Plastic Surgeon Job Description

Plastic Surgeon Job Description

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Plastic surgeon provides specialized and comprehensive medical care to patients utilizing quality medical practices for the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses;.

Plastic Surgeon Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective plastic surgeon job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included plastic surgeon job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Examine, diagnose, and treat or prescribe courses of treatment and/or surgery for patients requiring plastic surgery
Repair, replace and reconstruct defects of form and function of the integument and its underlying musculoskeletal system
Current license to practice medicine in the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
Eligibility for board certification
Completion of at least one year of an approved graduate medical education internship
Completion of a training program in plastic surgery
Provides direct patient care for clinical patients for plastic surgery
Provide appropriate cognitive and procedural office-based plastic surgery services
Develop a respected and highly reputable cosmetic surgery service
Serve as an example of physician collaboration with nursing and others to advance patient care

Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Plastic Surgeon

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BC, PALS, ACLS, BLS, CME

Education for Plastic Surgeon

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the plastic surgeon job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Doctorate Degree in Education, Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Education, Medical, School of Medicine, Surgery, Faculty, Teaching, Pharmacy

Skills for Plastic Surgeon

Desired skills for plastic surgeon include:

Community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise
Current principles
Diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise
Legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care
Methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation
Related accreditation and certification requirements

Desired experience for plastic surgeon includes:

Cover Letter outlining your interest in the role
Must have demonstrated experience in plastic surgery
Graduation from an accredited plastic surgery residency program
Successful completion of a burn fellowship
Participate in all relevant performance improvement initiatives
Participate in all relevant peer review processes

Plastic Surgeon Examples


Plastic Surgeon Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of plastic surgeon. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for plastic surgeon
  • Assist with the development of support services for cancer care, bariatrics, and other related clinical areas
  • Maintains specialty board certification
  • Assists with recruiting and interviewing of new physicians and staff to the practice
  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population
  • Evaluates patient for need for and level of prescription medicines required and considers alternative techniques for patient care
  • Manages the daily operations of a specific medical program, patient care unit, or research function
  • Participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs
  • Explains procedures and discusses test results or prescribed treatments with patients
  • Orders, performs, and interprets tests, and analyzes records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients’ condition
  • Coordinates work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists and other health care providers
Qualifications for plastic surgeon
  • Completion of ACGME recognized or AOA approved training program in plastic surgery
  • Board Eligibility for Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or its equivalent if within 5 years of completion of training
  • Current Board Certification if residency or fellowship training was completed more than 5 years prior
  • Medical Licensure by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Eligibility for full and unrestricted privileges at Lancaster General Hospital and all Lancaster General affiliated organizations
  • Prior experience in clinical medicine as a plastic surgeon

Plastic Surgeon Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of plastic surgeon. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plastic surgeon
  • Education focused and a creative problem-solver
  • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the New York Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date
  • Certification/Licensure in the state of Florida and Federal DEA Certification
  • Medical Degree – M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent
  • Board certified in the appropriate subspecialty
  • Completion of an accredited residency program with hand surgery fellowship
Qualifications for plastic surgeon
  • At least three years clinical patient care experience as a specialist in Plastic/Cosmetic Medicine
  • Minimum 5 years plastics practice experience preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine (Doctor degree)
  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Plastic Surgery residency and/or fellowship training program
  • Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
  • Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff

Plastic Surgeon Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plastic surgeon. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for plastic surgeon
  • Practice will be 90% general plastic surgery
  • Solo practice model
  • TX medical license (or willingness / ability to obtain)
  • BC Plastic Surgery (BE okay if actively pursuing certification)
  • Fellowship training in microvascular
  • Doctoral/Ph.D
Qualifications for plastic surgeon
  • Completion of a Gender Affirmation Surgery Fellowship
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery eligible/certified
  • Demonstrable expertise/interest in caring for patients requiring body, genital, and facial gender affirmation surgery
  • Demonstrates the interest and ability to cultivate clinical and research collaboration within our Center for Sexual Health and other disciplines involved in the care of gender dysphoria
  • Successful completion of a Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Fellowship trained in Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

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