WakeMed Physician Practices is a multi-specialty group with over 400 physicians in a variety of specialty areas. Our organization places a high value on quality and compassionate care. We are committed to providing state-of-the-art health care to our patients and the community we serve.
WakeMed is currently seeking a Medical Director, Trauma Services & Research. As a clinical team we currently have 15 physicians, 16 Physician Assistants and resident support. Call is no more than 1 in 10 nights and is staffed with residents or physician assistants. Call coverage and clinical responsibilities will be shared among team members. The Trauma director will lead the medical multidisciplinary activities of the Trauma Program for the WakeMed system. The role of the Trauma Medical/Surgical Director will be to pursue the full development of the trauma center in terms of quality of care, volume, scope of services and cost-effectiveness, and to organize and manage the overall physician/surgeon component of the trauma service. Reports to Executive Medical Director of WakeMed Physician Practices General Surgery/Trauma. Develops, coordinates and provides input on the development and maintenance of practice guidelines, policies and methodologies for trauma medical/surgical patient care. Demonstrates consistent, efficient, cost effective, quality trauma medical/surgical care at all times. Reports quality of care issues promptly to appropriate individuals, including Trauma Program Manager, Risk Manager, Chief of Staff and Administration. Coordinates, chairs and participates in all relevant trauma medical QA/PI/UR and peer review activities as required by the Medical Staff, Trauma Service and Hospital. Manages patients in consultation with referring physicians and provides feedback regarding clinical care in the trauma region. Collaborates with the Trauma Program Manager to establish trauma program goals and objectives consistent with those of the hospital and ensure that those of the trauma service are being met. The ideal candidate will have served for a minimum of 2 years in a leadership capacity related to trauma and/or surgical services. Position is 60% clinical surgeon and 40% administrative/leadership. Qualified candidates must be currently Board Certified or Board Eligible by an American Medical Specialty Board in Surgery.
We are situated in a vibrant growing community and the area is consistently ranked among the top 10 best cities for employment potential, quality of life and year round outdoor activities in a temperate climate. Our area also provides an ideal family environment with quality school systems and unsurpassed recreational activities. As an employer of choice, we offer a full range of benefits and attractive compensation package with a competitive base salary commensurate with experience plus financial incentives. Comprehensive benefit package includes paid malpractice, CME, association dues and membership, vacation, health, life, and dental insurance, matching 403b retirement plan and other options, relocation assistance and/or signing bonus.
Experienced physicians interested in current or future career opportunities are encouraged to submit a C.V. to our applicant system for review. You are also welcome to inquire in confidence to: Jessica Kilduff, WakeMed Physician Practices
Location/Region: Raleigh, NC (27610)