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Physician - Trauma Surgery Job in Florida

Fellowship Trained Trauma/Critical Care Physician Needed Jacksonville, FL

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  • Negotiable
  • Employee
  • 10/01/2019
  • 685327

Join our amazing trauma team at Memorial Hospital!

Memorial Hospital has emerged as a state-of-the-art 418-bed, full service, acute care medical facility. For the second year in a row Memorial has been named a U.S. News & World Report best hospital and our patient safety scores, ranked by independent organizations, are some of the best in the area.                 

 Trauma Program:

  • 418-bed facility
  • Florida State verified Level II Trauma Center
  • Two In-house trauma staff surgeons everyday and one at night
  • 26 OR’s (1 general trauma designated)
  • Annual Trauma admissions projected: 1600+
  • Trauma service covers acute care surgery at least 20 days per month
  • High volume of blunt / penetrating trauma (85% / 15%)   
  • $23 million 56-bed ER renovation with two dedicated trauma bays. ED annual volume 130k+
  • Pediatric trauma (under 16 years old) stabilized and transferred to pediatric center
  • Currently 36-bed ICU combined TICU/SICU/MICU
  • Dedicated separate 20 bed trauma ICU under construction


Trauma Surgeon Criteria:

  • Board Eligible /  Certified General Surgery with Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Required



  • Permanent positions with equitable scheduling model and unique work/rest model (15 shifts per month 12 hours on call)
  • Paid Malpractice and no attributed overhead expenses
  • Employment model with full benefits; including, health and 401K with employer match
  • $5,000 CME Allowance
  • Competitive Income Potential
  • Comprehensive back-end support services including recruitment, credentialing, renewals, billing, follow up clinic support and more
  • Academic appointment with USF


Dr. Michael Samotowka serves as Trauma Medical Director and Brenda Benson serves as the Director of Trauma Services



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