Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Merritt Hawkins
Norfolk, Virginia
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in Virginia
StartDate: ASAP

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD), located in highly desirable coastal Virginia, is seeking a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician. The successful candidate will join five mid-level providers and six pediatric orthopedic fellowship-trained surgeons who are expected to handle all general pediatric orthopedic conditions, including fractures. The incoming physician could receive a faculty appointment in pediatrics at EVMS, but it's not required.

About CHKD
CHKD serves as the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in the region, caring for the most severely injured patients with resources to address all aspects of accidental injury, from prevention to rehabilitation. CHKD's surgical program is designated as a Level 1 Children's Surgery Center, the highest level possible, by the American College of Surgeons.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Community-centered orthopedic/sports medicine practice
  • Focus on the unique needs of pediatric patients and their families in a well-respected community hospital/health system with academic affiliation at EVMS
  • Join a tight-knit group whose No. 1 priority is to take care of patients and offer a family-centric approach to medical care and treatment
  • Practice ortho surgery/sports medicine at the only freestanding children's hospital in Virginia, which is a Level I trauma center
  • Well-developed pediatric orthopedic spine and comprehensive sports medicine program
  • Faculty appointment in pediatrics at EVMS available if desired
  • Excellent quality of life #9 Best City for US Doctors (The Darwinian Doctor 2021)

Community Information Live in Norfolk, Virginia
Vibrant downtown energy and warm historic neighborhood charm underscore why Norfolk, Virginia, was named "America's Favorite City" (Travel + Leisure 2017). Miles of shoreline, including Virginia Beach, make Norfolk an outside lover's paradise.
  • 20-minute drive to Virginia Beach
  • Rated No. 3 on the index of Emerging Creative Hubs in the US (WeTransfer's 2022)
  • Affordable housing, including Colonial-inspired townhomes, waterfront condos, and downtown lofts
  • A lower cost of living than the national average
  • Virginia is a 2022 Best Place to Practice (Medscape)
  • Outstanding educational options, including local colleges and universities
  • Enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities afforded by 144 miles of shoreline
  • Indulge in a world-class culinary scene starring fresh seafood, Spanish tapas, and Southern-fried chicken and biscuits
  • Explore countless recreational options, including golf, local wineries and breweries, museums, zoos, gardens, and performing arts venues
  • Easy access to Washington, DC

Job Benefits

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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