General Surgery Residency

General Surgery Residency

The General Surgery Residency Program at HCA Healthcare/Mercer University School of Medicine/Memorial Health University Medical Center has an available position for a PGY-4 resident physician for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Job Summary: Under the supervision of attending physicians, responsibilities include patient care activities within the scope of their clinical privileges commensurate with the level of training, attendance at clinical rounds and seminars, timely completion of medical records, and other responsibilities as assigned or as required of all members of the medical staff. The resident or fellow will adhere to all requirements as defined by the accrediting body of the program (ACGME) and all hospital requirements pertaining to a resident within the hospital. The resident or fellow will remain in compliance with specialty specific milestones per level of training.

Major Responsibilities: - Established and increasing knowledge base while incorporating clinical, social-behavioral, biomedical, and epidemiological sciences as well as applying this knowledge to patient care. - Provide patient care that is compassionate and efficient while considering promotion of health and treatment. - Demonstrate the ability to exercise life-long learning with the desire to research and assimilate evidence to foster continued patient care initiatives. - Exercise effective interpersonal and communication skills that impart clear delivery of care and information in collaboration with patients, their families, health professionals, and other physicians. - Establish commitment to the practice of medicine with the highest professional and ethical standards. - Attention to and application of the larger context and system of health care, as well as the ability to engage in other resources to provide the highest standard of care. - Participate in the education of patients, families, students, residents, and other health professionals.

Prerequisites:

All applicants must have completed all program graduate years in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency program.

How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit the following documents in a single PDF attachment:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript/MSPE (Dean’s Letter)
  • Medical School Diploma
  • USMLE Scores (Steps I, II and III and must be passed on first attempt)
  • All ABSITE Score Reports (Most recent ABSITE score must be greater than 30 percentile)
  • Case Logs (Defined Category and Resident Operative Report by Year format)
  • Annual Competency-based Summative Evaluation for all years of training
  • List of completed rotations for all years of training
  • ACLS/BLS, ATLS, FLS and FES (if available) and PALS certification
  • 3 letters of recommendation, to include one letter from the current Program Chair or Director (these can be sent separately by the letter writers)
  • IMG’s must have US citizenship and valid ECFMG Certification (Our program does not sponsor Visas.)

Only complete applications will be considered. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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  • Published

    Feb 08, 2022

  • Main Location

    Macon, Georgia

  • Residency Positions

    2

  • Fellowship Positions

    0

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