Academic Trauma Surgery Faculty

Merritt Hawkins
El Paso, Texas
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Trauma
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Academic Trauma Surgery Faculty - in Texas
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is seeking an academic surgeon to enhance an established acute care surgery program encompassing trauma, surgical critical care, emergency general surgery, and burns. The candidate should enjoy teaching surgical critical care fellows, residents, and medical students and pursuing research and other scholarly activities within the Surgery Department. The successful candidate will be an MD or DO, have completed an ACGME-approved residency in general surgery, have completed a surgical critical care fellowship, and be board-certified or board-eligible in general surgery and surgical critical care. This is an excellent position that can grow into a leadership opportunity.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Academic leadership potential
  • Work at a Level I trauma center with 90% blunt trauma
  • Only ACS-verified Level 1 trauma center for a 270-mile radius
  • Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery
  • Opportunity for someone in fellowship to grow into the role
  • Participate in scholarship, teaching/medical education, outreach, collaborative clinical research, and quality improvement projects
  • No state income tax in Texas!

Community Information Live and work in West Texas
Filled with genuine Southwest hospitality, El Paso, Texas, offers tremendous opportunities, events, and adventures perfect for families and individuals alike. Once you set foot in this inviting community, you ll feel right at home.
  • Enjoy a low cost of living in a tort reform state with no state income tax
  • 300 days of sunshine per year and a mild year-round climate are perfect for enjoying the outdoor amenities that this community has to offer
  • Exceptional public and private schools as well as higher education institutions
  • Access to beautiful golf courses and state parks
  • A short drive to the mountains for incredible hiking, skiing, and white water rafting
  • This family-friendly community is often cited as being one of the safest in the country
  • Local international airport

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.

Critical Care Surgeon, Trauma Surgeon, Critical Care Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Doctor, Trauma Physician, Acute Care, surgery

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