Director of Trauma, Burn, & Emergency General Surgery (EGS) Services

University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health) | Madison, Wisconsin 53792

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 18, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30833


Join Wisconsin's nationally recognized health System as the System Leader of Trauma, Burn, and Emergency General Surgery (EGS) Services


The Position

  • The Director of Trauma, Burn, and EGS Services is responsible for setting system level leadership and excellence across all strategy, operations and regulatory facets.  
  • This position will report and collaborate with the President of the organization on a daily basis. 
  • The Director will demonstrate a spirit of “systems leadership thinking” while working to bridge the gaps between programs, physician leaders, and all other stakeholders.
  • This leader will be a programmatic builder within trauma, burn, and EGS who will help formulate a plan of action, communicate that action and see it through. 
  • Seeking an innovative and strategic administrative leader to identify key programs for growth based on the current market and work to enhance how the organization delivers care.
  • Must bring three years’ experience of Level 1 trauma and academic medical center experience. 
  • Candidates from both clinical and operational backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Master’s degree required.

The Organization

  • University of Wisconsin (UW) Health is part of a long UW-Madison tradition of excellence and innovation in the health sciences. From the first premedical "Special Science" course offered in 1887 through the opening in 1924 of Wisconsin General Hospital and the establishment in 1925 of a full four-year medical degree program at the university, UW physicians and researchers have pursued their fourfold mission with vision and vigor.
  • UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, caring for more than 650,000 unique patient lives each year with 1,750 employed physicians and 17,000 employees at seven hospitals and 89 clinic locations.
  • Over the years, they have achieved numerous breakthroughs in medicine and health care. Their discoveries have helped extend the lives of people throughout the nation and the world. Their mission is focused on advancing health without compromise through service, scholarship, science and social responsibility.
  • UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill its patient care, research education and community services missions. 
  • The 1,750 faculty of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health engage in research, education and clinical care at locations throughout the UW Health system.
  • In 2015, Rockford-based SwedishAmerican - a community-based health system with a treasured legacy of serving patients and the community for more than 100 years - formally became part of UW Health.

The Community 

  • Madison has been named #3 best places to live in Wisconsin and known as a top area to raise a family in having A+ rated schools by
  • Madison, Wisconsin residents enjoy many attractions and activities including sporting events, art galleries, and museums, performing arts centers and great shopping and dining.
  • This scenic state capital is located near numerous lakes and protected parks, offering access to pristine fishing opportunities and miles of hiking and biking trails.
  • Take advantage of the Dane County Farmers' Market, the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country, on Saturday mornings in the summer, or free concerts performed by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra’s every week.
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois are both easily accessible, offering endless entertainment options. 




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