Trinity Health Mid Atlantic (St. Mary Physician's Group) is looking for a Trauma Surgeon to join our employed medical group! The position is located at our main campus, St. Mary Medical Center, in Langhorne, PA. With a total of four Providers and three APP mid levels, the Trauma Surgeon will also collaborate with consulting specialists and ancillary services to provide optimal care to our trauma patients. Functions as a clinical liaison between the Trauma Service and other physician services as well as in-house departments related to optimal clinical care of the injured patient.
- Shift – Day, Evening, Night (156 hours per month, thirteen 12-hour shifts. Shift length (12 or 24 hours)
- Call coverage – weekends, weeknights and holiday commitment (varies by schedule)
- Candidates will be open to acute surgical consults/ procedures.
- Candidates must be Fellowship trained in General Surgery & Surgical Critical Care and have an active ATLS certification.
- Responds to Trauma Activations (Level I & II) .The attending surgeon will be in the trauma resuscitation area on patient arrival, with adequate prehospital notification. When no pre-hospital notification, the maximum acceptable response time is 15 minutes, tracked from patient arrival.
- Follows ATLS protocol, implements practice management guidelines, arrange appropriate laboratory and X-ray studies and consultations, document findings, complete trauma history and physical, write orders and promote rapid expedition of the patient through the system.
- Assesses trauma patients on a daily basis and completes electronic documentation to reflect such.
- Collaborates directly with other surgeons and sub-specialists responsible for the care of the trauma patients.
- Satisfactory performance in managing trauma patients based on performance assessment and provider specific outcome analysis, and compliance to patient management guidelines and PEER reviewed contemporary standards of care.
- Active and ongoing participation in the trauma department’s performance improvement process as evidenced through participation in meetings, timely response to inquiries from the trauma department’s quality improvement program, ability to develop/implement action plans and reevaluate care, as indicated.