Feb 22, 2023

Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description

This position is needed in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to achieve the goals of the Department and the mission of the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. The primary responsibilities of the person are to provide care and to teach students and residents (as applicable) in the optimal management of patients needing podiatric services, in the treatment of patients with podiatric needs, and in the management of patients who benefit from podiatric services and surgery Specific responsibilities include: Supervise medical students assigned to the Orthopaedic Surgical Services as specified by the Department Chair Supervise and educate residents in the care of patients with foot and ankle disorders and other issues related to podiatry Serve as an attending and teaching physician on the Orthopaedic Surgery Service Serve on appropriate University Hospital and College of Medicine committees as assigned Support the research mission of the department Please include a current CV and cover letter when submitting your application. This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

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