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Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon (General)

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:


  • Specialty:General Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Subspecialty Interest:Total Shoulder
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM (36 patient facing hours, 4 hours admin
  • Call Schedule:Occasional Community Ortho Trauma Call split with Orthopedic Department
  • Practice Detail: Complex Orthopedic Specialty Office with surgeons specializing in General Orthopedics, Joint Replacement Specialist, Orthopedic Traumatology, Sports Medicine & Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, and Hand Surgery.
  • EMR System:Cerner
  • Facility: Ascension Borgess Orthopedics
  • Location:Services Southwest Michigan region with our primary office, hospital, and OR located in Kalamazoo.
  • Visa Eligibility:YesBenefits Paid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term & short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.Responsibilities Benefits:
    • Competitve Salary with CME allowance
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • PTO and Paid Holidays
    • Short-term Disability
    • 401KAbout Ascension Borgess Hospital
      • As a member of Ascension Borgess Hospital, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are struggling or affected by poverty.
      • As a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country, we are able to share best practices and knowledge across our smart network.
      • Borgess Ascension Hospital includes more than 130 sites of care in 15 southern Michigan cities, as well as eight owned or affiliated hospitals, a nursing home, ambulatory care facilities, homehealth care, physician practices, managed care services, a cancer center and an air ambulance service.
      • Borgess Ascension Hospital, the heart of the network in Kalamazoo, is a 424-bed teachingfacility, with renowned cardiology, behavioral health and neuroscience programs.About Kalamazoo
        • Located halfway between Detroit and Chicago and 45 minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline
        • It is an important destination for business, education and cultural events.
        • Kalamazoo is home to three local colleges/universities as well as Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.
        • Portage, MI, just 10 minutes outside of the city, has been ranked by several publications andwebsites as one of the BEST PLACES to live in MI.
        • We are also home to the famous Kalamazoo Promise. The Kalamazoo Promise is the only scholarship program of its kind. The program provides resident graduates of the Kalamazoo Public Schools with up to 100 percent of their tuition and mandatory fees for four years at Michigan's public universities and community colleges. (Including U of M &MSU)About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.Responsibilities:
          • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
          • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
          • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
          • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
          • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
          • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.Requirements Licensure/Certification/Registration:Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited residency in orthopedic surgery.ANDCurrent certification or active participation in the examination process with achievement of certification in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Certification must be achieved within the time frame mandated by the appropriate board or within five (5) years after completion of training when time frames are not mandated.ANDRequired Current Experience: At least 50 general orthopedic procedures during the last 12 months or successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency or clinical fellowship within the past 12 months.Required Credential(s): Physician MD/DO with Prescriptive Authority credentialed from the Michigan Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Credentialing done by Medical Staff department.Education: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.Why Join Our Team Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information, view the poster or poster.As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Kalamazoo , Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon (General), Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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