Jun 15, 2021


  • University of Massachusetts
  • Worcester, Massachusetts
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Job Description

Description Position at UMass Memorial Medical Group Physicians Everyone Is a Caregiver. At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.   Orthopedic Spine Surgeon University of Massachusetts Medical School   The Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation at University of Massachusetts Medical School is seeking a BE/BC Orthopedic Surgeon with spine fellowship training to join the Orthopedic spine service. Candidates should possess strong academic credentials as well as a commitment to excellence in patient care, research, and teaching. The chosen candidate will receive a highly competitive compensation/benefits package with compensation incentivized to benefit productive clinicians. Academic appointment will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Clinical and Basic Research opportunities are extensive in this stimulating and collegial academic environment and we strongly welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.   This position offers Spine surgeons an extraordinary opportunity to work in a nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary practice. The spine team is undergoing significant growth, providing a unique opportunity to join a comprehensive service staffed with fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, interventional physiatrists, and anesthesiologists. Our facilities include ambulatory clinics and a dedicated spine procedure room on our Memorial Campus. Spine call is a shared service with Orthopedics and Neurosurgery.  Call includes Level One Spine Trauma at our University campus which provides a state-of-the-art operating room, an Emergency Department built to accommodate over 100,000 patient visits per year, comprehensive imaging facilities and a life flight service. Overall, the applicant will be expected to be a team player committed to helping develop the service in the longer term. It will be expected that he/ she will be comfortable with the whole spectrum of modern surgical practice relating to spinal surgery and its complications.  The candidate will also regularly work with residents as an integral part of the spine service.  The position also has significant research opportunities that can be tailored to the candidate’s research interests.  UMASS medical school is adjacent to the medical center and offers joint academic appointments emphasizing the outstanding combination of this clinical and academic opportunity.   UMass Memorial Medical Center, the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is situated in Worcester, MA, a community rich in history and cultural diversity. The area offers a broad range of excellent primary and secondary schools, as well as several highly regarded colleges and universities. It also offers a variety of affordable housing options from newly renovated condominiums in town to gracious Victorian homes, and more suburban locales. The area boasts numerous restaurants, theater groups, museums and concert venues. It also offers easy access to Boston, Cape Cod and Providence, Rhode Island all of which are less than an hour’s drive away. In short, the area provides a myriad of social, cultural and recreational amenities making it a truly desirable location in which to practice and live.   Come join Dr. David Ayers, The Arthur Pappas Professor and Chair of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation, as well as other prominent department faculty members, in their ongoing pursuit of clinical and academic excellence.   For consideration and/or additional details, please submit your CV and Letter of Introduction to:   Michael Stauff, MD, Vice-Chair & David Ayers, MD The Arthur Pappas Professor and Chair, c/o Mary Lammi, Administrator Department of Orthopedics & Physical Rehabilitation  [email protected]      As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMMG recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Standards of Respect: Acknowledge | Listen | Communicate | Be Responsive | Be a Team Player | Be Kind We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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