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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Dec 5, 2019

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NEXTLocums - Kettering, OH

An esteemed Hospital in Kettering, OH is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Surgery - Trauma Surgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Surgery - Trauma Surgery; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Kettering, OH. Job Description: Trauma Surgery - locums Nov. 2019 through Feb. 2020 Full time - day shift...
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Dec 3, 2019

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Medestar - Panama City, FL

A Trauma Surgery Physician is needed to provide quality patient care for a locum tenens coverage assignment in Florida.About the Job:Coverage Needed: 11/4/19 and ongoingSchedule/Hours: Days: 7a-7p; 7p-7a (doc must work 12 hr primary + 12 hrs backup)Medical Setting: InpatientCall Requirements: 12 hr back up callSupport Staff: NAAbout...
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Nov 23, 2019

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Medestar - Riverside, CA

A hospital in Riverside, CA needs Trauma Surgery support.Dates NeededAs soon as credentialed - 60-90 daysMinimum shifts required per month: 7 (must be able to provide 4-5 days in a row)Schedule/HoursShifts require 12 hours of in-house coverage + 12 hours back up call with 30 min response time.Medical SettingInpatientCall RequirementsYes -...
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Nov 26, 2019

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Medestar - Temple, TX

A clinic in Texas is in need of a Trauma Surgery Physician to provide quality patient care for a locum tenens coverage assignment. About the Job:Coverage Needed: December 1, 2019 to October 1, 2020Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 24 hour trauma call shiftMedical Setting: InpatientCall Requirements: Primary Trauma...
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Nov 26, 2019

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Medestar - Terre Haute, IN

A hospital in Indiana is in need of a Trauma Surgery Physician to provide quality patient care for a locum tenens coverage assignment.About the Job:Coverage Needed: Immediate - OngoingSchedule/Hours: 7am-7pm; 7pm-7am (must work 12 hr primary + 12 hrs backup)Medical Setting: InpatientCall Requirements: 12 hrs primary in-house...
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Dec 5, 2019
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VeloSource - Dayton, OH

VeloSource has a new Trauma Surgery locum tenens opportunity in Ohio, minutes from Dayton. - 24 hr call days / nights / weekends - FT on-going - BC Surgical Critical Care - BLS, ACLS & ATLS Contact VeloSource to discuss this job or any of our Locum Tenens and Permanent opportunities nation-wide.
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to see adult patients for various surgeries and procedures: general trauma, laparoscopic, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty, breast surgery, GI endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy,...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to see adult patients for various surgeries and procedures: general trauma, laparoscopic, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty, breast surgery, GI endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy,...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OK

A hospital in Oklahoma is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in February 2020, with the possibility to be extended. Typically, the provider can expect to see adult patients during trauma surgery. The provider will work thirteen hour shifts from 5 p.m....
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OK

A hospital in Oklahoma is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in February 2020, with the possibility to be extended. Typically, the provider can expect to see adult patients during trauma surgery. The provider will work thirteen hour shifts from 5 p.m....
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in November, with a possibility for extension. During this assignment, the provider will see patients for various procedures: trauma surgery, laparoscopic surgery, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty, breast surgery, GI endoscopy, colonoscopy,...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in November, with a possibility for extension. During this assignment, the provider will see patients for various procedures: trauma surgery, laparoscopic surgery, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty, breast surgery, GI endoscopy, colonoscopy,...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately four months, beginning in November, with a possibility for extension. During this assignment, the provider will see patients for various procedures: trauma surgery, laparoscopic surgery, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty, breast surgery, GI endoscopy (upper &...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately four months, beginning in November, with a possibility for extension. During this assignment, the provider will see patients for various procedures: trauma surgery, laparoscopic surgery, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, hernioplasty, breast surgery, GI endoscopy (upper &...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - VA

A multi-specialty clinic in Virginia is looking for a physician assistant of trauma surgery to provide locum tenens coverage throughout January 2020, with the possibility for an extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients during surgeries, including wound care, abscess incisions, lumbar punctures, and thoracentesis. The provider will work...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a nurse practitioner of trauma surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in October, with a possibility for extension. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see patients for intubations, central line placement, acute care, and rounding. The...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - OH

A hospital in Ohio is looking for a physician assistant of trauma surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in October, with a possibility for extension. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see patients for intubations, central line placement, acute care, and rounding. The...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - IA

A hospital in Iowa is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately eight months, beginning in December, with a possibility for extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages in a Level 4 trauma unit for chest tube insertions and central line...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - IA

A hospital in Iowa is looking for a trauma surgeon to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately eight months, beginning in December, with a possibility for extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients of all ages in a Level 4 trauma unit for chest tube insertions and central line...
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Dec 5, 2019
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Barton Associates - SC

A medical corporation in South Carolina is looking for a nurse practitioner of trauma surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately two months, beginning in early November, with the possibility to be extended. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see patients in a Level 3 trauma unit for...
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