Spine Specialist

Employer
Washington University School of Medicine
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Posted
Oct 27, 2021
Closes
Oct 27, 2022
Ref
2122261
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Clinical faculty opportunity in nationally-ranked academic orthopedic practice

Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery — Spine Division — seeks a full-time clinical faculty member (rank commensurate with experience), to  join our high-volume spine practice. This position reports to the division chief.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical: Clinical responsibilities of this position include developing a full-time academic spine clinical practice.

  • Washington University enjoys strong brand awareness and has a reputation for providing premier clinical care regionally and nationally.
  • The spine division at Washington University Orthopedics has a regional, national and international reputation for excellence in spine care, including spinal deformity, tumors, degenerative conditions, trauma and infections.
  • The spine-division surgeons work closely with colleagues in physical medicine and rehabilitation — and across the departments of neurological surgery, anesthesiology and radiology — to provide optimum spine care.

Academic Instruction: Academic responsibilities include active participation in, and commitment to, orthopedic fellow and resident education, including:

  • Clinical training and teaching.
  • Participating in conferences, journal clubs and related activities.

Research: The faculty member will conduct research (clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics), working with researchers within the department and across Washington University School of Medicine. Our research coordinators have a long history of research contribution, with a focus on treatment strategies and outcomes for spine-related diseases.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Required: All applicants must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a spine fellowship training program. All applicants must be board certified or board eligible, and must be eligible to obtain a permanent Missouri medical license.

Additional Qualifications: A dedication to excellence in patient care and teaching, and an interest in clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics research.

About Washington University Orthopedics

OUR MISSION AND VISION

Our mission is to have a national and international impact on orthopedics through excellence in clinical care, education, research and leadership. Our vision is to grow our impact on patients and our community by improving access and outcomes, to expand our geographic footprint, to train the next generation of orthopedic surgical leaders, and to transform the future of orthopedic care through discovery and innovation.

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Washington University provides comprehensive and competitive benefits, including:

  • Competitive compensation plus productivity earning
  • potential
  • Year-end bonus based on division profitability
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent
  • children
  • Discretionary allowance for approved professional and
  • education expenses
  • Free MetroLink/bus pass
  • Free life insurance
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Flex spending plan

For a summary of benefits, visit hr.wustl.edu

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.


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