Trauma Medical Director Opening; Southern Illinois

Carbondale, IL 62902 | Permanent

Job ID: 17370 Specialty: Medical Director/Administrative

Seeking Trauma Medical Director;

MD or DO

Sorry no visa candidates


Qualifications Requirements:

- Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited residency

- American Board certified

- Licensed to practice medicine with no restrictions; IL and MO license preferred


  Benefits include:

- Highly competitive salary (discussed directly with candidate)

-  Quality bonus

- Sign on bonus

- Relocation reimbursement

- CME days, plus allowance

- Full benefits package


Role Specific Responsibilities:

- Develop and implement the policies, procedures and practice guidelines pertaining to trauma patients.

- Collaborate and assist with oversight of compliance with policies, procedures and standards for SIH, Joint Commission, State of Illinois  and other accrediting and regulatory agencies.

- Assist in the assessment and recruitment of potential faculty and key hospital staff members, including preparation of job descriptions, performance of probationary and annual reviews.

- Manage and direct the operations of the Trauma cost centers in accordance with standard hospital practices.

- Provide input regarding surveillance of performance and other aspects of clinical practice activities, to assist with privileging, credentialing, and peer review activities.

- Chair the Peer Quality Committee.

- Develop and monitor trauma on call schedules in PerfectServe.

- Oversee performance review, injury prevention and community outreach.

- Coordinate trauma education for the Trauma team.

- Attend and contribute to multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings.

- Actively participate on system wide or hospital based teams as needed.


You will be living in beautiful southern  Illinois, a hidden treasure in America’ s heartland. The region is bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and dotted with accessible lakes nestled in the great hardwoods in the hills of the Shawnee National Forest.  The area is rich with state parks, including famous Giant City State Park and Lodge, Garden of the Gods and Little Grand Canyon. 

There is boating and sailing, fishing, hiking and rock climbing, winding horse trails and miles of cycling paths. You can also tee up at over 25 golf-courses or take a trip on the southern Illinois wine trail where you can visit dozens of wineries and bed and breakfasts. Music festivals and local fairs are numerous and there are many historical attractions, unique shops and towns and fine restaurants with local and international cuisine.

Local shopping includes many quality, national stores and, in southern Illinois, you are only two hours from St. Louis, three hours from Nashville or Memphis and six hours from Chicago.  It is also a great area for your children with good schools, many of them newly built with above average student assessment scores.

Climate is mild, with an extended and vibrant fall season, mild winters, and long, warm Spring seasons. Average rainfall is 44.6 inches, snowfall  11 inches, low temperature averages  46.1 degrees and  high temperatures average  66.8 degrees.

All of this quality lifestyle comes at a very pleasant cost. One may purchase a new home on land with room for horses for less than the price of a home in many cities. The average three-bedroom home costs $160, 000.

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