General Surgeon Job Description

general surgeon job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

General Surgeon Job Description

A general surgeon is a surgeon who specializes in surgery of the abdominal and chest organs.

Some of the most common procedures performed by a general surgeon include: – Breast reduction – Breast Surgery – Breast Reconstruction – Breast Enlargement – Breast Lift – Breast Reduction with Breast Lift – Breast Lift with Breast Reduction – Breast Reduction with Breast Enlargement – Breast Lift with Breast Enlargement – Breast Reduction with Breast Reconstruction

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a General Surgeon to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a board certified or board eligible surgeon with experience in a variety of surgical procedures. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your CV and a cover letter to

General Surgeon Duties:

  • Perform surgical operations
  • Perform minor surgical procedures
  • Assist in surgery
  • Provide professional medical advice/feedback
  • Provide patient education
  • Procure and manage medical equipment
  • Administer medications
  • Oversee patient care
  • Evaluate and supervise staff

General Surgeon Responsibilities:

  • Perform general and vascular surgery, as well as obstetrics and gynecology surgery, including laparoscopy
  • Perform minor surgical procedures, including laceration repair, skin biopsies, electrocautery, and wart treatment; remove foreign bodies and place sutures
  • Carry out diagnostic testing, including diagnostic and minor imaging, electrocardiograms, and echocardiograms
  • Perform endoscopy procedures, including flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Recover and treat trauma patients, including evaluating patients, administering medications, and performing chest compressions
  • Perform emergency surgery, including cholecystectomy and hernia repair
  • Perform nonsurgical procedures, including colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, and Pap smear

Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in a general surgery role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain financial systems
  • Ability to motivate and lead people, and hold employees accountable
  • Strong working knowledge of operational procedures
  • Knowledge of Medicare reimbursement, managed care, and insurance issues

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to a successful team. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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