Orthopedic Surgery Physician - Upstate New York on Lake Ontario

Watertown, NY 13601

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Surgery - Orthopedic Job Number: 23305

Job Description

Practice Highlights:
  • Hospital Employed, start-up practice with plans to build to six (6) surgeons with APPs  offering a wide spectrum of general and specialized ortho services
  • Call:  1:4, serving one hospital, minimal trauma emergencies  
  • Office conveniently located nearby hospital campus
  • Catchment population:  250,000
  • Large network of providers offering a strong referral base
  • Serving the military men and women from nearby Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Army Division
  • Emergency orthopaedic admissions provided by Hospitalist Service, with consult to Ortho
  • Operating Rooms were newly constructed in 2010,  two dedicated Ortho operating rooms working back to back to enhance efficiencies, block scheduling
  • Established robotic surgery program since 2012, upgraded to da Vinci Xi in 2019 
  • Teaching opportunities are extended with accredited ACGME/AOA family medicine and internal medicine residency training programs
  • A very appreciative patient population offers a professionally rewarding career

  • Holds Board Certification with the American Board of Otolaryngology (or Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons), or actively in process
  • Values patient-centered care and has desire to work within a team model
  • Demonstrates top-notch interpersonal skills in addition to excellent clinical skills
  • Able to provide surgical case log indicating active experience over the past two years
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to provide the best possible care and outcomes

Package Highlights:
  • Annual salary: starting base $560,000 and considerations for subspecialty fellowship (in addition to WRVU bonus model)
  • Signing bonus:  $50,000
  • Education Loan repayment:  $20,000 each year
  • Relocation reimbursement:  $10,000
  • 4-year contract
  • A generous benefits package

  • 290-hospital beds; medical staff of 180 physicians representing 42 specialties
  • Largest community-based hospital in Northern New York
  • Committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents living in Northern New York
  • Newly constructed (2018) Center for Cancer Care – a state of the art comprehensive cancer center, soon to affiliate with Roswell Park Care Network
  • Newly added hospital wing for obstetrical and children’s inpatient care (2019)
  • Construction for new service line: Women’s Wellness and Breast Care outpatient services (2019)
  • Not-for profit, not affiliated with larger system, financially stable
  • Committed to providing outstanding patient care and support

About Northern New York State

One can embrace open space, fresh air, pure water, organic living and “Mother Nature at her Best”.  Watertown offers close proximity to Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River – 1000 Islands regions, Adirondack Mountains and showcases an abundance of options for recreational activities.  There is ease of access to urban areas and a 40-minute drive takes one to the Canadian border crossing.  A nearby airport provides American Airline connections via small jet services, as well as opportunity for recreational aviation. The four seasons provide a wide range of diversity for one’s wardrobe as well as a wide range of activities for the outdoor enthusiast.  This is a safe location, with an outstanding educational system, offering affordable housing and concludes that this is a great place for family living.

Contact Scott Scheinman at 561-413-9455 or scotts@ihcrecruiting.com

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