Academic Director of Burn Surgery

Academic Leadership Opportunity Burn Center Director Texas Metro

El Paso, TX 79905
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Ashlie Korb
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(469) 524-1676
Merritt Hawkins

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Academic program and Level I trauma center located in Texas is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Medical Director of our new burn program. In this leadership opportunity, you will participate in building, developing, and growing a Burn Program from the ground up.

The ideal candidate must be fellowship-trained in burn surgery and surgical critical care.
  • Participate in teaching medical students and residents as well as community outreach with local fire, police, and emergency departments.
  • Clinical responsibilities include a focus on Burn Surgery Monday–Friday, 8 am–5 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-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.
Lead the development of a brand new Burn Center with the goal of becoming an ABA verified burn center.

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 as well as events and adventures perfect for families and individuals of all walks of life.

As a resident of our community, you will enjoy the following:
  • No state income tax and a cost of living nearly 13% lower than the national average
  • Exceptional public and private schools as well as multiple local and nearby universities 
  • A short drive to the mountains in New Mexico for exceptional hiking and skiing
  • Breathtaking natural beauty, allowing for endless opportunities to explore the outdoors
U.S. News ranks Texas in the top 15 for Best States for Economy, and Forbes ranks it #3 for Best States for Business

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.