Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Requisition Number FE02749
Working Title Orthopaedic Pediatric Surgeon
Department Name 7H859:ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
MD degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience
Completion of residency as well as fellowship training in orthopedic pediatric
Demonstrated ability in clinical teaching.
Eligible for a license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
Board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky and
Lexington Shriner's Hospital is seeking a physician faculty member to teach
students and residents of the Orthopaedic Pediatric Service, as well as
provide care for the patients on this service.
The physician faculty will supervise medical students assigned to the
Orthopaedic surgical service, as well as supervise and educate residents in
the care of patients with musculoskeletal pediatric related diagnosis. This
position will also be responsible for establishing protocols and critically
evaluating outcomes as related to musculoskeletal pediatric patients, and will
serve on applicable University and College of Medicine committees as assigned.
The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated ability in clinical teaching,
as well as the ability to share responsibility for administration of the
Pediatric program. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed
immediately, and the position will be open until filled.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to relate with internal and external constituencies of the Medical
Center involved in related disciplines
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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