Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon

Academic Orthopedics - Hand Surgery and Chief at UAB

Location:
Birmingham, AL 35294
Income Potential:
Call for Details
Signing Bonus:
No
Loan Forgiveness:
No
Job Number:
108047
Posted Date:
11/13/2019
Recruiter's Name:
David King
Contact Number:
469 524-1678
Organization:
Merritt Hawkins


 
Job Description & Requirements
Start Date:
11/29/2019
Job Type:
Permanent

Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s leading academic search firm, has partnered with the new Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama School of Medicine to recruit new orthopaedic faculty with fellowship training in upper extremity and hand surgery at the associate professor and professor level. 

The new Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UAB School of Medicine is seeking an experienced, innovative leader in upper extremity and hand surgery to join an expanding faculty. This is a unique opportunity for a focused hand surgeon to develop a comprehensive hand program in an established division. 

Opportunity highlights: 
  • Leadership opportunity as division chief of upper extremity and hand surgery 
  • Opportunity to serve as the program director of the hand fellowship, which provides comprehensive training in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery 
  • Present program faculty is complete with orthopaedic shoulder specialists, orthopaedic hand surgeons, and plastic hand surgeons—seeking a leader who will bring a cutting-edge expertise in hand surgery to the program 
  • Opportunity to develop a community-based hand program that will be well-supported, funded, and staffed with hand support 
  • Rare opportunity to focus on hand surgery in a large tri-state region that includes Alabama, Georgia, and Florida 
  • Work under exceptional leadership, and teach a highly competitive group of orthopedic residents and fellows 
  • The UAB School of Medicine ranked #10 in NIH grant funding 
  • UAB has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in the U.S. 
  • Children’s of Alabama was again ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report 
  • Competitive salary and benefits offered in addition to research funding 

Bursting with Southern charm and hospitality, our diverse city in Alabama is rich in culture and offers a small-town feel and close-knit community that will allow you to feel at home as soon as you arrive. With a variety of events throughout the year and tremendous opportunity for families and individuals alike, our city has something for everyone. 
  • You will benefit from affordable housing options in charming neighborhoods and a cost of living nearly 21% lower than the national average. 
  • Our town boasts exceptional public and private schools, including the #7 best private high school in the state (Niche). 
  • Experience four distinct seasons, allowing for a variety of outdoor recreation, as well as top-notch shops and restaurants throughout the city. 
  • Enjoy convenient access to Atlanta and its many amenities—including an international airport, live entertainment, and professional sporting events—as well as to the mountains and to the Gulf Coast for vacations. 

U.S. News ranks Alabama in the top 20 in Best States for Affordability

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.




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