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Current Available Positions



Current Available Appointments

General Surgeon with training in Trauma Surgery

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, and the Clinical Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone is accepting applications for an academic General Surgeon with training in Trauma Surgery and/or Acute Care Surgery.

The Division of General Surgery is recruiting a surgeon to start July 1, 2014 although this date is flexible. The candidate will be expected to exhibit a strong research background, with an interest in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma. The primary practice site for this position has been identified as the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

The Division of General Surgery presently consists of 53 General Surgeons and provides service to the City of Edmonton and surrounding communities. The Division provides specialized care in all aspects of General Surgery including hepatobiliary surgery and transplantation, general surgical oncology, head and neck surgery, endocrine surgery, colorectal surgery, vascular surgery, upper GI surgery, bariatric surgery, breast surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. The Division of General Surgery has one of the largest training programs in General Surgery in Canada.

The successful candidate will care for surgical inpatients and outpatients, and participate in the on-call rotation supporting the Royal Alexandra Hospital and the Edmonton Zone, as well as referrals through a regional referral program covering Northern Alberta. The job description includes a commitment to clinical care delivery, education and research. Remuneration is based on a fee-for service model with billing directly to Alberta Health.

The Royal Alexandra Hospital is one of Edmonton’s largest and longest serving hospitals, offering general and specialized medical and surgical health services, and features one of Canada's busiest emergency departments. Located in the heart of the City of Edmonton, the Royal Alexandra Hospital provides a wide variety of health services to the City of Edmonton and surrounding area. The hospital operates 749 beds and cares for almost half a million patients annually, and employs over 4,800 full-and part-time staff.

This individual will also take part in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery curricula at the University of Alberta. The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic appointment in the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta. This will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Opportunities for further academic involvement may be considered in the future for the appropriate candidate.

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The applicant must have obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship in General Surgery or equivalent and have advanced training or significant experience in Trauma Surgery and/or Acute Care Surgery.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and the names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. David Williams

Director, Division of General Surgery, University of Alberta

Zone Lead, General Surgery, Alberta Health Services

2D4.39 Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre

8440 – 112 Street

Edmonton AB T6G 2B7

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Contact Details

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Staff Trauma Surgeon at Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Portsmouth, NH

Facility Description: From our central location in Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and beyond. Since the late 1800s, PRH has been delivering compassionate medical, surgical and mental health services with a tradition of exceptional responsiveness, patient satisfaction and community involvement. PRH’s 209-bed medical-surgical facilities and staff of skilled clinicians offers innovative approaches to healthcare and the latest in advanced technology within a sophisticated medical center.

Part of HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Portsmouth achieves high honors for quality patient care and holds several prestigious accreditations. They include accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, as well as The Joint Commission's recognition as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ and accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center.

Surgical Services: When you need surgery, you can trust the innovative and experienced surgeons and clinical staff at Portsmouth Regional Hospital to deliver top quality, compassionate surgical care close to home. PRH puts the latest medical technologies in the hands of highly trained, board-certified surgeons and offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient procedures. Their multispecialty surgical team includes physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses and other healthcare professionals who work together to deliver expert, personalized care in a comfortable environment that promotes health and recovery.

As pioneers in surgical techniques and technology for the Seacoast region, PRH is a leader in cardiac surgery, image-guided stereotactic neurosurgery, sentinel node and stereotactic breast biopsy, image-guided endoscopic ear-nose-throat surgery and middle ear surgery with argon laser. Our laparoscopic weight-loss surgery is accredited by the American College of Surgeons and by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.

At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, our skilled general surgeons diagnose a variety of conditions and provide personalized, compassionate preoperative, operative and postoperative care. Using advanced imaging and the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, we perform 5,000-plus operations each year on an outpatient, same-day basis.

Requirements: - Board Certification in General Surgery - Prefer board certification in Surgical Critical Care as well

EmCare Acute Care Surgery Offers: - Covered overhead - Competitive daily rate
- Employee status with health insurance, CME allowance, 401K with retirement elective deferral options and more

About EmCare Acute Care Surgery: Join the emergency and trauma surgeons of EmCare Acute Care Surgery and practice medicine the way you’ve always wanted. Collaborate with teammates who are eager to offer support. Focus on your discipline, not on managing a business. Have time off to enjoy friends and family, and to pursue personal passions. Learn more at http://www.emcare.com.

Facility Website: http://portsmouthhospital.com Community Website: http://www.cityofportsmouth.com

Contact Details

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Trauma Medical Director- Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Portsmouth, NH

Facility Description: From our central location in Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and beyond. Since the late 1800s, PRH has been delivering compassionate medical, surgical and mental health services with a tradition of exceptional responsiveness, patient satisfaction and community involvement. PRH’s 209-bed medical-surgical facilities and staff of skilled clinicians offers innovative approaches to healthcare and the latest in advanced technology within a sophisticated medical center.

Part of HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Portsmouth achieves high honors for quality patient care and holds several prestigious accreditations. They include accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, as well as The Joint Commission's recognition as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ and accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center.

Surgical Services: When you need surgery, you can trust the innovative and experienced surgeons and clinical staff at Portsmouth Regional Hospital to deliver top quality, compassionate surgical care close to home. PRH puts the latest medical technologies in the hands of highly trained, board-certified surgeons and offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient procedures. Their multispecialty surgical team includes physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses and other healthcare professionals who work together to deliver expert, personalized care in a comfortable environment that promotes health and recovery.

As pioneers in surgical techniques and technology for the Seacoast region, PRH is a leader in cardiac surgery, image-guided stereotactic neurosurgery, sentinel node and stereotactic breast biopsy, image-guided endoscopic ear-nose-throat surgery and middle ear surgery with argon laser. Our laparoscopic weight-loss surgery is accredited by the American College of Surgeons and by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.

At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, our skilled general surgeons diagnose a variety of conditions and provide personalized, compassionate preoperative, operative and postoperative care. Using advanced imaging and the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, we perform 5,000-plus operations each year on an outpatient, same-day basis.

Requirements: -Must be Board Certified in Surgical Critical Care

EmCare Acute Care Surgery Offers: - Covered overhead - Competitive daily rate and Trauma Medical Director monthly stipend - Employee status with health insurance, CME allowance, 401K with retirement elective deferral options and more

About EmCare Acute Care Surgery: Join the emergency and trauma surgeons of EmCare Acute Care Surgery and practice medicine the way you’ve always wanted. Collaborate with teammates who are eager to offer support. Focus on your discipline, not on managing a business. Have time off to enjoy friends and family, and to pursue personal passions. Learn more at http://www.emcare.com.

Facility Website: http://portsmouthhospital.com Community Website: http://www.cityofportsmouth.com

Contact Details

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Trauma Medical Director- Orange Park Medical Center

Orange Park, FL

Facility Description: Orange Park Medical Center is a 230 bed facility dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare in the community. The hospital is committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare and wellness through safe, accessible, consistent and compassionate care.

Surgical Services: The 3rd and 4th floors at Orange Park Medical Center provide medical / surgical care for adult patients. These units serve the health care needs of adults, geriatric and oncology patients as well as provide for patients who require cardiac monitoring, peritoneal dialysis or ventilator care. State-of-the-art surgical services are available at OPMC for both in-patient and outpatient procedures. All surgeons are board certified in their specialty and are highly credentialed. OPMC surgeons are among the community's first to offer new and innovative technologies, simplifying procedures and reducing recovery times. Skilled professionals and patient education, combined with state-of-the-art technology and equipment are the basis for the quality care provided.

EmCare Acute Care Surgery Offers: - Covered overhead - Competitive daily rate and Trauma Medical Director monthly stipend - Employee status with health insurance, CME allowance, 401K with retirement elective deferral options and more - No State Income Tax

About EmCare Acute Care Surgery: Join the emergency and trauma surgeons of EmCare Acute Care Surgery and practice medicine the way you’ve always wanted. Collaborate with teammates who are eager to offer support. Focus on your discipline, not on managing a business. Have time off to enjoy friends and family, and to pursue personal passions. Learn more at http://www.emcare.com.

Facility Website: http://www.orangeparkmedical.com Community Website: http://www.townoforangepark.com

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Southern California – Seeking Trauma Surgeons

Riverside, CA 92501

The Opportunity Join MedAmerica Physician Solutions at Riverside Community Hospital – Riverside, California •Serve as a Trauma Surgeon and as a General Surgeon for Surgical Emergencies and in-house consultations •Offering 12 shifts per month; 6 scheduled and 6 on-call •Superior compensation •Applicants only. No agencies please.

Qualification Required •Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery •Fellowship Training in Surgical Critical care •Current CA license is preferred

The Practice •The facility is a 373-bed Acute Care hospital with a busy Level II Trauma Center •The 50-bed Emergency Department sees 77,000 annual ED patient visits and has a 20% admit rate •The hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, a Riverside County designated STEMI Receiving Center, and is equipped with a new helistop to provide high-speed access to the hospital

The Community •Friendly and wholesome place to work and raise a family •A wide variety of attractions ranging from fascinating museums, art galleries and historic landmarks to one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure, spas and a lively downtown. •An impressive local dining scene where you’ll find restaurants that change their menu nearly every time you visit, chefs that prepare your steak table-side, and outdoor settings featuring lush gardens and Spanish architecture

Contact Details

To learn more about this exciting opportunity or to apply, please contact Kat Brignano via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone 1-888-883-7362

Injury Prevention Professionals Needed!

Doha, Qatar

Join an award winning team as it sets the pace for injury prevention and trauma care in the rapidly developing Middle East country of Qatar!

The Injury Prevention Program at the Hamad General Hospital Trauma Center needs two experienced injury prevention professionals to conduct ground breaking research and implement programs to help prevent unnecessary deaths and injuries. Two positions are available

Assistant Director for Injury Prevention Responsibilities: Assists the Director for Injury Prevention to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate Injury Prevention Programs • Provides public education and engagement; • Analyze, trend and report injury data to diverse stakeholders; Salary Range: 52,000 – 80,000 USD annual, tax-free, & based on qualifications Employment Benefits: free housing; free health insurance; transportation allowance Education: • Essential: Bachelors Degree preferably in a health-related field
• Preferred: Medical Doctor Degree (MD) and/or Master of Public Health Degree (MPH) Experience: • Essential: 2 years • Preferred: Direct patient care, public health, or healthcare project management with one year research or clinical or community work experience. Previous peer-reviewed academic publication. Languages: Fluent in English and Arabic.

Injury Prevention Coordinator Responsibilities: Assists the Injury Prevention Director & Assistant Director in the conduct, coordination, delivery and day-to-day oversight of the Injury Prevention Programs • Provides public education • Assists in data analysis, trending and reporting Salary: 32,000 – 55,000 USD; tax-free, & based on qualifications Employment Benefits: housing allowance; free health insurance; transportation allowance Education: • Essential: Bachelors Degree preferably in a health-related field Preferred: Medical Doctor Degree (MD) and/or Master of Public Health Degree (MPH) Experience: • Essential: 2 years • Preferred: Direct patient care, public health, or healthcare project management with one year research or clinical or community work experience. Previous peer-reviewed academic publication.

Contact Details

If interested in either position, please send an a letter of interest and CV to: Rafael J. Consunji MD MPH, Director, Hamad Injury Prevention Program Consultant, Trauma Surgery Section Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital Doha, Qatar .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).