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Physician - Trauma Surgery Job in Janesville, WI

Level II Trauma Surgeon Medical Director for Southern Wisconsin

Mercyhealth Janesville, WI 53547
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  • Negotiable
  • Hospital Employee
  • 08/16/2019
  • 715707

Mercyhealth, an award-winning fully integrated health care delivery organization based in southcentral Wisconsin, is seeking a full-time, BC/BE Trauma Surgeon and Trauma Medical Director.  The ideal candidate must have excellent surgical and interpersonal skills, with an interest in providing high quality personalized care to patients in a well-established and robust practice.  A fellowship is required, along with ATLS.

Your Opportunity:

  • Mercyhealth Hospital & Trauma Center encompasses 235 licensed beds, including a 15 bed ICU and a 12 bed SCU.
  • Mercyhealth Hospital & Trauma Center was recertified as a Level II Trauma Center in November 2018 with NO deficiencies.  Some of the many strengths of the program include:
    • Involvement by the physicians in local and regional trauma organizations.
    • ER leadership highly involved in pre-hospital care and ED Medical Director is a strong leader.  All Emergency Medicine physicians are directly employed by Mercyhealth, are BE/BC, have formal residency training, and are certified in ATLS, along with ACLS and PALS.
    • Trauma Program Manager and Trauma registrar are designated as exceptional and management of the program is exemplary.
    • Low nursing turnover and exceptional nursing leadership.
    • Unique and exceptional SIM center and MD-1 physician program.
  • Team includes 3 full-time general surgeons, a trauma program coordinator, and 3 advanced practice providers.
  • Surgery Center currently includes 10 ORs and a daVinci surgical robot, with a $15M expansion in 2019 which will add additional OR space and a hybrid suite.
  • In 2018, there were 909 total patients entered into the trauma registry and 674 total trauma activations. 
  • Mechanism of injury includes 94% blunt, 5% penetrating and 1% burn (burn patients are transferred).
  • Epic – one EMR integrated through all of our clinics and hospitals.

 Your Compensation and Benefits:

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Sign-on bonus and tuition reimbursement, if applicable
  • Paid relocation, CME allowance, state medical society membership and association membership dues
  • Robust benefits package including paid disability, life, and malpractice insurance

Your Community:

Janesville is a mid-sized city offering a safe, family-oriented community with excellent schools and abundant recreational opportunities. Janesville is Wisconsin’s Park Place, with over 2,500 acres of beautiful parks. The community also offers live theatre and unique shopping and dining.  Located 30 minutes south of Madison, Wisconsin, Janesville is on the interstate corridor providing easy access to metro areas and international airports.

About Mercyhealth:

Mercyhealth is a regional health system with seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty care locations throughout 50 northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities.

Every day, our 8,000+ employee partners and 800+ employed physician partners take our brand expression—A passion for making lives better—to heart. Our providers, nurses and partners are committed to working together to make lives better for our patients and their families. Touching lives invigorates, inspires and drives us to do our very best, and we continuously look for ways to make every life better.

As an integrated health care provider, we provide exceptional, coordinated health care that spans four core service divisions: hospital-based services, clinic-based services, post-acute care and retail services, and a wholly owned insurance company. These four core service divisions make up our comprehensive, vertically integrated delivery system, and integrated delivery is what makes Mercyhealth unique in serving the full range of health care needs for our patients.

Mercyhealth offers over 125 specialty and subspecialty services, including orthopedic surgery, prehospital emergency services and training, neurosurgery, heart and vascular services, cancer care, plastic and reconstructive surgery and much more. When time is of the essence, our trauma centers are equipped with the latest technology and highly trained staff to provide immediate, life-saving care.

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