CareerMD | View Listing

Email This Employer

   Apply for this position or request more information
Attach CV

Loyola University Medical Center and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine have an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burn Surgery physician to join the Faculty of the Department of Surgery at the Assistant Professor level located in Maywood, Illinois.

Candidates should be a Fellowship trained in Surgical Critical Care and Burn Surgery, as well as Board Certified in General Surgery. The expectation for this opportunity will include call and coverage of Burn Surgery as well as Trauma/Acute Care Surgery.

Loyola University Medical Center is a busy Level 1 Trauma center and ACS/ABA-verified Burn Center on the western edge of Chicago. The Burn Center admits over 750 patients annually, and also has over 4000 patient visits per year in the burn clinic. The Division has an active Acute Care Surgery Service with around the clock in-house attending presence. The clinical and educational programs are closely aligned with the Burn Shock Trauma Research Institute (BSTRI). The BSTRI programs include ongoing basic, translational and clinical trial activities in wound healing, acute kidney injury, fracture healing and alcohol-associated injuries. Funding within the BSTI in addition to NIH and DOD etc. totals $3.3M (FY16). Loyola is currently ranked #29 nationally in NIH funding among departments of surgery. In recent years, the Loyola Department of Surgery has significantly expanded, with recruitment of new faculty and reconstituted programs in: Transplant, Plastics, Colorectal, Minimally Invasive/Bariatric, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic, Vascular and Trauma Surgery programs.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burn Surgery physician to join the Faculty of Loyola University Health System.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Loyola University Medical Center offers a highly competitive benefits package including institutional malpractice coverage and salary commensurate with experience and time and rank is available.


ABOUT THE FACILITY

Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 61 acre medical center campus conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop. LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology and surgery.

LUMC's Stroke Center has been honored by the American Stroke Association for its expert collaboration of professionals from emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitative services, social work, nutrition, pharmacy and other specialties.

The medical center was again designated a Level III Perinatal Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health, a designation recognizing centers that have demonstrated the highest level of expertise in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies, their unborn babies and critically ill newborns.

LUMC has a close partnership with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Most faculty members have joint appointments at Hines and Loyola students and resident physicians rotate through Hines as part of their training. Researchers from Loyola and Hines collaborate closely on many federally funded studies

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (LUCSSOM) is committed to scholarship and the education of medical professionals and biomedical scientists. The school, including its faculty, trainees, and staff are called to go beyond facts, experimentation, and treatment of disease to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives and treat the human spirit in an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity, respects life, and values human dignity.

LUCSSOM believes that thoughtful scholarly excellence, service, stewardship, and continuing reflection advance our ability to contribute high-impact research and provide the highest-quality education.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1B in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in life advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare.

LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Medical Center) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUHS is home to approximately 7,000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents and fellows. LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.

For more information on Loyola University Health System, please visit https://www.loyolamedicine.org.


COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Chicago, Illinois is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles with 2.7 million residents. Chicagos top sights bustle with activity all year round - ice skating in Millennium Park, sightseeing through Lincoln Park Zoo, playing at Navy Pier, shopping along the Magnificent Mile. For more action, take in a professional game like the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears or make it a fun night out at a piano bar or comedy club like The Second City.

The season is ripe for arts and culture as well. Immerse yourself in the vibrant theater scene at Steppenwolf, Goodman or Broadway in Chicago. Explore museums and galleries of every variety, like the beloved Shedd Aquarium and esteemed Art Institute of Chicago. Take in sensational performances from live music, comedy, dance and opera.

Indoors, unwind at a leisurely pace with the stellar skyline in view. Chicagos restaurants are destinations in themselves too, lining the landscape with star chefs and racking up culinary awards on a regular basis.

The city buzzes year-round with energy both downtown and in the vibrant neighborhoods. Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, you will find world-class dining, shopping, entertainment, and hotels and accommodations here in the largest and most-visited city in the Midwest.

For more information on Chicago, visit www.choosechicago.com/
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email backkg@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.