General Surgeon – Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Florida between Orlando and Tampa

Winter Haven, Florida
Jan 25, 2023
Surgery, General
Position Type

BayCare Medical Group is a physician-led medical group actively recruiting for two board certified/board eligible General Surgeons to join our General Surgery team located at Winter Haven Hospital. Experience is preferred, but one of the two positions is available to newly graduated applicants. Winter Haven, Florida is a growing community conveniently nestled between Tampa and Orlando. This is an opportunity to practice broad general surgery procedures supporting ED, elective, and clinic-based services.

The ideal candidate is confident in independent operating skills and comfortable building relationships with community surgeons and referral physicians. Additional skills in endoscopy, laparoscopy, robotics, and CRS are a welcome addition but not required.

Our practice consists of:

  • Shared 1:4 call schedule once fully staffed
  • Commencement bonus paid upon employment
  • Call is based out of Winter Haven Hospital (400+ beds) and Bartow Regional Hospital (88 beds)
  • Modern and well-equipped community hospital with demonstrated volume
  • Candidates with a minimum of three years of experience are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent operating room and resources with a supportive administration

Position requires: Board Certification or Board Eligibility by The American Board of Surgery is required. 

Please visit our website to view available opportunities and apply directly on our physician portal.

Founded in 1926, Winter Haven Hospital has an outstanding reputation for superior, patient-centered care with over 400 beds. Our mission statement is "to improve the health of the people we serve, by providing the highest quality and most effective care and services - and to return value to the people in our communities." By upholding this standard of excellence in all that we do, we are able to provide patients throughout central Florida with customized, state-of-the-art treatments in a comfortable environment.

BayCare Medical Group (BMG) is a physician-led group in the rapidly growing communities of West Central Florida and Tampa Bay. BMG is part of BayCare, a not-for-profit health care organization that’s nationally recognized by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work™️ as a 2022 Best Workplaces in Health Care™️ and ranked No. 30 by PEOPLE’s 100 Companies that Care 2022®. We foster a forward-thinking culture that’s revolutionizing health care.

BayCare is a leading community-owned health system in Tampa Bay. Composed of a comprehensive network of 15 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities, and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health, urgent care, and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care for a broad range of services throughout a patient’s lifetime.

We’re proud to serve Tampa Bay, Polk County and the west-central Gulf Coast of Florida. We think you’ll find this area a great place not only to work, but also to live, play, and grow. We’re home to welcoming neighbors, growing and dynamic communities, outstanding schools, colleges, and universities, and dedicated team members.

Golfing, fishing, boating/kayaking, shelling, biking, sunbathing, and viewing the sunset from one of America’s top beaches are just a few of the reasons why people love this area. Tampa Bay is home to many professional sports teams, discover exciting exhibits at local museums and enjoy listening to the Florida Orchestra at several local venues. Experience the excitement at local and close by amusement parks. It’s all here for you to enjoy.

We offer:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Incentive Bonus
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Retirement Plan
  • Discretionary Allowance
  • Insurance (malpractice, health, dental, vision, life, supplemental & dependent life, short & long term disability)
  • Extras (college savings plan, child-care, auto & pet insurance, wellness center, product & service discounts, and more.)

Contact information: Kelli Drayton | | (813) 586-8155 

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