The Department of Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria and Peoria Surgical Group are seeking a surgeon trained in critical care to join the academic clinical faculty. The position is predominantly clinical, however, there is a teaching component and opportunities for research and professional development.
Our main clinical site is a 600+ bed Level 1 Trauma Center with multiple intensive care units, including a dedicated surgical critical care unit. Our surgeons also support neurosurgery and trauma critical care patients. Full spectrum of care including ventilator management and bedside procedures. Twenty categorical general surgery residents are an integrated part of the practice. Growing volume of trauma activations and acute care surgery. Our Department serves as a referral catch for North Central Illinois and over 1 million patients. High volume of complex and bread and butter pathology.
Strong support from experienced clinical surgeons in a very supportive work environment. Residents are in house call overnight. Attending surgeons are not required to be in house. There is an acute care surgery service that the surgeon will also participate in. Opportunities to grow and maintain a general surgery practice are also present.
Our community has 5 da Vinci robots and continues to grow and expand clinical programs. Our practice includes board certified thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, colorectal surgery, surgical oncology and surgical critical care as well as MIS trained surgeons.
Peoria is a perfect middle-America community with a wonderful hometown feel that is easy to live in with low cost of living and no traffic congestion. Good schools and wonderful affordable homes at a wide range of prices. A growing arts and cultural scene including museums, minor league sports, and a nationally recognized art fair. Great food scene. It's a good time to be in Peoria. Enjoy the good life without the stresses of over crowded metropolises. Be a leader in your field and community without having to wait in a long line of academic ladder climbers.
Candidates should be completing or have completed critical care fellowship and be eligible for/passed boards in surgical critical care. Applicants who are certified prior to board exam creation can be considered if they have greater than 2 years surgical critical care experience.
Applicants must have board certification in general surgery or be eligible.
Applicants should have an interest in resident and medical student education and be prepared to engage scholarly activity. This is not a tenured position and there will not be a research quota.
Internal Number: 2019-218
About University of Illinois, Peoria Surgical Group
We cover the central Illinois area as our physicians practice at a number of hospital and clinic sites. Peoria Surgical Group has the pleasure of working with Peoria Vein Center, Illinois Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery and The Endovascular Services. These groups strengthen the services and treatments we are able to provide our patients. Our surgeons are on the faculty of the University of Illinois School of Medicine Peoria and strive to provide quality care to every patient that walks through our doors.