Job Summary: The orthopedic surgeon provides licensed medical care in the specialty area of orthopedic surgery. Responsibilities include diagnosis, surgery, pre/post surgery care, staff education, collaboration on case management and clinical research. The orthopedic surgeon manages complex and sometimes unpredictable situations. The orthopedic surgeon must be competent in technical clinical and surgical skills, cognitive and interpersonal skills required to serve those patients receiving the above mentioned services. The orthopedic surgeon is expected to practice within the established Medical Center and physicians standards of practice (policies, procedures, protocols), and adhere to the Intensive Caring Value Statements.
Required Qualifications: Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). Board certification or eligibility from the American Board of Internal Medicine required; active certification from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) required. Completion of an accredited residency in internal medicine and a fellowship training program in Orthopedics required.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.