About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 970-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, including three full-service hospitals, seven emergency departments and more than 80 physician offices. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities located at WakeMed Raleigh Campus include the WakeMed Heart Center, a dedicated Children's Hospital and Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments, Neurosciences services, and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's mission-driven team includes more than 10,300 employees, 1,500 volunteers and 1,300 affiliated physicians, along with the more than 580 physicians and providers with WakeMed Physician Practices - all representing the best minds and the biggest hearts and the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion, or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Position Information: Acute Care and Trauma Surgeon Opportunity in Raleigh / Cary, NC
Due to area growth we have an outstanding career opportunity in our 200+ bed state-of-the-art facility located in our modern Cary, North Carolina hospital. A Level III Trauma Center with a goal of Level II designation, makes this an even more dynamic role for the surgeon seeking a top tier position within their profession.
An appropriate candidate will be fellowship trained in Surgery Critical Care with at least 3-5 years-experience in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma. Expectations are a blend of inpatient and ED management with general and trauma patients. Additional opportunities for elective surgeries are available.
Leadership interest will be integral to the position with plans for starting a Surgical Critical Care Service in an established medical-surgical ICU currently covered by Medical Intensivists. There will be an opportunity for assuming the Trauma Directorship role.
Support will be available from at least 5-6 additional general, specialty or acute care surgeons in the group, some of whom are Cary based and others who rotate from the main Raleigh based WakeMed facility (which is a Level I Trauma Center). With one of the top APP programs in the country; experienced APP support is readily available and core to the success of this team.
WakeMed Physician Practices is a multi-specialty group with over 580 physicians in a wide variety of specialty areas. Our organization places a high value on quality, caring and compassionate physicians and is committed to providing state-of-the-art health care to our patients. Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics, oncology, psychiatry, and neurosciences.
Our 3 hospital enterprises (all within 20-30 minutes of each other) has an outstanding community reputation, has been voted #1 in the state of North Carolina as the best hospital system employer, and is centrally located in one of the top 3 communities to live in the country.
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 incentives. Comprehensive benefit package includes paid malpractice, CME, association dues and membership, vacation, health, life, and dental insurance, hospital contributing/matching 403b retirement plan, relocation assistance or signing bonuses.
Experienced physicians interested in learning more are encouraged to submit a CV to this website, apply on our ease of use applicant system for review at https://www.wakemed.org/careers/, or contact in confidence with Kirk Sears (ph. 919-350-9071) - WakeMed Physician Practices (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Experience Requirements: Fellowship/Internship/Residency - Related Area Required
Education Required: Doctorate Medicine Required
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed Medical Physician And Board Certification in Area of Practice Required
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.