Trauma Critical Care Surgeon

Novant Health

Wilmington, NC 28407

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Trauma Critical Care Surgeon

Wilmington, North Carolina

Novant Health – New Hanover Regional Medical Center is seeking a sixth Acute Care Surgeon with a minimum of two years of combined experience in trauma, emergency general surgery, and critical care. Candidates must have a strong commitment to an academic career and be board certified/eligible in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Previous experience in clinical research is preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to provide exceptional patient care in a multidisciplinary setting, contribute to the education of medical students and residents/fellows, demonstrate teamwork with Advanced Practice Providers and contribute to increase the research productivity of the Surgery Department. Skill sets related to the complex care of trauma, vascular, and emergency general surgical patients are ideal. NHRMC is a site of a well-established ACGME General Surgery residency program and faculty appointment with University of North Caroline-School of Medicine. Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS/CPR) certification required. ATLS Instructor status preferred. We are affiliated with the University of North Carolina and the successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant or Associate Professor based on experience.

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit health care system serving southeastern North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina. A teaching hospital, regional referral center, and Level 2 Trauma Center, NHRMC provides a wide range of health care services. Our Acute Care Surgery Division is organized into three service lines: Trauma, ICU, and Emergency General Surgery. These service lines are supported by midlevel providers as well as residents. We are proud to be one of the busiest Level 2 trauma centers in the country, with over 6,000 patients seen by the acute care surgery service lines annually. Our penetrating trauma rate is 9%. The sixth candidate will help us expand our current division of five surgeons in response to this ongoing regional growth as we build towards attaining American College of Surgeons Level 1 status.

Being a Southern coastal town, Wilmington offers a variety of activities: historic downtown, Thalian Hall performing arts center, beaches, boating, surfing, fishing, nightlife, golf, tennis, and great restaurants. Our community offers many family-oriented events, festivals, and activities. Additionally, area schools are identified as some of the top in the state while the local university provides further educational opportunities.

Join our team!

Novant Health offers:

+ 2 year salary guarantee

+ NH Medical Group employed

+ Medical and Retirement Benefits

+ Relocation Allowance

+ CME Allowance

+ System wide EHR-Epic

+ Malpractice

+ Work-Life balance

Novant Health Medical Group

+ Is one of the largest medical groups in the nation

+ Offers resiliency training for physicians and team members to prevent burnout

+ Is nationally recognized for advanced care and one of the largest community based, non-profit healthcare systems

+ Is well known for being physician-led and physician-driven. For example, our physicians are in every area of leadership across the organization. That means every strategic discussion has physicians at the table, and every market partners a physician leader with an administrator. The result is a focus on the details that are important to physicians.

What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health?

+ A commitment to patient centered care and our model of spending more time with each patient, and creating a seamless system of care for our patients are the foundations of our success

+ Sharing a philosophy of putting high value on the patient experience

+ Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

+ The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,800 physicians and over 35,000 employees who provide care at nearly 800 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics.

+ In 2021, Novant Health was the highest-ranking healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list.

+ Diversity MBA Magazine ranked Novant Health first in the nation on its 2021 list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.”

+ In 2020, Novant Health provided more than $1.02 billion in community benefit, including financial assistance and services.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

Join us, and let’s transform healthcare together.

#MakeHealthcareRemarkable #JoinTeamAubergine


+ Graduate of an accredited school of medicine required

+ Completion of an accredited residency program required

+ For specialty physicians - completion of an accredited fellowship program specific to medical specialty


+ Current MD license in appropriate state

+ Board certification or eligibility

+ Current DEA license required

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

+ Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.

+ The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.

+ All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

Job Opening ID: 2022-139397

Name: NH Ped Surg-New Hanover_P

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