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Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

AMN Healthcare
Harlingen, Texas
Closing date
Feb 19, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Orthopedic Hand Surgeon
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $0.00 - $0.00

UTRGV Seeks a Fellowship-Trained Hand Surgeon | High Demand Location | Growing Orthopedic Department | Highly Desirable South Texas

Join a growing orthopedic department within a new medical school in a thriving South Texas location.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley seeks a Fellowship-Trained Hand Surgeon to join its team. This is an excellent opportunity for you to work alongside a respected leader in upper extremity and hand surgery and to meet the high demand for specialized hand surgery in the Rio Grande Valley. As part of your responsibilities, you will contribute to the growth and success of the new Orthopedic Residency program, provide direct patient care, conduct research, and teach and mentor others. Expanding your practice through optional Level I trauma coverage is possible. You can also anticipate practicing in a new state-of-the-art outpatient center in 2025.

Opportunity Highlights
* Live in the vibrant Rio Grande Valley and enjoy the warm weather and Gulf access
* Enjoy an excellent work-life balance with no general call perform hand call only
* Join a growing orthopedic department within a new medical school with plans for expansion, an orthopedic residency, and a hand fellowship; you can actively contribute to and shape these developments
* Benefit from the upcoming opening of a new outpatient orthopedic center in 2025, serving as the hub for academic and clinical practices in orthopedics
* Address the fast-growing demand for hand surgeries in the Rio Grande Valley, where the market can support a second hand-trained orthopedic surgeon
* Work alongside an established Upper Extremity and Hand Surgeon
* Shape the future of orthopedic surgery through teaching and mentorship while engaging in scholarly activities, faculty development, and resident education
* Enjoy a balanced schedule with weekday hours from 8 AM to 5 PM and optional participation in level I trauma coverage for additional compensation

Community Information
Only 90 minutes from the Texas Gulf Coast, Edinburg, TX, is a great location to settle down. You'll be surrounded by warmth and hospitality typical of Southern culture, and you'll feel at home thanks to a tight-knit community and a location welcoming to newcomers.
* Live in the fast-growing Rio Grande Valley, providing ample opportunities to explore the outdoors, including hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking, bird watching, and beach activities
* Edinburg has been recognized as an All-America City three times by the National Civic League
* Cost of living is about 24% below the national average
* UTRGV is a major D1 University that is growing and has a new D1 football team
* Enjoy an excellent quality of life and strong civic pride
* Less than 20 minutes from McAllen, TX, the No. 8 Best City to Live in Texas (US News)
* No state income tax in Texas
* Texas is a Best Place to Practice in 2023 (Medscape)
* Within driving distance of world-class metros San Antonio, Austin, and Houston


Facility Location
Harlingen is situated in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley and a mere 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Here you'll find many sports and recreation activities at your fingertips. Valley Race Park features world class greyhound racing and the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings play competitive minor league baseball. Follow up an evening at the Harlingen Performing Arts Theatre by taking a walk to see the sunset at City Lake, which offers exquisite, panoramic views.

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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