Department of Surgery, Saint Louis University, Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon
Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit university dedicated to education, research, health care, and community service is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible general surgeon with a surgical critical care fellowship to join the Division of Trauma Surgery in a full time, open rank, academic appointment within the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Saint Louis University Hospital provides adult Level I trauma services for both Missouri and Illinois with 2,400 trauma admissions per year (20% penetrating). SLU Hospital, an academic teaching facility with 356 beds and 65 ICU beds which has been serving the St. Louis region for over 70 years is located in the heart of Midtown St. Louis. SSM Health in conjunction with Saint Louis University and SLUCare Physician Group is building a state of the art, 802,000-squarefoot, 550 million dollar expansion to SLU Hospital with an expected completion date of 2020.
This position will also have a VA commitment of approximately 50%. Saint Louis University is host to the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS), one of only three worldwide. Saint Louis University physicians along with full time C-STARS staff members prepare military medical service personnel for deployment, using state of the art trauma simulation labs and supervised patient care.
Responsibilities include being a member of a close-knit trauma team, working in an ACS verified Level I trauma center; collaborating with an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency, as well as a Surgical Critical Care fellowship; and covering not only emergent, but also elective general surgery. The trauma team includes all levels of house staff and mid-level providers. Call is approximately 1/6. Qualified candidates are expected to show a dedication to trauma/critical care, possess excellent clinical skills, and a strong commitment to research and teaching.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to http://jobs.slu.edu. Initial interest should be expressed by sending a letter and curriculum vitae to:
Carl Freeman, M.D. F.A.C.S. Director, Division of Trauma Saint Louis University School of Medicine 3635 Vista Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110 314-577-8802 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.