Trauma Surgery Research Director in Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 08, 2016
Surgery, General
Position Type

University of Colorado Health/Colorado Health Medical Group (CHMG) is recruiting a Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon with a strong background and interest in trauma/acute care surgery research and education to join our Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Service Line at Memorial Hospital – Central located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

  • Candidate must be Board Certified in general surgery and surgical critical care
  • Clinical experience in acute care surgery and trauma as well as trauma/acute care surgery research and surgical education leadership experience
  • Candidate may qualify for faculty appointment with the University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships is essential
  • Must have demonstrated ability to make decisions, problem solve and implement change along-side colleagues, support staff and administrators
  • Position is expected to be ½ time clinical and ½ time devoted to research and education of residents and medical students
About CHMG

In 2009, the Poudre Valley Health System, now University of Colorado Health, established Poudre Valley Medical Group, now Colorado Health Medical Group with providers from several private groups throughout northern Colorado. This new group created an integrated physician/health system partnership.

The goal was to create a shared philosophy where providers at clinics worked within the system to provide world-class health care. Oversight for the medical group is provided by the CHMG Board of Managers which primarily consists of employed providers and administrative staff. Joint Operating Committees (JOC) have been established to work in conjunction with the Board and medical directors in developing standards for clinical quality, address resource issues and increase access to care for patients.

With a focus on improving the patient experience and achieving the best clinical outcomes, Colorado Health Medical Group is the fastest growing, most comprehensive multi-specialty medical group in Colorado. We offer a full scope of medical clinics from family physicians to specialists. Our clinics are conveniently located throughout southern, northern, and eastern Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska.

We pride ourselves on caring for our patients and being a part of our communities.

About Colorado Springs

Nestled at the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Colorado  invites the outdoor adventurists to the cultural enthusiast to enjoy vibrant scenic beauty, rugged outdoor adventure, and exceptional opportunities to create lifelong memories. Colorado Springs is proud to be the home of five military installations and the U.S. Olympic Committee. With a population of just over 650,000, Colorado Springs boasts a rich heritage with a wide variety of cultural and urbane sophistication. With a moderate cost of living, temperate climate, and an average of 247 days of sunshine per year, Colorado Springs is the perfect place to call home.

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