Sharp Memorial Hospital Posted Dec 19, 2018

San Diego, CA

Trauma Surgeon

Sharp Memorial Hospital is seeking a Trauma Surgeon to join the team. Come work and live in paradise in San Diego, California!

You will have six 24-hour call periods per month- the rest of your time is yours to enjoy this beautiful city! There is opportunity for one week per month of dedicated ICU time, where the patient volume varies between 4-10 patients per day. The Sharp Trauma Team maintains a highly organized registry and promotes strong relationships with our neighboring academic centers. We are heavily involved in county-wide programs and performance improvement. Our trauma volume includes 2600 patients each year. Sharp Memorial Hospital administration has supported this Trauma Department for over 30 years, with a commitment to growth and clinical excellence. The subspecialty physician coverage is exceptional, and physician morale and collegiality is unparalleled. The support staff has shown consistently low turn over and high satisfaction scores. Employee anniversaries of 30, 40, and 50 years of service are celebrated regularly in every department. The Trauma Division includes four Trauma Surgeons, a Trauma Program Manager, four Trauma Nurse Practitioners, four registrars and an administrative secretary.

Our team is looking for candidates who are energetic, dynamic, and enthusiastic to take the reigns on personal research projects or on collaborations that promote the Trauma Department at Sharp Memorial Hospital. This position is one where you have the luxury of time to develop your clinical interests as well as your hobbies.

The candidate for this position must be board certified/board eligible in general surgery and surgical critical care.
The components of the position require interest in:

• Trauma and ICU Clinical Care
• Trauma Center and Trauma System Function
• Performance Improvement
• Research and Education
• Injury prevention and community service

Sharp Memorial Hospital is an ACS accredited Level II trauma center and one of five adult trauma centers in the San Diego Trauma System and part of the Sharp HealthCare System.

How to apply

To be considered, send CV and cover letter to:

Diane Wintz, MD
Trauma Medical Director
Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123
diane.wintzmd@sharp.com

AND/OR

Kathi Ayers
Trauma Program Manager
7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123
kathi.ayers@sharp.com

Location

7901 Frost Street
San Diego, CA 92123

Sharp Memorial Hospital
Trauma Surgeon
San Diego, CA
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