Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery Veterans Administration Medical Center

New Haven, CT 06519
Income Potential:
Up to $400,000.00*
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Recruiter's Name:
Lainie Rydell
Contact Number:
(770) 481-1107
Merritt Hawkins

Job Description & Requirements
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The Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at the Yale School of Medicine seeks an experienced surgeon to serve as the Chief of Orthopaedics Surgery at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in West Haven, Connecticut. The incoming candidate is expected to be a known and respected clinician and, an academic leader with a history of success in a leadership role, preferably at an academic medical institution.

The ideal candidate must have leadership experience and be board-certified in orthopaedics. Clinical expertise in total joints is preferred due to a defined surgical need.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Yale School of Medicine faculty position leading the Orthopaedic Service Line at the VA Medical Center
  • Maintain responsibility for the education of the orthopaedic residents’ rotations through the VA
  • Thriving total joints practice—an abundance of surgical cases for the incoming candidate

As a physician at the VA Medical Center, not only will the incoming candidate help to ensure the best care possible for patients, but he or she will serve veterans who have borne battle with honor. Additionally, the VA’s variety of care environments, research prospects, and educational support offers limitless room for the provider to grow and advance in his or her career.

Located alongside Long Island Sound in a beautiful region of New England, West Haven is a charming city that offers a remarkable quality of life for all of its residents.

Community Highlights
  • Exceptional public and private schools as well as local colleges and universities
  • Four distinct seasons and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, including swimming, sailing, skating, hiking, biking, and golfing
  • Convenient access to New York and Boston and their many amenities, including international airports, Broadway shows, and professional sporting events
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Connecticut #3 in "Best States for Health Care"

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.