Physician - Trauma/Surgical Critical Care - Metro Atlanta

Employer
WellStar Health System
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Closes
Jan 11, 2020
Ref
1953755
Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

WellStar Medical Group is seeking a Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care to join WellStar Cobb Hospital, a soon to be level 3 trauma center. This 382-bed hospital is located in Austell, GA, approximately 30 minutes west of downtown Atlanta, GA.  The surgeon will provide clinical care of trauma patients and those with critical surgical conditions, do emergency general surgery and will support the Trauma Program as needed through administrative support, teaching, additional clinical work, community outreach, and other work as necessary. The surgeon will also help provide surgical critical care coverage for the hospital and the burn unit at WellStar Cobb Hospital. The surgeon will be required to take approximately 6-8 nights of trauma/EGS call per month.

Qualifications

The candidate must be Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery with plans to re-certify when necessary. The candidate must have completed an accredited Fellowship in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, have a certificate or be able to obtain a certificate in Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care within two years, and plans to re-certify when necessary. 3+ years of experience preferred. Burn fellowship and/or burn experience is a plus but not required.

We proudly offer a comprehensive benefits package, including: 

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Company-funded pension plan
  • CME allowance
  • Extended illness bank
  • Paid time off for vacation and holidays (excludes shift-based positions)
  • Concierge service
  • Adoption assistance

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today. 

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

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