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Ascension Health Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon in Waco, Texas

We Are Hiring

Ascension Providence and Ascension Medical Group Providence Orthopedic and Sports Medicine are looking for a full-time, trauma trained, Orthopedic surgeon to join our elite team!

Why Join Ascension?

About Ascension Providence

  • As a member of Ascension Providence, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

  • We are able to share best practices and knowledge across our nationwide network as a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.

  • Ascension Providence includes a 237-bed med/surg hospital, 12 Primary care physician practices, 13 specialty physician practices, a 48-bed psychiatric hospital, a Senior Living facility, and Hospice and Home Care.

  • Ascension Providence is accredited as an advanced primary stroke center.

About Waco

  • Located halfway between Dallas and Austin and 3 hours from San Antonio and Houston

  • It is an important destination for education, manufacturing, and cultural events

  • Waco is home to three local colleges/universities

  • Excellent public, private, and parochial schools

  • Waco proudly has cultural sites and events such as the Cameron Park Zoo, Cameron Park, Waco Mammoth Site, Waco Symphony Orchestra, Ironman Competitions, and the quaint Waco Farmers Market.

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Providence is looking for a Board Certified/Board Elibilige, Trauma fellowship trained, Orthopedic Surgeon for our Orthopedic Program.

This is a great opportunity for the right candiate to partner with AMG Providence Orthopedic and Sports Medicine to help with growth due to increasing population in Central Texas.

Position Highlights:

  • Join established team of 5 Surgeons, 1 Sports Medicine Physician, 1 Podiatrist, and 3 Physician Assistants

  • Low Trauma Acuity

  • Pre Employment Bonus Opportunity

  • Excellent ER and Hospitalist support

  • Growing Sports Medicine Presence

This is an employed position with a comprehensive benefits package available including malpractice and deferred compensation plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.

  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.

  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.

  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.

  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

Required Credential:

  • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board .

Preferred Credential:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE M/F/D/V).

A mission of compassion.A vision of excellence.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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