Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon University of Chicago, Department of Surgery United States

Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon


Position Type: Faculty


Division/School: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES DIVISION


Hiring Unit: SURGERY


Position Description: The University of Chicago's Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a faculty member at any rank, and invites applications. As a full-time faculty member, the successful applicant will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician.

 

Clinical responsibilities will include patient care and related teaching. Other duties will include training and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows, and scholarly activity. We especially welcome applicants with trauma and acute care surgery experience and an interest in leadership in trauma and surgical critical care. We plan to launch a surgical critical care and trauma fellowship in the upcoming years. Preferred qualifications also include: demonstrated commitment to working in academic medicine and interest in research related to injury response, trauma care, trauma prevention, healthcare disparities, innovative approaches to urban healthcare delivery and/or other broad areas related to the mission of an academic level 1 trauma center.

 

The UCM has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Located in historic Hyde Park, the primary medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children's Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) totaling more than 550 beds in service and net patient care revenues over $1.4 billion. Plans are underway for a new trauma program and an additional 150-bed patient tower. New ambulatory facilities are located in Orland Park and the South Loop, and the Ingalls Health System has recently integrated into the network.

 

The University of Chicago is establishing Level 1 adult trauma services on its Hyde Park medical campus, supplementing the existing Level 1 pediatric trauma services and the Burn and Complex Wound Center.

 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have 1) a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) have or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in trauma/critical care, and 4) be board certified or eligible in critical care and general surgery (or equivalent). To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website: https://tinyurl.com/UChicagoTrauma2018. Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae.


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Statement: The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.


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Posting Link: https://tinyurl.com/UChicagoTrauma2018


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