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Physician / Academic / Texas / Permanent / Academic Acute Care Surgeon - Texas Job

Company: The Medicus Firm
Location: El Paso
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Academic Acute Care Surgeon Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Overview: The Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSCEP) is seeking an academic surgeon to enhance our established acute care surgery program encompassing trauma, surgical critical care, emergency general surgery and burns. The candidate should enjoy teaching surgical critical care fellows, residents, and medical students as well as pursuing research and other scholarly activities within the Surgery Department.This is an excellent opportunity to have a pivotal role as the Surgery Department grows clinically and academically as a regional referral center. University Medical Center of El Paso (UMCEP) is the only level I trauma center for a 270-mile radius serving a population of 1.23 million in far west Texas and southern New Mexico.Annual trauma volume exceeds 3,900 trauma admissions of which approximately 650 have an Injury Severity Score > /= 15. Position Description: TTUHSCEP is seeking an acute care surgeon for their level 1 trauma center. This surgeon will be a critical team member of the academic team and will be a key player in growing the program. They will provide oversight fellows, residents and advance practice providers. This is an ideal position for someone wanting to build an academic career. Clinical Service: Call Collaborate with the other trauma/SICU/emergency surgeons to ensure appropriate call coverage at UMCEP. The Department anticipates a future Burn Center.Candidate will participate in the Burn programs call schedule.Details regarding call coverage and stipend remains to be determined.Burn call may be performed during the surgeons restricted trauma/emergency surgery call. Inpatient/ Outpatient day General Surgery and Trauma clinic per week. Participate in the SICU and Trauma weekday daytime (8am-5pm) coverage. Provide 4 weekdays per month of daytime (8am-5pm) emergency surgery coverage at UMC. This can be done in conjunction with daytime trauma call. Maintain a minimum of 8,000 wRVUs per year. Qualifications: MD/DO Successful completion of General Surgery Residency program Successful or pending completion of Surgical Critical Care fellowship Board Certified/Board Eligible in general surgery and surgical critical care Willingness to participate in training of fellows and expansion of academic program Licensed to practice medicine in Texas, or ability to obtain a Texas license Participate in research, outreach and other scholarly activities.Do not have to have active research but there needs to be the potential for scholarly activity. Reference: TRS 22478

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