Trauma Surgery Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL

Employer
HCA Healthcare - South Atlantic Division
Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Posted
Sep 09, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2022
Ref
2112887
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Trauma Surgeon needed in Jacksonville, FL 

Trauma Program:

  •  452-bed facility
  •  Florida State verified Level II Trauma Center
  •  Two In-house trauma staff surgeons everyday and one at night
  •  26 OR’s (1 general trauma designated)
  •  Annual Trauma admissions projected: 1600+
  •  Trauma service covers acute care surgery at least 20 days per month
  •  High volume of bunt / penetrating trauma (85% / 15%)    
  •  $23 million 56-bed ER renovation with two dedicated trauma bays
  •  Pediatric trauma (under 16 years old) stabilized and transferred to pediatric center
  •  Currently 36-bed ICU combined TICU/SICU/MICU
  •  Dedicated separate 20 bed trauma ICU under construction

Trauma Surgeon Criteria:

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

Offering:

  •  Permanent positions with equitable scheduling model and unique work/rest model (15 shifts per month 12 hours on call)
  •  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
  •  Academic appointment with USF

Dr. Michael Samotowka serves as the Trauma Medical Director.

About Memorial Hospital Jacksonville:

“Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.” Memorial Hospital Jacksonville is a full-service, acute-care hospital with 454 inpatient beds.

- Level II trauma center 

- Busiest ER in the area with 3 additional free-standing ERs located throughout the city

- Primary Stroke Center

- Our Bariatric Center is an American Society for Metabolic & bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation

- First hospital is the United States to receive the Joint Commission’s Disease Specific Certification for Sepsis

- Memorial’s Breast Center is the first American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Jacksonville – full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

 

About Jacksonville, FL:

With a population of close to 1.5 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals. Jacksonville has been ranked as one of the best cities for relocating families. Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. 

Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating.

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