Pediatric Surgery Medical Director- Memorial Children´s Hospital
Stratum Med, Inc. - South Bend, IN

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Memorial Health System currently includes Memorial Hospital, a 526-bed Level II Trauma Center and a 36-bed Level IIIB neonatal intensive care unit. Our facilities offer a 10-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 20 general pediatric beds, in addition to an eight-bed pediatric hematology/oncology unit. With plans to expand Memorial Childrens Hospital, these levels will increase to a 50-bed Level IIIB neonatal intensive care unit, 12-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 38-bed pediatric unit, and an eight-bed pediatric hematology/oncology unit. Our new surgical suite replacement project has augmented our number of operating rooms from 15 to 22, expanded the quantity of recovery rooms from 18 to 27, and enlarged the number of pre-surgery beds from eight to 15.

We are dedicated to increasing the level of surgical care available in the Michiana region to include two Pediatric Surgeons. To lay the foundation for and to provide guidance to the department, we are aggressively seeking an experienced, Board Certified Pediatric Surgeon to assume the role of Medical Director to oversee this new division and to work in a blended clinical and administrative capacity. The ideal candidate will have prior administrative experience and have a strong desire to work in a highly visible role. The Medical Director will be the key leader in establishing the infrastructure and procedures utilized by the department, while having integral involvement and decision making responsibilities in the recruitment of a second surgeon.

The greater South Bend metro area is a remarkable region of 170,000 residents that provides a highly diverse setting to reside in from cultural, recreational, educational, college level sports, residential, and retail perspectives. South Bend has a number of attractions including the Broadway Theatre League, Moreau Center for the Arts at St. Marys College, the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend Symphony Orchestra, South Bend Civic Theatre, College Football Hall of Fame, and Memorial Health Systems award winning HealthWorks! Kids Museum, among others. The area boasts 13 institutions of higher education, including The University of Notre Dame, as well as other four- and two-year programs.

South Bend truly offers the best all of options with the comfort and appeal of a college community that is located only 90 minutes from one of the most exciting metropolitan cities in the world. Access to Chicago is readily available via Interstate 80/90. For those who prefer to ride rather than drive, commuter train service is available at South Bend Regional Airport with stops throughout northern Indiana, ending at Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. Direct flights are available to Atlanta, Chicago/OHare, Cincinnati, Clearwater, Cleveland, Detroit, Las Vegas, New York, and Orlando.