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February 2019 Postings

The University of California, San Diego (USCD) School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Surgery  is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The department is seeking academic general surgeons with special interests and expertise in Trauma/Burn, Surgical Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery.

These are full-time positions with excellence and commitment to clinical activities, research, education, and teaching.

Candidates must have an MD and possess documented teaching and research experience in an area relevant to Trauma/Burn, Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery. Candidates must have board certification in General Surgery. Candidates must hold or be eligible for a certificate of added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. Candidates must have or be able to obtain a California medical license.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

To apply, please visit here.

The Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSCEP) is seeking a burn and surgical critical care fellowship-trained surgeon to help establish University Medical Center of El Paso’s (UMCEP) new burn program.

The preferred candidate must have the leadership skills to meet the expectations of being a burn center medical director. A demonstrated interest in developing an academic career in burn management and burn injury is a must. The burn surgeon will also participate in trauma, acute care surgery, and critical care at UMCEP and El Paso Children’s Hospital. The candidate should enjoy teaching residents and medical students as well as pursuing research and other scholarly activities within the Surgery Department.

The nearest ABA-verified burn center to UMCEP is 340 miles from El Paso. UMCEP, as the only ACS-verified Level 1 trauma center for a 270-mile radius, annually admits approximately 3,000 injured patients from a catchment area of 1.3M individuals in far west Texas and southern New Mexico.

TTUHSCEP is one of four independent universities in Texas Tech University system. The Health Services Center consists of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Services, and the emerging Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine.

El Paso is the 6th most populous city in Texas and the 19th in the United States. In 2018, El Paso was ranked as the city with the lowest cost of living by Forbes magazine and the second  safest city in the U.S. Exceptional public schools and private schools are available. The city has minor league baseball and soccer, symphony, museums, excellent dining options, and shopping. The El Paso International Airport is easy to access, making travel simple and efficient. One can enjoy living in the mountains and skiing is just two hours away.

The successful candidate will be employed by TTUHSCEP at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications. The position requires a MD/DO degree, completion of an ACGME approved residency in general surgery and successful completion of a surgical critical care fellowship and a burn fellowship. Board certification/eligibility in general surgery and surgical critical care is required.

Qualified applicants must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Texas license. Interested applicants must apply online (Job Requisition #16659BR) and forward their curriculum vitae to:

Alan H. Tyroch, MD, FACS, FCCM
Professor and Founding Chair of Surgery
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Texas Tech University HSC-El Paso
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79905

P: (915) 215-5310

The position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The Department of Surgery, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan is seeking a BC/BE plastic or general surgeon to join its faculty. We are an ABA verified burn center, in a level 1 trauma center.

The applicant should have completed a burn fellowship, trained to join a busy burn practice, and a strong desire to develop an academic career in surgery. A critical care certification is preferred but not required. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and training. Interested applicants should apply online at (posting number 044062) and send a CV and letter of interest to:

Dr. Michael White
Medical Director of the Burn Unit
4201 St. Antoine, 4S-13
Detroit, MI 48201

Wayne State University is a premier, public urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color,, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

The Texas Tech University Health Science Center Department of Surgery is seeking applicants for the position of Academic Burn Surgeon based at the Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center, our primary teaching hospital. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center is the 12th busiest in the nation, with robust adult and pediatric volume and a busy inpatient and outpatient surgical practice. Overnight and weekend call coverage is covered by the in-house trauma service, freeing the burn surgeon to focus on the daily care of the burned patient. There is opportunity to blend an elective surgery or trauma/acute care surgery practice into the position, to allow the surgeon a diverse practice and maintain a broad range of surgical competencies. The long-term goal of this recruitment is for the selected candidate to become Burn Director in a few years, under the mentorship and guidance of John A. Griswold, MD, FACS, the current Burn Director, and Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, FACS, FCCM, Chair of Surgery and Burn Surgeon.

The successful candidate must be either BE/BC in General Surgery with additional fellowship training in Surgical Critical Care, Burn or Trauma, or they may be BC/BE in Plastic Surgery. The candidate should have exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality, an interest in teaching and clinically based scholarly activity. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

The department is active in both basic science and clinical research, and our medical school was recently ranked #1 nationally among graduates as “The best place to learn.” Surgical education is a core mission of the department, and the surgeon is expected to work closely with residents and medical students. Our faculty enjoy competitive salaries bench marked to national medians, along with a generous state benefits package with includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, as well as an attractive retirement package.

Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical, and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students, lives in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and the shortest commute in the nation. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family-friendly atmosphere.

All questions may directed to Sarah Harris, Director of Faculty Recruitment and Enrollement,

All applicants must apply online, found here.

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System, and its components will not be discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. 

January 2019 Postings

The Department of Surgery of Emory University at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, is actively seeking a qualified academic Burn/Surgical Critical Care surgeon to join a busy American Burn Association verified Adult and Pediatric Burn Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital. Grady’s Burn Unit is directed by Walter Ingram, MD, Emory Associate Professor of Surgery along with Juvonda Hodge, MD, Associate Director of the unit. The entire burn team participates actively in multi-specialty research endeavors and many are generously supported with funds for conference presentation and attendance.

Grady’s Burn Unit admits over 700 patients a year, including adult and pediatric patients, in a contemporary facility that provides comprehensive burn care. We are a multidisciplinary team of physicians, physician assistants, Emory and Morehouse general and plastic surgery residents, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, other ancillary staff. It is the only burn center in Georgia backed by a Level 1 Trauma Center (the Trauma Center admits about 4,500 patients a year). Click link for additional information about the Center.

Responsibilities include supervision of a multidisciplinary team along with integral involvement with ICU rounds and the operating room. There are extraordinary opportunities for clinical research based on patient volumes and acuity. The ideal candidate should have a background or strong interest in clinical research (candidates with MPH, MSc, or similar degree are very welcome to apply). Leadership opportunities in the unit exist as well. Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and letter of interest via email to:

Sheryl Gabram, MD, MBA, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Emory’s Division Chief of Surgery at Grady
69 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE Room 303
Atlanta, GA 30303

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Williams
Phone: 404-251-8741
Fax: 404-523-3931

The Department of Surgery, at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a Trauma, Critical Care (CC) and Burn fellowship trained surgeon to join its faculty. We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated surgeon to join our team to continue to provide state-of-the-art care for the critically injured throughout all phases of recovery. Temple University Hospital (TUH) is a 746-bed tertiary facility Level 1 trauma center located adjacent to the Medical School. The selected candidate will diagnose and treat patients with burns ranging from critically ill acute burns of an etiology to outpatient minor burns in our community. The successful candidate will also perform general emergency surgery and share equitable burn and trauma call with the group. The new faculty member will be expected to make clinical, academic, and research contributions to the department. The hospital is fully committed to providing the highest level of care for its patients.

TUH has a specialized and highly sophisticated burn care facility—the Temple Burn Center. It’s the region’s only burn center at a Level 1 trauma center, as well as the only burn facility in the area to be affiliated with an academic medical center.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita to: Lars Ola Sjoholm, MD, Chief, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment —

Please note that faculty will be attending the upcoming EAST conference. Contact Michael Lester to discuss the possibility for onsite interviews.

Please apply here.

MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise, operates a 750-bed medical center in Charleston, South Carolina, which includes a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), the Hollings Cancer Center (one of only 66 elite National Cancer Institute designated centers), a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Institute of Psychiatry. The comprehensive cardiac program at MUSC Children’s Heart Center has consistently been named one of the country’s top pediatric heart centers. In addition, there are more than 100 outreach clinics and telehealth sites.

Hours per Week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Day

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose: The Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU) is a 17 bed critical care department. The STICU is an interdisciplinary department, providing care to the follow specialties/sub specialties: acute surgery, trauma, transplant, neuro-trauma, otolaryngology, ortho/spine trauma. The STICU also receives admissions for the neurosurgery and medical intensive care population.

The Nurse Manager reports to the Director/Service Line Administrator. The Nurse Manager ensures the provision of his/her departments in collaboration with other health professionals in an environment that is respectful of others, accountable for outcomes and adaptive to change. The Nurse Manager is responsible for the planning and comprehensive operations of department/unit on a 24-hour basis.

Minimum Training and Education: Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree and a Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college/university; Master of Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) preferred. A minimum of 5 years of nursing work experience required (three years of nursing experience and two years of supervisory experience). Certification in specialty area preferred or completion within one year of eligibility strongly encouraged.

Required Licensure, Certifications, and Registrations: Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or compact state required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or and American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

December 2018 Postings

Crozer-Keystone Health System is a leading metro Philadelphia healthcare provider, including 5 hospitals, several outpatient facilities, a large integrated physician network, Level II trauma center, a regional burn center, two regional cancer centers, fertility center, sleep-disorders center, and much more.

We are seeking a FT CRNP to provide clinical services in our Outpatient Burn Wound Care Center.

Crozer-Keystone provides outpatient burn wound management, including daily wound care, physical therapy and patient education, to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and foster shorter hospitalizations. Our specialists treat patients with acute burns, recovering from burns, undergoing reconstructive surgery, or recovering from a recent episode of major skin loss or injury syndrome that resembles a burn.


  • Graduate of an accredited Masters CRNP program with current Pennsylvania licenses,
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an Advanced Practice Role.

We offer a flexible schedule, a robust benefits package including competitive compensation, personal time off, holidays; five days of CME; dues allowance; health, dental, malpractice insurance; and so much more.

Qualified candidates to submit CV for consideration to Queen Aniatang, Physician Recruiter at

November 2018 Postings


The Shriners Hospital for Children, Cincinnati, is recruiting for a Burn Surgeon. Our ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible general or plastic surgeon with fellowship training in burns and critical care. Primary responsibilities focus on pediatric acute and reconstructive burn care providing both medical and surgical needs. We value a multidisciplinary team approach with emphasis on clinical expertise, research, and teaching emphasis. Our mission is to provide the highest quality care to children with special health care needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment; provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals; and to conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.

Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati is one of only four freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the treatment of pediatric burns and specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Our physicians’ experience and expertise in burn treatment, cleft lip and palate, complex wound and skin conditions, and plastic and reconstructive surgery makes Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati a first choice for care.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration to

University of Utah Health Burn Center is the intermountain regions’ only American Burn Association Verified Burn Center. Our center is a national leader in burn management, including outpatient, operating room, physical and occupational therapy, telemedicine, and aftercare community programming, all located together in our new start of the art center. As a physical or occupational therapy team member you will care for patients in our fifteen bed intensive and step-down unit as well as in our outpatient care department.

PRN Physical Therapist
Full-Time Occupational or Physical Therapist

University of Utah Health offers fantastic career opportunities, great benefits, and a work environment that values dedication, learning, and a work-life balance. We value our employees and are committed to helping individuals interested in a career at University of Utah Health find the right job to fit their needs.

University of Utah Health is the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system, combining excellence in patient care, the latest in medical research, and teaching.

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

Position: Director Clinical Services – Burn Unit
Job ID#: 1126
Job Application

Job Summary: Is responsible and accountable for safe and effective care delivery within assigned area(s), 24/7. Manages all material, financial, and human resources within assigned area(s). Assures competent staff performance and promotes staff development. Is the primary retention and recruitment officer for the unit. Complies with and supports hospital and clinical services philosophy, policies, procedures, and protocols.

Minimum Requirements: Baccalaureate degree. MSN, MBA, or related master’s degree required for external candidates. For incumbents upon completion of BSN, must be enrolled in Master’s program with documented completion date. For internal candidates, must have BSN and be enrolled in Master’s program as stated above. Three (3) years recent experience in practice specialty or related specialty, with demonstrated leadership abilities. Basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Active membership in a minimum of one professional.

Licensure and Certifications: PALS; Certification in related field.

HealthPartners Medical Group (HPMG) is a top Upper Midwest physician practice headquartered in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and serving the Twin Cities metro, central Minnesota, and western Wisconsin communities.

We are seeking a Senior Burn Surgeon to join our Burn Surgery team (surgeons, advanced practice clinicians, residents, and fellow) at Regions Hospital, HealthPartners’ nationally recognized Level 1 Adult/Peds Trauma and Burn Center in St. Paul. In addition to examining, diagnosing, and surgically treating patients with burns from heat, cold, chemical, or electrical incidents, our burn surgeons actively participate in residency and medical student training for the University of Minnesota.

This full-time position will include responsibilities as the Burn Center Medical Director, and is ideal for a board certified burn surgeon with extensive burn surgery and leadership experience. You should be familiar with standard concepts, best practices, and procedures within the field of comprehensive burn care, including burn surgery at a Level 1 burn center.

HealthPartners offers a rewarding, patient-centered practice within a respected healthcare organization, a competitive compensation and benefits package, and an exciting metropolitan community in which to live and practice. Apply online at or email your CV and cover letter to EOE

October 2018 Postings

The Grossman Burn Center is seeking a full time PA or Nurse Practitioner with exceptional communication skills to join our team of burn care professionals at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield California. Under the supervision of the Burn Surgeon, the PA/NP will provide acute inpatient, outpatient clinic, pre and post-operative care and first assist on all acute and reconstructive burn cases.

The burn center provides acute and reconstructive care for both pediatric and adult burns. The acuity of our patient population ranges from outpatient burn care management to inpatient care of catastrophic burn injuries. The PA/NP will assist the Burn Surgeon in the facilitation of care with our multidisciplinary team that includes; burn nurse specialists, pediatric intensivists, pediatricians, critical care intensivists, hospitalists, social workers, occupational and physical therapists and nutritionists.

GBC at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is 7 bed combination medical surgical- ICU closed unit with a dedicated hydrotherapy and hyperbaric suites. Willing to consider new graduates. PA/NP will receive burn medicine and surgical training from GBC providers and burn surgeons with extremely vast experience.

Please submit CV’s to:

Johns Hopkinds Bayview Medical Center

Immediate Opening: Burn Psychologist
Assistant or Associate Professor
Division of Behavioral Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science (Bayview campus), Division of Behavioral Medicine, is seeking a psychologist with clinical and research experience in burn trauma to provide inpatient and outpatient clinical services for the Johns Hopkins Regional Burn Center, adult patients and their families. This academic position (rank will be commensurate with qualifications) involves at least 40% effort providing clinical services as part of an interdisciplinary care team of surgeons, nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, occupational therapists, and nutritionists. Clinical duties include: evaluation of mental health, behavioral and substance abuse care needs; coordination with consultation liaison psychiatry; and providing brief inpatient and outpatient psychological services. There is ample opportunity and expectation for the candidate to develop collaborative, externally funded, clinical research and training programs. Applicants must have interest, training and/or experience in behavioral medicine or health psychology; have experience providing evidence-based treatment with a wide variety of psychiatric, substance use and behavioral needs. The successful applicant will join the Division of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry to compliment strong externally funded research programs in chronic pain, sleep disorders, weight loss, bariatrics, and anxiety.

The position offers a comprehensive salary program and excellent benefits including tuition remission/grants, in a smoke and drug free workplace. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share these goals are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA/D/V.

  • Licensed Psychologist (Maryland License eligible) at the Doctoral Level.
  • Two years or more of work-related experience with burn injury survivors
  • Strong academic track record of peer review publications
  • Demonstrated background in clinical research; history of independent research funding preferred.
To Apply

Send CV and brief cover letter describing your career goals and how your experience prepares you for this position to: Michael T. Smith, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine at

September 2018 Postings


The Department of Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is seeking a board-eligible/certified Burn Surgeon for a position at the Burn Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. The adult and pediatric burn center is an 18-bed unit that services the adult and pediatric population for the state of Arkansas and surrounding areas. The center admits more than 450 patients per year, has one burn & critical care fellowship trained surgeon, dedicated burn OR rooms, three burn anesthesiologist, as well as a highly trained nursing staff and therapists to meet the needs of the burn patients.

The burn service is a major clinical rotation for the University of Arkansas’ surgical residency and medical, nursing and pharmacy schools. The service is staffed with dedicated nurse practitioners, PhD pharmacists, surgical residents and students. Research support is provided with a dedicated research coordinator, data management, statistical support personnel and a state-of-the-art research lab facility.

An exceptional candidate will be offered a position of Assistant/Associate Professor. The candidate would receive a competitive salary, benefits and academic appointment on the faculty at UAMS commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

R. Todd Maxson, MD, FACS
Trauma Medical Director, Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Burn Interim Director, UAMS/Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Way, Slot 837, Little Rock, AR 72202
Phone: 501-364-4439

Does your passion for patient care and excellence match ours? Create your legacy: join our team!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physical Therapist who will, as part of the Rehab Services team provide care to patients at the Oregon Burn Center. This team consists of 1.5 Physical Therapists and 2 Occupational Therapists along with a multi-disciplinary treatment team.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years acute burn experience and minimum 1-year acute care experience as all Oregon Burn Center team members float to Emanuel Acute Care as needed.

Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Legacy Health, with more than 13,000 employees, is a regional integrated health system that consists of six hospitals, including Legacy Emanuel, a Level 1 Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. This urban medical center is known as a medical pacesetter and for its high level of expertise with critical health conditions.

We strive to be a diverse, culturally responsive organization, and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and inclusion to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Visit our website at to apply to position #18-2734.

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