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Medical Director-Trauma

Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Smithtown, New York
Closing date
Apr 8, 2023

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Medical Director-Trauma

Facility: St. Catherine Physician Practice
Location: Smithtown, NY
Department: Surgical Services-P
Schedule: Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation
Shift: Varied hours
Hours: 8am-5pm


St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is part of Catholic Health which is an integrated system encompassing some of the region’s finest health and human services agencies. CH is inclusive of six acute care hospitals, three nursing homes, a home nursing service, hospice, a community-based agency for persons with special needs and a regional lab. SCSH sits at the heart of Smithtown, Long Island, adjacent to beaches, fine restaurants, golf courses, recreational parks, as well as farms and vineyards.

SCSH is a 296 bed acute care community hospital. Our Emergency Department sees over 29,000 visits/year and has robust services in the following: Acute Medical/Surgical Services, Oncology Services, Neurosurgical Services, Psychiatric Services, Stroke, woman Health, Women & Child Care Center, Level II nursery, NICU, Gastroenterology / Endoscopy, Urology, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Services/ Pathology, Respiratory Health and Sleep Medicine, Dialysis (acute/chronic), Bariatric Surgery Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular services including EP, PCI intervention and cardiac catheterization. Medical staff has 869 members with a total employee count of 1,613.

SCSH is seeking to start a Level 3 trauma center. We are seeking a TMD who shall provide high quality and effective care following evidence based trauma guidelines as well as providing exceptional service excellence to our trauma patients. The TMD must be a current board-certified general surgeon (or a general surgeon eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery according to current requirements) or a general surgeon who is an American College of Surgeons Fellow with a special interest in trauma care and must participate in trauma call. The TMD must be current in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS). The TMD must maintain an appropriate level of trauma-related continuing medical education (16 hours annually, or 48 hours in 3 years). The TMD must have the authority to manage all aspects of trauma care and coordinate care with subspecialists. TMD shall serve as co-director of the ICU and be actively involved in, and responsible for, setting policies and administrative decisions related to trauma ICU patients. The co-director who is the TMD must be a surgeon who is currently board certified or eligible for certification by the current standard requirements as indicated above.

Salary is competitive with incentive as well as protected and paid CME and vacation. Stipend will be provided as well to maintain licenses and DEA as well as Board Certification. Malpractice coverage will be inclusive of tail and you shall benefit from medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage. Interested applicants should apply to Tracee Thomson, AVP Physician Alignment


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