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Estimated Pay $13 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Amarillo, Texas

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Opportunity Details:

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is assisting Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Amarillo campus in recruiting a fellowship-trained BC/BE Trauma Surgeon for an employed faculty position providing trauma, acute, and critical care services at our hospital in Amarillo, TX. 


The Department of Surgery at TTUHSC at Amarillo is a collegial, well-trained team of faculty surgeons focused on delivering compassionate, quality care and optimal outcomes to trauma and acute patients, and enjoys a strong reputation in the region. 


and to see what makes Amarillo a wonderful place to call home!


Opportunity highlights:

  • Employed position and faculty appointment with TTUHSC Amarillo
  • NWTHS is the trauma center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle
  • Service area extends to surrounding states
  • Hospital has ~ 1,600 trauma admissions annually
  • Wide range of case types
  • Surgical and Trauma call coverage on a rotating, block monthly schedule
  • Current team of four Trauma surgeons and one Trauma surgical P.A.
  • Surgical consultations and follow-up care in the clinic at TTUHSC Amarillo campus
  • Provide medical education and supervision to residents and medical students in surgical rotations
  • Competitive salary and compensation plan with full benefits package 


  • BC in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited surgical residency program
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited SCC/Trauma fellowship
  • Exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality, and interest in teaching
  • Clean background and medical license record

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine has three campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, and the Permean Basin. Serving the healthcare needs of over 2.5 Million people in a 108-county area, Texas Tech  physicians provide care in a comprehensive range of specialties as well as clinical research and teaching.


Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a tertiary care facility and teaching hospital known throughout the region for cardiac, stroke, emergency, and children's services. As a Level II and Lead Trauma Center for the 26-county Texas Panhandle the hospital treats over 64,000 patients in its ED each year. NWTHS features a Children•™s Hospital, The Childbirth Center, and Surgical services in robotics, cardiothoracic, vascular, neurosurgery, bariatrics, head and neck, orthopedics, and ortho trauma. NWTHS is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's largest hospital and healthcare management companies.

lth Services (UHS), one of the nation's largest hospital and healthcare management companies.


In Amarillo, Texas, you can

  • Experience a place where big skies, working ranches and Texas hospitality intersect with a modern, vibrant economy
  • Grow and thrive in the #2 fastest-growing economy among midsized cities in the U.S.
  • Live at 3,671 feet altitude with 270 days of sunshine, breezes, low humidity, and four seasons
  • Enjoy a high quality of life in a safe, friendly, mid-sized community of 250,000
  • Drive stress-free to work in 15 minutes or less with no traffic
  • Practice medicine in a business and physician-friendly state and community
  • Maximize your dollar with lower house prices and living costs than other Texas cities
  • Attend award-winning, top-ranked public schools, recipient of National Blue Ribbon awards
  • Hike, bike or ride horses at nearby Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in America
  • Play golf at scenic courses, do a guided hunt, or fish for Walleye at nearby Lake Meredith
  • Take in a cultural arts scene including a symphony, ballet company, an opera, art galleries, museums, and live jazz
  • Entertain the whole family with an outing to our historic, revitalized downtown featuring diverse cuisine, live music and a new minor league baseball park and team
  • Hit the slopes for world-class skiing and snowboarding in Taos, NM, just a 5-hour drive away
  • Jet out for quick get-aways from a modern airport offering direct flights to Texas metros, Denver, and Las Vegas

If you have interest in this opportunity, please apply or contact:


Nathan Arnett

NWTHS Physician Recruiter

949.285.4947 mobile (call/text)

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Posting ID: 846042967 Posted: 2024-05-19 Job Title: Trauma Surgery Academic Practice