The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recruiting for a Medical Director of Trauma Service at Ohio State University Hospital. This unique and innovative leadership position will require the candidate to work in collaboration with nursing, hospital administrative, and Department of Surgery leadership in providing operational management, financial management, and leadership functions within this service. This leader will also be responsible for the coordination, oversight, and supervision of all medical care patients within the Trauma Service. In addition, the Medical Director will collaborate with specialist and administrative leaders from other departments to ensure that timely and appropriate consultative and other clinical services are provided for the service’s patients. This is a full-time associate or professor appointment that will provide the successful candidate with the chance to develop and expand this clinical service within University Hospital. This leadership role will have an important presence in the Department of Surgery, University Hospital, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
The Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn
The Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn is led by Division Director Carrie Sims, MD. The division concentrates efforts on clinical care, research, and education related to patients with acute surgical problems. The division delivers high-quality care to patients suffering from surgical critical illness, trauma, emergency general surgery diseases, and burns. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on the main campus is an established Level I Trauma Center seeing approximately 2,700 trauma patients annually. OSU East Hospital opened its trauma center in September 2018 and has experienced an ongoing growth of patient volume. We have an accredited surgical critical care fellowship that matches four fellows each year. We also have an acute care surgery fellowship. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Burn Program is directed by Nicole Bernal, MD. It is one of only two American Burn Association (ABA) verified adult Burn Centers in Ohio.
The Medical Center has over 1,300 patient beds, performs over 44,000 surgeries per year, and has over 1.7 million annual outpatient visits. Established in 1914, The Ohio State Department of Surgery has a long and respected tradition of excellence in clinical care, research and education. The overall Department of Surgery is composed of nine surgical specialty divisions and seven centers. Collectively, the Department of Surgery performs over 21,000 cases annually and was ranked in the top 10 according to the Blue Ridge rankings for NIH funding among surgery departments nationally. To learn more about The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Department of Surgery, visit our website https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/departments/surgery .
Environment and Culture
The Ohio State University, along with its academic partner The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining, and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.
The Department of Surgery, led by Timothy Pawlik, MD, MPH, MTS, Ph.D., boasts a broad array of clinical, research, and educational opportunities. The department is home to multiple R01 funded researchers, several training grants. With over $15.5M in NIH funding, it was ranked #5 in the Blue Ridge Rankings among departments of surgery nationally. Three of the top 50 funded Surgery investigators are in the department, and our investigators collectively occupy over 25,000 square feet of laboratory space within and around the medical center campus. The Center for Surgical Health, Assessment, Research and Policy (SHARP) is the newest addition to the department’s investments in a transformative plan to ensure that the Department is in the top five nationally among academic departments of surgery, and boasts broad analytic and administrative support.
For consideration, send CV along with a cover letter to:
Carrie Sims, MD Division Director, Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Minimum five years of strong faculty clinical, academic, and mentorship
Experience with service line development and
Completion of an ACGME-accredited general surgery
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical
Strong track record of clinical operations
Demonstrated leadership skills in building innovative
Eligibility for Ohio medical licensure
Respected experience in research, clinical practice, and/or
Qualify for an academic appointment at the associate or full professor level – Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience
Internal Number: 172021
About The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.