• South Shore Health - South Shore Hospital
  • $140,665.00 -76,000.00/year*
  • Weymouth , MA
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Full-Time
  • 451 Washington St

South Shore Health is a not-for-profit, charitable health system offering primary and specialty care, hospital care, home health and community care, emergency and urgent care, and preventative and wellness services. We are the largest independent health system in Southeastern Massachusetts.

South Shore Health brings together like-minded people who work As One toward a common goal of providing exceptional care the people of our region deserve. We unite top-caliber talent, technology, and service with the wishes and personal needs of patients and their families to develop individualized treatment plans.

South Shore Hospital's Level II trauma Center is one of only two licensed to a community hospital in Massachusetts. We are looking for a Trauma Surgeon to join our team.



Basic Purpose

Responsible for performing emergency surgeries on patients suffering from acute injuries and illnesses. Review patient s history and confirms need for surgery. Determines which instruments and method of surgery will be most successful in achieving desired outcome. Trauma surgeon will provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care. Provide in-service training as needed to address new technology in health care treatment. Provides charting in compliance with all laws and regulations.

Essential Functions

Physician shall perform the following duties as Trauma Surgeon:

Examining patients, making initial assessments, and questioning patients and family members on complaints, symptoms, and medical history.

Conducting diagnostic tests and determining which instruments and methods of surgery would be most successful.

Performing operations on critical, often multiple, injuries to different organ systems. Using a variety of medical tools, such as surgical clamps, lasers, and medical software.

Working with other specialized Surgeons to stabilize patients in critical condition.

Coordinating Nurses, Assistants, Anesthesiologists, specialists, and other medical staff required for surgery.

Providing in-service training on new surgical technology.

Remaining up-to-date on surgical techniques by reading medical journals and attending medical conferences.

Assist with Performance Improvement activities within the department.

Supports the Hospital s mission, policies and procedures through attendance and participation at committee meetings.



Education/Qualifications

Medical degree, licensed in Massachusetts and the successful completion of a residency and fellowship in Trauma and Critical Care.

Certified by American Board of Surgery with specialty in surgical critical care



Minimum Experience



Meets requirements of South Shore Health medical staff bylaws

Credentialed by SSH medical staff
Associated topics: general surgery, laparoscopic, robotics, surg, surgeon, surgery, surgery physician

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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