University of Kentucky College of Medicine Posted Nov 7, 2018

Lexington, KY

Acute Care Surgeon

The Division of General Surgery, Section of Acute Care Surgery at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking a talented, acute care surgeon to join our contemporary practice. We offer an academic career in an environment that promotes professional excellence. The ideal candidate will be board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care and possess superior technical skills. The candidate for this position must be committed to teaching, scholarly activity, and excellence in clinical care. A record of accomplishment in publication, leadership, national involvement, and personal career development is required. We offer a competitive salary and a full array of benefits. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and achievement.
The University of Kentucky is the flagship university and healthcare center in Kentucky. Lexington is in the heart of the Bluegrass and rightfully is called the Horse Capital of the World. It is surrounded by beautiful landscape and lovely horse farms. The University plays a major role in commerce and cultural enhancement. It is a little over an hour drive from Louisville and Cincinnati and is a vibrant city with many cultural and recreational opportunities all year round. It has a high-quality school system and is a wonderful place to raise a family.
The successful candidate will join a thriving and expanding division. The Section of Acute Care Surgery is comprised of 5 teams, staffed daily by 3 Faculty, 3 Chief Residents, 1 or 2 Surgical Critical Care Fellows, 3 Junior Residents, 7 Interns, and 3 APPs. Our adult level I trauma center serves a 50-100-mile radius and a population of over 1,000,000 that includes a large rural and mountainous Appalachian expanse outside Lexington’s Metropolitan area (350,000). UK Healthcare has been ranked Kentucky’s #1 Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 3 years in a row.
Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for these positions must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their CV and a letter of interest with career objectives to:

Andrew Bernard, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chief, Section of Trauma and Acute Surgery
Division of General Surgery
800 Rose Street, C224
Lexington, KY 40536-0298
Phone: 859-323-6346
andrew.bernard@uky.edu

Location

800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Acute Care Surgeon
Lexington, KY
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