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Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery

Atrium Health
Charlotte, NC

The Department of Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking a Chief for the Division of Acute Care Surgery.  The Division of Acute Care Surgery is organized into the Sections of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Acute/Emergency General Surgery.  There are 16 surgeons and 17 ACPs in the Division. 

Qualified candidates should:

  • Be a recognized academic clinician-researcher and qualify for the rank of Associate or Professor of Surgery.
  • Provide a vision and strategic direction for the Division of Acute Care Surgery as well as leadership, supervision and accountability to fulfill the education, research, clinical and administrative service missions and values of the Department.
  • Possess strong leadership abilities, management experience in multidisciplinary/multi-professional environments, and the ability to influence, negotiate and motivate collaborators to build a culture of quality, efficiency, and responsiveness. 
  • Be energy driven professionally with the ability to foster the growth of others through a progressive mind-set and aptitude to motivate others by way of inspirational and directive communication and good listening skills to provide the Division with a strong level of trust and guidance.
  • Have a strong commitment to the education of fellows, residents, medical students and advanced clinical practitioners (ACPs).

The Department of Surgery has 68 full-time clinical faculty and 6 PhD translational and basic science researchers.  The Divisions in the Department of Surgery are Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery (GI/MIS), Hepatopancreatic and Biliary (HPB) Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Urology.   The general surgery residency matches 6 categorical residents per year and 2 preliminary residents for the PGY-1 year.  Fellowship programs are offered in Bariatric Surgery, Breast Oncology, GI/MIS, HPB Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and Urologic Oncology.

The Division of Acute Care Surgery manages the most seriously ill and injured surgical patients in the Carolinas HealthCare System and its surrounding geography within North and South Carolina.  The Carolinas HealthCare System is one of the largest, most comprehensive and integrated, public, not-for-profit systems in the nation compromising more than 7,500 licensed beds, employing nearly 62,000 people and accounting for more than 12 million patient encounters on an annual basis.  Trauma and Surgical Critical Care services are performed at Carolinas Medical Center and Acute/Emergency General Surgery services at Carolinas Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy.  The Carolinas Medical Center is an 874 bed, tertiary/quaternary care hospital, ACS-verified Level I trauma center in the Carolinas HealthCare System.  It serves as the University of North Carolina School of Medicine-Charlotte Campus and the lead institution for the regional Metrolina Trauma Advisory Committee (MTAC).  Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy is a 196 bed acute care hospital located 1.5 miles from Carolinas Medical Center campus with advanced specialty services in orthopaedics, bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, and urogynecology.

For more information about the practice, hospital and community, please follow the links below. 

Please contact me directly for more information about this position or to submit a confidential CV for consideration. 

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