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Medical Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery - Shriners Children's Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
May 1, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type
Shriners Children’s Salt Lake City is seeking a visionary leader with experience in program development to fill the role of Medical Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. We are looking for a candidate with leadership experience and a growth mindset, who is passionate about advancing pediatric orthopedic care. Experience with a broad range of pediatric orthopedic conditions, with a special interest in neuromuscular conditions is required. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in managing a diverse caseload of pediatric orthopedic patients and driving innovative initiatives to enhance patient care and outcomes. Additionally, this physician will lead our transition to a new clinical location and will need to coordinate closely with our academic partner, the University of Utah, and our clinical partner, Intermountain Health/Primary Children's Hospital.

· Provide superb clinical and operative care to our patients, ensuring optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.
· Provide clinical, educational, and research leadership for our physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs), guiding them in delivering exceptional patient care, fostering professional growth, and advancing the field through research.
· Serve as the Medical Director of the Gait Lab, overseeing specialized diagnostic and treatment services.
· Educate medical students, residents, and fellows through lectures, workshops, and hands-on training sessions.
· Engage in research activities to contribute to advancements in pediatric orthopedics and publish findings in reputable journals.
· Participate in regional outreach programs, community initiatives, and represent the facility at professional conferences and events.
· Foster collaborative relationships with Primary Children’s Hospital, Intermountain Health, and the University of Utah to enhance patient care and research efforts, particularly during the transition to a new clinical location.
· Represent the medical staff to our local Board of Governors, local Shriners administration, Shriners Medical Group, and the Department of Orthopedics of the University of Utah.

· Competitive compensation package and robust benefits including flexible spending accounts.
· Multiple retirement plans with organizational match.
· Student loan forgiveness opportunities.
· 100% company-paid group life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability.
· Generous PTO accrual.
· Fulfilling work that plays an integral role in advancing the mission of Shriners Children's in the Intermountain West, contributing to the expansion of pediatric orthopedic care and making a lasting impact on the lives of children and their families.
· Collaboration with other thought leaders in Shriners Children's Medical Group and our professional organizations, fostering innovation and sharing expertise to improve patient care and outcomes.
· Job stability and satisfaction in a supportive and innovative organization committed to excellence in pediatric orthopedic care.

Perks of Salt Lake City, UT:
· Family-friendly environment with access to safe communities.
· Breathtaking Nature: Enjoy outdoor activities amidst scenic mountains and deserts.
· Cultural Hub: Rich arts scene, festivals, and diverse culinary options.
· Access to 6 natural parks within a 5-hour drive, providing opportunities for exploration and adventure in the great outdoors.
· Proximity to a large and intellectually diverse University community, enriching the city's fabric with academic and cultural offerings.
· Convenient access to an international airport hub, facilitating travel and connectivity to destinations worldwide.

· Completion of a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery fellowship program.
· At least eight years post-fellowship experience required.
· Preferred national reputation in the field.
· Extensive experience in neuromuscular conditions.
· Board certification by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS).
· Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders, exhibiting strong interpersonal skills and collaborative leadership capabilities.
· Must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Utah.
· A positive and respectful attitude towards colleagues and patients is essential.

About Shriners:
Shriners Children’s is an organization that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidence based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience define us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.
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