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September 2018 Postings

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 www.legacyhealth.org/careers to apply to position #18-2734.

August 2018 Postings

The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic burn surgeon to join our Division of Burn Surgery. The Division of Burn Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes four faculty members who provide a broad array of services in order to provide the highest quality care for patients with severe burn injuries and related conditions. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

The ideal applicant will have a focused and demonstrated interest in burn surgery and managing critically ill burn patients. Applicants with research experience in any aspect of burn injury, clinical outcomes and quality, health sciences research or basic science/translational research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Faculty members within the Division of Burn Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three mission of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, fellows in our Burn fellowship, and in educating members of the broader health care community. Additionally, all burn faculty are expected to participate in outreach to our many rural referring hospitals and to EMS providers across North Carolina. Regarding the research mission, a commitment to any of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, basic translational and basic science, ethics, outcomes, health services, education, or global surgery research. Independent of individual research goals, supporting the research mission of the Burn Division is essential. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. Selected candidate must be team-oriented and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division. Our faculty interact regularly with multiple consult services, outpatient primary care physicians, and surgeons and physicians from both within UNC Healthcare and non-UNC referring hospitals.

Education/Qualifications:
Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Surgery with substantial burn experience with burn fellowship training preferred. In addition, being Board Certified/Board Eligible in Surgical Critical Care is considered a strength. Chosen candidates must either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.

Interested applicants should submit their formal application online: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/145931

Questions? – Melinda Clapp, HR Consultant for UNC Department of Surgery
(919) 966-4960 or melinda_clapp@med.unc.edu

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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 I 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 any 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 trauma, burn and surgical critical care 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. And it’s 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:

Lisa Rae, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical Director, TUH Burn Unit, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu

July 2018 Postings

Banner University Medical Center

The Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burn and Emergency Surgery at the University of Arizona and Banner University Medical Group are actively seeking a Burn Surgeon to provide a full range of acute care services at its Tucson and South campus locations. Under the leadership of Dr. Bellal Joseph, Division Chief of Trauma and Martin Gluck Endowed Chair, the division is a dynamic environment offering comprehensive and multi-disciplinary surgical and medical care for our patients. Our Surgeons provide the best in patient care, resident and medical student education and training, and extensive community and academic endeavors. We are looking for a highly motivated individual that will serve as the Burn Medical Director who can help us develop our burn services moving into a new purpose-built facility in 2019 with the goal of becoming a ABA-certified not long after that.

The department is seeking an individual who can work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues. The qualified candidate should be BC/BE in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

  • Must show evidence of clinical and didactic teaching ability
  • Proven expertise in working with diverse patient populations
  • Fellowship Training in Burn Surgery required
  • Trauma and Burn Surgery coverage 50 / 50
  • Conducts 1-2 burn clinics weekly
  • Provides back up call coverage as needed

The candidate selected will have the opportunity to develop a full-time clinical practice, educate residents and medical students, and is encouraged to participate in clinical and/or basic science research. The candidate’s faculty appointment will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine – research, teaching, and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

We offer a generous salary and benefits. Please submit your CV for immediate consideration, to: doctors@bannerhealth.com For questions, please call Tiffany Lewis, Sourcing Strategist, at: 602-747-4578. Visit our website at: www.bannerdocs.com

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.

June 2018 Postings

The University of Chicago’s Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a faculty member at any rank, and invites applications. As a full-time faculty member, the successful applicant will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world’s top academic institutions provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician.

Clinical responsibilities will include burn coverage at The University of Chicago with expertise in general plastic and/or trauma reconstruction. Other duties will include training and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows, basic, clinical/outcomes or translational research. We especially welcome applicants with active engagement in scholarly activity and teaching as well as some experience in a level one trauma center.

The UCM has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Located in historic Hyde Park, the primary medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children’s Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) totaling more than 550 beds in service and net patient care revenues over $1.4 billion. Plans are underway for a new trauma program and an additional 150-bed patient tower. New ambulatory facilities are located in Orland Park and the South Loop, and the Ingalls Health System has recently integrated into the network.

The Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is committed to excellence in education, research, patient care and community service. It has 8 full-time faculty members who attend UChicago facilities at Hyde Park and Orland Park. The Section runs the University of Chicago Burn and Complex Wound Center, which has been verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee of Trauma of the American College of Surgeons every three years for the past 15 years. Burn care at The University of Chicago is multi-disciplinary; the team includes plastic surgeons, critical care physicians, physical and occupational therapists, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacist, social workers, clergy and a nurse practitioner.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have 1) a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) have or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in burn reconstruction, and 4) be board certified or eligible in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website: https://tinyurl.com/yam9h324. Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

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The Grossman Burn Centers, LLC are seeking a full-time physician to join their Bakersfield, California team. Successful candidates will be Board Certified/Eligible in either Plastic Surgery or General Surgery. Burn experience preferable. Responsibilities will include surgical and inpatient clinical management, outpatient clinic coverage, and clinical research. The Grossman Burn Centers specialize in the comprehensive treatment of burns, inclusive of acute care and reconstruction. Physicians on the medical staff work with the burn care team ensuring our patients receive the highest level of burn care and the greatest opportunity for positive outcomes. Interested applicants should forward C.V.’s and references to kelli@grossmanmed.com.

INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is seeking a board certified or board eligible, fellowship trained Burn Surgeon. The ideal candidate will have experience in adult and pediatric burns.

INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center is a 511 bed hospital offering a full range of surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services. The burn surgeon would join an established burn care program at the Paul Silverstein Burn Center. INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center also has a fully staffed wound care and hyperbaric medicine program.

INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center is the flagship hospital for INTEGRIS Health, a not-for-profit, Oklahoma-owned health system and one of the state’s largest employers. INTEGRIS Health offers an extensive referral network through INTEGRIS Health Partners, the first clinically integrated network in Oklahoma. INTEGRIS Health Partners has over 400 employed physicians and 600 private physicians.

The Paul Silverstein Burn Center at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center is the largest burn facility in Oklahoma and the only pediatric burn program in the state.

This is an employed position offering the following:

  • Competitive salary package with an initial guarantee
  • Sign-on bonus
  • CME allowance
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Malpractice with tail coverage
  • 401k/403b retirement options with employer matching
  • Relocation allowance
  • EPIC EMR
  • Paid state license, DEA, and OBNDD license when due

For more information please contact:
Brad Bishop, MHA
Physician Recruiter
Phone: 405-215-1116
Brad.Bishop@integrisok.com

May 2018 Postings

UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle serves as the Pacific Northwest’s level 1 trauma and burn center, providing care to patients throughout the WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana & Idaho). At this time, we are hiring for a full time (100%) RN in our Burn & Plastic Surgery Clinic. We are looking for an RN with experience in burn & wound care, who is both independent and highly functional on an interdisciplinary team. This nurse is someone who is interested in working with a diverse population in a fast-paced environment.

As Seattle/King County’s public health hospital, we serve some of the most vulnerable populations in the region, our mission is very important to us. Our nurse-led clinic within an academic medical center has lots of opportunities to engage in hands on learning, research, leadership and quality/process improvement. In addition to providing wound care and patient education, our outpatient team focuses on rehabilitation and reintegration. We provide a range of services within our clinic that include PT, OT, Rehab Psychology and vocational rehab. This position also includes care for our plastic reconstructive surgery patients. Our providers in this division treat a wide range of conditions that include but are not limited to: scar reconstruction, hand and wrist trauma, nerve injury, craniofacial injury and malformation, chronic wound closure, hidradenitis, etc. Harborview Medical Center is an incredible place to learn and grow as a nurse in great city.

Requisition Number: 149121
Position Description/Application

FireFighter’s Burn Center (Regional One Health) is seeking an experienced Nurse Manager!!!

  • The only full-service Burn Center of its kind within a 150-mile radius of Memphis
  • 14 beds, an outpatient clinic, surgery facilities, a rehabilitation center, a research division, and special cutting-edge burn care equipment
  • More than 500 patients annually, including 300 inpatient admissions

Position Requirements

EDUCATION: BSN required.

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of RN management required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current license to work as registered Nurse in TN. Current CPR/BLS certification required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served within assigned program or unit(s).
  • Demonstrated technical, interpersonal and critical thinking skills with a thorough knowledge/understanding of professional nursing/patient care practices, State/Joint Commission standards and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to develop, present, implement and maintain activities within program or organizational unit(s).
  • Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to plan and organize work for self and others.
  • Ability to exercise analytical judgment on work to be done
  • Ability to judge the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems.
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills to work collaboratively and effectively with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple independent projects simultaneously.
  • Identify with, share in, and display a commitment to the mission, philosophy, and objectives of the organization.

Position Description/Application

March 2018 Postings

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Division of General Acute Care Surgery is seeking a burn surgeon for our clinical burn practice at Parkland Hospital. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Leadership roles in the Burn Section of the Division as well as the Departmental level are negotiable for qualified individuals.

The burn service is composed of an ICU that treats both pediatric and adult patients, and an acute burn care unit. Burn center admissions approach 800 patients annually. Clinical responsibilities include providing patient care for both inpatients and a busy reconstruction practice. The burn team is composed of a fellow, 4 surgical house officers, and 3 dedicated PAs. Burn rehabilitation support is exceptional. Departmental scientific endeavors are supported by a grants coordinator, 5 FTEs of Research Coordinators and Regulatory Associates, a medical editor, and a biostatistician.

UT Southwestern ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world with a distinguished faculty that includes active Nobel Prize winners. Further, since 2015 patient care has been delivered in a $1.2 billion, 17 floor, 862 bed state-of-the-art facility colloquially known as New Parkland Hospital. Interested individuals should apply through the direct link below:

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Direct link: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/job/burn-surgeon-faculty-and-physicians-5323-harry-hines-blvd-da-30687/
Apply online: jobs.utsouthwestern.edu
REQ # : 316747

Akron Children’s Hospital, Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our burn team. With the supervision of a Physician, (as per O.R.C. 4730) the PA-C provides medical care, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to patients with complex, acute, and chronic health conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Participate as a First Assistant in Surgery per clinical division needs.

Verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons continuously since 1996, the Center provides acute and rehabilitative care for children and adults from the region who have sustained burn injuries and other complex wounds.  Our multidisciplinary care team treats a variety of burns ranging from minor to severe, from the time of admission through rehabilitation.  Our team is comprised of general surgeons, general surgical residents, internal medicine, advance practice providers, occupational and physical therapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, psychologists, chaplaincy and social workers.

The Center is comprised of a 12 bed inpatient unit, triage area, outpatient clinic, hydrotherapy area for wound care and a physical therapy room.  The Center treats 250 burns annually with approximately 3,000 outpatient visits.

Hospital Overview
Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 900,000 patients each year.  With two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 27+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio.  The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s Hospital spans the entire scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care.  The regional burn center treats both adults and children and enjoys excellent community support.

Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to family-centered care, and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury through research at the Rebecca D. Considine Clinical Research Institute. Quality is a strategic focus of Akron Children’s Hospital through the Mark A. Watson Center for Operations Excellence, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma.

Community Overview
Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland.  From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area and Northeast Ohio has something for everyone.  The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources.  This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment.  Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop, and dine!

Candidates may submit their curriculum vitae to Steve Chamberlin, Akron Children’s Hospital, One Perkins Square, Akron, OH 44308 or via e-mail to schamberlin@akronchildrens.org.

Clinical Psychologist – Burn Department
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME
Part Time, Days

Maine Medical Center is seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist in their Burn Department in Portland. This is an integrated position where the behavioral health specialist will work closely with the medical team. Applicants must have interest, training and/or experience in health psychology; have knowledge of or experience in evidence based treatment approaches with a wide variety of psychiatric, substance use and behavioral needs. This position will include functional assessments, screenings, focused treatment, and connecting patients to additional services if needed. Prevention and educational services will be provided; collaborative work with physicians and staff, residents, psychiatrists and other behavioral health providers; research opportunities. The behavioral health specialist will also have the opportunity to develop specific clinical pathways or best practice programs for targeted patient groups.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Psychologist at the Doctoral Level.
  • Two years or more of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred, in order to have proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment.
  • Knowledge of evidenced based clinical theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare.
  • Ability to teach principles and applications to the medical setting.
  • Considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) seeks a Director to lead our Burn Center. As a senior leader in the Section of Surgical Sciences, the successful candidate should possess extensive experience in burn and critical care and be eligible for an academic appointment at the level of associate or full professor.

The Vanderbilt Burn Center (VBC) offers world-class care to adults and children with thermal injury. Comprising 25 beds in a dedicated unit, VBC is a regional referral center for both adult and pediatric patients. With a catchment area of more than a 600-mile radius, VBC cares for 600 admissions annually. The Center is among the top 10 academic burn centers by volume, and is part of a designated American College of Surgeons (ACS) Level 1 Trauma Center.

The Director will be responsible for all adult and pediatric burn care at VUMC, leading a comprehensive team of physicians, nurses, therapists and staff. S/he will oversee all aspects of clinical practice, including team building, protocol development, and quality monitoring, and establish and sustain an environment needed to deliver the highest quality care for patients. The Director will advance and support their own research efforts as well as those of the team, and guide the education of fellows, residents, and medical students.

The successful candidate will articulate a compelling vision to further improve the already excellent services provided. S/he will be an outstanding clinician and leader, leading by collaboration and consensus. In particular, the new Director will recognize the important contributions of both general and plastic surgery for the comprehensive treatment of adults and children with burn injury. Candidates should have an M.D. degree with a minimum of 5 years of clinical/surgical experience with Board Certification in either General Surgery or Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and have completed a Burn Fellowship. Board certification in Critical Care is preferred. In the first year, the new Director will move the VBC toward American Burn Association verification, modernizing protocols, maintaining a robust quality program, and enhancing the Burn fellowship (non-ACGME) and resident training.

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, VUMC is a major academic medical center dedicated to patient care, education and research. With extraordinary infrastructure for each of these missions, VUMC provides a supportive environment and the opportunity for motivated individuals to change the world.

VUMC considers diversity a valued asset. It is clear that people from diverse backgrounds offer opinions and in many cases solutions to problems that otherwise would not be evident. We are an equal opportunity employer with a mission of inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented minorities.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Seth J. Karp, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 – 21st Avenue South
Medical Center North, D-4313
Nashville, TN 37232-2730
email: Seth.Karp@Vanderbilt.edu

Galen Perdikis, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 – 21st Avenue South
Medical Center North, D-4207
Nashville, TN 37232-2345
email: Galen.Perdikis@Vanderbilt.edu

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