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.

About Us

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.

Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroentrerology and GI surgery, kidney disorders, and rheumatology - are ranked No. 2.

Eight other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

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 3,500 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2016, they provided a total of 7.14 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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