Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Orthopaedic Surgeon- Hand/Upper Extremity

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/5/2022 11:18 AM)
ID
2022-1659
Specialty Area
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Summary of Position

The renowned Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine at Temple Health is seeking a dynamic Orthopaedic Surgeon Fellowship-Trained in Hand/Upper Extremity to join its growing team. The Department offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, education, mentorship, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members. A generous compensation and faculty benefits package is available, including:

 

• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, and CME Time/Stipend
• Health Insurance (Independence Blue Cross), Delta Dental, and Vision
• Tuition Remission
• 403b – defined contribution with generous employer match
• Rank and compensation commensurate with experience
• Paid medical malpractice insurance, and more!

 

The new faculty member will be mission-driven and strongly desire to align with a nationally recognized and thriving Department. The ideal candidate will immediately contribute to clinical care, education and research. Candidates will be committed to teaching in a center with a commitment to excellence and safety, and an interest or track record in clinical or basic research. Qualified candidates will be BE/BC in Orthopaedic Surgery, trained in an ACGME accredited residency and fellowship program, and possesses credentials for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor. Both fellows and experienced physicians are welcome to apply.

 

The Department currently consists of (17) full and part-time faculty members, all of whom have specific subspecialty interests, and an ACGME training program consisting of (20) residents. Clinical/basic science research and teaching medical & podiatry students are active endeavors in our Department. We have (4) offices located throughout the Philadelphia area. Our main offices are based at the Temple University Hospital campus in North Philadelphia with other free-standing satellites throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. Each location is staffed by a team of board-certified orthopaedic surgeons and physicians, licensed physical therapists, and certified athletic trainers. Radiology services are available at all our sites.

 

Procedure for Candidacy

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information. All documents must be in PDF format.

 

Application materials must include a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information.  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 

 

Please address your application to: J. Milo Sewards, MD, Professor and Chair, ,Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Michael Lester.

 

Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple Health and by the Katz School of Medicine. Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $2.5 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. TUHS is a progressive and innovative organization. Within the past year, it has earned national and regional accolades for excellence in healthcare. Among these recognitions are the Philadelphia “Employer of Choice” (the only healthcare provider named), Forbes “Best in State”, Healthcare Equality Index Leader, Nursing Magnet, and Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade. These honors speak to the proud team culture of TUHS.

 

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care, achieved by faculty, staff, and learners who represent and serve its diverse society. With more than 13,000 alumni, LKSOM has trained a significant proportion of the physician base in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware region. Reflecting the excellent quality of a Temple medical education, the MD graduates are highly regarded by competitive residency training programs. They have made significant career contributions to both medical practice and medical research. Many have become department chairpersons, deans, and vice presidents of major academic medical centers.

 

Katz School of Medicine has 27 basic science and clinical departments, comprising over 900 full-and part-time faculty, over 900 volunteer faculty, and more than 500 additional staff.

 

Temple Faculty Physicians is made up of more than 500 dually employed physicians who are the cornerstone of clinical care and teaching for Temple’s healthcare enterprise. These physicians practice in 20 academic departments encompassing every subspecialty in modern medicine.

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, Katz works to address issues that promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

 

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

 

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