Director Of Trauma And Acute Care Surgery

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

The Department of General Surgery is seeking candidates for Director of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (ACS) for the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System (Enterprise Director).  The Enterprise Director will be responsible for managing and integrating trauma and ACS services across Cleveland Clinic’s three trauma centers.  The three hospitals are all tertiary referral and teaching centers for their respective regions across Northeast Ohio:

1)     Cleveland Clinic Akron General

  •   Level 1 Trauma Center
  •   532 beds
  •   Southern region (~ 45 min south of downtown Cleveland)

2)     Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital

  •   Level 2 Trauma Center
  •   488 beds
  •   West region (~20 min west of downtown Cleveland)    

3)     Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital

  •   Level 2 Trauma Center
  •   496 beds
  •   East region (~30 min east of downtown Cleveland)

The Enterprise Director will have the opportunity to mentor and work with each hospital’s local Trauma and ACS Directors.  The Department of General Surgery is part of the Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute (DDSI) of the Cleveland Clinic and the Enterprise Director will work closely with DDSI leadership, regional hospital executives, and CCHS leadership.   

The position requires Surgical Critical Care fellowship training and Board Certification.  The ideal candidate will have leadership experience 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.