Acute Care Surgeon
The Section of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery is seeking candidates for a staff Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon for the Cleveland Clinic. This staff surgeon would be responsible for the care of trauma and acute care surgery patients at our regional Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital and Akron General Hospital
Hillcrest Hospital is one of our level 2 trauma centers with 500 beds, and over 2000 trauma activations annually and a growing acute care surgery service. Akron General Hospital is our Level One trauma center with a robust Acute Care Surgery and Surgery Critical Care clinical practice. There is additional surgery critical care clinical opportunities at our 40 bed surgical intensive care unit at main campus in downtown Cleveland.
We have regionalized our approach to Trauma and Acute Care Surgery with four of our enterprise hospitals, which allows for tremendous clinical and research potential.
The position requires Surgical Critical Care fellowship training and Board Certification. The ideal candidate will have a broad and enthusiastic interest in trauma, surgical critical care, and acute care surgery. An active research interest in general surgery and trauma is encouraged and will be supported. In addition, we are committed to the teaching of residents and students in patient care and research. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience will be with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
This dynamic opportunity commands a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package. Cleveland Clinic offers a pleasant, stable and collegial work environment with an unmatched quality of life. The melting-pot culture that has helped make Cleveland and its suburbs a vibrant and versatile metropolitan area adds a unique flair to the lifestyle here. The Cleveland area is a very comfortable and affordable place to live with a variety of available activities, excellent school systems, and a great place to raise a family.
Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.
Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.
Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.
Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.
Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2015, they provided a total of 6.62 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.
This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital, and Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.
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