Orthopedic Trauma Opportunity in McAllen, TEXAS - TRAUMA LEVEL 1
Location (City/State): McAllen, TX
Position: Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon
Hospital or Institution: Hospital
Position Description:

South Texas Health System Trauma Level 1is currently seeking an Orthopedic Trauma surgeon to support the needs of this busy South Texas community.

Candidate must be/BC and OTA Fellowship Trained

Ideal candidates will be BC/BE. Compensation is competitive and includes full employed benefits package; sign-on bonus and relocation.

South Texas Health System is an integrated system of care comprised of six hospitals, several freestanding emergency rooms, multiple physician practices and a broad variety of outpatient services.

McAllen and Edinburg, TX:

  • Great Cost of Living
  • Excellent Schools
  • Steady economy-One of the lowest unemployment rates in the country
  • Only 90 min from Texas Gulf Coast (South Padre Island)
  • 3 airports in the area

At the crossroads of the United States and Mexico, the four-county region known as the Rio Grande Valley is the third largest and one of the fastest growing areas in Texas. Multicultural and largely bilingual, the population of the Rio Grande Valley now totals more than 1.4 Million. One of the fastest-growing counties in the United States.  Once reliant on agriculture and world-class nature tourism, the RGV has been transformed into a major international trade area with first-rate commercial and manufacturing facilities, as well as numerous health care, retirement and higher education institutions. In addition, Hidalgo has become a shopping mecca, with several districts attracting millions of visitors each year.

The Valley’s dynamic population and economy, injected with millions of dollars annually by Winter Texans, has led to a steady increase in employment, particularly opportunities requiring higher levels of education. Construction is taking place throughout the region, bringing thousands of jobs with the promise of sustainable economic growth and prosperity.

McAllen/Edinburg enjoys a high quality of life with a low cost of living. It is one of the least expensive metro areas to live in the nation (2nd in Kiplinger’s 2019 list). Residents spend less than the national median sale price on home purchases, as well as less than the national average on everyday expenses like food, transportation and health care. These facts, coupled with the areas relaxed paced of life, safe neighborhoods, and welcoming communal environment, make McAllen and its surrounding areas a great place to live and raise a family. With 3 airports in the area the Rio Grande Valley is it easy access to national and international destinations including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas and Mexico City.

With year-round sunshine, tropical breezes and little rainfall, the weather is another key draw to the area. Temperatures are mild throughout the year, particularly in winter, with an average high of 85.9* and low of 65.2*… ideal for capturing the natural beauty of the Valley including the beaches on South Padre Island, or participating in wildlife and outdoor activities like birdwatching, golfing, and more.

For additional information, please send your CV to:

Samantha Barnett
In-House Physician Recruiter
(956) 388-2218


Required Credentials:

  • Board-Certified/Board Eligible
  • OTA fellowship trained

Contact Information: samantha.barnett@uhsinc.com or (956) 388-2218

Posted 5/26/23


Orthopaedic Trauma, Adult Reconstruction and Hand Surgeon Positions

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is seeking the following orthopaedic surgeons with a strong interest in an academic career:

  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction
  • Orthopaedic Hand

The candidates should enjoy teaching residents and medical students as well as pursuing research and other scholarly activities within the Department. The position are a full-time appointment at TTUHSC El Paso and the salary is competitive. 

The successful candidates will be employed by TTUHSC El Paso at an academic rank of Assistant Professor or higher, commensurate with qualifications. The position requires a M.D. /D.O. degree, successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency in orthopaedic surgery, and successful completion of an accredited fellowship program. Qualified applicants must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Texas license. Regional or emerging national reputation is necessary to be considered for Associate Professor level or higher.  Interested applicants must apply online at http://careers.texastech.edu  and forward their curriculum vitae to:

Rajiv Rajani, M.D.
Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone: 915-215-5400 or E-mail: rrajani@ttuhsc.edu 

As an EEO/AA employer Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. 

Posted: 5/3/23


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Location- Tyler, TX
Position- Faculty Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon
Hospital/Institution- UT Health East Texas

Position Description-
UT Health East Texas located in Tyler, TX is seeking a fellowship-trained BC/BE orthopedic trauma surgeon to join their established practice.

About the Position:

  • Join a team of 6 orthopedic surgeons with various subspecialties 
  • PA Support
  • Call Schedule: 6-7 trauma call (including 1 weekend)
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Dedicated OR & OR Block Scheduling, Dedicated Trauma Room Post Call
  • Strong referral base
  • Position will have a faculty appointment and the opportunity to teach medical students and residents

Recruitment Package may include:

  • Base salary + wRVU production incentive
  • CME allowance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Medical debt assistance + Consultative services by Navigate Student Loans
  • Relocation allowance
  • Residency Stipend
  • Paid malpractice coverage
  • Health benefits + Retirement plan
  • Marketing + practice growth assistance

- H-1B support

- O-1

About UT Health East Texas: The UT Health East Texas system is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 50 physician clinics, over 300 employed providers, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center.  Our primary service area has a population of over 600,000. 

As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry.  An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency took their first classes summer of 2020. The University of Texas has also approved a medical school in Tyler, and we expect to take our first class in 2023. 

Community Information: www.VisitTyler.com

  • Population of over 100,000 (233,00 in the Tyler metropolitan area)
  • Outstanding area public and private schools
  • Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities
  • Affordable housing and low cost of living
  • Various lifestyle choices– lakefront, historical homes, modern, rural
  • No State Income Tax

Required Credentials- Candidate will be BE/BC in Orthopedic Surgery and will have completed an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship.

Contact Information- ProviderRecruitment@ardenthealth.com
If a name is required: Helene Gleason
Director, Provider Sourcing


Posted: 1/19/2023


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