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Physician-Colorectal Surgeon -Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 74731
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: day shifts with call coverage
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31601040030156-Surgical Services

Overview

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. We invite Physicians to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together.

 

Position Overview:

Atrium Health is seeking a skilled and compassionate Colon and Rectal Surgeon to join our team at Pineville and Union West locations in Charlotte, NC. The successful candidate will provide exceptional care to patients with disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus. This individual will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to deliver comprehensive and personalized treatment plans, utilizing the latest advancements in surgical techniques and technology.  The candidate will join the current practice with two existing surgeon and a APP. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform consultations, evaluations, and surgical procedures for patients with colorectal conditions.
  • Develop and implement evidence-based treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs and preferences.
  • Provide preoperative and postoperative care, including patient education and counseling.
  • Collaborate with gastroenterologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other specialists to ensure coordinated and integrated care.
  • Participate in departmental meetings, case conferences, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Contribute to teaching and training activities for medical students, residents, and fellows as appropriate.
  • Applicant will be expected to participate in General Surgery Call to account for 25% effort. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Medical degree from an accredited institution.
  • Board certification or eligibility in Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • Completion of an accredited Colon and Rectal Surgery residency program.
  • Current, unrestricted medical license in the state of North Carolina or eligibility for licensure.
  • Excellent clinical and surgical skills, with a commitment to providing high-quality patient care.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and participation in scholarly activities.
  • Eligible for appointment to the Wake Forest School of Medicine faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level 

 

Atrium Health and the Department of Surgery

 

Atrium Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive, and integrated, public, not-for-profit systems in the nation compromising more than 7,500 licensed beds, employing nearly 70,000 people and accounting for more than 12 million patient encounters on an annual basis. The Section of General Surgery covers emergency general surgery services at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health Mercy, Atrium Health Pineville, and also performs elective general surgery cases. This position will be primarily at Atrium Health Pineville which is a 307 bed acute care hospital. All surgeons assist in providing coverage at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and Atrium Health Mercy. Atrium Health Pineville is 8.7 miles from the Carolinas Medical Center Campus. Carolinas Medical Center is an 874-bed tertiary/quaternary care hospital, ACS-verified Level I trauma center with 141 ICU bed and 45 operating rooms. Carolinas Medical Center provides 24/7 support for complex and critically ill patients including a 29-bed dedicated Surgical/Trauma ICU with surgical critical care boarded coverage, advanced interventional radiology and gastrointestinal support, and a wide range of surgical subspecialists. Atrium Health Mercy is a 232- bed acute care hospital located 1.5 miles from the Carolinas Medical Center campus with 16 operating rooms with a dedicated Medical/Surgical ICU, interventional radiology, and gastrointestinal support.

 

Freestanding emergency rooms within Atrium Health provide additional access to patients and surgical consultations to all locations. Atrium Health Pineville supports two freestanding emergency rooms (third projected to open in late 2023) and Atrium Health Mercy supports one freestanding ED as well as receives patients from Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center Emergency Department.

 

The Department of Surgery has 75 full-time clinical faculty and 6 PhD translational and basic science researchers. The Divisions in the Department of Surgery are Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, General and Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery, Hepatopancreatic and Biliary (HPB) Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Urology. This position will be in the Division of General and GI Surgery, which has 17 faculty members in the Sections of Colorectal Surgery, GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, and General Surgery.

 

The General Surgery section is actively engaged in a wide variety of leadership opportunities within the healthcare system and nationally. This includes:

 

  • Co-leading the EGS Guidelines meeting
  • active participation in the Atrium Health Acute Care Surgery Network chairing Peer Review committees at the hospital level
  • participating in Department and Medical Staff -level Peer Review grant-funded research projects
  • resident-led research projects
  • supporting resident journal club on a quarterly basis
  • national surgical society committee roles, including SAGES, AWS, AHS and AAS

 

 

The Department of Surgery has finalized a Strategic Roadmap to execute upon those values for which the faculty believe will determine success. Specifically, the Department of Surgery has prioritized:

 

  • To focus on quality and evidence-based practices in surgery
  • To foster innovations in surgical practice, education and research
  • To support all faculty in achieving their full academic potential while recognizing the importance of work-life balance To welcome new affiliated partners and facilitate their engagement within the Department of Surgery
  • To promote greater integration and interdisciplinarity across divisions, departments, hospitals, research laboratories and other academic units for increased impact in research, education and surgical care
  • To pursue a courageous, no regrets advancement agenda
  • To embody transparency and fairness in all of our strategic directions and academic pursuits and to extend our reach regionally, and nationally to fulfill our academic and social responsibility

The Department of Surgery established the Carolinas Center for Clinical Outcomes Science in 2018, in order to promote a culture of excellence in surgical research, investigation and scholarship through the optimization of care delivery by improving clinical outcomes using innovative data analytics methodologies. Among the Centers personnel include a Senior Data Scientist, Senior Data Manager and Senior Data Analyst, Research Coordinator, Scientific Writer and Medical Editor. The candidate will have access to the resources of the Center for collaborative and independent health services research. The Department of Surgery has over $4 million in NIH funded research and $5 million in nongovernmental research support. The general surgery residency at Carolinas Medical Center matches 6 categorical residents per year and 2 preliminary residents for the PGY-1 year. There are ACGME programs in Surgical Critical Care, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics and Urology. Fellowship programs are offered in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Breast Oncology, GI/MIS, HPB Surgery, and Acute Care Surgery.

 

 

Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, providing a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Atrium Health has over 3,000 system-employed providers and more than 60,000 employees, operating 45 acute care and specialty hospitals and 900-plus care locations.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.