Critical Care/ACS Surgeon

Employer
St. Elizabeth Physicians
Location
Edgewood, Kentucky
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Closes
Sep 10, 2021
Ref
2054689
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Division of Acute Care Surgery at St Elizabeth Medical Center is actively seeking a fellowship-trained, BC/BE Critical Care/ACS Surgeon. Successful candidates will be expected to support and expand the emergency general surgery and surgical ICU programs. They will also participate in performance improvement activities and the education of rotating residents and students.  The division currently includes four physicians and four nurse practitioners that provide a broad array of clinical services while caring for critically ill patients and emergency general surgery patients. The nurse practitioners provide support on the floor and in critical care units. 

Applicants with fellowship training in acute care surgery and/or surgical critical care are preferred. Cardiovascular Intensive Care unit and ECMO experience is desirable but not required.

 Our current Surgical ICU is a 10-bed unit that houses emergency general surgery and elective surgical patients from many surgical subspecialties, including thoracic, neurosurgery, surgical oncology and vascular surgery. This ICU will be expanded to 16 beds in 2020, with construction underway.

Located at the main campus, we are the referral center for the St Elizabeth system which includes 4 hospitals, 2 free standing emergency departments and multiple free-standing urgent care centers in the tri-state area. The main campus has 22 operating rooms, one of which is acute care surgery dedicated. There are 44 operating rooms across the system.  There is a system wide mature EMR.  There is advanced imaging technology and 24/7 interventional radiology.

The system includes ACGME residency in Family Medicine, medical students and PA students from regional schools and has an affiliation with the newly developed University of Kentucky medical school.

Northern Kentucky is located minutes from downtown Cincinnati—you can enjoy the natural charm and hospitality of Kentucky while everything Cincinnati offers is just minutes away.  We offer competitive compensation and a great benefits package!  St. Elizabeth Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the diversity of its associates.  

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