Indiana University Health Methodist Posted Oct 28, 2019

Indianapolis, IN

Assistant/Associate/Professor Tenure or Clinical Track - Acute Care Surgeon

The Indiana University School of Medicine’s Acute Care Surgery Section is seeking a general surgeon with fellowship training in trauma/surgical critical care or acute care surgery, who is board certified/eligible in surgical critical care. The surgeon will be working at IU Health Methodist Hospital in the Adult Academic Health Center in the Indiana University Health network. The Indiana University Health network is the largest hospital system in the state of Indiana. IU Health has partnered with Indiana University School of Medicine to form an expanded multispecialty group called IU Health Physicians, which will serve as the employer for new acute care surgeons.

Indiana University Health (IUH) Methodist has consistently been among the top-ranked institutions as graded by the University Health Consortium (UHC). IUH Methodist is a verified Level 1 Trauma Center and for the past several years has admitted more than 3,500 trauma patients annually, placing it among the largest 5% of trauma centers by volume. There is also a busy Emergency General Surgery (EGS) Service – nearly as voluminous as the Trauma Service – that draws patients from the entire state. As a result, there are two in-house Acute Care Surgeons 24/7: one serves as the primary on-call Trauma Surgeon, and the other serves as the primary EGS surgeon, also serving as in-house backup for the Trauma Surgeon. IUH Methodist operates the largest neuroscience critical care units and hosts one of the largest critical care departments in the country. The hospital serves as the home base for a fleet of statewide Life Line helicopters as well as fixed wing transport capabilities. There are 130 critical care beds throughout the institution and approximately 100,000 ED visits per year. IUH Methodist is the flagship of the statewide IU Health Healthcare Network and the evolving IU Health Trauma System.

Candidates will be responsible for providing Acute Care Surgery services (trauma, EGS, ICU) in the ED, OR, ICU, floor and clinic and will also be teaching residents and students in their specialty of trauma surgery and participating in clinical research in one of the largest medical schools in the country. Basic and clinical research opportunities abound for the interested and enthusiastic candidates.

This is a full-time position. Salary and academic/clinical rank will be commensurate with experience. To learn more about the Department of Surgery, please click on this link:

Indiana University School of Medicine is located in Indianapolis, the 12th largest city in the nation and the state capital. Forbes magazine recently listed Indianapolis as one of the 10 best downtown’s in the country. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The city enjoys a healthy arts community, with internationally recognized symphony, opera, and ballet companies and excellent museums, including the world’s largest children’s museum. It is home to professional football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, soccer, and hockey teams. Please visit or to learn more about Indianapolis.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

How to apply

***Interested candidates must apply to our posting on our career site, via this quick link:


545 Barnhill
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Indiana University Health Methodist
Assistant/Associate/Professor Tenure or Clinical Track - Acute Care Surgeon
Indianapolis, IN

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