Trauma Surgeon Needed for Myrtle Beach, SC Undo
HCA is seeking an experienced Board Certified or Board Eligible surgeon that specializes in Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Surgery/Emergency General Surgery to join their team at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Grand Strand Medical Center is one of six Level I adult trauma centers in South Carolina and the only Level II pediatric trauma center in Horry and Georgetown Counties. Our Acute Care Surgery team provides the full range of care to patients who are critically ill with acute surgical emergencies, shock, severe sepsis, respiratory failure, and advanced multi-organ failure, in addition to caring for patients with traumatic injuries. Our Trauma program provides the full range of patient care services for both adult and pediatric trauma patients. Our Trauma surgeons treated over 3,600 injured patients in 2020. We provide 24/7 in-house coverage for Trauma and we provide all the emergency surgery for our facility. We also provide the critical care coverage for our Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Currently in active development is the initiative to have all of our ACS surgeons trained in robotic surgery. There are three dedicated trauma rooms with a helipad adjacent to the emergency department and one dedicated Trauma operating room. We currently have six critical care surgeons and seven advanced practice providers. We also have the privilege of training general surgery residents and participating in trauma research and outreach. Our goal is to develop a patient-centered program that will address the needs of each patient but which will also enable us to address these larger issues and improve the results for all our acute care patients.
Call requirements: minimum of 6 primary call shifts per month with an equitable share of back-up call.
Competitive compensation package consisting of a guaranteed base salary + WRVU incentive, comprehensive benefits package, paid occurrence based malpractice, PTO, CME, 401K, as well as several other negotiable incentives.
About Grand Strand Health:
Grand Strand Health is a multi-facility health system located on the coast of the Grand Strand community. Grand Strand Health is comprised of one 371-bed acute care hospital, Grand Strand Medical Center, two freestanding ER facilities (South Stand Medical Center and North Strand ER) and outpatient medical services. Grand Strand is the only comprehensive cardiac program in Horry County that includes open heart surgery, and structural heart procedures. We were recently named the state’s only Top 50 Cardiac Hospital by Fortune/IBM Watson Health. Grand Strand Medical Center is a Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. Affiliated with Grand Strand Health are a number of physician practices that provide heart & vascular care, spine & neuro care, surgical care and primary care. In 2015, Grand Strand Health became a teaching hospital and has expanded its residency programs to six: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Transitional Year. These quality-focused services work together to provide excellence in medical care to residents in our communities.
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