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Academic Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

AMN Healthcare
Iowa City, Iowa
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Academic Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $430000.00 - $700000.00

The University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Seeks a Hand Surgeon | 100% Hand Surgery Focus | Brand New Orthopaedic Department and Musculoskeletal Hospital Coming in 2025 | Live in Highly Desirable Iowa City, IA

The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at The University of Iowa is recruiting additional faculty to join a true "orthopedic-hand" program, with a brand-new orthopedics center opening in 2025. This is an excellent opportunity for an academic orthopedic surgeon who wants to have a balanced surgical practice with teaching and the option of research. Alternatively, if you are an aggressive hand surgeon who thrives on volume, this could also be a great fit for you. You'll have the chance to make your mark on what is sure to become one of the top orthopedic facilities in the United States.

  • Opportunity HighlightsTake on a 100% hand surgery opportunity within a prestigious academic institution
  • Address a substantial need, engaging in a broad spectrum of cases, from essential bread-and-butter to highly complex
  • Step into a role with an immediate full-time practice volume
  • Tailor your practice to your interests; this position offers flexibility so you can shape your role based on your professional passions
  • Enjoy a well-equipped environment and a supportive staff
  • Work alongside experienced Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) in a collaborative atmosphere
  • Contribute to a top-rated residency program by sharing your expertise and knowledge with the next generation of medical professionals
  • Work with an ACGME-accredited hand fellow
  • Continue or develop sub-specialty interests, engage in research if desired, and contribute to education
  • The University of Iowa is recognized as a Best College and a Top Public School in America (US News)
  • UIHC is nationally ranked, the No.1 hospital in Iowa, and high performing in 5 adult specialties and 16 procedures/conditions

Community Information

Iowa City, IA, is one of the most desirable cities in the country. A vibrant college town, it offers a cosmopolitan flavor without the traffic, crime, or high cost of living associated with a metropolitan area. Graded A and named a Best Place to Live in Iowa (Niche), Iowa City has a diverse culture and a variety of parks and trails.

  • Iowa is a Best Place to Practice in 2023 (Medscape)
  • Iowa City is a Best Place to Live (US News)
  • Cost of living is about 13% below the national average
  • Regularly earns national accolades for its quality of life
  • Exceptional public schools that are typically ranked in the top 1% nationally
  • A vibrant downtown with seasonal festivities, great restaurants, and boutique shops
  • World-class entertainment, eclectic culinary experiences, as well as an abundance of literary, musical, and cultural opportunities
  • Incredible neighborhoods and gorgeous custom homes built on large lots
  • A UNESCO City of Literature and home to the Writers Workshop
  • Proximity to Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Des Moines, and Davenport
  • International airport access


Facility Location
Iowa City possesses a large amount of cultural and entertainment options and is home to the University of Iowa. The Old Capital Museum has a storied history and is a visual treat for architecture lovers. The Iowa Avenue Literary Walk is a must-see for bibliophiles with close to 50 writers represented, all of whom have ties to Iowa. Indeed, writing is big in Iowa, with the Iowa Writer's Workshop being one of the nation's premier creative writing programs. Sports fans will no doubt want to attend Hawkeyes games at the University of Iowa. The Hawkeyes are always a threat in the Big Ten and draw ardent support from locals.

Job Benefits

About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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