University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Posted Oct 17, 2019

Chapel Hill, NC

Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgeon

Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgeon
Vacancy ID: FAC0002975
Position Summary
The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic trauma, critical care, and acute care surgeon to join our Division of General and Acute Care Surgery. The Division of General and Acute Care Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 9 faculty members that provide a broad array of clinical services while caring for injured and critically ill patients as well as emergency general surgery patients. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's experience.
Our current Surgical ICU is a 16 bed unit that houses trauma, emergency general surgery, and elective surgical patients from the Department of Surgery and many surgical subspecialties. This ICU will be expanded to 28 beds in early 2022 with the construction of our new Surgical Tower. The Cardiovascular ICU is a 16 bed unit that houses cardiac, thoracic and vascular patients and will also be expanded to 28 beds in early 2022. The Department of Surgery also has a one-year Surgical Critical Care fellowship with two fellows each year.
Faculty members within the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three mission of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows in our Surgical Critical Care fellowship. Additionally, Acute Care faculty participate in outreach to our many rural referring hospitals and to EMS providers from rural North Carolina counties. Regarding the research mission, a commitment to any one of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, outcomes, health services, basic science, translational, ethics, education, or global surgery research. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. Selected candidate must be team-oriented and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division. Our faculty interact regularly with the hospitalist service, outpatient primary care physicians, and surgeons and EM physicians from both UNC Healthcare and non-UNC referring hospitals.
Educational Requirements
Prospective candidates must have an MD or equivalent and be Board Certified/Board eligible in General Surgery with Surgical Critical Care certification.
Qualifications and Experience
The ideal applicant will have an interest in trauma, critical care, and acute care surgery. Cardiovascular Intensive Care unit and ECMO experience is desirable but not required. Applicants with research experience in clinical outcomes, quality and safety, health services research, and basic and translational research are strongly encouraged to apply.
Chosen candidate should be ATLS Instructors and ASSET or ATOM instructors are encouraged to apply. Chosen candidates must either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.
Application Types Accepted
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please submit an online application for vacancy ID FAC0002975 at
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Chapel Hill, NC 27514

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgeon
Chapel Hill, NC

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