Orthopedic Surgeon
U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps - Fort Riley, KS

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Irwin Army Community Hospital (IACH) is searching for a full-time Orthopedic Surgeon to independently manage and provide a full range of orthopedic services to patients of all ages with musculoskeletal disorders.

IACH is currently a 44-bed inpatient hospital with over 25 outpatient clinics. We service a patient population of about 63,000 Active Duty Soldiers, Family Members and Retirees in the area. In 2009 the Department of Defense approved IACH for the funding for a new $404 million, 550,000 square foot facility. It will be completed in 2013. This new hospital will be increased to a 52-bed facility, which will include an 8-bed, inpatient psychiatric unit. IACH is located at Fort Riley, which is nestled in the rolling, Flint Hills of Kansas, between the communities of Junction City and Manhattan. Manhattan is home to a major, Division One college, Kansas State University. Within a short, two hour drive are the major cities of Wichita and Kansas City, located to the south and east, respectively.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
Provide a full scope of orthopedic services both in the clinic and operating room.
Provide the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with orthopedic conditions.
Provide for medical consultation or referral to other medical professionals within the IACH community.
Assesses and plans therapy for patients in the clinic setting.
Provides preoperative diagnostic evaluation, care, and coordination of scheduling for patients requiring operative intervention.
Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings in order to make a clinical diagnosis regarding physical, emotional or social disabilities.
Shares call coverage with 3 other Orthopedic Surgeons.

Malpractice insurance provided. Paid vacation and sick leave. Federal Benefits. Federal Retirement eligibility.

Graduation from an accredited Orthopedic Surgery residency program
Current, unrestricted license (any state)
Board Certified/Eligible
ACLS/BLS Certified
US Citizen

Interested candidates should contact:
Pamela Nelson
Civilian Medical Recruiter
Irwin Army Community Hospital
Fort Riley, Kansas
785-240-JOBS (5627)