Total Joint Orthopaedic Surgeon

Merritt Hawkins
Lubbock, Texas
Closing date
Apr 15, 2023

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
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Job Description & Requirements
Total Joint Orthopaedic Surgeon - in Texas
StartDate: ASAP

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in adult reconstructive surgery to join its team. The incoming provider will have ample academic opportunities and the ability to enjoy a desirable quality of life while living and working in an inviting West Texas community.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Clinical + teaching responsibilities—minimal research requirements
  • Ability to focus on adult reconstructive and total joints surgeries
  • Great work-life balance with no call
  • Excellent retirement benefits—part of the state pension plan
  • Unlimited CME time + $7,500 CME allowance
  • Plenty of patient volume
Community Information
A lively college town with an engaging spirit throughout the entire community, Lubbock, Texas, brings the concept of Southern hospitality to life. With ample amenities and plenty of events and activities to enjoy, it’s a perfect place to call home.
  • No state income tax and a low cost of living
  • Strong local economy led by medicine, education, banking, agriculture, oil, and gas
  • Exceptional public and private schools + local and nearby universities
  • Endless opportunities to explore the outdoors—enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, and much more
  • Take weekend trips to Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas and a short drive to the mountains in Santa Fe, New Mexico for incredible hiking and skiing
  • Enjoy hiking, topography, and camping at Palo Duro Canyon State Park and Caprock Canyon State Park
  • Access to an international airport and Division I collegiate sporting events
  • Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Texas and must be board-eligible or certified in orthopedic surgery and are fellowship-trained in adult reconstructive surgery
  • Medical degree required
Required Qualifications
Total Joints Fellowship

Preferred Qualifications

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.

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