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Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery in modern, mid-sized west Texas city

Universal Health Services, Inc.
Amarillo, Texas
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is seeking a BC/BE fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon for an employed position to support its high-level, complex trauma program. NWTHS is the designated trauma center for the Texas Panhandle, capable of treating acetabular, pelvic, and periarticular fractures. With a dedicated EMS helicopter, NWTHS services a 150-mile service area which includes the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles, southern Colorado, and eastern New Mexico.

Opportunity highlights:

BC/BE Orthopaedic Surgery
Completion of an Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship (preferably OTA-accredited)
Employed position
Attractive compensation package with generous base salary and incentives
Full employed benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ST & LT Disability
PTO, CME, 401(k), Employee stock purchase program (discounted stock)
Paid medical malpractice insurance
Sign-on bonus and Relocation assistance
Texas has no state income tax and is a tort reform state

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed teaching hospital, provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the 500,000+ residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. With physicians in over 40 specialties, Northwest is known in Texas and throughout the Southwest and surrounding states for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children s services. The Heart Hospital at Northwest is the only dedicated specialty heart hospital in the Panhandle, and an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI. As the Trauma Center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle and certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its Emergency Department each year. Northwest Children s Hospital is the Panhandle s primary Pediatric provider, with nearly all Pediatric subspecialties available through the Hospital and Alliance Regional Health Network. Women s and Maternity services, Surgical services including the da Vinci Robotic system, Primary Care, and inpatient Behavioral Health care combine with other key specialties to make Northwest the healthcare system of choice in the region. NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's largest hospital and healthcare management companies.

Amarillo, Texas: At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons. Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the United States. World-class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5-hour drive away. Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a symphony, ballet, opera, museums, and art galleries. Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic downtown with a brand-new baseball park and minor league team combine to present a variety of entertainment options. With a metro area population of 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities!

If you have interest in this opportunity, please contact:

Nathan Arnett
In-house Physician Recruiter
949.285.4947 mobile (text/call)

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