Burn Surgery – Section Chief and Burn Center Director – Academic Opportunity

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Facility: Loyola University Medical Center - Stritch School of Medicine 
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Maywood, IL 60153 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Academic
Administration
Surgery : Burn Surgery 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:H1
Loan Repayment:Not Specified
Salary Range:Not Specified
Employment Type:Not Specified
Bonus Offered:None
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Loyola University Health System and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine have an excellent full time faculty employment opportunity for a fellowship trained or experienced Board Certified Section Chief of Burn Surgery to be the Burn Center Director of Loyola Burn Center located in Maywood, Illinois. 

This is a unique opportunity for an exceptional, ambitious, energetic, and innovative leader to direct and expand the clinical, educational and research programs nationally, within Loyola, and within the larger Loyola/Trinity Health System network. The Burn Center Director works closely with the Department of Surgery leadership and hospital administration to develop and implement strategic plans to create well-rounded and efficient clinical services. The selected candidate is also responsible for recruitment and retention of high-quality faculty and is a visible and accessible mentor and role model for the department, as well as planning and leading initiatives to facilitate clinical quality, academic and clinical productivity, and enhancement of patient satisfaction. 

The Loyola Burn Center is located in Maywood, Illinois on the western edge of Chicago and is verified by both the ABA and ACS. Other professionals of the care team include general surgery residents, advance practice providers, occupational and physical therapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, and social workers. The clinical and educational programs are closely aligned with the Burn Shock Trauma Research Institute (BSTRI). The BSTRI programs include ongoing federally funded basic, translational and clinical trial activities in wound healing, sepsis, acute kidney injury and alcohol associated injuries.

A medical degree and board certification with added qualifications in surgical critical care and completion of a one-year fellowship in burn treatment are required. In lieu of fellowship, candidates should have at least five years of experience working in a multidisciplinary burn program. A proven academic track record in the field is highly desirable. This is a full time faculty position and salary will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should also have a strong interest in teaching residents and medical students and the successful candidate will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. 

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join Loyola University Health System.

 

 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Loyola University Medical Center offers an excellent compensation and benefits package commensurate with professional experience.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 61 acre medical center campus conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop. LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology and surgery.

LUMC's Stroke Center has been honored by the American Stroke Association for its expert collaboration of professionals from emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitative services, social work, nutrition, pharmacy and other specialties.

The medical center was again designated a Level III Perinatal Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health, a designation recognizing centers that have demonstrated the highest level of expertise in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies, their unborn babies and critically ill newborns.

LUMC has a close partnership with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Most faculty members have joint appointments at Hines and Loyola students and resident physicians rotate through Hines as part of their training. Researchers from Loyola and Hines collaborate closely on many federally funded studies

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (LUCSSOM) is committed to scholarship and the education of medical professionals and biomedical scientists. The school, including its faculty, trainees, and staff are called to go beyond facts, experimentation, and treatment of disease to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives and treat the human spirit in an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity, respects life, and values human dignity.

LUCSSOM believes that thoughtful scholarly excellence, service, stewardship, and continuing reflection advance our ability to contribute high-impact research and provide the highest-quality education.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1B in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in life advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship, learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare.

LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Medical Center) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUHS is home to approximately 7,000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents and fellows. LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.

For more information on Loyola University Health System, please visit https://www.loyolamedicine.org.  ,,,

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Chicago, Illinois is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles with 2.7 million residents. Chicago’s top sights bustle with activity all year round - ice skating in Millennium Park, sightseeing through Lincoln Park Zoo, playing at Navy Pier, shopping along the Magnificent Mile. For more action, take in a professional game like the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears or make it a fun night out at a piano bar or comedy club like The Second City.

The season is ripe for arts and culture as well. Immerse yourself in the vibrant theater scene at Steppenwolf, Goodman or Broadway in Chicago. Explore museums and galleries of every variety, like the beloved Shedd Aquarium and esteemed Art Institute of Chicago. Take in sensational performances from live music, comedy, dance and opera.

Indoors, unwind at a leisurely pace with the stellar skyline in view. Chicago’s restaurants are destinations in themselves too, lining the landscape with star chefs and racking up culinary awards on a regular basis.

The city buzzes year-round with energy both downtown and in the vibrant neighborhoods. Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, you will find world-class dining, shopping, entertainment, and hotels and accommodations here in the largest and most-visited city in the Midwest.

For more information on Chicago, visit www.choosechicago.com

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email docopps@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

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Contact: Katrina Back, Recruitment 
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