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Job Title: Faculty Physician – Geriatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Clinical Program Director, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School (Assistant or Associate/Full Professor)
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full-time orthopedic surgeon with expertise in general orthopedic fracture care and geriatric trauma fracture care to be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor or above, on the academic or clinician track. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in orthopedic surgery with a required fellowship in trauma with focus on Geriatric patients. The individual hired will also be employed full-time in the University of Minnesota Physicians practice group and must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota.
This is an exceptional career opportunity for an academic Orthopedic surgeon to lead our geriatric initiative called, The Masters’ Program, a joint collaboration between HealthPartners Health System, and the University of Minnesota. The Masters has been growing for well over a decade and includes a comprehensive bone health approach to older and frailer patients who sustain fractures. The program is characterized by a 3-part model, inclusive of Bone Health Clinics, Hospital Co-Management, and the acclaimed Mobile Outreach program which diagnoses and treats patients in the nursing home setting when appropriate. This program is tied to a Geriatric Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship and yields many research opportunities, which we want our newest faculty member to lead.
The ideal candidate would be an orthopedic surgeon with:
A passion for the study and treatment of elderly patients
A track record of innovative care delivery and scholarship
Experience in a geriatric focused trauma or recon practice, or related fellowship
A desire for teaching and research in this clinical domain
Leadership aptitude to run a multi-faceted clinical and academic program, lead a fellowship and provide mentoring learners and faculty
Ability to work effectively inside and across organizations with interdisciplinary interests and a focus on outstanding clinical care and academic achievement
Includes patient care at TRIA and Methodist Hospital and affiliated sites as needed.
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Orthopedic Surgery residency and/or fellowship training program.
Required fellowship in trauma with focus on Geriatric patients.
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.
Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff.
Understands and places importance on patient care/service.
Detail oriented and self-motivated
Education focused and a creative problem-solver
This position is open until filled. Applications should be submitted to the University of Minnesota’s online employment system at http://employment.umn.edu. In addition, please send a curriculum vitae/bibliography and the names of three references to:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
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We welcome diversity in every area, from patient populations to our own physicians, and pride ourselves on being thoroughly inclusive. We gladly provide equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.
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