Trauma Surgeon


Job Summary

Under indirect supervision, provides and manages direct medical evaluation, diagnosis, procedures, and care for patients within a recognized area of practice, or for a specified patient population

Core Job Responsibilities


  • Provide general, trauma and surgical critical care services to Hospital’s patients.
  • Provide continuous coverage of trauma and general surgical services in rotation with other physicians participating in the service.
  • Maintain an office, hospital, and surgical schedule consistent with the needs of patients and the scope of the duties to be performed, which shall include sufficient time for administrative functions.
  • Participate in coverage/call arrangements with other physicians as reasonably determined by Hospital and Physician and in accordance with Medical Staff Bylaws, to ensure adequate coverage for Hospital’s surgical patients and provide on-call services for the Hospital’s Emergency Department as necessary to ensure full-time trauma and general surgical coverage for Hospital’s patients. 
  • Work as a member of the General Surgery teaching Faculty and supervise, mentor and teach residents in accordance with ACGME /MVHS GME rules and regulations.
  • Act as the collaborating physician for Hospital’s employed nurse practitioner(s) and/or supervising physician for Hospital’s employed physician assistant(s) and/or for nurse practitioners or physician assistants employed by Hospital.
  • Participate in the education of resident physicians, medical students, and other learners in support of Hospital’s residency programs and other graduate and post-graduate medical education programs.
  • Perform such other administrative functions as Hospital may reasonably require.
  • Provider will perform Trauma Call coverage at the direction of the Trauma Medical Director.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) and successful completion of a residency and internship.
  • Experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, which may include residency in a directly related medical specialty. 
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
  • Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • Current NYS Certification/Licensure
  • Federal DEA Certification
  • Board certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical Specialty, Medical Specialty License or Certification if applicable
  • Physician must maintain the following:
  • Board certified or board eligible in primary specialty
  • Maintain board certification in critical care medicine
  •  ACLS Certification
  • ATLS Certification
  • Medical Staff CME requirements


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

 Req Id  89465 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  8.50
FTE 1 
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range 300,000-600,000

Nearest Major Market: Utica