Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Kentucky

United States

February 10, 2022


Posting Details 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 Required Education

MD degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency as well as fellowship training in orthopedic pediatric surgery

Demonstrated ability in clinical teaching.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Eligible for a license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky

Board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery

Job Summary

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 experience.

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 Preferred Education/Experience

Medical Degree

Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  • University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
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  • University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
  • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
  • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
  • Academic Keys
  • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
  • None of the above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vita
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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