Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Posted Feb 6, 2020
Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, seeks a full-time BC/BE Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) in Burlington, MA is an American College of Surgeons Level I Trauma Center and a member of the Boston Medflight helicopter consortium. LHMC Trauma Service has recently been recognized by ACS-TQIP as having best-in-nation outcomes. LHMC is a 335 bed inpatient hospital with a multi-specialty group practice clinic. LHMC has a new, state of the art Emergency Department that opened in 2017 (50,000+ annual visits).
Working in a team of Acute Care Surgeons, the surgeon while on-duty will be responsible for a service with an average daily census of 20-40 patients. The surgeon will also be responsible for all trauma activations and cover all consults and surgical procedures. If the surgeon is boarded in surgical critical care, nighttime SICU coverage will be provided by the surgeon when in-house for night call. Dedicated daily operating room time is available to the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Service. Willingness to be part of a team approach as it relates to the care and well-being of this patient population is essential.
Candidates must have completed an accredited general surgery residency program, and preferred candidates will have fellowship training in trauma/critical care. Board certification in Surgery is required, or if Board eligible, the candidate should be on-track for board certification. Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with patients and physicians, and a desire to optimize an excellent patient experience are required. Close communication with hospitalists and specialists is very important, as is an outstanding “bedside manner.” Clinical research in trauma and Acute Care Surgery is expected and supported
The candidate for this position must be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
How to apply
Interested candidates should forward their CV and cover letter to:
David M. Brams, MD, FACS, Chair, Division of General Surgery, firstname.lastname@example.org and to Kate Schnabel Senior Physician Recruiter, Lahey Health email@example.com.
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