Orthopedic Joint Surgeon

Employer
Bronson Methodist Hospital
Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posted
Jul 25, 2019
Closes
Jul 24, 2020
Ref
1998082
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Orthopedic Joint Surgeon

Bronson Healthcare Group is seeking a fellowship trained, board-certified/eligible orthopedic joint surgeon to work full time in our on-campus office located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This opportunity provides a highly competitive salary, annual quality bonus, robust benefits package, residency stipend/sign on bonus and relocation allowance.  Kalamazoo is located in Southwest Michigan, and is in close proximity to both Chicago (~120 miles west) and Detroit (~90 miles east).  Kalamazoo is an active and vibrant city with a population of 75,000, located near Lake Michigan beaches and resort towns.

Bronson Healthcare Group is a not-for-profit, community-governed healthcare system serving southwest and south central Michigan. With 9,000 employees, more than 1,300 medical staff members and 846 licensed beds, Bronson is the largest employer and leading healthcare system in the region. It offers a full range of services from primary care to critical care across more than 70 locations. Key member organizations include:  Bronson Methodist Hospital, Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, Bronson LakeView Hospital, Bronson South Haven Hospital, Bronson Medical Group, Bronson Advanced Radiology Services, Bronson at Home, Bronson Commons, Bronson Lifestyle Improvement & Research Center, Bronson Athletic Club and the Bronson Health Foundation.

 

The Practice

  • Five physicians and four advanced practice providers at ‘home’ site
  • Part of larger orthopaedic group (24 board certified physicians and nine advanced practice providers) with subspecialty coverage including trauma, spine, hand
  • Specializing in hip and knee joint replacement
  • Outpatient testing & diagnostic services available on-site
  • Comprehensive surgery optimization program with dedicated nurse navigators
  • Shared orthopedic trauma call model with multiple other orthopedic surgeons, including trauma subspecialty backup and option for care ‘handoffs’
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Bronson Methodist Hospital
  • Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in virtually every orthopedic specialty and sub-specialty including upper and lower extremity total joint replacement, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand and elbow, spine and scoliosis and multiple trauma
  • Six medical practice locations
  • Orthopedic nurse navigator service
  • Total joint replacement program that provides preoperative patient education and individualized post-operative physical therapy
  • Clinical teaching site for Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine & opportunity for faculty appointments
  • Opportunity for resident support for ED call, inpatient/floor care
  • 20 State-of-the-art surgical suites with three equipped with laminar flow
  • Dedicated 24-bed orthopedic nursing unit
  • Multidisciplinary team of orthopedic-trained nurses, therapists, case managers and pharmacists conduct patient rounds on a daily basis
  • Consumers in Kalamazoo County prefer Bronson Methodist Hospital for spine/back surgery, 2 to 1 for orthopedic care, and 3 to 1 for sports injuries
  • Named as HealthGrades® Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement (2007-2017)
  • Named as HealthGrades® Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery (2012-2017)
  • Consumers prefer Bronson 2 to 1 for orthopedic care (2016 PRC Research Study)
  • Blue Distinction® Center+ for hip and knee replacement by Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan and Blue Care Network
  • Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence

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