Universal Health Services Inc

Academic Trauma Surgeon

  • Amarillo, TX

30+ Days ago



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Universal Health Services Inc

Academic Trauma Surgeon

LocationAmarillo, TX

1 day ago

Job Description

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Amarillo campus in recruiting a Trauma Surgeon to provide Trauma, Acute, and 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 Surgery, Critical Care, General Surgery, and Wound Care.

Position highlights:

Hospital is the Trauma Center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle

Service area also extends to surrounding states

1,500 trauma admissions annually

Wide range of case types

Surgical and Trauma call coverage on a rotating schedule

Call shared equally with three other Trauma surgeons

Block scheduling to include a week of days 7a-7p; 3-4 nights of 7p-7a; 4-5 backups

Hospital surgical services and consultations while on service

Surgical consultations and follow care in the clinic at TTUHSC Amarillo campus

Faculty appointment with TTUHSC

Provide medical education to third and fourth-year medical students in surgical rotations

Some education to residents from TTUHSC Amarillo ACGME programs (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds)

Competitive salary and compensation plan with full benefits package 


BC in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Fellowship training in Trauma and/or Surgical Critical Care strongly preferred

Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher

Record of peer-reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed activity contributing to the surgical discipline

Interest in teaching and academic medicine

Texas 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. 

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