American Trauma Society

Trauma/Acute Care Director

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St Luke's Health System
Boise, Idaho, United States
5 days ago


St. Luke's Health System in Idaho is currently seeking an experienced acute care surgery and trauma medical director. Must be a board certified general surgeon.  A fellowship in trauma and acute care is beneficial.

This is a unique opportunity for a compassionate and driven physician looking to help us build a regional trauma system, a key strategic priority for the health system.  Leader will be supported by a high level of administrative leadership backing and resourcing to be successful. This is a full time position with anticipated 50/50 administrative/clinical split but could vary as needed. A typical monthly schedule would consist of six 12-hour hospital shifts and two clinic days per month. 

While based in Treasure Valley, the trauma/acute care medical director will provide oversight of our entire health system to include four full service hospitals as well as our four critical access facilities covering Central and Southern Idaho, as well as a very large catchment area to include Idaho, Northern Nevada and Eastern Oregon.


  • Highly competitive guaranteed base salary with potential production and quality incentives;
  • Generous recruitment incentives could include sign on bonus, student loan repayment, training stipend and relocation;
  • Hospital employed with great benefits, retirement, malpractice, vacation and CME allowance;
  • Medical education opportunities teaching med students and residents.


St. Luke’s Health System is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke’s has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the eighth consecutive year, designated by IBM Watson Health Analytics. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.


Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors.  Boise is located on the Boise river in southwestern Idaho.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art MuseumJulia Davis Park and Zoo Boise.  The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.  

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Tracey Cooper via email: or phone: 208.814.0656




Must be a board certified general surgeon with a fellowship in trauma and acute care highly preferred.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 58246823
  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho, United States
  • Position Title: Trauma/Acute Care Director
  • Company Name: St Luke's Health System
  • Job Function: Physician
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: None
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