Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS)

Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon

US-NY-Middletown
6 months ago
Job ID
2017-13983
# Positions
3
Category
Employed Physician
Shift Type
7 - Variable Start Time
If Other - Shift Slot
Multiple shifts- day/evening/night including on-call
FTE
1
Normal Working Schedule
Multiple shifts- day/evening/night including on-call
Orange Regional Medical Center

Overview

Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a nonprofit corporation located in Middletown, NY, and is the parent company for Orange Regional and Catskill Regional Medical Centers. It provides specialty services and medical programs to nearly 450,000 residents in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region and has 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. It is one of the largest health care providers in the area, with three hospital campuses and several outpatient facilities. Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) and Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified Doctors, Board-certified Nurse Practitioners and Board-certified Advanced Practice Professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond.  The region affords the charm and warmth of the suburbs with good schools, low taxes and a diverse community while offering a broad selection of world-class culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting venues, and entertainment for your leisure  just a short distance from New York City.

 

Orange Regional Medical Center has begun construction on an exciting new 153,000 square foot, five-story physician office building and a 26,000 square foot, single-story cancer center at the hospital’s main campus. When completed in the fall of 2016, the $99 million project will help relocate many outpatient services currently provided at other off-campus locations into new, state-of-the-art buildings on the existing 73-acre hospital campus in Middletown. Both new buildings will be patient-centered healing environments incorporating all the latest technology and amenities for patients and families.

Responsibilities

The trauma surgeon is accountable to the Trauma Medical Director providing trauma and acute care surgery coverage consistent with the standards of the GHVHS Medical Staff bylaws. The surgeon will be responsible for primary and back-up call as part of a physician team, employed by Orange Regional Medical Group, an affiliate of Orange Regional Medical Center. ORMC is a 383 bed facility preparing for Level II trauma designation by the ACS-COT and NYS DOH, with our state of the art Emergency Department, SICU and OR suites ready to accept the most critical patients at a moment’s notice. The surgeon will cover all aspects of patient care from the out-patient arena, in-patient units including SICU management, and peri-operative services.  As part of the trauma call team the surgeon will be required to participate in trauma performance improvement as directed by the Trauma Medical Director.

Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY:

(Essential Functions of Position)

The Trauma Surgeon is accountable to the Medical Director, Trauma Program for providing trauma and acute surgery coverage consistent with the standards of care of ORMC.  This includes providing 1st-call trauma coverage 7 days per month and 2nd-call trauma coverage up to 14 days per month. 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Education:

M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.

Minimum Experience:

5 years of surgical experience.

Required Certification/Registration:

NY State  Medical License

Board Certification: Surgery

Board Certification/Board Eligibility Trauma/Surgical Critical Care preferred

Updated ACLS certification is required. Updated BLS certification is optional but recommended

ATLS certification preferred and will be required within one year of hire

PALS certification preferred

 

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged standing

Working Conditions:

Orange Regional Medical Center emergency room, surgery suite, SICU.

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