Physician-Geriatric Medicine

Employer
Ascension Wisconsin
Location
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Posted
Jun 27, 2019
Closes
Jun 26, 2020
Ref
1993788
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Gerontology Opportunity - Located in a Beautiful Midwestern Vacation Destination
Ascension Wisconsin - North Shore Rhinelander, WI 54501
  • Accepts J1s: Yes
  • Accepts H1Bs: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Negotiable
  • Practice Type:Multi Specialty
  • Verified Date:07/23/2019
  • Job ID:458203

Ascension Wisconsin is currently seeking a Gerontologist or IM/FM Ger/MED certified physician interested in providing specialized care for our geriatric population in Northern Wisconsin. This practice will be 100% nursing home/assisted living coverage. This is an ideal opportunity to join an established team with one other Gerontologist and two Advanced Practice Clinicians.

  • Will work collaboratively with the other physician to provide coverage to the area nursing homes with expansion into the surrounding assisted living facilities
  • Flexible schedule with no night call responsibility; you will be part of a regional call requirement that is just 2-3x/year (phone call only)
  • Commonly seen: arthritis, heart and lung disease, diabetes, depression, memory loss, incontinence, mobility issues, Alzheimer’s and osteoporosis
  • There is a Diabetes and Memory Diagnostic Clinic at our Rhinelander site that works with patients suffering from early onset dementia and alzheimers. The clinic is staffed by a full-time nurse practitioner but supported by physicians. Your participation would be welcome, but is not required.
  • The area is ideal for an outdoor enthusiast - located in a popular Wisconsin vacation destination surrounded by crystal-clear lakes, stately forests and miles and miles of hiking, biking, snowmobile and ski trails

Physicians who have recently joined us indicate that the excellent work/life balance combined with a friendly, thriving community was ultimately what drew them here. Hard work, honesty and hospitality are all mainstays of our Wisconsin lifestyle.

Ascension Wisconsin is a combination of four systems—Affinity Health System, Columbia St. Mary’s, Ministry Health Care and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. We are comprised of 23 hospitals and more than 100 clinic sites across the state, ranging from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Healthcare, is the largest nonprofit health system in the US and the world’s largest Catholic health system.

We invite you to explore us and our Gerontology opportunity today!

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