General Orthopaedic Surgeon

Position Details

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

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The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at The University of Vermont College of Medicine and The University of Vermont Medical Group is seeking a general orthopaedic surgeon for a full-time position as a Clinical Practice Physician. The role of the Clinical Practice Physician is first to provide the highest quality of patient care. Providing a patient base for clinical teaching and research, as well as modest amounts of personal teaching, are also expected. This position will primarily fill a clinical need at our network hospital, Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital (CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY. Plattsburgh offers a family-oriented community on beautiful Lake Champlain, near the Adirondacks, the Lake Placid-Olympic region and Montreal (

Qualifications: Must have completed an ACGME accredited orthopaedic surgery residency. Must be an ABOS eligible or certified orthopaedic surgeon.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont Medical Group is a multi-specialty practice that includes more than 600 physicians who are jointly employed by The University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine and The University of Vermont Medical Group. CVPH is part of The University of Vermont Health Network, a five-hospital network serving patients and their families in Northern New York and Vermont.
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A review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please send an electronic letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Claude E. Nichols, III, MD, Search Committee Chair
c/o Susan Platania
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
95 Carrigan Drive, Stafford Hall 4th Floor
Burlington, VT 05405-0084
Telephone: (802) 656-4245
Fax: (802) 656-4247
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The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from
diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Job Open Date 08/19/2016
Job Close Date
Category Healthcare, Medical - Clinical
Job Type Full-time

Position Information

Posting Number F592PO
Department Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation/55640
Advertising/Posting Title General Orthopaedic Surgeon
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 00024015
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents