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Medical Director, Breast Surgery

AMN Healthcare
Closing date
Dec 18, 2024

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Medical Director, Breast Surgery
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $345000.00 - $415000.00

The Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Kentucky seeks a breast surgeon to serve as Surgical Director of the Breast Program and Medical Director of the Breast Center. The successful candidate will lead the Breast Surgery service by providing, developing, and expanding clinical services. They will also supervise and instruct advanced practice providers, general surgery residents, and medical students. This is also a chance to participate in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Markey Cancer Center research activities, develop your own research interests, and mentor junior faculty in their academic pursuits. Candidates must be MDs or DOs and be board-certified or board-eligible in General Surgery.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Shape the future of the breast surgical program at the prestigious University of Kentucky's newly designated NIH Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Be at the forefront of cancer care in the upcoming $500 million, 260,000-square-foot cancer center opening in 2025
  • Serve as the Chief of Breast Surgery, guiding the growth, mentorship, and excellence of the clinical practice
  • Expand a 4 FTE breast surgeon program across a vast service area
  • Provide direct patient care while ensuring top-tier quality, outcomes, and patient experiences
  • Participate in teaching, research, and scholarly activities to advance the field of breast surgery toward the future

Community Information Live in Beautiful Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky, offers the charm and splendor of a place where history meets modern amenities. Enjoy the city's rich heritage by exploring the Kentucky Horse Park, Mary Todd Lincoln House, and Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate. The location is in the heart of Bluegrass Country, filled with numerous historical, natural, and cultural attractions to explore and enjoy. Home to a remarkable university with exciting NCAA sporting events, Lexington is perfect for families and individuals.
  • Overall grade of A and one of the best places to live in Kentucky (Niche)
  • Named a Best Place to Live, a Best Place to Retire, and a Best Place to Live for Quality of Life (US News)
  • Affordable cost of living and housing, along with a strong job market
  • Some of the best public and private schools in the state
  • A safe, walkable downtown area with plenty of day and nightlife activities
  • Gorgeous scenery and an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, camping, golfing, and horseback riding
  • Convenient access to Louisville (home of the Kentucky Derby), Cincinnati, and Nashville

Facility Location
Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", Lexington has a distinct Thoroughbred breeding and racing culture. The city is also home to the University of Kentucky, whose men's basketball team is often noted as one of the best in the NCAA with eight championships and one of the most winning programs in college basketball history. Here you'll also find a wide array of historical sites, including Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, and various cultural festivals, the most popular of which are the Mayfest Arts Fair and the Festival of Bluegrass.

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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.

Breast Surgeon, Breast Surgery, Surgery Breast, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer Surgeon, surgery

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