Lee Health Posted Dec 21, 2022

Fort Myers, FL

Medical Director for Growing Trauma Department in Beautiful Fort Myers, Florida!

Lee Health system is a non-profit organization comprised of more than 14,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and more than 630 employed primary care and specialty care providers with more than 30 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. The organization has 27 acute care hospitals and 65 specialty hospitals that together house 1,812 hospital beds.

Position Information:

Lee Physician Group seeks a Medical Director for it’s very busy and growing Trauma Department at Gulf Coast Medical Center. Candidate must be a Board Certified Trauma Surgeon interested in developing the trauma program in terms of quality care, volume, scope of services, cost-effectiveness and to organize and manage the overall physician component of the trauma service.
The Level Two Trauma Center currently has 6 trauma surgeons and 7 APs. Trauma Medical Director can expect to work five 24-hour Primary Trauma Shifts a month and five 24-hour Back-Up Shifts a month in addition to providing physician input and leadership relative to ongoing operations. Director will work with Trauma District Board of Directors and Lee Health/LPG Administration.

Medical Director Duties will include:

• Develop, coordinate and provide input in the development of the trauma program
• Oversee performance improvement
• Investigate quality of care concerns
• Counsel physicians and APPs
• Develop accountability standards

Qualified Candidates can expect:

- Compensation package with competitive base salary
- Sign on bonus & relocation package
- Malpractice through sovereign immunity
- 403(b) retirement plan with match
- Short term/long term disability

Fort Myers:

In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking & biking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Those in this area are also able to enjoy the Key West Express, which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also conveniently located near three of Florida’s major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to our Physician Recruitment Office at physicianrecruitment@leehealth.org


Fort Myers, FL

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