Associate Medical Director, Trauma Surgery

Job Requisition #: JR56381

End Date: 6/30/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Physician

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare seeks an Associate Medical Director, Trauma Surgery to join a collegial group of 8 fellowship-trained Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgeons at our Level 1 Trauma Center in Newark, Delaware.  Qualified applicants will be board certified in general surgery and board eligible or certified for added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. Applicants will be expected to participate in trauma call and rotational coverage of the trauma service, emergency general surgery, and our 22-bed surgical intensive care unit.  

In addition to trauma, critical care and EGS coverage, demonstrated interest in research is preferred as we are a level 1 center, and education of residents and students. Adding to that and relating to the position with the title: demonstrated leadership, commitment to trauma quality improvement initiatives, trauma involvement at a regional, national level, willingness and ability to work on leadership teams, current hospital systemwide experience.

ChristianaCare, a Magnet® non-profit health care organization, ranks as the 24th leading hospital in the nation and 15th on the East Coast in admissions.  Featuring three hospitals with over 1,200 beds, it is the only Level I trauma center on the East Coast corridor situated between Philadelphia and Baltimore with a wide catchment area that draws from PA, NJ, MD and DE. We also serve as the tertiary referral center for the state of Delaware. Christiana Care has been honored repetitively as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and was recently awarded Care Chex #1 ranked hospital in the nation for Patient Safety in Trauma Care.

Living in the Delaware Valley offers a wealth of housing options in urban, suburban, and beautiful rural settings.  The region boasts excellent school districts, private schools and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.  Travel is easy with four international airports and Amtrak in the region. The area is rich in diversity and within 1-3 hours you can take advantage of all of the cultural, entertainment and recreational events in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, DC as well as the popular beach resorts in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.



 

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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Join Delaware’s largest health system and a premier leader in the Mid-Atlantic region—a not-for-profit, physician-led, financially sound entity that is driven by its core values of Love and Excellence. Join ChristianaCare and discover a diverse patient base, challenging and complex cases and cutting-edge technologies, as well as opportunities for resident and medical student teaching and clinical research—all in a desirable location close to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that offers a lower cost of living, including low property taxes and no state sales tax.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

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Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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