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Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Memorial Hospital is as a state-of-the-art 418-bed, full service, acute care medical facility in Jacksonville, FL. For the second year in a row Memorial has been named a U.S. News & World Report Top Regional Hospital and a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Our patient safety scores, ranked by independent organizations, are some of the best in the region.
Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the United States to receive the Joint Commission’s Disease Specific Certification for Sepsis, meaning we are taking the lead in preventing and treating a medical condition that kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Memorial also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award recognizes Memorial’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
Other distinctions include the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers, which recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes in stroke care. Our Bariatric Center is an American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Memorial’s Breast Center is the first American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Jacksonville, and we earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Memorial Hospital is known as a leader in innovative healthcare with a reputation maintained through our excellent staff, along with technological advances, growth and expansion to meet the ongoing needs of our community. Memorial has a team of more than 800 physicians and a diverse and highly skilled work force of more than 1,800 employees, whose mission is to provide the community with the highest quality of healthcare.
Job SummaryIn conjunction with Emcare Acute Care Surgical Services, HCA Memorial Hospital is building their trauma team and are seeking additional providers to join this team.
Undesignated (Level II application in process)
12 hr primary in-house coverage, plus 12 hr secondary call from home with 15 min response (rarely called in)
26 OR’s (1 trauma designated)
Annual Trauma admissions projected: 800+ (conservative)
Trauma service covers minimum 10 days/mo emergency GS call
ED Volume: 100k; 56 ED beds
Trauma Surgeon Criteria:
Board Certified Surgery with Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Required
Willingness to work at on-site clinic for post-op follow up visit
Memorial Hospital is a 418-bed acute care hospital offering a full line of services. We are a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital and feature a certified Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, dedicated Heart Center, a state-of-the-art Spine Clinic, and Memorial’s maternity center, Special Beginnings. Memorial Hospital has been providing high quality medical care to the Jacksonville community for more than 40 years. Becoming a Level II Trauma Center is an exciting step for Memorial Hospital and an opportunity to provide even more comprehensive care to the community and patients we serve.
Memorial Hospital currently cares for more than 120,000 ER patients annually, including more than 900 trauma patients. The first hour following a major emergency or trauma is critical for survival. As a level II trauma center Memorial will ensure that our community has access to the critical trauma care it needs when emergency strikes.
With a population of 1.3 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals; and trailing spouses are in luck because Forbes ranked Jacksonville in the "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job." Jacksonville was ranked in the top 10 of Mobility magazine’s "Best Cities for Relocating Families." Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. A short drive southeast from Memorial Hospital is Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship (TPC) which are played at TPC Sawgrass, home of the famous 17th-hole island green. Here you will also find elegant shopping and fine dining as well as some of the highest sand dunes in Florida! Top rated beach clubs from the Lodge and Club to the Cabana Club make living here fun and exciting. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating. Another short drive northeast from Memorial Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Florida’s first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for seven consecutive years and is also recognized as a Top 25 Island in the World!
Jacksonville is the largest city in the US landwise. It is the largest deepwater port in the south and second largest on the US east coast. Jacksonville also has one of the largest military presence in the country, especially the US Navy. Jacksonville has over 500 diverse neighborhoods and you can choose to live in an almost rural environment, the heart of the city or near or on the beach. Average temperature in the winters runs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. This is a great city for year round outdoor activities! Jacksonville is also home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the professional soccer team Jacksonville Armada!