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Hand Surgeon

Company: Bronson Battle Creek
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

A career with Bronson opens up new worlds. Cutting-edge technologies, clinical expertise and business innovations combined with individual human care and compassion are all a part of the experience.

Location

BBC Bronson Battle Creek, BMH Bronson Methodist Hospital

Title

Hand Surgeon

Bronson Hand & Elbow Specialists in Kalamazoo, Michigan is seeking a BE/BC hand surgeon to join their established practice, which is part of a hospital-employed, multi-specialty orthopedic group in a very busy tertiary center. The Hand and Elbow practice is seeking one surgeon to join the current group of 5 surgeons and 2 physician assistants who treat patients in our Level 1 trauma center setting in Kalamazoo and in our community hospital and regional clinic in Battle Creek. The new surgeon will share equally in Hand call, and will have no responsibility with general orthopedic call coverage. The new surgeon could anticipate a very busy practice in a relatively short amount of time. Our practice locations are supported by an onsite, licensed team of Occupational Therapists specially trained in upper extremity care. Previous experience strongly preferred, but not required.

Bronson offers a competitive salary, sign-on bonus, CME stipend, malpractice coverage, generous PTO and a comprehensive benefit package.

Southwest Michigan offers affordable real estate with big city benefits and a small-town feel. The community demonstrates committed, continual investment in growth with area businesses, including a thriving entertainment and restaurant scene. From arts and entertainment to breweries and wineries, the community offers a wide variety of activities for families as well as individuals. Every season offers outdoor activities from golf and sailing to snowmobiling and cross country skiing. A variety of excellent school choices from private to public are available. These include the Kalamazoo Public Schools and the Kalamazoo Promise. The promise offers full in-state college tuition for students graduating from Kalamazoo Public Schools.

Interested candidates may send a curriculum vitae to Cadace Morrow, Bronson Provider Recruitment at morroca@bronsonhg.org or call (269) 341-8631.

Medical degree and 2 years of direct or intern experience required

Current Medical License in the state of Michigan

Current DEA and DPS Certificate of Registration

Must maintain all requirements for medical staff privileges

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
  • Performs in a tactful and professional manner

Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring alertness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time.

Involves considerable standing or walking, regular lifting of light-weight objects (i.e., 20 pounds or less) and assisting with heavier tasks such as assisting in lifting and moving patients. Minor straining or fatiguing positions must be assumed, and some fatiguing physical motions are required.

  • Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs
  • Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families
  • Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs
  • Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments
  • Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care
  • Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients
  • Orders studies, test and ancillary services
  • Documents all services in patient medical record
  • Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention
  • Consults with Medical Director and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
  • Participates in process improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the hospital or clinic requirements
  • Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned as well as nursing clinical staff
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal guidelines and regulations
  • Demonstrates commitment to providing outstanding customer service to all customers in a manner reflective of our mission, values and customer service standards.

Shift

First Shift

Time Type

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Cost Center

8138 Bronson Hand And Elbow Surgery Specialis (BMH)

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Keywords: Bronson Battle Creek, Kalamazoo , Hand Surgeon, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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