Vanderbilt University Medical Center Posted Dec 2, 2021

Nashville, TN

Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgeon

The Division of Acute Care Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accepting applications for a full-time academic trauma, critical care, and acute care surgeon. This position is at the Assistant Professor level, in accordance with the candidate's individual experience. Qualified candidates will have completed ACS fellowship or equivalent training and be Board Certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Vanderbilt serves as the only ACS designated Level 1 Trauma Center in the state of Tennessee and is a primary referral center for our community providers. With a catchment area of 45,000 square miles covering Tennessee and surrounding states, the medical center provides acute care and specialty services for a wide variety of patients. Vanderbilt houses over 1000 beds with over 6000 trauma team activations and 5400 trauma admissions annually and continues to grow.

The Division of Acute Care Surgery currently includes 15 faculty members and 8 clinical fellows that provide a broad array of clinical services while caring for injured, critically ill, burn and emergency general surgery patients. The ideal candidate should have outstanding clinical experience and possess strong communication and collaboration skills. Commitment to research, ongoing quality/performance improvement and education are crucial. This position will require travel to our associated institutions to develop and cover trauma care as we are committed to developing care across middle Tennessee. Academic rank, tenure and additional leadership opportunities are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

How to apply

For additional information and to apply, please contact:

Oscar D. Guillamondegui, MD, MPH
Professor of Surgery
Carol Ann Gavin Directorship
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
Diana Russell


1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37212

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgeon
Nashville, TN

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