Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Affiliated with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Surgical Critical Care — New Brunswick, NJ

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: PGY scale
  • Program Director: Matthew Lissauer, MD, FACS

Last updated: October 10, 2014


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The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is seeking applicants for two positions in our one year, ACGME accredited fellowship in Surgical Critical Care, to start on July 1, 2016.

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship within the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, is designed to train board-eligible or board-certified surgeons in all phases of the care of the severely injured and critically ill surgical patient. It prepares the fellow to function with advanced skills suited for either an academic or clinical career.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a 610-bed facility located in New Brunswick, NJ, is the core teaching hospital of RWJMS and one of only three state designated, ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Centers in New Jersey. RWJUH is a tertiary referral center for cardiac, vascular and neuroscience services as well as home to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Trauma service sees more than 2600 level one trauma alerts a year with 15-20% suffering penetrating injuries. The critical care service cares for over 1100 critically ill patients per year. The Faculty consists of seven fulltime, fellowship trained, trauma surgeons. Robert Wood Johnson has a human simulation training center, provides educational courses such as ATLS, ACLS, ASSET and ATOM for the region and is nationally recognized as a leader in disaster preparedness.

The position includes clinical responsibilities on the Surgical Critical Care Service with significant components of trauma, non-trauma, and neurosurgical critical care, Cardiac surgery critical care as well as a rotation in the MICU. The applicant must have completed an ACGME approved residency in General Surgery by start date. Candidate must be dedicated to the teaching of medical students, residents and nurse practitioners. There is strong support for both clinical and basic science research.

New Brunswick is the home of Rutgers University and is located approximately midway between New York and Philadelphia. Central NJ is a desirable place to live with good schools, professional sports, cultural attractions, recreational opportunities and one half hour from the Jersey shore.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

Matthew Lissauer, MD, FACS
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
89 French Street
3rd floor, Room 3271
New Brunswick NJ 08901
Phone: (732) 235-7766
Fax: (732) 235-2964
Email: ml1141@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Crystal Camarena, CPC
Program Coordinator, Surgical Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Fellowships
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
89 French Street
3rd floor, Room 3268
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (732) 235-5114
Fax: (732) 235-2964
Email: camarecr@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Rutgers RWJMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Program started 2011

How to apply

camarecr@rwjms.rutgers.edu  - (732) 235-5114 (phone) , (732) 235-2964 (fax)

Qualifications: The applicant must have completed an ACGME approved residency in General Surgery by the start date. Candidate must be dedicated to the teaching of medical students, residents and nurse practitioners.

An updated CV and three letters of recommendation are required for application. Please contact both the Program Director and Program Coordinator.

About the hospital

  • Beds: 610
  • ICU beds: 17
  • Annual ED visits: 90000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2600
  • Trauma faculty: 7

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 700
  • General surgical: 50%
  • Trauma: 50%
  • Blunt trauma: 80%
  • Penetrating trauma: 20%

Location

One Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08902
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