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Permanent Trauma Surgery Physician in Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo, Texas
8 Jun 2022
Trauma Surgery physician employment in Texas : Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Amarillo campus in recruiting a fellowship-trained BC/BE Trauma Surgeon to provide Trauma, Acute, and Surgical Critical Care services at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, TX. The position is with the employed Faculty practice at TTUHSC School of Medicine, which enjoys a strong reputation throughout the region. The Department of Surgery at TTUHSC in Amarillo offers surgical services in Trauma/Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery, and Wound Care.Position highlights:Hospital is the Trauma Center for the 26-county Texas PanhandleService area also extends to surrounding states1,500 trauma admissions annuallyWide range of case typesSurgical and Trauma call coverage on a rotating scheduleCall shared equally with three other Trauma surgeonsBlock scheduling to include a week of days 7a-7p; 3-4 nights of 7p-7a; 4-5 backupsHospital surgical services and consultations while on serviceSurgical consultations and follow care in the clinic at TTUHSC Amarillo campusFaculty appointment with TTUHSCProvide medical education to third and fourth-year medical students in surgical rotationsSome education to residents from TTUHSC Amarillo ACGME programs (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds)Competitive salary and compensation plan with full benefits package Qualifications:BC in General Surgery and Surgical Critical CareFellowship training in Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacherRecord of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed activity contributing to the surgical disciplineInterest in teaching and academic medicineTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine has three campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, and the Permean Basin. Serving the healthcare needs of over 2.5 Million people in a 108-county area, Texas Tech physicians provide care in a comprehensive range of specialties as well as clinical research and teaching. TTUHSC's campus at Amarillo is a tight-knit community of physicians and surgeons with a mission to train confident and compassionate physicians who deliver evidence-based and family-centered care for a diverse population in an open learning environment. Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides comprehensive acute care and outpatient services to the 500,000+ residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. With physicians in over 40 specialties, Northwest is known in Texas and throughout the region for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and childrens services. The Heart Hospital at Northwest is the only dedicated, specialty heart hospital in the Panhandle, and an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI. As the Trauma Center for the Texas Panhandle and certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its Emergency Department each year. Northwest Childrens Hospital is the Panhandles primary Pediatric provider, with nearly all Pediatric subspecialties available through the Hospital and Alliance Regional Health Network. Womens and Maternity services, Surgical services including the da Vinci Robotic system, Primary Care, and inpatient Behavioral Health care combine with other key specialties to make Northwest the healthcare system of choice in the region. NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the largest and most respected hospital management companies. Amarillo, TX: At 3,672 feet altitude with consistent breezes and low humidity, Amarillo enjoys 270 days of sunshine annually and four distinct seasons. Top-rated schools, upscale neighborhoods with views, and well-appointed country clubs offer families and individuals an exceptional quality of life. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the United States. World class skiing and snowboarding can be found in Taos, NM, only a 5 hour drive away. Amarillo boasts a vibrant cultural arts scene including a symphony, ballet, opera, museums, and art galleries. Sports teams, diverse restaurants and cuisine, great shopping, annual festivals, and a historic downtown with a brand new baseball park and minor league team combine to present a variety of entertainment options. With the metro area population of 300,000 and an international airport with quick flights to other Texas and U.S. cities, Amarillo is an emerging city with abundant opportunities! Contact: Nathan Arnett Email: Phone: Web: Board Certified or Board Eligible Medical Doctor with or w/o US residency with current US work visa.
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