NYC Health + Hospitals - Lincoln Posted Mar 30, 2021

Bronx, NY

Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon

Lincoln is a 362 bed hospital in the South Bronx area of New York City. The hospital is a Level 1 trauma center that evaluates approximately 2000 patients a year with 25-30% having penetrating injury. The hospital has a busy emergency general surgery service with approximately 2000 cases performed a year. Lincoln has a general surgery residency program graduating three residents a year along with a surgical critical care fellowship. Medical students rotate at Lincoln from three medical schools along with physician assistant students from several program. Lincoln's academic affiliates include Weill-Cornell Medical College and New York Medical College.

This position will allow the successful candidate to join seven surgeons who work in a true acute care surgery model. Surgeons lead teams of residents, physicians assistants/nurse practitioners, and a surgical critical care fellow, on weekly rotations on services including trauma, SICU, emergency general surgery (EGS) and general surgery clinic. Each surgeon has OR time available for them to schedule elective cases from clinic in addition to OR time for the EGS cases. There is also opportunity for this candidate to assist with resident education and clinical research depending on their interest and skill set. These eight surgeons share 24/7 in-house call responsibilities that is well compensated in addition to their salaries.

The successful candidate for this position will have completed a surgical critical care or acute care surgery fellowship and/or have more than two years experience in a Level 1 or 2 trauma center with emergency general surgery operative privileges.



How to apply

Apply on the Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) site: https://www.pagny.org/careers/surgery/bronx/5994.

Please also send your CV to Sherry Melton, MD, Chief of Surgery and Trauma Medical Director at meltons@nychhc.org.

Location

234 East 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

NYC Health + Hospitals - Lincoln
Acute Care/Trauma Surgeon
Bronx, NY
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