The average salary for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon in United Kingdom is £85,364.
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Job Description for Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Cardiothoracic surgeons are in charge of performing clinical duties and cardiothoracic surgeries on behalf of their organization. They are generally responsible for providing excellent patient care, resolving inquiries as they arise, and leading a team of clinical professionals in and out the surgery room, so strong leadership skills are required to avoid incidents during treatment and surgery. These surgeons are highly organized and pay close attention to detail, and must follow strict safety …Read more
Cardiothoracic Surgeon Tasks
- Perform complex surgical operations and interventions safely and hygienically.
- Work with nurses and anesthesiologists to ensure safe treatment.
- Complete paperwork on procedures, diagnoses, outcomes, and other factors.
- Explain patient health needs to family members, caretakers, nurses and others.
- Talk with patients to explain procedures and their risks and outcomes.
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Popular Skills for Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Open Heart and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery and Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Cardiothoracic Surgeon
An early career Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £80,977 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £77,166 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £96,775 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £99,306.
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