Med Dir, Trauma/Critical Care

hackensack univ. medical group Hackensack Requisition # 2018-59650 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Standard hours per week40

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Hackensack Meridian Healthin New Jersey is seeking a qualified Trauma Surgeon candidate to fill the leadership role of the Trauma Medical Director. The Trauma center is equipped with a Helipad and dedicated air medical helicopter providing Medevac transport of injured patients 24 hrs/day. The successful candidate will be responsible for the ongoing development, growth and oversight of the Trauma/Critical Care Program at Hackensack University Medical Center and the entire Northern Region of HMH network.


Opportunity Information

  • Leadership in coordinating trauma services within a growing Network in New Jersey
  • Lead efforts to convert this State and ACS designated Level II Trauma Center to an ACS Level I center
  • Lead highly collaborative multidisciplinary investigative team in clinical research
  • Expand the Outreach and Injury Prevention Program
  • Lead Medical Education Trauma programs including Residency Program support and post graduate training in trauma for physicians, nurses and prehospital providers
  • Set the academic standards for teaching Care for the injured patient in The Hackensack Meridian Health School of Medicine at Seton Hall
  • Excellent compensation plan and robust benefits package
  • Lead innovation and discovery in the delivery and implementation of trauma care in the Northern Region of HMH.

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care network in New Jersey offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life-enhancing care aiming to serve as a national model for changing and simplifying health care delivery through partnerships with innovative companies and focusing on quality and safety.


For immediate consideration, submit your CV to Carol Petite, at or call (732)673-5000


  • Fellowship Trained
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible 
  • MD/DO