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Centra Medical Group is seeking a Medical Director, Trauma / Critical Care Program at our Level II Trauma Center, located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Director will provide oversight of the Trauma program including management of the Emergency Trauma Surgery Services and Surgical Critical Care Services.

Opportunity Highlights
Employed position, Loan repayment / relocation assistance / sign-on bonus
Growing department of 8 surgeons
Position provides acute care surgery, with rotating shifts within our surgicalist model, in addition to trauma

Job Requirements
5+ years trauma center experience preferred
Board certification in General Surgery and Trauma / Critical Care required

Centra is a nonprofit healthcare system comprised of 4 hospitals including CENTRA Lynchburg General Hospital (CLGH). CLGH offers state-of-the-art surgical facilities equipped with advanced imaging and diagnostic technologies, including specialized operating and interventional radiology suites.

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center with 358 licensed beds and is an emergency and critical care center specializing in cardiology, emergency medicine, orthopaedics, oncology, neurology, and neurosurgery. CLGH has about 90,000 annual emergency room visits and is recognized nationally for its oncology, cardiac, and neurosciences programs. Centra has received the Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for AMI and CHF, Chest Pain Accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, and was the first Mission Lifeline Accreditated hospital in the state of VA, due to the partnership between STEMI care, EMS, Emergency Department, and our Cath Lab.

Centra Medical Group is also part of Centra, consisting of regional medical centers, and more than 50 primary care/specialty practices. Centra fosters a vibrant, collaborative team environment with a strong priority on physician satisfactionall reflected in our high employee retention rate and long staff tenure.

Best of all, you'll be working in a community that's renowned for its quality of life. The Lynchburg region has been singled out by sources such as Forbes, Newsweek, CNN Money, and for its mild climate, low cost of living (17% below national average), and its abundance of cultural, educational and recreational assets. Youll find an amazing diversity of housing options here, ranging from historic mansions to lakefront condos...all situated just a few hours' drive from Washington, DC, mountain ski resorts, and Virginia's coastal beaches.
For more information, please send your CV to Amy Carr at
Centra is a not-for-profit regional health care system based in Lynchburg servicing central Virginia with three hospitals and more than 5,200 health care professionals. As the largest health system in the region, Centra provides a full spectrum of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, surgical, emergency, neurology, orthopaedics, family practice, women and children's rehabilitation and senior services. Whether you are referring patients for specialized care or consulting with patients on their treatment options, Centra allows you to offer services supported by the most advanced medical technologies. Centra's quality of care ranks in or near the top 10% of hospitals nationwide, according to results published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Hospital Compare initiative. Centra has also ranked as one of the top heart hospitals and holds one of the highest ratings in the country for cardiac surgery by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Our Physicians, nurses and staff take great pride in the awards we have received for outstanding quality of care and health system innovations. Forbes Safest Hospitals in America: Forbes magazine named Centra as one of the safest hospital in country, ranking in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for low complication and mortality rates. Premier CareScience Award: Fewer than 50 health care organizations nationwide receive this award for superior quality, efficiency and process of care. Centra was the only health system in Virginia to receive this recognition. Magnet Nursing Award: Centra is one of 289 U.S. hospitals that have been awarded this highest recognition for excellence in nursing, an award Centra has held since 2005.