Northwest Texas Health System is recruiting a BC/BE Orthopedic Surgeon for a hospital-employed position in Amarillo, TX. The position will be with a new hospital-affiliated multi-specialty group providing Primary Care, Neurology, Orthopedics, Vascular and Cardiovascular Surgery.
There is currently a strong need for Orthopedics in the Amarillo community, so the incoming physician would likely have a rapid start-up (estimating 15+ patients per day within the first year). This is an excellent opportunity to build a successful new practice in an attractive and progressive community. The position will include all general orthopedic procedures, as well as Trauma and Joint cases. Ideal candidates must be Board certified or recently Board eligible. Call will be shared equally between physicians, with coverage at one hospital. Compensation package will be competitive and includes a base salary with wRVU production bonus, benefits and sign on bonus.
Amarillo has four distinct seasons and a population approaching 200,000. All faiths are represented in the community. The public schools are excellent and there are parochial and private schools available. Amarillo Community College is located in the city and West Texas A & M is located fifteen minutes from Amarillo. Amarillo has many cultural activities, which include the Amarillo Symphony and Opera, the Lone Star Ballet, and several theater groups.
Recreational activities are plentiful. Located in north Texas the city is about five hours from Albuquerque, six hours from Denver and an hour' flight to Dallas. You can access the community’s website by typing www.amarillo-chamber.org on your internet browser.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System serves the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. NWTHS is a 489-bed acute care medical center which includes an 85-bed behavioral health facility located on the NWTHS campus. The hospital is owned by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc., (UHS) one of the country's premier healthcare management companies.
NWTHS is staffed by over 350 physicians representing 38 specialties. The physicians of NWTHS have established unsurpassed standard of quality care and community service. Northwest Texas Healthcare System combines traditional values with the most up-to-date technology in health care.