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Acute Care General Surgery - Physician

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3282359 Date posted 04/03/2024
Acute Care General Surgery - Physician-(3282359)


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass we value people who contribute to patient-centered care and enhance community health.  We recognize and reward those who share our values and help to transform our patients' lives. 

Located on the beautiful Seacoast of New Hampshire, we are an hour drive south to Boston and north to Portland.  In 2021, US News & World Report, ranked NH as the fourth best state to reside.  The Seacoast region, with its natural beauty, history and easy access to many outdoor activities, is one of the most desirable areas to live in New Hampshire.  Lifestyle in the Seacoast encourages a true work/life balance.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is seeking a Surgeon to join our growing Acute Care, Trauma and General Surgery Program. As a Level III trauma center with a robust Robotic Surgery program as well as a Cancer Center of Excellence we provide comprehensive surgical care to the community.  WDH invites you to become part of the team of passionate surgeons and providers focused on delivering excellent patient care.   Our team strives to be the premiere leader in Acute Care, Trauma & General Surgery delivering the most innovative and compassionate surgical care.

The Surgeon will join a team of six experienced general surgeons with specialties in Bariatrics, ICU, Trauma and General surgery and will be responsible for providing acute care, trauma, and general surgery that is delivered in a systematic and holistic way. 

The Surgeon will be paired with an Advance Practitioner who will follow along with the surgeon’s schedule as well as provide additional peri-operative and follow up assistance.  The goal of the Acute Care/Trauma Surgeryprogram is to provide 24/7 coverage.  This approach to care, will provide improved access to care, continuity of care as well as follow up care for patient. It also allows for an improved call schedule for the surgeon.   This role will report directly to the Chair of Surgery. 

If you are a team player, with a passion for surgery, interested in progressive peri-operative care, we welcome your application. 


Board certified or eligible Surgeon.

NH license 

Subspeciality training desirable but not essential.

EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave


:MD/PHD/Fellows/ PostDocs


:Wentworth-Douglass Physicians Organization(WDP)


:Per Diem
Standard Hours:1



Employee Status

Recruiting Department:WDH WHP General Surgery

Job Posting

:Apr 2, 2024


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse


"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager


"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech


"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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