Academic Division Chief
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
The Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, at Loma Linda University School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship trained colon and rectal surgeon to join our team as Division Chief.
Patients with of a wide variety of conditions including colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor dysfunction, and complex anorectal issues are managed in this division using open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical approaches. Advanced robotic experience is desired. The applicant must have a commitment to research and education and will work closely with medical students, residents, and fellows. The Department of Surgery currently trains one Complex General Surgical Oncology fellow per year, with extensive contact with the colorectal surgeons. As there is a large volume of complex benign and malignant colorectal disease, our division plans to establish a Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Program and is pursuing an application for the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer. There are ample leadership opportunities in this division.
Hospital environments include Commission on Cancer accredited academic and satellite community programs and a safety net hospital. Across all settings, our surgeons have access to nine robotic platforms. Candidates must have appropriate board certification and licensure. Women and underrepresented surgeons are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Surgery Commitment is to enable surgical faculty and trainees to reach their highest professional and academic potential while serving the Loma Linda University mission to make people whole. Our vision is to create global surgical leaders in whole person care, education, and research. Faculty with interests in global surgery can participate in the Loma Linda University Center for Global Surgery.
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Health and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The brand new, state of the art Troesh Medical Campus serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. Loma Linda University Health has over 1,000 licensed beds, treats more than 1.5 million outpatients every year, and serves as a Level I trauma center for a region covering more than 25% of California.
Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
About the area
Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public-school systems.
Benefits & Compensation
The compensation range listed is for starting base compensation only and is adjusted based upon years of experience and/or faculty rank: 315,000 - 335,000. This amount does not include variable compensation or extra productivity and is subject to the individual department compensation plans. More information on compensation is discussed with the departments during the recruitment process.
Our benefits include:
- Generous Retirement Contribution
- Comprehensive Medical/Dental Coverage
- Competitive Vacation & Sick Days
- CME Days and Funds
- Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
- Paid Malpractice Insurance
- Paid Life Insurance
- Loan Repayment/State & Federal (If eligible)
For more information on Loan Forgiveness, please click on the links below:
Physicians for a Healthy California
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.
We are a California Employer - Please note that a California residency is required upon start date.