DHR Health Posted Oct 14, 2020

Edinburg, TX

Trauma Medical Director


Looking for a unique opportunity to help build an underserved region's first Level I Trauma Center? DHR Health is seeking a full time trauma medical director in the sunny Rio Grande Valley, Texas. We are looking for a candidate with exceptional leadership and clinical skills who can take us to the next level of trauma care. The ideal candidate must be Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery in both Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Additionally, the candidate must have experience as an assistant or associate professor of surgery and have practiced at a Level I Trauma Center. Experience as a trauma medical director or assistant trauma medical director is a plus. DHR Health has the region’s only surgical residency (4 residents per class). DHR Health is a 530 bed academic Level II Trauma Center in South Texas located in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas. Come enjoy a truly outdoor lifestyle in a subtropical climate along the US-Mexico border (average temperature 85°F). Residents enjoy outdoor sports year round, especially fishing and hunting. DHR Health, located just 70 miles west of beautiful South Padre Island, is a growing academic medical center containing the region’s only surgical residency, and is the main teaching campus for medical students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Graduate Medical Education Program.

•Trauma Medical Director

•One of the largest physician owned hospitals in the U.S.
•State-of-the-art facilities and technology
•530 Bed Hospital and soon adding 500 beds (CMS approved)
•Highest nurse-to-patient ratio
•2015 U.S. New & World Report-One of the Best Regional Hospitals in America
•Teaching hospital for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
•Six Residency Programs (The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Graduate Medical Education)
•Five Fellowship Programs (The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Graduate Medical Education)
•Opportunities for faculty appointment, teaching, and research
•Opportunities for program building and leadership
•Competitive salary and benefits package

•Located along the U.S. Southern Border (southernmost tip)
•Warm climate and sub-tropical weather with more than 250 days of sunshine
•70 miles west of the shores of South Padre Island, Texas
•Excellent public and private schools from elementary to high school
•Low cost of living
•Conserved texas wildlife and habitat
•Migatory birds and sea turtles
•Tort Reform- Texas has the second lowest malpractice payment rate in the U.S.
•No state income tax
•Lots of shopping and Premium Outlets
•Low crime rate

• www.dhr-rgv.com

Contact Information: Sandra Cadena, Director of Physician Recruitment

How to apply

Contact Information: Sandra Cadena, Director of Physician Recruitment

Email: s.cadena@dhr-rgv.com


5501 S McColl Road
Edinburg, TX 78504

DHR Health
Trauma Medical Director
Edinburg, TX

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