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Trauma Surgeon - Medical Director

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Fort Myers, FL


Full Time


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Lee Health seeks Medical Director for Growing Trauma Department

In Beautiful Fort Myers, FLORIDA!

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. We have more than 13,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and 800 employed primary care and specialty care providers. Our health system has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house 1,812-hospital beds.

Position Information:

Lee Physician Group seeks a Medical Director for its very busy and growing Trauma Department at Gulf Coast Medical Center. Candidate must be a Board Certified Trauma Surgeon interested in developing the trauma program in terms of quality care, volume, scope of services, cost-effectiveness and to organize and manage the overall physician component of the trauma service.

The Level Two Trauma Center currently has 6 trauma surgeons and 7 APs. Trauma Medical Director can expect to work five 24-hour Primary Trauma Shifts a month and five 24-hour Back-Up Shifts a month in addition to providing physician input and leadership relative to ongoing operations. Director will work with Trauma District Board of Directors and Lee Health/LPG Administration.

Medical Director Duties will include:

Develop, coordinate and provide input in the development of the trauma program

Oversee performance improvement

Investigate quality of care concerns

Counsel physicians and APPs

Develop accountability standards

Qualified Candidates can expect:

- Compensation package with competitive base salary

- Sign on bonus & relocation package

- Malpractice through sovereign immunity

- 403(b) retirement plan with match

- Short term/long term disability

Fort Myers:

In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking & biking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Those in this area are also able to enjoy the Key West Express, which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also conveniently located near three of Floridas major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to our Physician Recruitment Office at physicianrecruitment@leehealth.org

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