Trauma Surgery Opportunity in West Jacksonville, Florida
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Surgery-Trauma
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Florida, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/18/23

A hospital in southwest Jacksonville is seeking a Trauma Surgeon to join our dynamic trauma and acute care surgery team with the only trauma center in Clay County.


About the Trauma Group:

  • Fulltime role with 14 shifts per month: 12-hour primary in-house coverage, plus 12-hour back-up (rarely called in)
  • The acute care surgery team has six advanced practice professionals, with 24-hour APP coverage
  • General surgery and emergency medicine residents rotate on the service
  • The program participates in TQIP and TQIP collaboratives
  • 2,000+ trauma patients in 2021
  • Covers all general surgery call for the hospital

Qualified Candidates:

  • Board certified in General Surgery and fellowship trained in Surgical Critical Care
  • Have, or be able to obtain, an unrestricted license to practice in Florida - not subject to any restrictions, probationary terms, or conditions
  • No history of license to practice being revoked, restricted, or suspended by any professional licensing agency in any state or jurisdiction
  • Have current, unrestricted DEA registration

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Employment position through HCA Physician Services Group (PSG)
  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability options, 401k and more
  • CME time/allowance
  • Occurrence-based malpractice

About Hospital:

  • A level II trauma center, full-service, acute-care hospital with 365 beds including 10 ORs and 28 ICU beds
  • Ongoing expansion projects for 408 total inpatient beds, and an additional 20-bed ICU
  • 44-bed emergency department with 2 dedicated trauma bays with 112,000 annual patient visits
  • 9 ACGME residencies/fellowships including general surgery and emergency medicine

About Clay County, Florida:

Situated in Northeast Florida, Clay County lies southwest of the City of Jacksonville and west of historic St. Augustine. Clay County?s entire eastern border is nestled along the banks of the scenic St. Johns River and miles of undeveloped woodlands dot our interior.


Those of us who live within the six hundred miles that comprise Clay County know firsthand of the county?s natural beauty and vast natural, historic, recreational and agricultural resources. Founded almost one hundred and fifty years ago, our county has developed into a diverse mixture of suburban and rural areas and is a vivid panorama of productive, modern living; superior schools; a well-trained, skilled workforce; bustling retail centers, and economic vitality.


Clay County is a haven for those who love nature and the outdoors and is the home of some of the region?s best golf courses, public parks, and walking & bicycling trails. Add the enjoyment of boating, fishing, canoeing, or kayaking on our forty-six square miles of lakes and rivers and you can see why we feel Clay County is a pretty special place!


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