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 11, 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;...
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Dec 11, 2018
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Medicus Healthcare Solutions - CA

Medicus Healthcare Solutions is working with an expanding trauma program in California that is seeking an interim Trauma Medical Director. If you do not currently have a CA license but are interested, please contact us, and we can facilitate this process for you. Details:• Flexible scheduling• 24/7 APP support&...
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Dec 7, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - FL

Trauma Surgeon needed 1st call 7a - 5p, 2nd call 7a - 5p; 1st call 5p - 7a, 2nd call 5p - 7p. Full day of primary, then full day of back up.Dates Needed:  ASAP - ongoingCall Ratio/Schedule:  24 hr call - not in houseHours...
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Dec 7, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - FL

Trauma Surgeon needed 1st call 7a - 5p, 2nd call 7a - 5p; 1st call 5p - 7a, 2nd call 5p - 7p. Full day of primary, then full day of back up.Dates Needed:  ASAP - ongoingCall Ratio/Schedule:  24 hr call - not in houseHours...
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Dec 7, 2018

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LocumTenens.com - IN

A facility in Indiana is seeking a locum tenens trauma surgeon for ongoing coverage through the end of October. Schedule rotation will be 7 on/7 off (or possibly shorter stretches). 24-hour call shifts will be split in-house from 7am-7pm, and back up from 7pm-7am. Candidates with plenty of flexibility...
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Dec 12, 2018
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Barton Associates - CA

A medical group in California is looking for a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for four days in early February, with a chance for an extension. The provider will work on a 24 hour call schedule and will see 3 to 4 surgeries while on call. The locum will see...
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Dec 12, 2018
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Barton Associates - IA

A hospital in Iowa is looking for a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for 70 days in a five months period starting in early February and ending in early July, with a chance for an extension. The provider will work either 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 8 a....
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Dec 12, 2018
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Barton Associates - VA

A hospital in Virginia is looking for a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for approximately 2 months beginning mid-November and ending in mid-January with a chance for an extension for another month. The provider will work 7 to 14 shifts a month on 12 hour shifts doing in-house call and rounding....
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Dec 12, 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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Dec 12, 2018
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Barton Associates - IA

A hospital in Iowa is looking for a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for 70 days in a five months period starting in early February and ending in early July, with a chance for an extension. The provider will work either 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 8 a....
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Dec 12, 2018
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Barton Associates - VA

A hospital in Virginia is looking for a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for approximately 2 months beginning mid-November and ending in mid-January with a chance for an extension for another month. The provider will work 7 to 14 shifts a month on 12 hour shifts doing in-house call and rounding....
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Dec 12, 2018
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Barton Associates - CA

A medical group in California is looking for a trauma surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for four days in early February, with a chance for an extension. The provider will work on a 24 hour call schedule and will see 3 to 4 surgeries while on call. The locum will see...
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Dec 12, 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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