Nov 17, 2022

Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports/Arthroplasty; Faculty Physician (Asst/ Assoc/ Full Professor) – Community, Fellowship Trained Preferred, Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro

  • University of Minnesota Orthopedic Surgery
  • Twin Cities, MN
Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Surgeon Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Job Description

About the Job The Musculoskeletal Division of Orthopedics  at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board certified/eligible Orthopedic Surgeon at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank on an academic or master clinician track. This role is dually employed by the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians. Applicants should also complete an application for this position with the University of Minnesota. The corresponding job opening can be found here. About the Position:  The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full-time (1.0 cFTE with 0.8 clinical time), board-certified or board-eligible academic orthopedic surgeon with an interest in community orthopedic surgery. The preferred candidate will have fellowship training in Sports Medicine or Arthroplasty or have five or more years of work experience and will be hired at the rank of Assistant, Associate on the clinician track.  This surgeon will work in the M Health Fairview system in an East or South or North Twin Cities metro on a campus with non-surgical sports medicine providers, advanced imaging, physical therapy and other supporting services. M Health Fairview Musculoskeletal care brings multiple specialists together to blend the best in conservative and surgical treatment for bone, muscle and joint problems. These include: General and Subspecialty Orthopedic Surgeons, Podiatrists, Pain Management Providers, Neurosurgeons, Medical Spine (PM&R), Athletic Trainers, and Physical and Occupational Therapists. This position is part of team of 26 orthopedic surgeons within M Health Fairview and 87 within the University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Opportunity exists to work with residents and/or medical students. Responsibilities: Patient care at M Health Fairview sites, including call at a Level 3 or 4 Trauma Center. Employed by MPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and the profession. Pursuit of educational and outcome-driven goals championed by the service line goals, system goals, and the individuals own areas of interest. Active participation in organizations and academic societies Qualifications   Qualifications:  Graduate of an accredited ACGME Orthopedic Surgery residency and/or fellowship training program. Reliable clinician with sound judgement and technical expertise. Thorough and self-motivated. Education-focused and a creative problem-solver. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff. Board eligible/certified. Licensed or ability to acquire Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure, and DEA certification in the State of Minnesota Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.    About the Department Our faculty, staff and physicians are passionate about providing excellent patient care and advancing knowledge. From the reconstruction of joints to treating sports injuries, the authorities within our department cover the gamut of focus areas. We're also preparing the next generation of diverse orthopedic surgeons through world-class education and training program at a top rated public research university. To learn more about the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, please visit: https://med.umn.edu/ortho M Health and Clinical Partnerships:  University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system.  M Health Fairview represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally world-class academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.  Our Partnerships: University of Minnesota Physicians is proud to have partnerships with health systems across the region. Through these partnerships, we carry out our mission to provide access to top-tier patient care to communities across the state. For more than 20 years, University of Minnesota Physicians, the University of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services have partnered combining academic and community medicine. In 2018, the organizations expanded the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) partnership creating a shared care delivery system; M Health Fairview.  In addition to our collaboration with Fairview Health Services, M Physicians also has partnerships with Park Nicollet, Regions Hospital, North Memorial Hospital, Children’s Minnesota, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and CentraCare Health. Community Information:  University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, consistently ranked as one of the best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report.  Minneapolis-St. Paul offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails. Greater Minneapolis – St. Paul Metropolitan Area U.S. News & World Report Ranking Explore Minnesota Minnesota Department of Education Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning.  We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity Financial counseling services  Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.  This position is dually employed by the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians. Applicants must also complete an application for this position with University of Minnesota Physicians. The corresponding job opening can be found here.  This position will remain open until filled. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). Diversity The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu. Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University’s Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:  https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax About the U of M   The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC) The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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