Trauma Surgery Locum Tenens Physician Jobs

<p>A trauma surgeon focuses on both operative and non-operative means of treating traumatic injuries. Many injuries treated by a trauma surgeon are severe, life threatening, penetrating, and blunt force, resulting in operating on critical organs in the abdomen such as the pancreas, spleen, stomach, and colon. Trauma surgeons also work with other specialty surgeons to make sure patients are in stable conditions.</p>

Education and Training

<p>Before becoming a trauma surgeon, one must earn a Bachelor of Science in biology, pre-med, or other scientific related discipline. After completion of a B.S., one must complete four years of medical school to earn a M.D. During these four years of medical school, there must be two years of laboratory work and two or more years of clinical clerkships. After M.D. training, one must then complete three or more years in a general surgery residency. Upon completion, one must take a General Surgery Qualifying Examination, followed by the General Surgery Certifying Examination. Once completing both exams, one must take the Surgical Critical Care (SCC) Certifying Examination to become a board certified trauma surgeon.</p>

Personality of a Trauma Surgeon

<p>If you thrive in a fast paced environment, trauma surgery may be a good fit. Trauma surgeons need to be natural leaders, considering they are in charge of a team of nurses, therapists, x-ray technicians, and other medical staffers. A trauma surgeon must also be confident and be able to collaborate with other medical professionals. Also, it is important to possess compassion and empathy since trauma surgeons treat and console injured, and often confused or depressed patients and their families.</p>

Employment Outlook

<p>The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that demand for physicians and surgeons will increase by 18% between 2012 and 2022. The field is expected to see an additional 123,300 new jobs over that decade, according to the BLS. In July 2015, Payscale.com reported a median annual income of $301,774 for trauma surgeons.</p>

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Apr 21, 2018

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Staff Care - Petoskey, MI

Trauma program in Northern Michigan seeks physicians to provide 8-10 24 hour call shifts per month. There will be two call schedules; Trauma (15 minutes response) and Acute (30 minute response). This is a level 3 trauma program. The ideal candidate will be board certified in general surgery with a demonstrated work history in...
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Apr 21, 2018
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Barton Associates - CA

A Barton Associates client in California needs a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for approximately four months starting in the beginning of June. Candidates with experience in the ICU and ER are preferred. On a typical day, the provider can expect to see eight patients for a...
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Apr 21, 2018
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Barton Associates - CA

A Barton Associates client in California needs a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for approximately four months starting in the beginning of June. Candidates with experience in the ICU and ER are preferred. On a typical day, the provider can expect to see eight patients for a...
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Apr 18, 2018
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Medicus Healthcare Solutions - OH

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is collaborating with a well-known hospital in Ohio that needs a Trauma Surgeon to provide coverage for their facility. If you do not currently have an OH license but are interested, please contact us and we can facilitate this process for you. Highlights: Schedule: 5:00pm-8:00am; primarily...
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Apr 13, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - NH

Locum tenens trauma surgeon needed in New Hampshire for 15 shifts/month ongoing. Shifts will be 12-hours in-house, followed by 12-hours back up call. Candidates must have current ATLS certification. Board certification in general surgery and additional BC/BE in surgical critical care is preferred but not required.Dates Needed: ASAP...
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Apr 13, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - CA

*Dates Needed: ASAP - ongoing (6 months - 1 year)*Shift/Schedule: 1 week/month (combination of in-house shifts + back up call)*Call Required: Yes*Certification/Requirements: BC or BE in surgical critical care, current CA license, ATLS certificationEmily Ergleltjobleads@locumtenens.com
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Apr 13, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - CO

Surgeon needed in Colorado for 1-2 weekends per month for Level II trauma. Must be Board Certified in General Surgery. An active CO license is preferred.Dates Needed: ASAPProvider Availability:24-Hour CallAdditional Information:Trauma Level IIJessica Patzakltjobleads@locumtenens.com
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Apr 13, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - CO

Surgeon needed in Colorado for 1-2 weekends per month for Level II trauma. Must be Board Certified in General Surgery. An active CO license is preferred.Dates Needed: ASAPProvider Availability:24-Hour CallAdditional Information:Trauma Level IIJessica Patzakltjobleads@locumtenens.com
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Apr 13, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - NC

North Carolina trauma center is seeking an experienced physician assistant to assist with ICU coverage and OR work.Dates Needed: OngoingProvider Availability:Day ShiftNight ShiftAssignment Type:InpatientORPrescriptive Authority Required: NoAdditional Information:Trauma Level IMedical Critical careChelsea Cashmanltjobleads@locumtenens.com
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Apr 13, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - NC

North Carolina trauma center is seeking an experienced nurse practitioner to assist with ICU coverage and OR work.Dates Needed: OngoingProvider Availability:Day ShiftNight ShiftAssignment Type:InpatientORPrescriptive Authority Required: NoAdditional Information:Trauma Level IMedical Critical careChelsea Cashmanltjobleads@locumtenens.com
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