Orthopedic Surgery - Total Joints Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Springfield, Massachusetts
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Closes
Jan 11, 2020
Ref
1943817
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
  • SPECIALTY: Orthopedic Surgery – Total Joints
  • HOSPITAL: Mercy Medical Center
  • LOCATION: Springfield, Massachusetts
  • GROUP PRACTICE: No
  • PRACTICE MODEL: Employment
  • STATUS: Full Time
  • AVAILABILITY: 2018 – 2019
  • REQUIREMENTS: Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • CALL COVERAGE: Limited; no trauma or ED call coverage

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Trinity Health Of New England - the region’s largest nonprofit health system - has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgery physician with Fellowship training or interest in Total Joint reconstruction to join the Orthopedic Care Center with Mercy Medical Center, located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to become the face of Mercy’s arthroplasty program, working with hospital and operating room leadership to drive the Total Joint Replacement program. This is a high-volume practice with excellent clinical support, including 24/7 Hospitalists who assist with perioperative care and dedicated Physician Assistants who provide support in the hospital and the clinic.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to expand, build market share and to explore additional elective practice opportunities. This is a fully dedicated orthopedic opportunity that does not require any Emergency Department call; however, the candidate is expected to cover call for their own patients.

Preference will be shown to candidates who are Fellowship trained in Total Joints. 

Trinity Health Of New England’s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life. Whether you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, you will thrive at Trinity Health Of New England.

This opportunity is able to sponsor H-1B visa and J-1 waiver candidates.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Trinity Health Of New England and Mercy Medical Center offer a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Mercy Medical Center is a 251-bed, acute care medical surgical hospital located in Springfield, Massachusetts and is part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system. Providing a wide range of inpatient and ambulatory care services, Mercy Medical Center gives patients big-city medical expertise in an intimate, hometown setting. In fact, in 2016, Mercy Medical Center’s Care Connect initiative received a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association. This patient-centered care delivery model focuses on transitions in care, quality and service improvement as well as hospital and facility-wide coordination, which results in shorter lengths of stay. Mercy has a long-standing commitment to delivering the safest, highest-quality health care.

Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Trinity Health Of New England serves a population of 3 million people with a singular patient focus: providing the best possible care, for the best possible outcomes. Focused on provider collaboration and rapidly growing, there are over 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners and caregivers who, like you, put their patients above all else. This duality of progressive caregiving, combined with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved in our communities, is a formula that resonates deeply with the legacies of our clinical partners in this region.

Trinity Health Of New England’s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level—and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, it’s time to join Trinity Health Of New England.

As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Springfield, Massachusetts sits on the Connecticut River, and its metro-area population is approximately 700,000. The city is home to major employers, including MassMutual Insurance, Smith & Wesson and General Dynamics, and also boasts many museums, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, its own zoo and symphony hall, and the iconic Forest Park Historic District. Rural, suburban and urban locales offer a variety of residential options, including 17 neighborhoods, such as South End, known for its rich Italian heritage, and Forest Park Heights, featuring more than 600 Victorian Painted Lady mansions. There’s an excellent selection of private and public schools, as well as colleges, including Mount Holyoke, Smith and Amherst.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

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