Physician - Trauma Surgery

Community Health Systems
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Apr 24, 2019
Apr 23, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Bayfront Health St Petersburg’s - a state designated Level II trauma center and an integral part of the Community Health Systems network of hospitals which is one of the largest in the nation, is seeking to add a Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon to its team in St Petersburg, Florida. 

We are seeking a board certified general surgeon who holds additional certification in surgical critical care, trauma or at least 5+ years of trauma experience . We are looking for clinical excellence in general surgery, traumatology and surgical critical care and someone who can transition quickly into a multidisciplinary team managing over 2,300 trauma encounters a year.

Bayfront Health St Petersburg is licensed 480 bed tertiary medical center supporting the citizens of the west coast of central Florida and receives referrals from throughout the state.  The hospital is also supported by multiple Air Medical Services assets. 

Candidates will join a team of 4 acute care surgeons and will share a 1:5 call schedule with additional back up responsibilities on a rotating basis.  The trauma service is supported by all surgical subspecialties and an active interventional radiology group.

Research opportunities are available but not required for fulfilling this position.  Active involvement in prehospital and interhospital educational events is required.  The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered.

Bayfront Health St Petersburg’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.

The Tampa Bay/St Petersburg area is continually listed as one of the most desirable places to live in the US.  We are surrounded by countless miles of water front and beaches and are virtually a year round mecca for outdoor activities such as sailing, scuba diving and golfing.  The culture and educational opportunities are among the best in the nation as well. 

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