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Medical Director, Acute Care & Trauma Surgery

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Job ID REQ_149347 FACILITY Rochester General Hospital LOCATION Rochester, New York

You are the future of patient-focused Acute Care Surgery. With our new models of care, treatments and other innovative technologies, we empower advancement within you. Join our culture of constant improvement and enjoy:
  • Sign-on and performance bonuses
  • Full relocation package
  • Quaternary care facility!

STATUS: Full Time - 0.5 FTE Director, 0.5 FTE Clinical

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital (636 beds)

DEPARTMENT: Department of Surgery


  • NEW! Center for Critical Care Tower, a 7-story, 312,000 sq. ft. project, with state-of-the-art facilities with 23 NEW ORs
  • 14th busiest Emergency Department in the country.
  • Over 60,000 cases each year system-wide
  • Level II Trauma Center in development
  • Well-versed in trauma surgery


  • Board certified in General Surgery with Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship
  • Be part of a 4-physician team of Acute Care surgeons
  • Three years clinical experience in emergency/trauma care
  • Prior experience in a trauma program leadership role preferred
  • Performance improvement, clinical education, and community outreach


  • Seven 12-14 hour days at RGH per month
  • Five days at RGH to include office and elective surgical cases; during these five days, serve as back up call to the day shift acute care surgeon (7:00 am – 7:00 pm)
  • Clinical rotation may change as the schedule is adjusted to a 5-physician model or the model deemed most appropriate in the future


  • Malpractice with full coverage + tail
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 403(b)
  • Fully covered relocation services provided
  • Multiple health insurance plans to choose from
Jessica Yaeger -
Physician Recruitment Strategist - jessica.yaeger@rochesterregional.org
Kathy Vavrick - Physician Recruiter - kathy.vavrick@rochesterregional.org
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS L - Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly; requires occasional walking, standing or squatting.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Physician - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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