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** $30,000 SIGN-ON BONUS ** 

This position is considered At-Will and will serve at the pleasure of the CEO. 

As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada’s highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients. 

 We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

Position Summary:  Treats patients who require specialist orthopedic procedures treating broken bones, as well as issues with soft tissues and joints, including anatomic realignment of the joint in the wake of an accident or a traumatic injury.

Education/Experience:  Graduation from an accredited school of medicine and three (3) years of clinical practice experience in orthopedic surgery and/or a sub-specialty, such as sports medicine, reconstructive surgery, reconstruction of the shoulder and elbow region, trauma, or pediatrics. Board certification/eligibility in Orthopedic Surgery.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:  Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the State of Nevada. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Board Eligible as an Orthopedic Surgeon 

Knowledge of:  Human anatomy; adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; principles and practices of medical care; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in:  Performing various surgical procedures to repair, salvage, or replace bones and joints, reconnect nerves, among others, in order to improve musculoskeletal health; effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient’s medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; solving problems; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:Mobility to work standing in the same place, performing a surgery for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

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