The Medicus Firm has 2 physician jobs in Orthopedics w/ Hand Surgery
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Salary + Job Growth
The current average salary for a Hand Surgeon is approximately $350,589 per year, which comes out to around $168 per hour. It is important to note that this number will vary based on your location, skill set, and years of experience. With that in mind, you are more than welcome to pursue a job in a location with a higher average salary. The states with the highest average salaries (in ascending order) are as follows: New Hampshire, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Maine. The salaries in these states range from $239,667, in New Hampshire, to $252,444, in Maine. This job is expected to grow by 7% by the year 2028.
The benefits of working as an Orthopedic Hand Surgeon include receiving above-average compensation, being able to start your career earlier than those in other specialties, making a distinct difference in patients’ lives, and working in an in-demand specialty.
Orthopedic Hand Surgeons should possess skills such as dexterity, hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, good bedside manner, leadership skills, and communication skills.
In this role, you will be performing job duties such as conducting and supervising direct patient care, examining, diagnosing, and treating diseases and injuries to patients’ musculoskeletal systems, conducting medical research on new injuries or diseases, planning and executing disease prevention and health promotion programs, and maintaining historical records by documenting symptoms, medications, and treatment events and writing summaries.
As an Orthopedic Hand Surgeon, you may work in universities, hospital systems, medical groups, or private practice.
Once you have completed your education requirements to become a healthcare provider, you may decide to pursue CME, or continuing medical education. There are specialty-focused organizations and directory-like websites that can guide you toward CME resources. Some CME resources you can expect to find are podcasts, live or virtual conferences, webinars, videos, and live or virtual courses. Some organizations and websites that can assist you with CME are as follows: the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), eMedEvents, CMEList, BoardVitals, the Southern Medical Association (SMA), and the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA).
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