Academic Trauma Surgery Opportunity

Job description

The Department of Surgery at East Carolina University is seeking a dynamic, academically oriented, fellowship trained orthopedic trauma surgeon to serve as quality director of orthopedic trauma surgery.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in quality improvement and an established record of academic productivity in their defined area of expertise. The successful candidate will join a collaborative clinical, teaching and research program. Orthopedic trauma surgeons with specialized training in hand or pediatric orthopedic trauma are encouraged to apply.

The quality director will actively oversee process improvement and quality efforts for the orthopedic trauma service in addition to maintaining an active clinical practice. The successful candidate will ensure rigorous oversight of quality and outcomes metrics for the American College of Surgeons, the NC Committee on Trauma, and Vidant Medical Center.

The School of Medicine provides accredited education programs for medical students, residents and fellows, doctoral students in the basic medical sciences, and practicing physicians. The hallmarks of these programs are close-faculty student interaction, experiential learning, and development of students’ ability to continue learning even after they leave the formal educational setting. Our education programs are consistent with our missions of enhancing generalist training and offering opportunities in medicine to minority and disadvantaged students.

Benefits Inquire Within
*Vidant Medical Center

Located in Greenville, the fast-growing cultural hub of eastern North Carolina, Vidant Medical Center is the heart of the Vidant Health system. We have more than 900 licensed beds and are proud to offer extensive inpatient and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people across 29 counties.

Vidant Medical Center is the third largest Level I Trauma Center in the nation and serves as the flagship teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. We are a tertiary care referral center and designated Magnet hospital. Our thousands of dedicated health care professionals include specialists from all over the country and around the world.

Every day, we work to improve patient outcomes through groundbreaking research, innovative technologies and award-winning programs and services at our state-of-the-art facilities. Putting patients first is more than a goal here — it’s a way of life. That’s why we continue to be recognized nationally for our patient- and family-centered approach to care, and why we’re the ultimate regional resource for comprehensive health services and clinical expertise.

More about this facility
Candidate Requirements North Carolina Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview
Clinical Workload — Inpatient This job consists of inpatient clinical work.