As a service to burn care professionals, we are pleased to offer “Job Placement” postings on the ABA website.
February 2020 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 is commensurate with candidate’s experience.
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.
Qualifications and 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.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please submit an online application for Vacancy ID: FAC0003076.
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.
January 2020 Postings
Part of VCU Health System, the OT Acute Care department at VCU Medical Center North Hospital is seeking a full-time Occupational Therapist to join the team. You will conduct evaluations on referred patients; plan and implement a comprehensive treatment program that includes discharge planning, patient/family education and recommendations for follow-up or continued care; and provide clinical instruction to OT and OTA students as needed, as well as training and education to department and hospital staff.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Occupational Therapy program; Master’s or Doctorate preferred
- OT licensure or eligibility in the Commonwealth of Virginia
- Current CPR certification
- At least one year of recent experience as an Occupational Therapist
- Experience with physical and psycho-social evaluations and interventions preferred
- Level 1 Trauma Center experience working with Burn Unit patients is required
At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members. . .all 12,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits, including competitive pay, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much more.
Practice along the Spectacular Northern Colorado Front Range with Top 5 Large Health System. At the end of the day, this is where you want to be!
Banner Health, one of the country’s premier, nonprofit health care networks and Banner Medical Group (BMG, Banner Health’s employed physician group, with more than 1,500 physicians and advance practice providers, is seeking a BC/BE Fellowship Trained Burn Surgeon to join us at Western States Burn Center at North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC) in Greeley, CO.
- BE/BC in Surgical Critical Care
- Burn Surgery Fellowship required
- 50/50 Burn and Trauma Surgery
- Basic Reconstruction Surgery
- Opportunity for clinical research and teaching
Western States Burn Center at NCMC provides the most sophisticated treatment and technology currently available for treatment of burn injuries. The center focuses on the care of adult burn patients and limited pediatric patients and provides care to an eight-state region including Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, and Wyoming. Our multidisciplinary team gives total care and offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient services including:
- Inpatient management of complex thermal, chemical, and electrical burn injuries as well as TENS and necrotizing fasciitis
- Outpatient management of thermal, chemical, and electrical burn injuries
- Outpatient management and consultation of complex wounds (non-burn)
- Outpatient and inpatient rehabiliation
- Emergent tele-burn consultations with referral facilities/physicians, and corporate clients
- Telemedicine with referral facilities/physicians, and corporate clients
- Advanced Burn Life Support course
Northern Colorado is one of the best places to live and work in the entire nation. Enjoy spectacular views along the Rocky Mountain Front Range, great weather (over 300 days of pure Colorado sunshine year), endless recreational activities, and more. Banner Health has multiple clinics and three hospitals in this region.
Join the Banner Health Team, where you’ll have the time to connect with your patients, your practice, your family, and the great outdoors! We offer dedication to work/life balance unmatched in our industry. Meaning you get to spend more time doing what you love. That’s health care made easier, life made better!
- Attractive salary
- Paid malpractice plus tail coverage
- Paid CME
- 401K matching and 457(b) deferred compensation plans
- Excellent benefit package options that provide security for you and your family
Submit your CV today for immediate consideration to:
For questions, please call (970) 810-6096. Visit our website at bannerdocs.com.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner Health recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Banner Health is an EEO/AA – M/W/D/V Employer.
Salary Range: $68.67-$90.62 Hourly
Final Filling Date: 2/29/2020
Under the supervision of the Burn Division Chief, this position provides inpatient and outpatient care to Burn Surgery patients and their families, functions as a resource person for health care providers, and participates in Department of Surgery’s teaching program. The role of the Burn Nurse Practitioner is to perform patient evaluations, physical examinations, follow-up exams and obtaining and documenting patient histories. The incumbent will also be responsible for the management of acute care conditions that may arise from burn injuries, and the management of long-term health care issues that may result from burn injuries. The incumbent will provide care education to the patient and their family members or caregivers.
- At least 1 year experience as a Nurse Practitioner
- At least 1 year experience in the care of burn patients
- Possession of valid California RN and Nurse Practitioner license
- Furnishing license
- DEA within 3 months of hire
- Graduation with a Master’s degree, DNP, or PhD in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing
- National NP Certification
- Current BLS and CPR
- Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
- Knowledge of current trends in nursing
- Commitment to excellence in patient care
To view the full job description and submit an online application, visit UC Davis Career Opportunities here.
Job ID #2683
The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The John S. Dunn Burn Center
The John S. Dunn Burn Center is the only comprehensive burn center in Houston and is verified by the American Burn Association (ABA). The Center cares for 450+ patients per year and includes all types of burn injury, inhalation injury, and various skin disorders including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal nercolysis. The burn team provides the entire continuum of care, including critical care, acute inpatient care, burn reconstruction and scar management, and rehabilitation. The Center is a collaborative effort between Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center (TMC) and McGovern Medical School Division of Acute Care Surgery.
The Burn Medical Director and Chief of Burn Surgery will be employed by the Division of Acute Care Surgery in the Department of Surgery at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The Chief will lead a multi-disciplinary team that includes intensivists (surgeons and anesthesiologists), plastic and reconstructive surgeons, burn surgeons, advanced practice providers, nurses, and trainees. The Chief will have the opportunity to capitalize on the robust infrastructure available for translational and clinical research, and to lead the section in innovative and practice-changing research.
The ideal candidate will be focused on:
- Providing high-quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care to burn patients;
- Fostering an organizational culture of teamwork in the burn center;
- Educating fellows, residents, students, frontline providers (i.e., emergency medical technicians), and the community of the principles of burn resuscitation and care;
- Participating in the educational efforts of the department and the school in terms of attendance and presentations at appropriate conferences such as Surgery Grand Rounds and Morbidity and Mortality Conference;
- Building on the robust research infrastructure to grow the burn research program to inform patient-centered care and to ensure continued innovation and learning;
- Championing efforts in the community centered on burn prevention;
- Developing a regional and national brand as experts and leaders in burn care.
Potential applicants must apply from UTHealth’s career webpage at www.jobs.uth.edu.
UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet
Our Lady of Lourdes in Lafayette, LA is currently seeking experienced nurses to join our Burn Center! We are the only accredited burn center in the Acadiana region!
At Our Lady of Lourdes, we offer you much more than a job in the healthcare industry. We offer career opportunities for people who have a calling to share their gifts and talents as part of our healing ministry. In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, we offer you something special—the chance to do God’s work by helping to serve people in need throughout our community. As part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS), we are a community of over 14,000 employees. This makes us one of the largest locally owned, not-for-profit health systems in Louisiana.
The Registered Nurse provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way, incorporating differences into the provision of care. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Relies on education and training to complete responsibilities within scope of licensure as registered nurse.
- Performs psychosocial/physiologic assessments that integrates changing data.
- Formulates a plan of care based on trends of similar patients, including patient education and discharge planning. Tailors and prioritizes caring practice to individual needs, including cultural/ethical/spiritual needs.
- Participates in the planning of routine transitional health care needs (i.e. treatment options patient placement options, end of life options).
- Responds to changes in patient’s needs and provides holistic care using independent clinical judgement based on knowledge drawn from education and experience.
- Adapts planned educational programs and information to individual patients and family by modifying teaching strategies or content. Integrates education during the delivery of patient care. Collaborates with patients/families to identify realistic desired outcomes.
- Actively advocates for patient rights and identifies potential conflict. Seeks counsel for resolution of conflict.
- Evaluates patient outcomes and makes revisions in the plan of care.
- Documents all patient care activities as per documentation standards. Assists the healthcare team with the documentation process.
One-year acute care experience and/or one-year PCU or ICU experience preferred; burn experience is recommend
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
PALS, ACLS, ABLS all required within first year of employment
Proficient in the English language, verbal and written communication skills, computer skills
Current Louisiana State Licensure as RN required; BLS required upon hire
Benefits of Joining our Team
- Essential of Critical Care Course offered during first year of employment
- Continuing Education in Burns
- RN Clinical Ladder Program
- Competitive Pay
- Affordable Benefits for all Part-Time or Full-Time Team Members
- Shift Differentials ($4.oo for Evenings, $5.00 for Nights, and $4.00 for Weekends)
- PTO for all Part-Time or Full-Time Team Members
- Employee Assistance Program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Team Member Access Perks
- Great Employee Engagement Scores
For more information about joining our team, please visit our website at www.lourdesrmc.com/careers or contact the recruiter today at (337) 470-2838!
December 2019 Postings
Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury and pediatric subspecialties medical center, is looking for a highly motivated Nurse Practitioner to become part of our Burn team and work closely with burn surgeons and care for burn patients within the scope of practice.
Responsibilities include attending general and specialty burn clinics; assessing and treating outpatients (including scheduled patients and those with urgent problems); performing pre-operative history and physical exams; providing case management support for selected patients; and possibly providing support for clinical research projects. The schedule for this position may vary and may require an occasional early start (6:00 am for pre-operative history and physical exams).
Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner is strongly preferred. Burn and pediatric experience, as well as Spanish language proficiency are desirable. Requires NP license, CPR certification and eligibility to practice in the state of California.
SHCNC offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Other considerations include free parking, team-approached interdisciplinary care, friendly environment and the satisfaction that our patients are receiving the best care available at no cost to them.
Submit resumes to Human Resources, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, fax to 916-453-2388, or email at email@example.com. To learn more about our hospital, visit our website at www.shrinerschildren.org. EOE/Drug Free Workplace
November 2019 Postings
The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accepting applications for a full-time academic Burn and Critical Care Surgeon. This position is open to all levels of academic rank, in accordance with the candidate’s individual experience. Qualified candidates will have complete burn fellowship training and be Board Certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Vanderbilt serves as the regional burn center for Middle and East Tennessee and is the only pediatric burn center in the state. With a catchment area of 65,000 square miles covering Tennessee and surrounding states, the medical center provides acute care and specialty services for a wide variety of patients. Vanderbilt houses over 1,000 beds with roughly 600 burn admissions annually and continues to grow.
The Division of Trauma currently includes 13 faculty members and 8 clinical fellows that provide a broad array of clinical services while caring for injured, critically ill, burn and emergency general surgery patients. The ideal candidate should have outstanding clinical experience and possess strong communication and collaboration skills. Commitment to research, ongoing quality/performance improvement and education are crucial. Academic rank, tenure and additional leadership opportunities are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Vanderbilt University 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.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:
Richard S. Miller, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency General Surgery
C/O Alyssa Brake, Administrator, Department of Surgery
General Summary/Overview Statement
The Burn NP Team Manager (NP TM) is a nurse leader who possesses the clinical expertise in adult burn patient population; The ideal candidate will provide assistance to the Burn Physician Assistant in the ambulatory burn clinic, engagement in burn outreach and community burn awareness and prevention activities, collaborating with the Injury Prevention Coordinator, and participation in burn research initiatives. S/He will be a nurse practitioner who supports the assessment, management, and evaluation of the care of patients in a burn unit/clinic alongside the Burn PA, resident and attendings. This NP TM will focus on continuity of care as patients move through the continuum of care. The NP TM will play an integral role in the identification of quality assurance and process improvement opportunities as well as develop and implement solutions to identified opportunities.
Other responsibilities include nursing education, patient education and discharge planning, and coordination of care in collaboration with Care Coordination and the Patient Navigator the in-patient burn population. Administrative responsibilities include management of burn outpatient clinic operations, participation in research activities, providing training and lectures at partner institutions or community groups, and participating in quality improvement projects or activities.
Department Specific Duties and Responsibilities
This individual is identified within the hospital as the nursing expert in burn related issues and serves as a resource for clinical practice, education, quality assurance and continuous improvement in the care of the injured patient. The Burn NP Team Manager will direct clinical patient care responsibilities as needed. This person established and maintains collaborative relationships with all disciplines and departments necessary to create optimal patient outcomes and a professional practice environment. S/He partners with medical leadership to set mutual goals that advance teamwork, interdisciplinary learning and the environment of care.
- Ensures that linkages with clinical initiatives, performance improvement, and burn education are aligned with TBSCC’s mission.
- Participates in strategic planning for the Burn Program in alignment with the organization’s mission. Coordinates new ventures that may serve to increase volume and expand relationships. Collaborates with the senior director for network strategy in Surgery to develop and strengthen relationships with outside organizations.
- Assists in ensuring the Burn Service meets all regulatory requirements for ABA Burn Center accreditation. Collaborates with the Burn Medical Director and Nurse Director of Trauma and Burn Programs to facilitate these review processes.
- Manages the oversight of the regulatory compliance of the Burn PhotoRegistry.
- Assists in data collection for the Burn Registry including, but not limited to, BQIP quality metrics for mandated, quarterly submission to the National Burn Repository.
- Serves as a liaison to the administration and represents the program on various hospital and community committees to enhance and foster optimal burn care management.
- Participates in local, regional, and national initiatives and conferences as guided by the American Burn Association (ABA)
- In the domain of research, s/he contributes to research projects, analysis, and distribution of findings. S/He facilitates protocol design for accurate data collection, feedback, and analysis. Ensures that research projects comply with the institutional standards as set forth by PHSIRB.
- In collaboration with the Burn Medical Director and Nurse Director of Trauma and Burn Programs, designs, coordinates, and supervises the burn prevention activities at community, state, and national levels in collaboration with the Injury Prevention Coordinator where deemed appropriate.
Patient Care Organization
- Manifests a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex responses of individuals, families, or communities to actual or potential health problems related to their disease conditions and/or surgical interventions.
- Actively communicates with all member of the patient’s care team quickly, efficiently and throughly.
- Sets priorities for appropriate and efficient management of patient care that reflects evidence-based practice and cost-effective management of time, available human resources, supplies and equipment.
- Maintains an interdisciplinary approach to planning and communicating patient care information.
- Incorporates the concepts of health maintenance, prevention, and promotion through patient education. Assumes responsibility to coordination of patient and family education with the Burn Physician Assistant, nutrition, social work, and pharmacist as needed.
- Demonstrates awareness of community resources and assists staff, patients, and families to effectively utilize them.
- Actively supports and participates in an effective Quality Assurance Program that is designed to monitor the quality of health care delivered to patients/families cared for on the Burn Service. The distinct goal of this program is to ensure that the highest quality of care is consistently delivered to the patients at all times and by all personnel. This individual is imbued with the authority to identify opportunities for improvement along the continuum of care, take the initiative to identify gaps/contributing factors, and work collaboratively with stakeholders to devise a plan of action. The loop closure in selected areas will include monitoring for effectiveness over time.
- In collaboration with the Burn medical director and Nurse Director of Trauma and Burn Programs, coordinates the assessment and analyses of existing hospital-wide patient care policies, protocols, and practice management guidelines pertinent to the care of the burn patient/families.
- Assists in the development of evidence-based protocols and nursing skills competencies aimed at elevating the practice of the burn unit RNs; develops and implements nursing education programs and in-services specific to the burn patient population.
- Collaborates with physicians, physician assistants, and the interdisciplinary team to refine team goals and objectives and further ensures ongoing continuous improvements to the care delivery model.
- Responsible for ensuring that all appropriate/required documentation from the interdisciplinary team is incorporated in the medical record. Monitors for assurance of HIPAA and hospital regulatory policies and procedures with respect to patient confidentiality and privacy.
- Establishes effective professional relationships with other members of the healthcare team.
- Serves as role model and resource for other staff.
- Regularly incorporates new scientific findings in specific areas of expertise into clinical practice. Maintains awareness of new developments in the specialized area and participates in research activities.
- Review, revise, and develop clinical guidelines concerning burn procedures and disseminates policies and protocols to the clinical staff.
- Works with unit leadership to develop strategies for enhancing staff knowledge about the Burn Program, specifically the surgical ICU.
- Participates in orientation of new residents and staff nurses to the program and conducts ongoing education to staff.
- Participates in the recruitment, hiring, on-boarding and training of all new programmatic staff, including data coordinators, patient service navigators, and injury prevention coordinators.
- Develops and maintains marketing and patient education materials, staff education and patient information sessions and any online educational materials and newsletters.
- Adheres to hospital and departmental policies. Recommends changes in policies and procedures.
- Participates in determining and implementing goals and objectives for the clinical team.
- Role will consist of approximately 20% Clinical Time and 80% Administrative Time for management and leadership activities.
Hospital Wide Responsibilities
Works within legal, regulatory, accreditation and ethical practice standards relevant to the position and as established by BWH/Partners; follows safe practices required for the position; complies with appropriate BWH and Partners policies and procedures; fulfills any training required by BWH and/or Partners, as appropriate; brings potential matters of non-compliance to the attention of the supervisor or other appropriate hospital staff.
Department Specific Qualifications
- MSN required
- Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- Certification by a nationally-recognized accrediting body approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing required
- 3 years related work experience in Burn Surgery required in one or more of the related fields of the ED, Surgical ICU or Surgical Floor Nursing
- Recent clinical knowledge and experience with Burn Surgery patient population required
- 1-2 years of previous leadership, management, and/or program development experience required
- Previous experience with accreditation and regulatory processes, preferred
- Experience working in large complex health care organizations, preferred
Department Specific Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required
- Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by precedents, policies and objectives. Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area.
- Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring, requiring staff input, innovative, creative, and Lean diagnostic techniques to resolve issues.
- Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction. Ability to function clinically both as an autonomous provider and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
- Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
- Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
- Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of clinical and administrative staff.
- Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations of the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Regional One Health is currently seeking a Nurse Manager for its nationally recognized Burn Unit. At the Firefighters Burn Center, we help burn survivors return to normal, productive lives as quickly as possible. Our surgery, wound care, rehabilitation, and restorative medicine services are available to adolescents (14 and up) and adults devastated by serious burns. Firefighters Burn Center has earned verification from the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS), making it the only Burn Center in Tennessee to earn this distinctive honor. Firefighters Burn Center takes part in a variety of education and community outreach activities with the goal of preventing burn injuries. William L. Hickerson, MD, is the Medical Director at the Firefighters Burn Center.
- Treats more than 500 patients annually, including 300 inpatient admissions.
- Is the only full-service Burn Center of its kind within a 150-mile radius of Memphis.
- Features 14 beds, an outpatient clinic, surgery facilities, a rehabilitation center, a research division, and special cutting-edge burn care equipment.
Job Summary and Responsibilities
Plans, coordinates, and manages clinical care, activities, and operations of a patient care department(s) to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of patient care and outcomes in compliance with nursing standards of care, hospital policies and procedures, and regulatory bodies.
Education: BSN required.
Experience: Three (3) years of RN Management experience required. Experience with burn patients preferred.
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 assigned 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.
Prolonged standing and walking, utilization of patient care equipment and other physical demands required in a patient care environment; exposure to infectious agents. Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes, to verify accuracy of written materials, and to administer and accurately prepare medications. Heavy Work – Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as “with or without assistance.”)
For additional information, please contact:
W. Lee Booth, RN, BSN, BBA
Senior Talent Acquisition Sourcing Strategist
Regional One Health
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Office: (901) 545-6943, Fax: (901) 545-6593
October 2019 Postings
The Department of Surgery at the MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting applications for a full-time academic surgeon in the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery. Successful candidates should be board-certified/eligible in General Surgery and have additional qualifications in Burn Care. Certification/Eligibility in Critical Care is strongly preferred.
We are seeking a full-time faculty commitment from surgeons interested in providing high quality care to our patients and who have a strong interest in teaching. We have dedicated burn unit and clinic with a long history of leadership in burn care. Ideally the candidate will be interested in other aspects of acute care surgery including trauma, emergency general surgery, and surgical critical care. Our group prides itself on how well we work together to provide care for our patients. We are looking for team players who are interested in developing their academic career and leadership skills.
The MetroHealth System is a nationally recognized academic medical center affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. All active staff in the Department of Surgery hold academic appointments at Case Western Reserve University and an appointment commensurate with the candidate’s academic record will be offered. The 700+ bed main campus hospital is an ACS verified Level I adult trauma, Level II pediatric trauma, and Level I burn center with over 5,000 trauma activations per year. We are also presently building a new state-of-the-art hospital, which will include a new Burn Center.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and World Class Diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants please contact:
Dr. Jeffrey A. Claridge
Service Line Director and Division Director,
Trauma, Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery
Phone: (216) 778-4684
Jeffrey A. Claridge, MD, MS, FACS
101 North Tower is acknowledged by the American Burn Association as a one of the two verified burn centers in North Carolina. Our Burn Center houses eight intensive care beds and sixteen step down beds. All rooms in our center are private. Our stepdown beds are also shared with patients on the plastic surgery service.
We work closely with multiple ancillary services such as PT/OT, speech, rec therapy, and other members of the healthcare team. Our PT/OT/ST are specifically assigned to the Burn Center and are trained to care for specific issues our patients face.
Staff members are specifically trained to care for burn and plastic surgery patients as they must obtain specialized education by attending the department’s Burn Academy. The ideal applicant must have excellent communication, teamwork, and customer service skills.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, is the region’s only Level 1 trauma center. The Medical Center serves 24 countries, and possesses the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
- MSN or Masters in related field required, BCLS required
- Minimum of 6 years’ experience in nursing with a minimum of 4 years in related healthcare management
Interested parties, please submit cover letter and current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In collaboration with an attending physician, is responsible for the coordination and direct care of BURN patients and clinical protocols as needed. This role is also responsible for providing patient education.
- Coordinates multidisciplinary health care services and arranges diagnostic tests as ordered by physicians. Performs inpatient diagnostic testing, therapeutic, and interventional procedures as needed.
- Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.
- As needed, administers appropriate injections and medications as ordered by medical providers in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines. Educates patients and staff on pharmacological/drug effects and protocol requirements, if applicable.
- Attends workshops, seminars, and/or conferences to keep abreast of standards and best practices within the field. Disseminates information to colleagues and/or staff as appropriate.
- Triages patient inquires and communicates test results.
- Answers phones, responds to inquiries and triages calls to appropriate personnel.
- May be responsible for the precertification and preauthorization of prescriptions and for calling in prescription refills.
- Establishes priorities for nursing care through patient assessment and develops nursing care plans. Prepares equipment and assists provider during examination, testing, and treatment of patients as needed.
- Records medical information within the patients’ electronic medical record as instructed by the physician.
- Participates in safety programs and orientation of new staff. Assists in reviewing and revising policies and procedures.
- Responsible for patient care on an inpatient and/or outpatient service.
- If applicable, manages the care of selected patients using protocols agreed upon by medical/nursing personnel. Prescribes and adjusts medications. Makes judgement about the use of pharmaceutical agents as standard treatments in diagnosed conditions.
- If applicable, for surgical procedures, responsible for gathering, completing and delivering all pre-operative requirements required for surgery. Reviews discharge summaries and operative notes for accuracy.
- If applicable, assesses patient eligibility and reviews patient medical history for inclusion in clinical studies.
- If applicable, reviews and completes protocol history sheets, flow sheets, study follow-up reports, and patient evaluation forms. Prepares and amends IRB protocols, consent forms, and research documents.
- May be required to reach out to referring physicians and promote new referrals.
- Ensures infection control compliance within the practice and quality assurance in all aspects of patient care as mandated by institutional, local, state, and federal regulatory agency requirements.
Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing
Approximately 2 or more years of clinical experience as an NP in physician practice or hospital setting, preferably within a related specialty.
New graduates with related RN experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Licenses and Certifications:
- NYS Registered Nurse Practitioner (NP) license and current NP registration
- NYS Registered Professional Nurse license and current RN registration
- Applicable National Board Certification (such as ANCC, PNCB, etc.)
- Current BLS (must be issued by the American Heart Association)
- Infection Control Certificate
- Current Narcotics DEA registration certificate
Interested applicants could apply for this position here or email your resume to TraumaAndBurns@med.cornell.edu.
September 2019 Postings
District Medical Group of Arizona (DMG) is seeking a Clinical Psychologist for a position at Arizona Burn Center at Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, AZ. We admit 1,000 adult and pediatric annually. We see 6,000 patients as outpatients. We educate learners at multiple levels of health care training and we have an extensive clinical research program.
Candidates for the position of burn psychologist must have a degree in clinical psychology, expertise in health psychology, and be eligible for Psychology licensure in Arizona. The psychologist functions as an integral part of the burn care team, participating in daily rounds and providing inpatient and outpatient clinical assessments and therapy. Experience in providing psychological care in a medical setting is preferred, as is expertise in treatment of post-traumatic and pain conditions. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills; be able to work with other caregivers as a team; be able to assess and treat individuals of all ages; and be willing to participate in the education of a variety of learners. Faculty appointment is available at the Creighton University School of Medicine and the University of Arizona School of Medicine.
DMG is a non-for-profit practice plan of more than 400 providers and is affiliated with the Creighton School of Medicine, the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and the area’s more comprehensive teaching hospital, Maricopa Medical Center. DMG offers an outstanding work environment, competitive compensation plan/benefits package, paid time off, CE allowance with paid time off, and paid malpractice insurance.
Interested individuals please submit cover letter and current CV to email@example.com.
August 2019 Postings
Academic program and Level 1 trauma center is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Medical Director of our new burn program. Participate in building, developing, and growing a Burn Program from the ground up.
- Fellowship-trained in burn surgery and surgical critical care
- Participate in teaching medical students and resident—community outreach with local fire, police, and emergency departments
- Clinical responsibilities include a focus on Burn Surgery Monday—Friday, 8:00 am—5:00 pm, as well as participating in acute care surgery/trauma call 4 days per month
- The qualified individual will have an interest in developing a brand new center, growing this inaugural program
- Collaborative environment offering opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary scholarly activity efforts—all faculty participate in academic efforts
- Strong sub-sub-specialty support including plastic surgery, hand surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and more
- We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including recent graduate and international candidates
Our remarkable growing city in West Texas offers a welcoming and friendly community filled with genuine Southwestern hospitality. The sixth largest city in the state, our town offers a tremendous amount of opportunity.
- No state income tax and cost of living nearly 13% lower than the national average
- Exceptional public and private schools and multiple local and nearby universities
- Short drive to the mountains in New Mexico for hiking and skiing
- Breathtaking natural beauty, allowing for endless opportunities to explore the outdoors
Please contact Ashlie Korb at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (866) 406-0269 and reference BSD-107325.
The Department of Surgery at VCU Health is actively recruiting for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Plastic Surgeon for the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at VCU Medical Center and affiliated campuses. VCU Medical Center, a 700-bed quaternary teaching hospital is one of the largest and busiest academic centers in Virginia.
Must be board certified or board eligible in plastic surgery and must have completed a fellowship in burn surgery. The successful candidate should have a strong academic interest in clinical and/or basic research, a commitment to education and training, and excellent clinical and surgical credentials. Responsibilities also include supervising residents and fellows in the practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery. The candidate will develop a large practice related to general plastic surgery and burn care. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit electronically to vcujobs.com a curriculum vitae; cover letter; and three letters of reference.
Inquiries may be directed to Nikki Meador, Faculty Affairs Coordinator, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Surgery at email@example.com or (804) 827-1033.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU required.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Burn Surgeons of Saint Barnabas are seeking an additional Burn Surgeon to join a group of three surgeons in July 2020. Our expectation is that the applicant will achieve board certification in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. The position requires a firm commitment to clinical care as well as an interest in teaching and involvement in clinical research. We are seeking candidates with a high degree of professionalism, excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and a collaborative style.
For more than 40 years, the Burn Center at Saint Barnabas has been New Jersey’s burn specialty resource and is verified by the American Burn Association based on an excellent comprehensive clinical program delivered by a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, surgical residents, burn technicians, and others. We care for >300 adult and pediatric inpatients (12 BICU beds, 16 burn step-down beds) as well as >5,000 outpatients visits annually.
The Burn Center is located at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J., surrounded by attractive neighborhoods with excellent schools and other cultural advantages, located 20 miles west of New York City, and 13 miles northwest of Newark Liberty International Airport. A competitive salary will be offered.
Interested physician candidates should send cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Michael Marano, MD, FACS
Medical Director – The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
Burn Business Office: (973) 322-5929
The Shriners’ Hospital for Children-Cincinnati, is recruiting for an experienced Pediatric Plastic Surgeon. Our ideal candidate will be a board certified pediatric surgeon, with a broad spectrum of experience in plastic surgery including knowledge of burn reconstruction, cleft lip and palate, congenital abnormality and hand reconstruction. Microsurgical skills are a plus but not required.
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 conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. Thus, the ideal candidate would work in a multi-disciplinary team environment, mentor and teach residents and medical students and perform clinical research.
Please email your CV for consideration and for more details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At MedStar Washington Hospital Center you’ll know that your care makes a difference each and every day. Because here every moment counts. Here, you’ll feel the support of a team that delivers world-class care without exception. And that matters to us all.
As the Burn Therapist, you will evaluate patients’ motor and neurological capabilities, plan therapy programs, note progress, and instruct patients’ in therapeutic procedures to continue at home.
- Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy
- Seven months to one year of job-related experience
- D.C. Licensure as a Physical Therapist
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Come join us and be part of a team where your work matters in every way possible. Because here, above all, you make care happen.
This is your opportunity to make each moment count, every single day. This is your time to launch a career with MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
For more information about MedStar Washington Hospital center, visit jobs.medstarwashington.org.
July 2019 Postings
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) and the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn within the Department of Surgery are recruiting for a Burn/Critical Care Surgeon to join our team of physicians. The position is located on the OSUWMC main campus. The successful candidate will handle burn and soft tissue clinical cases with options for clinical service time in surgical ICU. Opportunities for translational and clinical research are available.
- Board Eligible/Certified in General Surgery
- Board Eligible/Certified in Surgical Critical Care
- Formal burn fellowship training or three years of practice experience in burn care
- Eligible for State of Ohio medical licensure
- Qualify for an academic appointment at the assistant, associate, or professor level—Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience
The Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn
The Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn is led by Division Director Dr. Carrie Sims, MD. The Division concentrates efforts in clinical care, research, and education related to patients suffering from surgical critical illness, trauma, emergency general surgery diseases, and burns. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on the main campus is an established Level 1 Trauma Center seeing approximately 2,700 trauma patients annually. OSU East Hospital opened its trauma center in September 2018 and has experienced an ongoing growth of patient volume. We have an accredited surgical critical care fellowship that matched four fellows each year. We also have an acute care surgery fellowship. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Burn Program is directed by Dr. Amalia Cochran and is 1 of only 2 American Burn Association (ABA) verified adult Burn Centers in Ohio.
The Medical Center has over 1,300 patient beds, performs over 44,000 surgeries per year, and has over 1.7 million annual outpatient visits. Established in 1914, the Ohio State Department of Surgery has a long and respected tradition of excellence in clinical care, research, and education. The overall Department of Surgery is composed on nine surgical specialty divisions and seven centers. Collectively, the Department of Surgery performs over 21,000 cases annually and was ranked in the Top 10 according to the Blue Ridge rankings for NIH funding among surgery departments nationally. To learn more about Ohio Sate and the Department of Surgery, visit our website.
Environment and Culture
The Ohio State University along with its academic partner the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historical communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, and eclectic mix of entertainment, dining, and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.
The Department of Surgery, led by Dr. Timothy Pawlik, boasts a broad array of clinical, research, and educational opportunities. The department is home to multiple R01 funded researchers, three training grants, and is ranked in the Top 10 Blue Ridge Rankings for NIH funding among departments of surgery nationally. SHARP is the newest addition to the Department’s investments in a transformative plan to ensure that the Department is in the top five nationally among academic departments of surgery.
For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to:
Amalia Cochran, MD, FACS, FCCM
Director, Burn Center
Division Director, Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn
Attn: Tiffany Bauman, MBA
Physician and Faculty Recruitment
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Surgery, and Division of General Acute Surgery is seeking a qualified burn surgeon. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Candidates must be Board Certified in General Surgery, and be eligible for a Texas Medical License. The burn service is composed of an intensive care unit that treats both pediatric and adult patients, and an acute burn care unit. The burn center admits more than 600 pediatric and adult patients per year.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching, and scholarly activity. Responsibilities will include providing patient care, teaching, and sharing call on the burn service.
UT Southwestern ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Our distinguished faculty includes active Nobel Prize winners. Nearly 4,200 medical, graduate, and allied health students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows are trained each year. Our physicians provide care to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Clinics as well as three other affiliated hospitals.
Interested and qualified surgeons should apply online at jobs.utsouthwestern.edu (search for Job #406353) and upload or send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:
Herbert Zeh, III, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9031
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encourage to apply.
The Clinical Thermal Injury Specialist Advanced Practiced Provider (APP) provides patient centered healthcare utilizing a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to deliver state of the art care to patients with thermal injury and other skin and soft tissue disorders. This position has an administrative/academic component as well as clinical duties. Under the direction of Burn Surgeons, the Advanced Practice Provider will increase continuity of care of all burn surgery service patients.
Education and Work Experience
- Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
- Minimum 1 year of experience as an APP in a regional burn unit.
- Demonstrates an ability to collaborate in a positive, collegial manner with other disciplines.
- Previous experience in burn research and ABA verification planning preferred but not mandatory.
- Operating room and critical care experience preferred.
Licensures, Registrations, Certifications
- Requires certification in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and ABLS (Advanced Burn Life Support) preferred but not mandatory.
- Nurse Practitioner: BSN, MN, MSN, and official recognition as an Advanced Practice RN by the Board of Nursing for South Carolina.
- Physician Assistant: Graduate of a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association. The applicant must be eligible for PA certification by the National Commission of Certification oh Physician Assistants, Licensed by the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners or application pending.
Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking, and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially, and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently list, lower, push and pull, and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, life from 36″ to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confided/cramped spaces.
The Advanced Practice Provider will provide patient assessment and treatment within established burn service guidelines and assist with coordinating follow up care; monitor adherence to burn service patient guidelines; assist with resident orientation, discharge dictations, physician clinics; and participate actively in burn center performance improvement. (80%) In further detail:
- Acts as a liaison between Burn Service patients/families by phone or in person to plan procedures and provide critical care service, and patient care issues.
- Coordinates with hospital case managers for assigned burn patients. Assist with Burn Service discharge coordination and initiation of discharge planning.
- Makes patient rounds independently and with the Attending Physicians, assisting with compliance of physician/resident documentation.
- Assist with patient charges/hospital charges for Burn Service procedures.
- Assists staff with diagnostic procedures, interpretation, teaching admissions, in-patient case management, discharge preparation, post hospital follow-up, and correspondence with referring physicians.
- Operating room, Outpatient, and Burn Unit surgical procedure assistance.
- Bills for procedures and other services performed as appropriate.
- Maintains accurate and complete medical records by utilizing the correct documentation tools and procedures.
- Follows patients in the outpatient clinic setting meeting all documentation and billing requirements.
- Accepts and completes all duties positively and without conflict.
- Cooperates, helps others, and improves the performance of the Burn Service.
- Utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of the job.
- Demonstrates the ability to provide competent patient care to the following patient populations: Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatric. Pediatric preferred but not mandatory.
- Provides timely, courteous, and efficacious care to patient; examine, diagnose, prescribe treatments and medications, performs or orders test and/or procedures for a variety of diseases and injuries using applicable medical instruments and equipment within the healthcare delivery system, referring to medical specialist for consultation and communicating with patients’ primary physicians as indicated.
The Advanced Practice Provider will actively participate in the burn center’s mandated alcohol screening and referral process. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to research, protocol development, outreach, and injury prevention collaboration. (20%) Details of other duties and responsibilities are:
- Organizes and coordinates burn verification process along with other key personnel.
- Participates in research.
- Participates in community outreach and education including Advanced Burn Life Support and Firefighter’s It Happened in Seconds program.
- Participates on committees as assigned.
- Participates in performance and quality improvement activities.
- Regular and prompt attendance.
- Ability to work assigned schedule including overtime and call.
Must be flexible schedule with the possibility of some minimal evening and weekend hours.
Interested candidate should apply online here and send a current CV with references to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Department of Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
96 Jonathan Lucas St., MSC 613, Room 420-O
email@example.com, (843) 792-2391
The Shriners Hospital for Children, Cincinnati, is recruiting for a Burn Surgeon. Our ideal candidate will be a 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 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 email your CV for consideration and for more details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship trained Trauma, Critical Care Surgeon to join its team oriented faculty. Fellowship training in burn is preferred; internal training is available for non-fellowship trained candidates. 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 new faculty member will also share equitable burn and trauma, acute care surgical call with the group. The new faculty member can expect to do an average of 3 clinical weeks a month including 1 week on the burn service to start. The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.
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.
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