Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon

Baylor Scott & White Health
Waco, Texas
Oct 04, 2021
Oct 04, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon

Baylor Scott and White Medical Center - Hillcrest

Waco, TX

Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Hillcrest is seeking an outstanding Trauma / Critical Care Surgeon to join the Division of Acute Care Surgery, within the Department of Surgery at our hospital in Waco, TX.

Candidates must be BC/BE in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Position Information

  • Privileges at our ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center in Waco, TX
  • Joining a team of 4 trauma surgeons
  • Responsible for all trauma and acute care surgery consults while on call
  • 24-hour dedicated OR Suite for trauma and acute care surgery cases
  • Opportunity to provide surgical critical care coverage in the 24 bed ICU
  • Experience in laparoscopic surgery preferred
  • Home call for acute care surgery is possible
  • Elective general surgery practice opportunity

Baylor Scott and White also has a generous benefits package for clinical physicians.  This will provide a number of other components, which add a considerable value to the total compensation, among them:

  • Malpractice coverage
  • Life, AD&D, disability and long term care insurance contributions
  • Medical and dental contributions
  • Annual retirement contribution
  • Paid vacation and administrative (“CME”) leave
  • Relocation allowance
  • Academic funds (dues, fees, travel) provided pursuant to departmental and institutional CME fund policies


  • MD/DO degree
  • Fellowship training in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care or Acute Care Surgery
  • Board Certification by the American Board of Surgery or Osteopathic Board Certification
  • Texas Medical License
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons when qualified
  • Experience with the surgical care of trauma, acute surgical, and critical care patients

About Waco, TX

Nestled on the banks of the Brazos River, and conveniently located between Dallas and Austin in the heart of Texas, Waco is a diverse and bustling city with small town charm. Waco boasts a dynamic economy and thriving academic community with five colleges and award-winning school districts. Waco has something for everyone with a flourishing urban downtown and tourism mecca featuring Magnolia Market, Cameron Park Zoo, numerous museums, and endless shopping and dining options. A tremendous setting for outdoor recreational activities, Waco is home to Cameron Park, one of the largest municipal parks in Texas, which spans 416 acres and contains 20 miles of hiking and biking trails. It’s easy to see why Waco, the heartbeat of Texas, is the perfect place to call home.

The largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, Baylor Scott and White Health was born from the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott and White Healthcare. Known for exceptional patient care for more than a century, Baylor Scott and White Health includes 48 hospitals, more than 1,027 patient access points, 9,600 affiliated physicians, 48,000+ employees and the Baylor Scott and White health plan.

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