Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery-CHLA
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20133679
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The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at CHLA, are actively seeking a full-time Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeon for the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery WITH SPECIAL TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SPINAL SURGERY to work along 13 other full time faculty members to begin August 2023.
The primary responsibility of this individual would be for the orthopaedic care of children and adolescents with spine related conditions but would also include management of other pediatric orthopaedic patients, including those with pediatric trauma.Â This position includes a faculty appointment in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.Â Participation in teaching of medical students and orthopaedic residents, as well as clinical research, is expected.Â A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.
Applicants must have completed an accredited orthopedic surgery residency program, a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship, and must be board-certified or board-eligible.Â A valid California medical license and a California fluoroscopy license are required before starting work.
Approximately 90% of the attendingâs time is involved with patient contact, either in the out-patient setting or in the operating room at multiple COC locations.Â Â Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles is the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in Los Angeles County. Pediatric trauma experience with significant, however most operative cases are elective with pediatric orthopaedic problems ranging from simple to complex. This position provides an immense academic and clinical experience in diagnosis and management of children with a wide variety of sport-medicine and pediatric orthopaedic conditions.Â Â
The annual base salary range for this position is $400,000-$450,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for pediatric orthopaedic care on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals List. We are a recognized leader in state-of-the-art evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for all forms of orthopaedic conditions. As a core component of the hospital's Orthopaedic Center, our division offers expertise in all major areas of orthopaedic, with nationally recognized subspecialists in all major areas. Children are referred to us for care from across the western United States and Pacific Rim countries.
The primary practice location is at Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), though travel to local satellite locations is expected.Â CHLA is the largest and most comprehensive pediatric hospital in the Los Angeles area and is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Los Angeles with a Level I pediatric trauma center.Â The Jackie and Gene Autry Orthopedic Center also features the renowned John C. Wilson, Jr. Motion Analysis Laboratory, a source of outstanding clinical care and research. If interested, please apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please contact:
Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.
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