Orthopedic Surgery Locum Tenens Physician Jobs

An orthopedic surgeon focuses on surgery involving the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints and ligaments. Orthopedics use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

History

The word orthopedics was coined in 1741 when French man Nicholas Andry put together the Greek words for "correct" or "straight" and "child." Although the name implies a specific focus on children, all stages of life are studied under modern day orthopedics.

Training

Orthopedic surgeons are required to have four years of undergraduate training and four years of medical school, in addition to completing a five-year residency. However, once training is complete, the average salary of an orthopedic surgeon is $319,782.

Specialties

Many orthopedic surgeons choose a surgery sub-specialty such as hand surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, total joint reconstruction, pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle surgery, spine surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, surgical sports medicine, orthopedic trauma, and orthopedic oncology.

Job Duties

<p>While the life of an orthopedic surgeon varies daily, an orthopedic surgeon&rsquo;s day typically consists of diagnosing and assessing patients&rsquo; injuries, ordering x-rays and blood tests, recommending treatment, casting splints, and recommending rehabilitative exercises.</p>

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Jun 12, 2017
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Apex HealthSync LLC - Florence, SC

Our client, a Level Two (2) Trauma Center is looking for a Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon to take on a one year assignment which has the possibility to become a permanent role. Monday through Friday with Clinic and Surgery TBD Physician will be part of the practice call rotation Role is scheduled...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - ND

North Dakota Total Joint Surgeon Needed for Locums  Full time coverage needed ASAP Monday - Friday 8 hr clinic and 24 hr call Experience with total joint We will provide the license Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit available A++ malpractice with prior acts tail insurance Prepaid travel and lodging;...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - MN

Minnesota Opportunity for Orthopedic Surgery Call Locums July, possibly longer available 14 shifts per month Must have hand and trauma experience Will do some clinic/rounding and surgeries Will see ages 15 and up Work at 2 facilities Average 1 - 2 calls per shift Census is 4 Average 2 cases per day Not very busy...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - SC

Locums Orthopedic General and Trauma Coverage in South Carolina Coverage Dates: ASAP - ongoing Schedule: Thursday 7am to Monday 7am, one to two times a month 6 hospital admissions a week Mostly general and some trauma cases, fellowship preferred but not required Hospital work only Procedures include with fracture...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - SC

Locums Orthopedic General and Trauma Coverage in South Carolina Coverage Dates: ASAP - ongoing Schedule: Thursday 7am to Monday 7am, one to two times a month 6 hospital admissions a week Mostly general and some trauma cases, fellowship preferred but not required Hospital work only Procedures include with fracture...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - WA

Washington Orthopedic Surgery Locums Opening Dates of coverage: May 24-30 Must have trauma experienced and pelvic fractures Will work at level 2 trauma center ER coverage only  Surgeries will vary Must have WA license Must have clear clean background Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ Malpractice with prior acts...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - PA

Orthopedic Surgery Locums Opportunity in Pennsylvania September 01, 2017 - Ongoing Schedule:  Monday - Friday 4 days Clinic, 1 day OR 10 days of call per month Bread and butter procedures 20 cases per month on average B/C required Opportunity for locums to perm EMR: Hospital:  Meditech Clinic:      eClinicalWorks Industry...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - PA

Orthopedic Surgery Locums Opportunity in Pennsylvania September 01, 2017 - Ongoing Schedule:  Monday - Friday 4 days Clinic, 1 day OR 10 days of call per month Bread and butter procedures 20 cases per month on average B/C required Opportunity for locums to perm EMR: Hospital:  Meditech Clinic:      eClinicalWorks Industry...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - MN

Minnesota Opportunity for Orthopedic Surgery Call Locums July, possibly longer available 14 shifts per month Must have hand and trauma experience Will do some clinic/rounding and surgeries Will see ages 15 and up Work at 2 facilities Average 1 - 2 calls per shift Census is 4 Average 2 cases per day Not very busy...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - ND

North Dakota Total Joint Surgeon Needed for Locums  Full time coverage needed ASAP Monday - Friday 8 hr clinic and 24 hr call Experience with total joint We will provide the license Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit available A++ malpractice with prior acts tail insurance Prepaid travel and lodging;...
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Jun 25, 2017
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Integrity Locums - WA

Washington Orthopedic Surgery Locums Opening Dates of coverage: May 24-30 Must have trauma experienced and pelvic fractures Will work at level 2 trauma center ER coverage only  Surgeries will vary Must have WA license Must have clear clean background Industry leading compensation Weekly direct deposit A++ Malpractice with prior acts...
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Jun 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, NC

For additional information please contact us today at 877-480-6398.
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Jun 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Greenville, NC

For additional information please contact us today at 877-480-6398.
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - South Carolina, SC

Location: South Carolina  (30 mins from Charlotte, NC) Hours: 24 Hour Call Dates: Start as soon as July; Ongoing Paid Travel and LodgingA++Rated Medical Malpractice Insurance provided 
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - South Carolina, SC

Location: South Carolina  (30 mins from Charlotte, NC) Hours: 24 Hour Call Dates: Start as soon as July; Ongoing Paid Travel and LodgingA++Rated Medical Malpractice Insurance provided 
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Jun 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Fort Yates, ND

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - South Carolina, SC

Level 2 Trauma CenterMonday - Friday ScheduleWeekend Call 1:8Hospitalist do Admits5 PAs, Certified Cast Tech, X-ray Tech and MA
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Jun 16, 2017

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Delta Locum Tenens - South Carolina, SC

Level 2 Trauma CenterMonday - Friday ScheduleWeekend Call 1:8Hospitalist do Admits5 PAs, Certified Cast Tech, X-ray Tech and MA
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Jun 25, 2017

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NEXTLocums - Eureka, CA

NEXTLocums has been retained by an esteemed facility on the north coast of California to secure a best in class Orthopedic Surgery PA for a ongoing position. Clinic will be 10:30-5p and on call M-F with staff MD.95% Adults, 5% pediatrics. 75% trauma, 40% office, 60% clinic. 2 x-ray rooms, 1 CR, 1 DR, cast saws,...
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Jun 23, 2017

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Consilium Staffing - TX

A military medical facility in Texas is hiring board-eligible or board-certified orthopedic surgeons for a full-time, ongoing opportunity. The schedule for this position will be Monday—Friday from 7:30am—4:30pm.
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