Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is seeking a board certified/board eligible Orthopedic Surgeon with a sub-specialty in Hand surgery with demonstrated commitment to patient care and enthusiasm for creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We highly value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds because our tripartite mission is to deliver quality, compassionate patient care, advance the field of Orthopedics through research, and train the next generation of health experts.

All candidates must have completed at least one year of fellowship, have an interest in developing a clinical practice, contribute to research endeavors, and participate in our resident/fellowship education program. This position is primarily based at our Green Spring Station location and working at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore Medical Campus and Howard County General Hospital. This position will also be credentialed at all regional ambulatory surgery centers.

Examples of Work Performed:
The candidate will provide medical services in both the inpatient and outpatient environments. Clinical responsibilities include actively participating in continued growth of the Hand Surgery programs at the JHU School of Medicine. Teaching responsibilities include participating in the education of Orthopedic Surgery residents, fellows, and medical students. Research responsibilities include actively pursuing and participating in research activities as well as mentoring residents and other faculty in research endeavors. Required to take emergency call for hand surgery.

Salary and Benefits:
Johns Hopkins University provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. This is a full time position eligible for a full benefits package. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the level of expertise and academic credentials.

Johns Hopkins is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

You may review benefits for faculty here: https://hr.jhu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/FT-Fac-Exec.pdf

Diversity and Inclusion:
Johns Hopkins University and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery are committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The University strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. We are committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.You may learn more about our commitment to diversity here: https://diversity.jhu.edu/

Minimum Requirements

  • Board certified/board eligible Orthopedic Surgeon with a sub-specialty in hand surgery.
  • Must be eligible for licensure in the state of Maryland
  • Must have training or extensive experience in hand surgery
  • All incumbents must have completed a one year hand fellowship
  • 1-6 years related experience, title of (Assistant/Associate Professor) will be contingent on years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently to build clinical practice

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical experience/interest in treating pathology of the elbow in addition to hand, wrist and forearm.
  • Strong interest in education
  • Background in research
  • Experience in using Epic software

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY. Resumes sent without the electronic application and required supporting documents will not be reviewed. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Review of applications will begin on 8/11/2020,and will continue until the position is filled. Questions on how to complete the electronic application ONLY should be directed to Cynthia Payne, HR Manager at cpayne23@jhu.edu.

Required Application Materials:

When submitting an application for consideration, applicants must include:

  • A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications;
  • A current CV or resume;
  • 3 References to include: name, title, organization, telephone numbers, email address of each reference. *Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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