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Job Title: Plastic Surgery-Hand Surgeon, Assistant/Associate Professor
Date Available: TBD
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Description: Department of Plastic Surgery
Assistant/Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery-Hand Surgeon
About the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine
Located within the Las Vegas Medical District, the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV graduated its first class of students in May of 2021. Fully accredited, the school currently has 240 medical students, 150 faculty physicians, and more than 300 medical residents and fellows. With a new medical education building opening in 2022, including state-of-the-art medical classrooms and simulation center, the school continues to grow.
With a group practice, UNLV Health, which provides care to more than 10,000 patients per month in its 17 primary care and specialty care clinics, and its partner hospitals, the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV is transforming healthcare in Southern Nevada.

The Department of Plastic Surgery, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Hand/Microvascular Surgery. The successful candidate will have special training and interest in brachial plexus, peripheral nerve, and radial nerve surgery. This position also includes the full spectrum of plastic surgery including general reconstruction of the trunk, head and neck, upper and lower extremities as well as reconstructive microsurgery, complex wound care and reconstruction, and the care of traumatic injuries including facial fractures, burns, and replantation at the state of Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing academic Plastic Surgery practice with an integrated plastic surgery residency training program and a micro surgery fellowship. Responsibilities include patient care, research and teaching (didactic and bedside) for Plastic Surgery residents and fellows, trainees in other residencies, and medical students: patient care with reconstructive needs in both inpatient and outpatient care settings, and clinical and/or basic science research. Must take plastic surgery/replant and hand surgery call. This position is a non-tenure track/non-tenured position.
  • This position requires a M.D. degree or D.O. from an accredited institution.
  • Successfully completed an ACGME accredited program in plastic surgery prior to employment commencing.
  • Must obtain an unrestricted Nevada Medical license prior to start date of employment.
  • Must have malpractice insurance.
  • Must be able to be successfully credentialed by Southern Nevada teaching hospitals and clinics.
  • Generous compensation packages, separate paid time off for annual and sick leave, and holidays
  • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental, and vision
  • No state income tax
  • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools
  • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • UNLV athletics ticket discounts
  • Employee discount at UNLV’s Student Wellness Recreation Center
  • Statewide employee purchase program discounts
  • RebelCard discounts on and off campus
    If interested, please apply to the link below:

    For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or hr.recruitment@medicine.unlv.edu. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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