Orthopedic Surgeon (General)
Adventist Health Ukiah Valley is actively seeking a BC/BE, mission-minded Orthopedic Surgeon to join our 1 full-time Orthopedic Surgeon and 1 part-time sports trained surgeon in a hospital-based practice covering Mendocino and Lake Counties. While we are looking for general orthopedic candidates, physicians with sub-specialty training in total-joint are encouraged. The call panel is shared (10 days a month) and a clinic schedule of Monday through Friday, seeing 20-25 patients a day, with 1-2 days a week in the OR. Ability to work at our sister facility in Willits, CA is also option as we move to a regional approach to providing orthopedic care.
The orthopedic practice is set within a strong, high quality, collegial medical community, with many options to expand the practice. Physicians have an excellent relationship with hospital administration resulting in a well-equipped office and operating rooms. The ability to speak Spanish is also helpful but not required.
• Practice wide range of orthopedic surgery
• High quality, collegial medical staff
• Receptive and collegial administrative staff
• High quality, well-trained OR staff
• Well-equipped operating rooms
• Potential to work with an Ortho PA (currently recruiting)
• Multi-stage hospital renovation underway, will include new peri-operative areas
• Many opportunities for physician leadership
• Excellent opportunity for healthy work-life balance
• Physicians highly respected and valued
• Outdoor activities - hiking, biking, boating, swimming, sailing, fishing, surfing, horse-back riding
• Orchestra, community theatre,
farmers markets and local organic foods, wine tasting and winery hosted events,
parks, sports leagues, creative artists, and natural springs
Candidates must be California licensed or eligible and meet the hospital's medical staff credentialing standards.
Employed model through Physicians Network Medical Group (PNMG)
A competitive compensation and benefits package is available.
· Relocation assistance
· Sign-on bonus
· Student Loan Repayment Options
· Medical/Dental/Malpractice Coverage
· Vacation, holidays and sick leave
· Cerner EHR System
About the Medical Center
Adventist Health Ukiah Valley (AHUV) is part of the Northern California Network of Adventist Health, which includes two acute care facilities, two critical access medical centers and a center for behavioral health. AHUV is a 67-bed medical center with Level IV emergency services, three medical center-based outpatient medical offices and is a center of excellence in rural health care with four rural health medical offices. In addition, the medical center serves 122,000 people in the Northern California counties of Mendocino, Lake, Southern Humboldt, and Northern Sonoma with a JobCare occupational medicine medical office, advanced diagnostic imaging services with inpatient and outpatient diagnostic centers and three laboratory draw stations. Services also include 24-hour emergency care and trauma center, cardiac care, intensive care, maternity including a Level II Intensive Care Nursery, pediatrics, physical rehabilitation, rapid care, surgery, women's services and advanced wound care.
In 2016, AHUV had 3,956 admissions, 780 deliveries, 30,037 emergency visits and 117,219 outpatient visits. AHUV is staffed by more than 140 physicians, 771 employees and 29 volunteers.
In 2014, AHUV opened a new state-of-the-art Cancer Treatment and Infusion Center, as well as Fort Bragg Rural Health Center and the Mendocino Radiology Lab. The medical center was recognized with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission in conjunction with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. AHUV was ranked as one of the 33 high-performing medical centers in California for quality of maternity care services, according to the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce.
Nestled in the Ukiah Valley, Ukiah is a mid-sized town surrounded by vineyards, pear orchards and redwood-covered hills. Ukiah's strong sense of community is clearly present in its numerous town celebrations, festivals and events, including the Ukiah Country PumpkinFest, which celebrates Ukiah's rich agricultural tradition each October. All sorts of recreational opportunities can be found at Lake Mendocino, just five miles from Ukiah, with over 100 family picnic sites, boat launching ramps, fishing, a swimming beach, hiking trails and much more. For entertainment, Ukiah boasts a number of theatrical companies. The Grace Hudson Museum makes for another entertaining diversion, featuring exhibitions of the works of artist Grace Hudson as well as local, regional and Californian Indian artists. Ukiah is located about two hours north of San Francisco and one hour from the Pacific Coast and redwood forests.
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