitors alike to enjoy.
This vibrant region near the mountains offers close proximity to a number of cities in North Carolina, and a wealth of recreational opportunities. The temperate climate makes outdoor recreational destinations like Lake Hickory and the Blue Ridge Mountains a joy. The Hickory Crawdads, a Class A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, is a popular way to enjoy the nation’s favorite pastime. And Hickory is also home to the Hickory Motor Speedway, nationally known as the Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars.