Trauma Surgeon Needed in Austin, TX

Specialty:

Surgery Critical Care

Opportunity Record:

Third Party Search Firms Not Allowed

Location

South Austin Hospital, Austin, TX

The acute care facility, with 252 beds, offers a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a comprehensive and nationally recognized cardiac program, full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries, and a thriving 24-hour emergency department, among others. In 2010, the medical center is launching a comprehensive $72-million renovation and expansion effort, to be completed in 2012.

Job Summary

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is recruiting additional trauma surgeons to join their established group of board certified critical care trauma surgeons. We are seeking two trauma surgeons during the transition from an ACS verified Level III to Level II trauma hospital. Candidates must be BC in Surgery and BC in Surgical Critical Care. Candidates with experience preferred. We anticipate a start date of 9/2016. South Austin Medical Center will be the first and only Level II Trauma Center in Austin and has the busiest ED in the city. Hospital Information: --located in Austin, TX, and five miles from downtown –anticipated 1800 trauma patients per year --316 hospital beds --10 bed shock trauma ICU with 10 bed IMC –dedicated trauma OR with hybrid suite.

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership—in 2014 and recognized as one of the top 15 health systems in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics in 2012. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 316 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a comprehensive and nationally recognized cardiac program, full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries, a thriving 24-hour emergency department, and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. The medical center recently completed a comprehensive, $72-million renovation and expansion project.

Competitive base salary with additional call pay --generous retirement package, short and long term disability, and malpractice coverage --relocation expenses provided. Potential applicants must apply by emailing Kalyn Stelwagen, Director of Physician Recruitment/St. David's Healthcare at Kalyn.Stelwagen@stdavids.com.

 

HCA Central and West Texas Division

South Austin Hospital

Location

Austin, TX

Facility Description

The acute care facility, with 252 beds, offers a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a comprehensive and nationally recognized cardiac program, full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries, and a thriving 24-hour emergency department, among others. In 2010, the medical center is launching a comprehensive $72-million renovation and expansion effort, to be completed in 2012.