Orthopedic Surgeon

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Closes
Jun 18, 2020
Ref
1992298
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Mercy Physician Network has an excellent full time employment opportunity for an
Orthopedic Surgery physician to join a multi-specialty network located in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania.

Mercy Physician Network (MPN) is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Orthopedic
Surgery physician interested in becoming part of a large physician network. Our physicians
provide a variety of procedures including total knee, total hip, rotator cuff repair,
arthroscopic knee surgery etc.

We offer a supportive office staff of physician assistants, office manager, patient service
representatives, and certified medical assistants. The anticipated hours would be
traditional 8:00am to 5:00pm, split between office, hospital, and specific days carved out
for procedures as needed.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Orthopedic Surgery physician to be part of a
well-established group.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE
MHS offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on training and clinical
experience including:

  • Malpractice coverage
  • Paid vacation and CME
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 403(b) plan

ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Physician Network (MPN) has nearly than 30 office locations in the Philadelphia
Region to serve patients. With over 80 physicians, most of which are board-certified in
their fields, have the knowledge and expertise to deal with a multitude of health-related
issues in a coordinated fashion. Mercy Physician Network is comprised of primary care
practices in addition to nearly 20 specialties and subspecialties.

Mercy Physician Network is a member of Mercy Health System, which is the largest
Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley. It supports the Delaware Valley
with three acute-care hospitals, a home health organization, several wellness and
ambulatory centers, physician practices, a federal PACE program, an accountable care
organization and a managed care plan.

Recognition
Mercy Physician Network was recognized with HAP’s 2014 Achievement Award for
Operational Excellence for its submission entitled “Improving the Quality of Outpatient
Care and Outcomes by Increasing Awareness of Quality Metrics and Performance
Scores.” Mercy Physician Network had two papers, authored by Prashanth Ramachandra,
MD, FACS, chairman of the surgery department at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy
Philadelphia Hospitals, accepted by the Society of American Gastroenterology and
Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) for presentation at the next national meeting in April 2015.

Quality Care
Seven primary care offices have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality
Assurance as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The PCMH model for improving
primary care focuses on the whole spectrum of patient care, ensuring each patient
receives the care they need when they need it. Three practices, Mercy Primary Care,
Mercy Primary Care at Cottman, Mercy Primary Care at Rhawn and Mercy Family
Medicine achieved level 3 PCMH status.

Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania
We, Mercy Health System and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a
compassionate and healing presence within our communities. In fulfilling our mission, we
have a special concern for persons who are poor and disadvantaged.
As a mission-driven regional health ministry, we will become the recognized leader in
improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be known as
the most trusted health partner for life.

A diverse, integrated system providing comprehensive health care services, Mercy Health
System comprises:

 

  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby
  • Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, West Philadelphia
  • Nazareth Hospital, Northeast Philadelphia
  • Mercy LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) Mercy LIFE is a federal PACE
  • program with four locations
  • Mercy Home Health, Five-County Philadelphia Area
  • Mercy Accountable Care, LLC
  • Gateway Health Plan (partnership with Mercy Health System)

Mercy Health System is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware
Valley and is a part of Trinity Health, a multi-institutional, Catholic health system sponsored
by Catholic Health Ministries.

Nazareth Hospital, established in 1940 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth,
serves Northeast Philadelphia with 205 acute beds and 28 skilled nursing beds. The
hospital had 8,136 admissions, 51,177 visits to our Emergency Department, and 135,107
outpatient visits in 2015.

An affiliate of St. Mary Heart and Vascular Care, Nazareth is nationally accredited by
Corazon, Inc. to provide life-saving emergency angioplasty for patients suffering heart
attacks and has been accredited as a Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for
Cardiovascular Patient Care. The Hospital also offers heart diagnostics, a state-of-the-art
cath lab, a Vein Center and the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine.
Nazareth received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and national
recertifications for its congestive heart failure program, as well as the American Heart
Association’s Get With The Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure Care.
A long-time leader in stroke care, Nazareth is a nationally certified Primary Stroke Center,
and received Healthgrades’ five-star ratings for stroke 11 years in a row. Nazareth is the
six-time recipient of Healthgrades’ Stroke Care Excellence Award. The hospital has also
earned multiple Get With The Guidelines Performance Awards from the American Stroke
Association. The Joint Commission has three times named Nazareth a Top Performer on
Key Quality Measures®. The distinction recognizes exemplary performance in using
evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care.

For more information on Philadelphia visit www.visitphilly.com

If you would like to be part of Trinity
Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

 

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