Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Published: 2020-01-22 06:00:00Z
CURE has exceptional future opportunities for a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at its hospitals around the world. The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon will be responsible for providing hands-on surgical care to our patients, which adheres to the quality standards of CURE.
- Prepare and review case histories and obtain data through the evaluation of pediatric patients and consult with family members.
- Examine pediatric patients, determine the need for clinical laboratory tests and interpret examination findings and test results.
- Prescribe appropriate orthopedic treatments based on findings and results.
- Determine procedures for preoperative and postoperative care, including the administration of sedatives, prescription of diets and preparation of the patient's operative area.
- Apply surgical procedures and coordinate operations with the anesthesiologist.
- Treat pediatric patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhage and other complications.
- Direct other operating room staff in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care and operating room techniques.
- Instruct resident orthopedic surgeons in orthopedic procedures.
- Accurately and thoroughly chart pertinent patient information.
- Ensure the safety of patients during consultations, surgical interventions and in the postoperative environment.
- Assist the Medical Director in ensuring the maintenance of an accurate and adequate supply of medications and supplies.
Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:
- Medical degree (MD or DO) from a qualified, recognized medical institution.
- Board certification, or board eligible, preferred.
- Current and unrestricted medical license.
- Two (2) years experience in a private or hospital practice.
- Significant experience in pediatric orthopedic surgery; Completion of a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship strongly preferred.
- Experience in the developing world strongly preferred.
- Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred. Fluency in one of the local language(s) may also be required depending on the location.
- Strong communication skills, especially with those of different cultures.
- Competency and proficiency in orthopedic procedures.
- Strong interest in teaching and training.
This is a full-time, paid position that offers a modest salary with a comprehensive benefits package that may include health and life insurance, relocation assistance, retirement, housing, in-country transportation, and annual leave
Please visit www.cure.org to learn more and to apply for this opportunity! Have questions? Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!