Orthopedic Surgery Hand - Murray, UT - Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Murray, Utah
Mar 13, 2021
Position Type
Practice Information

The Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Intermountain Health Care are seeking a hand surgery specialist with expertise in all aspects of hand and wrist surgery. This position is supported in conjunction with the Intermountain Medical Center. The ideal candidate would either be board eligible in orthopedic surgery and trained in a plastic surgery hand fellowship, or board eligible in plastic surgery and fellowship trained in an orthopedic surgery hand fellowship.

This competitively salaried position entails multiple responsibilities, both clinical and administrative. The primary clinical responsibility of this surgeon would be to participate, lead, and administer an acute hand care service. The service would be supported with the assistance of advanced practice practitioners and aided by the participation of physician members of a large hand trauma call panel.

Additional clinical opportunities will be available within the Musculoskeletal Clinical Program High Value Network of Orthopedic Physicians. This will allow the candidate access to the elective hand surgery population as well as the above-mentioned urgent patients. Additional clinical opportunities will be available and supported in lower extremity reconstruction and peripheral nerve surgery should the candidate desire.

The primary administrative responsibilities of the candidate will include participation in weekly meetings of the Musculoskeletal Clinical Program, coordinating the care services of additional hand surgeons on the hand call panel, and directing system-wide best practices for management of acutely injured extremities.

This position has been created with the combined efforts of the Associate Medical Directors of the Plastic Surgery Division and the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Subdivision of the Musculoskeletal Clinical Program. As such, the new hire will be expected to interface with these departments to help unify their efforts, developing best practices for care of the traumatically injured hand.
  • Employment position with the Intermountain Medical Group
  • Full Intermountain benefits that include company contribution to 401k, CME, and more
  • Relocation provided, up to 15K
  • Visa sponsorship not available

Intermountain Healthcare Information

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it's realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve the extraordinary together . Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible®. Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

For the seventh consecutive year, Intermountain Healthcare was named as one of the "Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare" in 2019 by Becker's Hospital Review .

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals, a broad range of clinics and services,160 clinics, a Medical Group of 2,400+ employed physicians and advanced practitioners, and health insurance plans from SelectHealth. We own or support 17 community clinics serving uninsured and low-income patients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Community Information

The Salt Lake Valley is the heart of the state of Utah, which is one of the fastest growing states in the country. The Salt Lake City/Ogden area was ranked as the best place to live in North America by Places Rated Almanac. Salt Lake is located at the base of the Wasatch Mountains and is within an hour's drive of nine world-renowned ski resorts and within a day's drive of five national parks. Along with these recreational attractions, there are many cultural and sporting events. There are performances by the Utah Symphony, Ballet West and Pioneer Theater Company as well as a renovated theater that offers Broadway plays. The Sundance Film Festival and the Park City Art Festival are nationally recognized events held in nearby communities. The NBA's Jazz, ECHL Utah Grizzlies hockey, the Salt Lake Bees, a triple-A baseball team, and Real Salt Lake City, a major league soccer team, all represent Salt Lake City. The University of Utah is also in Salt Lake City.

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