Baylor Scott & White Health Posted Aug 22, 2018

Waco, TX

Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Medical Director Hillcrest

Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Medical Director
Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Hillcrest

Baylor Scott and White Medical Center - Hillcrest is seeking an experienced General Surgeon and Trauma Medical Director for our Central Texas Division. This is a leadership position at our ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center in Waco, TX.

Candidates must be board certified in General Surgery, with added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care, and with a history of medical director leadership capabilities.

The Opportunity:
• Serves as the Medical Director of the Trauma Program and the Surgical Critical Care Program and provides or coordinates all medical, administrative, and consulting services for these surgical programs.
• Candidates must have leadership, clinical, and administrative experience, with a focus on trauma and critical care to ensure quality treatment to all patients of the program.
• 5 - 7 years of trauma and critical care surgery and leadership experience required.
• Position will provide general oversight and medical quality review of the Trauma Program and the Surgical Critical Care Program.
• Creates, maintains, and participates in the trauma, surgical care and trauma backup schedules.
• Supervision of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care staff credentials, and maintenance of Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE), and continuing medical education requirements for state and national designations.
• Participates in trauma education and support of the nursing, allied health, and general population as instructed by hospital administration.

Baylor Scott and White also has a generous benefits package for clinical physicians. This will provide a number of other components, which add a considerable value to the total compensation, among them:
• Malpractice coverage
• Life, AD&D, disability and long term care insurance contributions
• Medical and dental contributions
• Annual retirement contribution
• Paid vacation and administrative (“CME”) leave
• Relocation allowance
• Academic funds (dues, fees, travel) provided pursuant to departmental and institutional CME fund policies

• MD/DO degree
• Fellowship training in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care or Acute Care Surgery
• Board Certification by the American Board of Surgery or Osteopathic Board Certification
• Texas Medical License
• Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
• Current in PALS; ATLS; BLS/ACLS
• Experience in surgical care of trauma patients, in general and all subspecialties
• 5 to 7 years of Leadership experience

About Waco, TX
Waco is not only brimming with Texas history, economic opportunity, and a rich variety of cultural experiences - it is also a major seat of higher learning with THREE major colleges in its city limits, including Baylor University. Waco is located on the I-35 corridor between Dallas and Austin; and offers major attractions, historic homes, recreational venues, and art organizations staging theatrical and musical productions, as well as art exhibitions. Waco is the place to stop for scores of shops and restaurants galore!

About Baylor Scott and White Health System - Central Texas
Baylor Health Care System, based in Dallas, and Scott & White Healthcare, based in Temple, Texas, have formed a new organization that combines the strengths of their two nationally recognized health systems. For an industry undergoing fundamental changes, Baylor Scott and White Health provides a new vision and more resources, offering patients continued exceptional care. Baylor Scott and White Health includes 49 hospitals, more than 900 patient care access sites, more than 6,000 affiliated physicians, 40,000 plus employees and the Scott and White health plan.

How to apply

Please apply online at

Please direct all inquiries, applications, and referrals to:

Scott G. Sagraves, MD
Medical Director, Trauma Services
Central TX Division
Email –
Phone: 254-724-4681

Teresa Washington, SHRM-CP, Physician Recruiter
Email -
Phone: 512-509-0034


100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
Waco, TX 76633

Baylor Scott & White Health
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Medical Director Hillcrest
Waco, TX

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