Orthopaedic Surgeon for growing employed practice
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Rapides Regional Medical Center is actively recruiting a BC/BE Orthopaedic Surgeon to join two others in an existing practice as an employed physicians in our community. The practice call is shared 1:3; with plans to increase the group. Competitive Compensation package includes salary guarantee, wrvu incentive, relocation and possible student loan repayment or sign on. Also benefits such as 401K, health, disability, life and much more included in this comprehensive package.
Rapides Regional Medical Center was certified as a Level II Trauma service in early 2012, and with two trauma trained physician on staff; so a general orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in Trauma Orthopaedics would complement the services already offered. The current community deficit is 11.4 for Orthopaedic Surgeons in the geographic service area, and with a large primary care referral base, a new provider is sure to be successful immediately!
Rapides Regional is an award winning facility and market leader for central Louisiana with Cycle II Chest Pain Certification as well as Joint Commission Stroke Accredited Center; one of the few in Louisiana with these designations. Louisiana is a Tort Reform State (capped malpractice claims), which makes this a very physician friendly practice opportunity. With a large service area of 450,000 plus and no saturation, practices ramp up faster than other areas in the state, making it the ideal place to practice orthopedics. Alexandria, Louisiana has beautiful neighborhoods with housing styles ranging from eighteenth century to modern construction, great schools, lakes and so much more for quality of life. We were recently ranked by a Harvard study as being the 5th happiest place to live in the country! Increasing manufacturing and growth in the central Louisiana area provide a wonderful environment for practice. The opportunity will provide a competitive salary, WRVU productivity bonus, overhead, malpractice insurance, relocation and wonderful benefits such as 401K, health, paid time off and many more benefits. In addition, we may be able to provide a sign on bonus. This is a great opportunity for a motivated Orthopaedic Surgeon to have a thriving, successful practice in a wonderful place to call home.
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