Trauma Surgery at TriStar Skyline Medical Center

HCA Healthcare - TriStar Division
Forest Hills, Tennessee
Sep 16, 2019
Sep 15, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Join our amazing trauma team at TriStar Skyline Medical Center!

TriStar Skyline Medical Center is Tennessee’s first comprehensive stroke center and a national leader in neuroscience. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, TriStar Skyline is a leading provider of emergency heart care.  There are more than 400 physicians on staff, many of whom have offices located right next door in the TriStar Skyline Medical Plaza.

Trauma Program:

  • 213-bed Acute Care Facility
  • Level II ACS & State verified
  • 12hr primary in-house coverage, plus 12hr secondary call from home with 30 min response (rarely called in)
  • All cases come through the ED (ED Volume: 66k; 31 beds)
  • ED has 3 trauma bays & heli pad
  • Lots of high level trauma (50% are transfers in)
  • Trauma ICU:12 beds (no step down but future expansion of ICU)
  • Total Admits: 2500 (Penetrating: 7%; Blunt: 93%)
  • Support includes Complex Ortho, Neuro, Spine, Interventional Radiology
  • Admit 83% of trauma patients. They keep more than a ‘normal’ level II. They do ship some (limited hand & burn coverage. OBGYN & Peds transferred to Vanderbilt)

Trauma Surgeon Criteria:

  • Board Certified Surgery with Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Required
  • ATLS Required


  • Permanent positions with equitable scheduling model and unique work/rest model
  • Paid Malpractice and no attributed overhead expenses
  • Employment model with full benefits; including, health and 401K with employer match
  • $5,000 CME Allowance
  • Competitive Income Potential
  • Comprehensive back-end support services including recruitment, credentialing, renewals, billing, follow-up clinic support and more


  • No State Income Tax
  • Nashville is known as the “Music City” and provides residents with live music year-round, including shows at the Grand Ole Opry and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
  • Nashville is a great place to raise a family as well, with a diverse school system and nearby suburban communities
  • City of Nashville:

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