Orthopaedic Surgeon | Central Louisiana | Busy Trauma Center Seeking Expertise in Hand Surgery

Employer
HCA Healthcare - MidAmerica Division
Location
Alexandria, Louisiana
Posted
Jul 12, 2019
Closes
Jul 11, 2020
Ref
1996096
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Rapides Regional Medical Center is actively seeking a BC/BE Orthopaedic Surgeon with Hand Fellowship training. Join our team of four trauma surgeons in our busy, level II trauma center. Rapides Regional Medical Center was certified as a Level II Trauma service in early 2012. Program features two Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons. Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training in total joint, sports or hand would complement the services already offered.

Opportunity Highlights:
Hand Surgery Fellowship strongly preferred but specialists in Total Joint or Sports are encouraged to apply
Community deficit of 11.4 Orthopaedic Surgeons, coupled with a large primary care referral base, the new provider is sure to be successful immediately with high earning potential
Trauma service utilizes advanced practice providers to assist with trauma patient flow
Physician will work 12-hour shifts
Competitive employment package including a salary, WRVU production based incentive, overhead expenses, benefits, malpractice insurance, relocation and many other benefits

This is a great opportunity for a motivated Orthopaedic Surgeon or Hand Surgeon to practice in the only level II Trauma Center in Central Louisiana.

ABOUT Rapides Regional Medical Center
Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 360+ bed, adult, children's hospital and ER offering advanced medical care in Rapides Parish and the Gulf South. The medical center is an award-winning hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, including a Level II Trauma Center and a Certified Stroke Center. The medical staff includes 250+ physicians in more than 30 medical specialties. Founded in 1903 on the banks of the Red River in Alexandria, Louisiana, Rapides Regional Medical Center represents a proud heritage of compassionate healthcare services coupled with the most advanced technology to date. With a continued emphasis on progressive care, Rapides Regional has grown to meet the continually changing needs of our patients and the rapidly advancing technology of modern healthcare.

ABOUT Alexandria, LA
Located in the heart of Louisiana, Alexandria, is an attractive, family-oriented community.
The area is also referred to as a Sportsman s Paradise with lakes, golf courses, biking trails, hunting, fishing and water sports. This diverse, welcoming community features excellent schools, universities, neighborhoods, museums, cultural events & festivals, among many others.
For travelers, AEX airport, located in Alexandria, provides the option for international travel through connections in Houston and Dallas in less than an hour. Great infrastructure and interstates allows short drives to other neighboring cities like Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette and Shreveport.
Enjoy a low cost of living, no long commutes and a welcoming, diverse community, making Alexandria home and the start of your successful, thriving healthcare career.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to: Christa Reynolds at Christa.Reynolds@HCAHealthcare.com. Candidates will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. AA/EOE. This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.

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