Acute Care Surgeon

Cleveland, OH
Aug 23, 2016
Surgery, General
Position Type

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.