Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

St Louis, Missouri
Hospital/Institution: Washington University in St Louis/Barnes-Jewish

Position Description:

Clinical: Responsibilities include developing a full-time orthopaedic trauma surgery academic clinical practice.

  • Washington University School of Medicine enjoys strong brand awareness and has a reputation for providing premier clinical care regionally and nationally.
  • WashU Ortho’s trauma division at Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a regional, national and international reputation for excellence in care, including traumatic injury, malunions, non-unions and limb preservation.
  • This position will include development and coverage of fracture services at affiliated hospitals within the BJC health system besides Barnes Jewish Hospital.

Academic Instruction: Responsibilities include active participation in, and commitment to, orthopedic resident and fellow education, including:

  • Clinical training and teaching.
  • Participating in conferences, journal clubs and related activities.

Research: The faculty member will conduct research (clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics), working with researchers within the department and across Washington University School of Medicine.

Required credentials: All applicants must have completed an orthopedic surgery residency and OTA fellowship training, or be in the process of completing fellowship. All applicants must be board certified or board eligible, and must be eligible to obtain a permanent Missouri medical license.

Additional Qualifications: A dedication to excellence in patient care and teaching, and an interest in clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics research.

Contact Information: Karen O’Dell
Administrative Coordinator
odellk@wustl.edu | 314-747-2811

posted 10-25-23


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Mercy Orthopedic Trauma is currently seeking a board certified or board eligible physician to join our practice in St. Louis, Missouri.  Our Mercy Orthopedic Trauma team consists of 3 physicians, 5 advanced practitioners and an engaged support staff focused on quality patient care.

Mercy Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

  • The only Level I Trauma Center in St. Louis County with approximately 95,000 adult emergency visits and over 2,000 trauma visits annually
  • First Class OR with state-of-the-art equipment
  • 24/7 call coverage maintained by orthopedic trained Physician Assistants
  • Dedicated TACS team of ten surgeons
  • Excellent variety of cases and a diverse patient population
  • System-wide Epic EMR

This Position Offers:

  • Integrated health system with a competitive income guarantee and productivity-based model to follow
  • Comprehensive, day one benefits including health, dental, vision and CME
  • Retirement plans available with employer contribution and matching options
  • Relocation package and professional liability coverage provided
  • As a not-for-profit system, Mercy qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • This location is eligible for H1B sponsorship

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Your life is our life’s work 

Mercy physicians are pioneering a new model of care. As part of one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the U.S., this physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group is the foundation of care and well-being of our patients in seven states, delivered cohesively through 43 hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, and our robust virtual care platform. Working with Mercy provides all the advantages of a large organization balanced by an uncompromising commitment to engage physicians in leading and designing patient- and consumer-centric care.  You'll discover a friendly and collaborative environment rooted in the belief that everyone deserves the most personalized experience we can deliver. What sets us apart is our unique approach, beginning with physician leadership at the senior most roles within our organization and continuing into our care locations, where physicians and co-workers share leadership responsibility and embrace new thinking and the most recent clinical and hospital innovations to get health care right for everyone we serve.

It is a continuing goal to advance diversity and inclusion within our Mercy ministry. We cherish each person as created in the image of God and believe it is our responsibility to strive for excellence in establishing an environment of dignity for all.

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For more information, contact:

Megan Zielinski, MHA, CPRP-DEI
Senior Physician Recruiter
314-364-3568 | Megan.Zielinski@mercy.net | Providers - Mercy Careers

Posted: 6/29/2023