As a service to burn care professionals, we are pleased to offer “Job Placement” postings on the ABA website.

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 medcareers@merritthawkins.com 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 nicole.meador@vcuhealth.org 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
michael.marano@rwjbh.org
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 cothomas@shrinenet.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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

For full position description and to apply, click here.

EOE/M/F/D/V

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.

Qualifications 

  • 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 more on Columbus, please click here.

For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to: 

Amalia Cochran, MD, FACS, FCCM
Director, Burn Center

Carrie Sims
Division Director, Trauma, Critical Care, and Burn

Attn: Tiffany Bauman, MBA
Physician and Faculty Recruitment
tiffany.bauman@osumc.edu

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
ameerah.lawhorn@utsouthwestern.edu

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

Job Purpose
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.

Physical Requirements
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.

Job Duties
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:

Kristine Goodrich
Human Resources Coordinator
Department of Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
96 Jonathan Lucas St., MSC 613, Room 420-O
goodrick@musc.edu, (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 cmccamis@shrinenet.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
michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu

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:

Dawn Curry
Sourcing Strategist
doctors@banner.com

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.

Job Summary
Assures and/or provides patient care in accordance with the RN job description. Serves as a responsible and accountable clinical expert, role model, educator and resource, who facilitates professional development of staff and quality care. Collaborates with the unit leadership team to assure competent staff performance to promote quality patient outcomes.

Minimum Requirements
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN required. Master’s degree in nursing or related field required. Candidates enrolled in Master’s program with documented completion date may be considered.

Minimum of three years recent experience in clinical practice with demonstrated leadership/teaching abilities.

Preferred Qualifications
Burn experience strongly preferred. Active member of a professional nursing organization. Professional certification in clinical practice specialty or nursing leadership.

Licensure and Certifications
Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure. Current BLS Health Care Provider

Current PA Registered Nurse License or Practical Nurse License; Current BLS Health Care Provider Certification.

Additional Information
The role is listed as .5 FTE (part time) however, this position will be a combination of Patient Care Specialist and staff RN to make the role Full Time.

Interested in this position? Apply online. 

June 2019 Postings

About LCMC Health
We’re a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. And that means we do things a little differently around here. Treating people like family is the LCMC Health way, and it always has been. Founded by Louisiana’s only freestanding children’s hospital, we’ve grown into a healthcare system that’s built to serve the unique needs of our communities and families.

Today, we offer five hospital locations: Children’s Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, and West Jefferson Medical Center. We also offer a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,000 board-certified physicians specializing in everything from head to toe, our community can count on us to provide the right care, right where they need it.

University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a 275-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow’s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Care, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.

Click here to view our state-of-the-art facility.

We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you’re a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners, and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care. We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier.

Position Summary
The purpose of this job is to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care based on standards of care and the policies of the hospital. The RN/Staff nurse delegates to professional and non-professional personnel involved in the delivery of patient care.

Position Duties

  • Facilitates and maintains a safe environment for patients and others. Performs the priority technical procedures required by the area/department/assignment safely, effectively, efficiently, and legally.
  • Uses the nursing process to deliver patient care. Establishes and/or revises priorities for patient care activities based of the following: acuity of the need, resource availability, customer/patient preference/request, and other departmental needs. Exhibits problem recognition and management in indicating actual risk to the individual’s health, initiates action to correct, reduce or prevent the risk.
  • Gives a rationale for actions or decisions based on one or more of the following: scientific principles/logic, successful experience, intuition, and/or standards of practice/protocols.
  • Develops a plan of care for assigned patients and/or revises based of effectiveness, efficiency, and/or patient feedback.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to identify actions to improve patient care. Seeks supervision, consultation, assistance when unable to perform effectively or safely independently.
  • Uses interpersonal-communication strategies with individuals to achieve desirable/acceptable outcomes/responses and the perception of satisfaction by those involved. Uses internal and/or external resources to resolve and/or prevent problems that cannot be managed independently.
  • Facilitates continuity of patient care. Initiates and/or maintains interventions including medication management and patient education to assure continually of safe, effective care for patients.
  • Complies with established hospital/departmental and personnel policies. Documents consistent with established guidelines.
  • Delegates safely and appropriately to other team members to accomplish direct patient care or support activities. Makes decisions based upon acuity/complexity of activity; competency of recipient; ability to supervise; and scope of practice.

Job Specifications

Education:

  • Valid Louisiana license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing.
  • Preferred: Bachelor Degree.

Experience:

  • Preferred: Experience in a burn unit, critical care, and/or Level 1 Trauma Center.

License/Certification:

  • Required: Registered Nurse. American Heart Association BLS-HCP and ACLS.
  • Preferred: ABLS, TNCC, ENPC, PALS, CCRN

UMC is an equal opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in this position? Apply online.

About LCMC Health
We’re a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. And that means we do things a little differently around here. Treating people like family is the LCMC Health way, and it always has been. Founded by Louisiana’s only freestanding children’s hospital, we’ve grown into a healthcare system that’s built to serve the unique needs of our communities and families.

Today, we offer five hospital locations: Children’s Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, and West Jefferson Medical Center. We also offer a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,000 board-certified physicians specializing in everything from head to toe, our community can count on us to provide the right care, right where they need it.

University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a 275-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow’s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Care, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.

Click here to view our state-of-the-art facility.

We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you’re a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners, and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care. We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier.

Position Summary
The Manager of Nursing is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients in the assigned department. Directly supervises all members of the nursing staff and evaluates personnel’s performance. Monitors care delivery to ensure appropriate patient outcomes. Develops staff clinical skills and knowledge.

Position Duties

  • Service: Promotes excellence in customer service by acting as a liaison and effectively interacts with physicians, staff, patients, and families. Established and achieves unit goals, utilizing a participative approach. Assures implementation and evaluation of these goals. Participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Quality: Assesses plans, implements, and evaluates the delivery of patient care and institutes proactive changes. Contributes to quality patient care through membership and active participation on department, medical, and hospital committees. Complies with all Hospital and Departmental policies, procedures, and programs. Schedules and assigns staff, considering experience and skill level to meet patient needs. Decreases turnover times; improve on staff time. Works with the burn medical director to achieve and maintain verification by the American Burn Association for adult and pediatric burn services. Works with a multidisciplinary team from Burn and Microsurgery to review performance metrics, develop action items, and confirm loop closure. Communicate with resource personnel to develop educational materials.
  • People: Leads the staff in the development and implementation of standards of practice/care for designated unit(s). Develops and maintains a system for operation of the unit through communication with staff, other managers, Administrative Supervisors, Staff coordinators, and Administration. Demonstrates effective leadership, is an active communicator, and manages people effectively. Responsible for conducting performance evaluations in a timely manner. Aids the multidisciplinary team to coordinate care from pre-hospital through rehabilitation.
  • Finance: Assists with implementing strategic plan to accurately forecast revenue, expenses, and the capital budget in all departments. Participates in the preparation of annual operational, capital, and personnel budgets. Monitors, evaluates, and controls appropriate utilization of budgeted FTE’s and operational expenses. Communicates with the medical director operational, capital, and personnel budgets.
  • Growth: Develops and implements a given growth plan through re-engineering and redesign of business processes and systems, including staffing and accurate billing to increase revenues and reduce costs. Contributes to quality patient care through membership and active participation on department, medical and hospital committees, and the American Burn Association.

Job Specifications

Education:

  • Minimum Required: Bachelor’s of an accredited registered nursing program.
  • Preferred: Masters degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum Required: 3-5 years; supervisory experience required.
  • Preferred: 7-10 years experience preferred; 5 years experience at a supervisory level or above.

License/Certification:

  • Required: Registered Nurse. BLS. CPI, obtained within 90 days of hire.
  • Preferred: ACLS, PALS, ABLS, TNCC.

UMC is an equal employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in the this position? Apply online.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a leader in Specialty Branded Pharmaceuticals, is recruiting for Medical Science Liaison/Sr. Medical Science Liaison – Regenerative Medicine to cover the following territories: Central US (South) – Texas.

This is a field-based position requiring candidates to live in one of the stated geographical areas.

A Medical Science Liaison (MSL) or Senior Medical Science (Sr. MSL) will serve as a liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, developing, and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders within the geographical and therapeutic area of coverage. This is a field-based Medical Affairs position requiring a strong scientific background (technical or clinical experience) as the MSL/Sr. MSL will be a credible source of clinical/scientific data as well as technical/practical education to practicing clinicians, key opinion leaders (KOL), professional societies, and payers. A Senior MSL will be able to demonstrate and apply advanced field based medical and scientific experience, subject matter knowledge, and skills in supporting medical strategies.

MSL/Sr. MSL will be able to maximize and leverage thought leader relationships by identifying mutually beneficial opportunities that meet the strategic needs of internal stakeholders. Participates in and contributes to projects and initiatives that increase the value and productivity of the MSL team and Medical Affairs.

MSLs/Sr. MSLs have five key areas of focus:

  • KOL Engagement
  • HCP Interactions
  • Insight Generation
  • Internal Project Support
  • Teamwork & Leadership

MSLs/Sr. MSLs have no sales objectives or accountability for prescribing or sales of any MNK product(s) and are required to avoid any situations that could create the appearance that they have such responsibilities.

Principal Responsibilities for MSL:

  • Develop relationships with KOLs in the assigned territory based on scientific exchange
  • Engage in scientific dialog effectively communicating scientific content in response to KOL requests
  • Assess KOL alignment with the key elements of the scientific platform to inform territory and medical strategy
  • Develop KOL Advocates and Collaborators within your assigned territory
  • Compliantly support company sponsored research, investigator initiated studies, and publications associated with MNK product(s)
  • Stay abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data and translate the data in applicable knowledge
  • Respond to MIRFs with an initial contact within 2 days and a full answer within 3 weeks
  • Collect scientific and clinical insights to support ongoing information/clinical data sharing (ie. new data, competitive information, insights learned from customer) to optimize communications and coordinated activities across the organization
  • Respond to all requests for directed insights within the expected time-frame
  • Participate in advisory boards
  • Contributes scientific content and helps build materials in support of a project or initiative
  • Understand and practice the MNK values

Principle Responsibilities for Sr. MSL:
Sr. MSL will have the additional responsibilities in addition to baseline MSL responsibilities.

  • Coach and support MSLs to help them gain access to KOLs and development engagement strategies
  • Researchers and identifies KOLs and Focus KOLs for assigned therapeutic area
  • Builds and executes a territory plan to achieve KOL engagement goals
  • Complete pre-call planning independently to ensure effective KOL interactions
  • Develops KOL relationships and engages in scientific exchange with payers as needed
  • Independently ensure appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding FDA approved and pipeline products in a timely, ethical, and customer-focused manner
  • Monitors team insights adding tags and classifying insights for review/organization
  • Runs projects independently including project planning, stakeholder engagement, risk management, and quality control
  • Coordinates the work of others and provides coaching to achieve project goals
  • Mentors MSLs
  • Leads congress planning and reporting
  • Builds training materials using effective instructional design techniques
  • Provide ongoing scientific and medical training and/or support within the MSL team and to internal partners
  • Champion the MNK values

Department Specific/Non-Essential Responsibilities:

  • Must be committed to full compliance with all company SOPs, regulatory requirements, and applicable laws including PhRMA guidelines for field-based personell
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license

Minimum Requirements

Experience/Skills:

  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, OD, PhD, PharmD) or clinical experience (e.g., RN, RT) if appropriate
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, other healthcare environment or equivalent experience is required
  • A 2+ years of leadership is preferred
  • Background in Regenerative Medicine, Cell, Blood, Tissue, Burn, Vaccine, etc. is preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of medicine, treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to access and develop relationships with high-level stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate scientific content through 1:1 meetings, small group interactions, and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects including timelines, stakeholder management, and control risks
  • Demonstrated ability to build and facilitate effective training programs
  • Experience in a mentoring role
  • Ability to independently research responses to scientific inquiries
  • Ability to identify and build effective plans for engaging KOLs in your territory
  • Must be a strong team player and effectively collaborate with internal departments

 Competencies:

  • Work independently
  • Patient and partner focus
  • Leading ability
  • Problem solving
  • Relationship building
  • Self-awareness and adaptability
  • Strategic thinking
  • Teamwork

Organizational Relationship/Scope:
MSL may have contact with internal colleagues in marketing, sales, research and development, strategy/portfolio management, regulatory, and medical affairs. External collaboration includes trade associations, professional societies, payers, clinicians, policy though leaders, and various government personnel and agencies. Collaboration across a matrix organization is required.

Working Conditions:

  • Field-based
  • Ability to travel, up to 60% of the time

Interested? Contact Kim Davis, kim.davis@mnk.com, and Meg Graham, meg.graham@mnk.com.

The Department of Surgery’s mission is to provide quality surgical care to the people of North Carolina; to serve as a surgical referral center for patients throughout the United States and worldwide; to educate medical students, residents, and fellows in surgical specialties; to advance the care of surgical patients throughout the state of North Carolina.

The Department of Surgery at the University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic burn surgeon to lead out Division of Burn Surgery as Chief and Burn Center Director. The Division of Burn Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 5 faculty (four surgeons and one PhD researcher), 1 instructor, and 12 advanced practice providers who provide a broad array of services in order to provide the highest quality care for patients with severe burn injuries and related conditions. The Burn Center cares for >1,700 patients per year (including >480 children) and provides a full range of burn and critical care services in our 21 bed Burn ICU. The Division also includes 9 staff who support various burn programs, including after care, research, and clinical trials. The Division supports a 1-year Acute Burn Surgery fellowship program, as well as an Advanced Burn Fellowship. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

Faculty members within the Division of Burn Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three missions of the department and school of medicine, clinical, education, and research. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and 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 translation 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.

The incoming Chief will be responsible for partnering with the Chair of Surgery to promote a collegial work environment that enhances clinical growth and academic development while advancing research activities consistent with the growth of clinical programs. The selected candidate will be a strategic leader who will promote a strong culture of institutional stewardship throughout UNC Health Care systems, including a strong commitment to effective business operations. 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 collaboration among faculty members.

Educational Requirements:
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 preferred. 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.

Interested applicants should submit their formal application online here.

Questions?
Becky Phelps, HR Consultant
rebecca_phelps@med.unc.edu

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.

Requirements:

  • 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 queen.aniatang@crozer.org.

The Division of Trauma, Burn, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking to recruit a full-time academic burn surgeon to join our Level 1 Burn Program. The ideal applicant will be board eligible/board certified in General Surgery with additional fellowship training in Burn, as well as have a strong interest in clinical research and teaching.

The candidate should also be qualified to be appointed at the Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor level at Harvard Medical School. Salary and academic appointment will be commensurate with training and level of experience.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Gerard M. Doherty, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Or email at gmdoherty@bwh.harvard.edu

April 2019 Postings

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, at the University of Utah desires to recruit a full-time academic surgeon to specialize in burn, trauma, acute care, and critical care surgery. Successful applicants should be qualified at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, and possess excellent clinical skills, and strong interests in teaching and research. Board certification or eligibility in general surgery, SCC, and burn fellowship training is required. The opportunity exists to focus on a stable, regional burn center, and potential for participation in acute care surgery, trauma, SICUs, and SCC at a fully-accredited Burn Center and Level I Trauma Center.

The University of Utah Hospital is an ABA/ACS verified Burn Center that currently admits 400-450 patients yearly with 8,000 clinic visits, and provides care for the entire Intermountain West. In addition, the University of Utah also maintains ACGME-accredited training programs in general surgery and all surgical sub-specialties.

Applicants must apply online here.

For additional information, contact:
Stephen Morris, MD
Professor
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Utah SOM
stephen.morris@utah.edu

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

Our 6-bed Burn ICU and HBO is seeking a seasoned Nurse Manager. The ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of burn and critical care background as well as some prior supervisory or management experience. The Manager provides leadership and directs functions of assigned patient care area on a 24-hour basis; ensure effective delivery of clinical patient care and compliance with administrative clinical policies and procedures.

$5,000 Relocation Assistance Available to those who qualify!

Experience a higher standard of care at Blake Medical Center located in Bradenton, Florida just minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches. Our 383-bed acute care facility has been named a nine-time “100 Top Hospital” and a “100 Top Cardiovascular Hospital” by Thompson Reuters, formally known as Solucient. With a strong commitment to quality care, advanced technology, and professional development, we make sure our employees are well cared for too.

Develop your career by joining our 13-acre tropical campus ideally situated less than one-hour south of Tampa. Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals. We offer a great place to work, competitive salary, and excellent benefits: medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off plan, stock purchase plan, 401k.

Qualifications:

  • BSN required
  • Florida RN license or appropriate compact licensure, BLS plus required specialty certifications
  • Previous related experience in related acute setting strongly preferred

To learn more and apply, please click here.

For further information, please contact Patty Ehrenfeld at (727) 218 – 7344 or at patty.ehrenfeld@hchealthcare.com

EOE. Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Maine Medical Partners (MMP), a division of Maine Medical Center (MMC), is seeking a Board certified or eligible (BC/BE) surgeon to join the 10 physician practice of Acute Care Surgery (ACS).

The ACS team offers trauma care, surgical care for patients with critical illness, burn and wound care, emergency and some elective surgery. Research programs in translational and clinical outcomes are in place and the candidate would be expected to participate in these efforts.

The successful candidate must be Fellowship trained in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care and/or ACS. Candidates must have a strong interest in Burns, as well as in Trauma and Critical Care. They should be BC/BE in Surgical Critical Care. Opportunities for participation in Emergency and Elective General Surgery are available and will be part of the selected candidate’s clinical activities.

MMC has 637 licensed beds and is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and an ACS verified Level 1 Trauma Center, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships and integration with Tufts University Medical School. MMC admits 2,000+ trauma patients, 600+ Critical Care patients, and 1,600 emergency general surgery patients each year. Pre-hospital trauma care is provided by fixed wing, helicopter, and ground-based units.

The successful candidate will be employed by MMP, a subsidiary of MMC and Maine’s largest multi-specialty group, serving patients throughout the state and in Northern New England. This high quality team of over 500 physicians and 200 advanced practice professionals is based at MMC and delivers care through a network of 30 locations across the State and acts as a regional referral network.

The position involves teaching and mentoring surgical residents and medical students from the MMC-Tufts University Medical School Program, and the candidate would have an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community. Portland is consistently voted one of the top spots in America to raise a family and was named America’s most livable city by Forbes Magazine in 2009 and, America’s best food town by Bon Appetit in 2018, with safe communities and an excellent school system.

For more information, please contact Gina Mallozzi, Physician Recruiter at (207) 661-2092 or gmallozzi@mainehealth.org.

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
E: alan.tyroch@ttuhsc.edu

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 jobs.wayne.edu (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, sarah.harris@ttuhsc.edu

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. 

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