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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Academic Surgical Critical Care Surgeon

New Brunswick, NJ, US
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COMPANY: RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

# Position Information

## Posting Summary

The Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care in the Department of Surgery at Rutgers NJMS is actively recruiting a full-time Academic Critical Care Surgeon at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to be the Director of the SICU and Chief of the Section of Surgical Critical Care with the Division.

Candidates should be board certified in surgery with added qualifications in surgical critical care; more than 3 years' experience; track record of scholarship, particularly in critical care; evidence of leadership training, ability, experience strongly desired; proficient in all ICU procedures, protocols and operations; experience with ECMO desired. Candidates must also be eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey and obtain licensure prior to start date.

Academic rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor is based on CV and experience. Candidates will hold the titles of 1) Chief of the Section of Surgical Critical Care within the Division and 2) Director of the SICU at University Hospital (UH). You will develop policies, protocols in the SICU, lead all critical care expansion activities within the Department of Surgery, represent Department on all critical care committees at UH, direct ACGME-approved fellowship in surgical critical care, serve as an attending with responsibilities on critical care service (majority of clinical effort), trauma service and acute care surgery, develop a critical care research agenda, actively participate in education for residents and fellows, and take night call 4-5 nights/month. You will report directly to the Chief of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care.

Applicants must have a strong interest in clinical practice of trauma, surgical critical care and acute care surgery. In addition, applicants need to demonstrate a commitment to scientific research in either basic science, clinical trials or health services research. Successful candidates will be expected to develop their critical care research interest into internal and extramural funding applications. The New Jersey Trauma Center is the busiest Level I trauma center in New Jersey with over 3,000 trauma activations and 2,000 trauma admissions annually consisting of a mix of 75% blunt and 25% penetrating trauma. The SICU admits over 700 patients annually with a mix of trauma, liver transplant and general surgery.

Rutgers University is an ADA, AA/EEO employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current CV, complete contact information of three professional references to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

David H. Livingston, MD
Chief, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School & University Hospital
Department of Surgery
150 Bergen Street
Trauma Mezzanine, Suite M-234
Newark, NJ 07103
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# Qualifications

## Minimum Education and Experience

Candidates should be board certified in surgery with added qualifications in surgical critical care; more than 3 years' experience; track record of scholarship, particularly in critical care; evidence of leadership training, ability, experience strongly desired; proficient in all ICU procedures, protocols and operations; experience with ECMO desired. Candidates must also be eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey and obtain licensure prior to start date.



*Recruitment/Posting Title:* Academic Surgical Critical Care Surgeon


*Department:* NJMS-Surgery


*Salary:* Commensurate With Experience


*Posting Number:* 19FA1092


*Quick Link to Posting:* #removed#/postings/84137


*Campus:* Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)


*Home Location Campus:* Newark (RBHS)
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