Trauma Medical Director

SSM Health Dean Medical Group Published: September 26, 2017
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Christopher Kashnig
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Trauma Medical Director – SSM Health Dean Medical Group—Madison, WI

The Opportunity

SSM Health Dean Medical Group, a 450+ physician multi-specialty group, is actively recruiting for a Trauma Medical Director. The physician will be responsible for elevating our current Level III Trauma program to an ACS Level II Trauma Center. Duties will include maintaining the hospital as an ACS verified Trauma II Center, growing and solidifying the network of referring facilities, supporting the hospital’s strategic goals and objectives, ensuring continuing compliance with the American College of Surgeons and other regulatory body survey requirements, and actively participating in process improvement and medical education efforts. The Trauma Medical Director will be directly responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring, and improvement of clinical processes and systems related to the Trauma program. This position also requires the performance of clinical duties as a Surgeon, including Trauma Surgery and Trauma call.

Qualified candidates must be board certified in General Surgery, have 5+ years of experience caring for traumatized patients, and be ATLS certified. They must also have experience in operations management, Trauma program design and implementation, and demonstrated experience in clinic or administrative leadership. Preferred qualifications include previous experience as a Trauma Medical Director, fellowship training in Trauma or Surgical Critical Care, certification in Surgical Critical Care from the American Board of Surgery, and be an ATLS instructor. The position will be 50% administrative and 50% clinical. SSM Health Dean Medical Group will offer a competitive financial and fringe benefits package.

The Hospital

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital has been serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912. The hospital is a 350-bed tertiary care and referral center with a full spectrum of medical and surgical services.  In addition, the hospital has a 12-bed MICU and a 15-bed SICU. St. Mary’s Hospital and Dean Medical Group are part of SSM Health, an integrated health system that has facilities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

The Community

Madison, population 225,000, consistently ranks as one of the top places in the country to live, work, go to school, play, and raise a family. In fact, Madison was recently named as the most livable mid-size city in the United States by Home to the State Capitol and University of Wisconsin, Madison offers residents a stimulating civic and educational environment.  The Madison area offers excellent public and private schools.  Children have numerous educational options outside of school, including the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Saturday Science at Discovery, and the Madison Children’s Museum.

Residents also enjoy an endless variety of music, dance, theater, visual and literary arts, including five museums exhibiting art, history, and science collections. The Overture Center in downtown Madison is a beautiful facility that offers a wide variety of entertainment, including the Madison Symphony, Madison Opera, and visiting performances.  Built around four lakes, Madison satisfies outdoor enthusiasts with its public parks, beaches, marinas, and numerous bicycle trails.  Sports fans have the opportunity to cheer for the Wisconsin Badgers in most of the major and minor intercollegiate sports.

Dean is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information contact:

Christopher Kashnig

SSM Health Dean Medical Group, 1808 W. Beltline Highway, Madison, WI 53713

Phone: 608-250-1474 Cell: 608-212-6348  Fax: 608-250-1534

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