Orthopaedic Surgery-Adult Reconstruction

Employer
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 21, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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With the appointment of a new chairperson and tremendous growth & demand, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine at Temple Health is seeking a dynamic Orthopaedic Surgeon who has completed Fellowship Training in Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgery to join its growing team.  The Department offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, education, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.    A robust compensation and generous faculty benefits package is available including:

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

The new faculty member will be mission driven and have a strong desire in aligning with a nationally recognized and thriving Department. The ideal candidate will have an interest in revision surgery, complex and diverse patients, and infection control and quality improvement projects. Candidate will be committed to teaching in a center with a commitment to excellence and safety, and interest or track record in clinical or basic research.  Interest in trauma is a plus. 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 level of Assistant Professor.

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 the teaching of 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 freestanding satellites throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.  Each of our locations are 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 locations. 

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education. 

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Procedure for Candidacy

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application: https://bit.ly/3I9bw5o

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 should include a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals, three professional references names/contact information and 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

Dr. Sewards will be attending the AAOS 2022 Annual Meeting – please reach out to Michael Lester if you would like to arrange an in-person meeting with Dr. Sewards during the meeting.

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

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.

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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