Unique opportunity to build general surgery residency program in Houston

Specialty:

Surgery General - GME

Opportunity Record:

Third Party Search Firms Not Allowed

Location

Kingwood Medical Center, Kingwood, TX

FACILITY:
Nestled amid towering pines and lush forest, Kingwood Medical Center (www.kingwoodmedical.com) is located approximately 23 miles northeast of Houston, in beautiful Kingwood, Texas. KMC is a 373-bed, full-service, acute-care hospital that has been providing medical care to the community for more than 23 years. The hospital offers a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services provided by nearly 500 board-certified physicians. First and only hospital along the 59-North corridor to offer comprehensive Neuroscience and Cardiovascular programs. Chest Pain Accredited. Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Level III Emergency Department with onsite Express Care and offsite Free Standing Emergency Department. Level III NICU staffed by Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners 24 hours/day; 7 days/week. One of two certified inpatient rehab units on the Highway 59-North corridor.

COMMUNITY:
Kingwood (www.Kingwood.com) is a large, 14,000 acre master planned community located just north of Houston. It is also known as the “Livable Forest” has a population of 150,000, but a catchment area of 350,000. Kingwood is best known for being a community that exists in harmony with nature. Kingwood’s heavily wooded acreage is canopied with tall pines and magnolias, along with 20 other types of shaded trees. The community is host to a variety of wildlife including deer, fish, birds and more that can be found in the 500+ acres of private nature preserves and parks. Over 75 miles of hike and bike trails, known as the “greenbelt”, run through Kingwood’s naturally beautiful woods and lakes. These trails are great for exercising, walking and bicycling.

Job Summary

At HCA, we believe graduate medical education is much more than medical training. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s physicians to care for and improve human life by focusing on patient-centered approaches to practicing the latest evidence-based medicine. As the nation’s top-performing healthcare system, we believe in challenging our residents to exceed our patient’s expectations at every turn. Today, we have more than 203 residency and fellowship programs in 40+ hospitals across 13 states. Over the next five years, we will invest in 100 more programs that will offer 5,000 residency positions, making HCA one of, if not, the leading provider of graduate medical education in the country.

The Texas Gulf Coast region is one of the key geographic strategies for the expansion of HCA’s GME programs. As such, HCA is seeking a General Surgery Residency Program Director to lead in the development and implementation of a new General Surgery Residency Program for the Houston area. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated leader to put their stamp on a program from the get-go.

Qualified Candidates will:
• Be Board Certified in General Surgery
• Have previous experience as an active faculty member in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program
• Have strong administrative and team building skills
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Be willing to combine administrative/teaching and clinical responsibilities

Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations are highly encouraged to apply.

 

HCA Gulf Coast Division

Kingwood Medical Center

Location

Kingwood, TX

Facility Description

FACILITY:
Nestled amid towering pines and lush forest, Kingwood Medical Center (www.kingwoodmedical.com) is located approximately 23 miles northeast of Houston, in beautiful Kingwood, Texas. KMC is a 373-bed, full-service, acute-care hospital that has been providing medical care to the community for more than 23 years. The hospital offers a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services provided by nearly 500 board-certified physicians. First and only hospital along the 59-North corridor to offer comprehensive Neuroscience and Cardiovascular programs. Chest Pain Accredited. Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Level III Emergency Department with onsite Express Care and offsite Free Standing Emergency Department. Level III NICU staffed by Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners 24 hours/day; 7 days/week. One of two certified inpatient rehab units on the Highway 59-North corridor.

COMMUNITY:
Kingwood (www.Kingwood.com) is a large, 14,000 acre master planned community located just north of Houston. It is also known as the “Livable Forest” has a population of 150,000, but a catchment area of 350,000. Kingwood is best known for being a community that exists in harmony with nature. Kingwood’s heavily wooded acreage is canopied with tall pines and magnolias, along with 20 other types of shaded trees. The community is host to a variety of wildlife including deer, fish, birds and more that can be found in the 500+ acres of private nature preserves and parks. Over 75 miles of hike and bike trails, known as the “greenbelt”, run through Kingwood’s naturally beautiful woods and lakes. These trails are great for exercising, walking and bicycling.