Section Chief and Burn Center Director

Location: Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola University Health System and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is seeking a Section Chief of Burn Surgery to be the Burn Center Director. 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. This individual 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 5 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.

Loyola Medicine is a quaternary care system that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH) in Melrose Park, MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,772 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. The medical center campus is also home to Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness.

Please apply by sending a cover letter and CV to:

Alycia Snow, Provider Recruitment Specialist, Physician Recruitment

ATTN: Vivian Gahtan, MD, FACS
John P. Igini, MD Professor of Surgery, Chair, Department of Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.


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