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Plastic Surgeon- Burn and General within the Ranked Health System in Indiana

Company: Indiana University Health
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Health Physicians is seeking a burn and general plastics surgeon to join our growing faculty. The ideal candidate will be primarily interested in a pediatric and adult burn practice, while capable to support general plastic surgery reconstructive services. The position involves an ideal mixture of pediatric and adult burn surgery at two Level 1 trauma centers. Appointment on the clinical or tenure track and level to be determined by qualifications and experience. Our faculty work in clinical environments and on research activities to help improve patient care and teach the next generation of plastic surgeons. The Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center at Eskenazi Hospital is the only adult burn program in Indiana verified by the American Burn Association. The Eskenazi burn unit houses a 15-bed inpatient burn unit, all beds with ICU capabilities, in addition to private burn operating rooms, procedure rooms, multi-disciplinary ancillary services, and the outpatient clinic. There are over 300 admissions and over 3,100 outpatient burns seen annually, with over 900 unique burn patients. The burn team manages burn resuscitations, inhalation injuries, burn physiology derangements, wound care, and surgical debridement and wound closure for acute burn patients. In addition, burn reconstruction includes laser scar therapy, scar revision, and flap reconstruction.
The Speedway Burn Unit at Riley Hospital for Children is the only pediatric burn program in Indiana verified by the American Burn Association. Our Riley burn unit houses a 10-bed burn unit within walking distance from the adult hospital. There are over 170 admissions, and the dedicated Riley Burn clinic sees approximately 2,400 burn outpatient per year with more than 700 unique patient visits. There are dedicated advanced practice providers to assist with daily patient care, outpatient evaluations, and coordinating burn reconstructions. The burn team, with assistance from the PICU services, manages all medical aspects of acute burn care along with the surgical debridements, wound closures, and reconstructive procedures. In addition, burn reconstruction includes laser scar therapy, scar revision, and flap reconstruction.
Qualifications:

  • MD or DO
  • BC/BE in Plastic Surgery, Completed fellowship in burn surgery
  • Critical Care fellowship recommended but not mandatory
  • Interest in educating residents, fellows and research
  • Eligible for licensure in IndianaCommunity OverviewIndianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
    • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population
    • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
    • Named to U.S. News & World Report's list of the best places to live in the United States
    • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" twelve consecutive years
    • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the most diverse counties in America, as well as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house in the country
    • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
    • Outdoor recreation includes golfing, boating and unique parks
    • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar) and the nation's largest half marathon
    • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and CincinnatiClient OverviewRewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,200 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of Indiana University School of Medicine, and brings together faculty physicians, IU Health-affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued.Indiana University Health National Recognition:
      • Ranked in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report
      • Riley Hospital for Children is ranked among the top children s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children s hospital in Indiana
      • Preferred by consumers and referring physicians as the best health system overall in IndianaWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

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