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Trauma Surgery Medical Director - Athens, GA

Employer
Piedmont Healthcare
Location
Athens, Georgia
Closing date
Feb 20, 2025

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Trauma
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital is currently recruiting a Board-Certified Trauma Surgeon/Medical Director for our surgicalist program in the beautiful town of Athens, Georgia. Along with the clinical duties of this position, the department is also seeking an eligible candidate to perform the duties of the Medical Director for our growing Trauma II facility. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to build a surgical/clinical practice and also to have the opportunity to actively engaged with the medical team at Piedmont Athens as well as other physician leaders across the system. The surgicalist team at Piedmont Athens consist of a group of top clinicians including physicians and advanced provider practitioners. Piedmont Athens is seeking a strong leader to continue building the team of clinicians in order to provide our patients the excellent quality of care that is customary in all of the Piedmont facilities across the state of Georgia.
The ideal candidate will be board certified with a minimum of three years of experience. Trauma and Critical Care expertise is important. Candidates must possess the skill set to perform routine emergency general surgery procedures as well as acute care surgery. Most procedures are minimally invasive with some complex cases in our Level II Trauma Center. Piedmont Athens Hospital has an excellent critical care team to assist in the care of patients in the ICU, as well as other clinical service lines to support the full scope of patient care at the highest level.
The work schedule consists of a rotation of days/nights shifts on a monthly basis: 7 days on with approximately 12-14-hour shifts; 7 days off. The team is comprised of four surgicalists, and additional APP support. The administrative duties included in the position as medical director is manageable to achieve an acceptable work/life balance with additional compensation in the package.
Comprised of 23 hospitals, more than 3,500 employed physicians, and over 1600 physician and specialist offices across Georgia, Piedmont Healthcare is a fast-growing, recognized leader in delivering expert care. Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital is a rapidly growing 420 bed facility which offers comprehensive healthcare services to a large part of northeast Georgia. We have excellent staff who prioritize quality and service. The community is a college town (home to the University of Georgia) with a vibrant economy and a diverse culture. These and many other factors make Athens a desirable place to live and work.
Piedmont offers:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Epic EMR
  • Physician Governance
  • Quality, Service, and Reputation

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