Chief of Orthopedic Surgeon in Cape Girardeau, MO

Feb 08, 2018
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Washington University Orthopedics and SoutheastHEALTH'is seeking a Chief of Orthopedics to establish the Orthopedic Division in Cape Girardeau. In addition to a surgical practice, the Chief of Orthopedics has direct responsibility to build and lead all orthopedic programs including all clinical endeavors involving the faculty/physicians of the Department of Orthopedics.
  • Work closely with the physician staff to ensure high quality orthopedics service to all patients, to coordinate orthopedics services across all medical facilities, and to exercise appropriate operational and financial management of Orthopedic physicians and services while advancing innovative all patient centric programs.'
  • Provide senior leadership in all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving orthopedics for the faculty of the Department of Orthopedics.
  • Possess an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree, be a board-certified physician and a nationally recognized Orthopedic Surgeon who will hold privileges to provide patient care throughout the system and affiliates.
  • Candidates should possess a minimum of five (5) years of clinical/educational/research leadership experience. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with direct administrative experience.'
SoutheastHEALTH, the region?s premier healthcare system in Southeast Missouri has more than 50 care locations in 13 communities, including hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics. The system has over 30 clinical specialties and extends care for patients in a five-state area. Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau has been a trusted health care resource in the community for nearly 100 years.'Exceptionally trained surgical staff. Southeast Hospital is licensed for 266-beds, TJC accredited, staffed with 96% RN's, and serves a population of 675,000 in a five-state area.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri is'located on Interstate 55 between St. Louis and Memphis. Home to Southeast Missouri State University, it'is 1.5 hours (118 miles) south of St. Louis, MO and 2.5 hours (172 miles)'north of Memphis, TN. This safe, family-friendly community boasts excellent public and private school options.' It also provides activities, performing arts and sports for children and adults with the #1 Golf Course (Dalhousie) in Missouri per Golf Digest.

For additional information, please contact:'
Paul Smallwood
Enterprise Medical Recruiting


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