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ACCESS Surgery Opportunity

Valley Health System - Winchester, VA
Winchester, Virginia
Closing date
Nov 23, 2023

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Valley Health is seeking Acute Care Surgeons to provide services on the Acute Care and Emergency Surgery Service at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Virginia. Winchester Medical Center is a tertiary care referral hospital and Level II Trauma Center. It is a part of Valley Health, a regional non-profit organization that includes six hospitals. WMC was named by US News as one of the best regional hospitals in the nation.

Winchester Medical Center offers state of the art operating rooms, a new 48-bed intensive care unit staffed by a dedicated critical care service, a sixty-bed Emergency Department that sees 65,000+ patients a year, dedicated trauma rooms, and a full compliment of medical and surgical specialties. The Acute Care Surgery Service cares for all trauma and acute surgical patients. The service includes 6.5 surgeon full time equivalents, nurse practitioners, trauma program director, trauma clinician, and registrar. It is a fully integrated service with all related disciplines including physical therapy, respiratory therapy, nursing, occupational therapy, and others. The service is designed to provide a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to the care of trauma patients and patients with acute urgent and emergent general surgery problems.

Applicants should be board certified/eligible in general surgery. Graduates of Acute Care Surgery fellowship programs are encouraged to apply. A current ATLS certificate is required with instructor preferred. Acute care surgeons work 14 12-hour shifts during each 28-day segment with two thirds being day shifts and one-third night shifts. Acute care surgeons are employed by the health system and have attractive salary/incentive packages, full benefits, retirement program, and malpractice coverage.

Winchester, Virginia lies in the picturesque northern Shenandoah Valley. Our community offers the advantages of small town tranquility and beauty and the cultural activities in nearby Washington, DC. Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Pittsburgh can all be reached with a half-day drive. Dulles International Airport lies only 45 miles to the east. You and your family will enjoy specially endowed public schools, outstanding private schools, a variety of winter and summer recreational opportunities, a rich history, and affordable housing.

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