Would you or anyone you know be interested in a Cardiovascular Surgery position in Northern California?Inherit Full Practice w/ Minimal Competition$1.2 Million Projected Annual Income 2...(more details)
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The current average salary for a Cardiovascular Surgeon is $280,734, which comes out to around $134 per hour. You should keep in mind, however, that this will change based on your location, skill set, and years of experience. The jobs with the highest average salaries are as follows (in ascending order): Mississippi, North Dakota, Maine, Minnesota, and Alaska. The average salaries in these states range from $220,385, in Mississippi, to $254,057, in Alaska.
The benefits of working in Cardiovascular Surgery are as follows: receiving above-average compensation, helping to significantly improve people’s lives, solving big problems, and working in a highly-respected career.
As a Cardiovascular Surgeon, you should have the following skills: problem-solving, the ability to work on a team, dexterity, communication, organizational skills, hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, and the ability to make decisions quickly.
While working as a Cardiovascular Surgeon, you can expect to perform job duties such as determining treatments and surgical procedures, examining patients suffering from heart issues, making diagnoses, advising on post-surgery lifestyle changes, performing surgical procedures to improve, correct, or remove heart problems, and conducting tests and examinations.
Cardiovascular Surgeons typically work in fast-paced environments, such as hospitals, medical schools, or for the government.
After your education requirements have been completed and you are officially a physician, you may choose to pursue CME, or continuing medical education. There are Cardiovascular-specific organizations as well as directory-like websites that will guide you to CME resources. Some of these resources include podcasts, live or virtual conferences, videos, webinars, or live or virtual courses. These organizations are as follows: the Association of Physician Assistants Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (APACVS), StatPearls, Mayo Clinic, BoardVitals, CMEList, and myCME.
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