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Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Physician (unscheduled)

Company: Salem Health Hospital and Clinics
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Location Site: Salem Hospital Main CampusDepartment: SHMG Surgery ClinicPosition Type: UnscheduledSchedule Type: Variable Pioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able to effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement. As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind.Your Role With Us:Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is seeking an unscheduled Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon to join our Trauma and Acute Care Surgery program. Salem Hospital is a level II trauma center, with approximately 2,000 trauma activations annually. Our team of experienced surgeons perform more than 14,200 surgeries annually with approximately 80% being emergency/trauma and 20% elective surgery. Our practice consists of fifteen (15) surgeons and seven (7) advanced practice providers who offer inpatient, outpatient, and OR services. Qualified candidates should expect a variable schedule as this is a hospital-based position. Salem Health is home to the busiest emergency room on the west coast, providing a high volume of diverse and complex cases. We have a growing medical group that has over seventeen (17) specialties (including dedicated vascular and thoracic surgeons). You would be joining a team of Trauma and Acute Care Surgeons who love what they do, enjoy teaching, and foster collegiality.Background/Expertise:

  • Graduated from an approved school of medicine
  • Completion of an accredited residency program in general surgery
  • Demonstrate experience and current competency, to include the performance of at least 100 general surgical procedures in the past 24 months.
  • Skilled in all aspects of emergency general surgery including: exploratory laparotomy, damage control surgery, initial trauma evaluation and resuscitation, bowel resection, thoracotomy, thoracosopy, incisional drainage, excisional debridement, wound management including vacuum assisted wound care, vascular access, sepsis resuscitation, surgical critical care, emergency surgical airways, vascular trauma and basic laparoscopy.
  • Hold board certification in surgery by the American Board of Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, or are eligible to obtain within five (5) years from completion of the applicable residency and/or fellowship program.
  • Hold/able to obtain unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Oregon.
  • Hold current DEA certificate
  • Hold current ATLS and ACLS certificationTotal Rewards Offerings:
    • Malpractice insurance
    • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
    • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employerWhy Salem Health?
      • Not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 644 acute-care beds
      • Largest private employer in the state of Oregon
      • Level II trauma center and Life Flight hub
      • Busiest emergency department on the West Coast
      • Magnet designation
      • EPIC EMR
      • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
      • Community members honored Salem Health nine times in the "2022 Best of the Mid-Valley" awards
      • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette Valley
      • 1-hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5-hour drive to Mt. Hood, and a 45-minute drive to Portland
      • We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community and the beautiful state of Oregon:
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        Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.
        Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

Keywords: Salem Health Hospital and Clinics, Salem , Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Physician (unscheduled), Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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