Legacy Health

Surgeon - Trauma

Job Location Emanuel Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
Work Location : City
Work Location : State/Province
LMG Trauma Surgery
Avg Hours Per Week
Pay Range
USD $210.00/Hr. - USD $290.00/Hr.
FLSA Status
Critical to Fill
Work Days
Variable schedule + call/standby, weekends required
Shift Length


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If you deliver a dose of compassion to every patient you see, you may be an ideal addition to the Legacy community. You’ll provide medical and surgical services within an assigned clinic, forging relationships with staff and delivering expert care to patients. Every aspect of your work will reflect the Legacy mission of making life better for others.


Legacy Emanuel Medical Center is an ACS Verified Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma Center that admits about 2700 patients per year. The trauma/acute care surgeons cover trauma evaluations, emergency general surgery consults, and the surgical intensive care unit. There is an elective general surgery component, and a DaVinci Xi robot available. Legacy Emanuel also has a busy ECMO service with an established pathway for the interested candidate to become credentialed to provide ECMO services, though this is not required. The trauma service has 24/7 surgical resident and APP coverage. Teaching and research opportunities are abundant.


Candidates must be BC/BE in General surgery and have completed a Surgical Critical Care fellowship. All experience levels will be considered.


Legacy Emanuel Medical center in North Portland plays a vital role as a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness or injury. With around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, including experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain surgery and more, Legacy Emanuel is central to the health of our community and critical to the care of the Northwest.


The Greater Portland Area is a sophisticated region offering diverse cultural activities and communities that appeal to a wide variety of needs and tastes. Beautiful parks and more biking paths per mile than any city in the US, promote an active and healthy lifestyle. The temperate four seasons, spectacular surroundings of the Columbia River Gorge and majestic Cascade Mountains, as well as close proximity to ocean beaches and long skiing seasons make this an opportunity for both professional satisfaction and a wonderful lifestyle.


Qualifications and Experience

  • MD or DO
  • Must be able to obtain Oregon licensure prior to employment
  • Active ATLS certification
  • Must be able to demonstrate surgical skills expected in a level 1 trauma facility
  • Must be BE/BC as a surgeon and be able to meet medical staff requirements

Benefits of Working for Legacy

  • A nonprofit that serves the community
  • Community leader in providing healthcare and healthcare related services to the underserved
  • Full compensation and benefits package to include competitive salary, relocation assistance, CME allowance, full medical plan, malpractice coverage, retirement and much more.

For additional information please email Forrest Brown at Fobrown@lhs.org


Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled. No J1/H-1B visas.


Provide trauma related services in a level 1 inpatient trauma service program


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