General Orthopedic Opportunity With a National Leader in Medicine

BJC Healthcare
Belleville, Illinois
Jan 11, 2021
Jan 11, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

BJC Medical Group invites BC/BE applicants for a General Orthopedic Surgeon to join our BJC Medical Group Orthopedics & Sports Medicine practice of 7 orthopedic surgeons with over 90 years of combined service to the Belleville and Shiloh communities.  

Hospital Affiliation:

The position would include surgical privileges at Memorial Hospital Belleville and Memorial Hospital Shiloh locations. Memorial Regional Health Services (MRHS) is a non-profit organization which is part of BJC HealthCare. It is the parent organization of Memorial Hospital-Belleville, Memorial Hospital East, and Memorial Care Center. 

The ideal candidate has an interest in quality outcomes, patient collaboration, community engagement and building a positive culture within their team.

Position Highlights:

  • This position practices onsite at Memorial-Hospital Belleville and Memorial Hospital Shiloh and are conveniently located 15 minutes from each other
  • The Joint Replacement Center at Memorial Belleville has been recognized as a US News and World Report High Performing Hospital for arthroplasty and performs over 750 joint replacements per year
  • Dedicated APP team to facilitate inpatient rounding, surgical first assistant, and outpatient clinic orthopedic care delivery with selected provider
  • Hospitalist service available at both hospitals for inpatient co-management
  • Emergency room call is 1:7 at non-trauma designated hospitals with nearby Level 1 tertiary trauma centers available for complex cases
  • Emergency room call is equal with other surgeons in group and there is separate hand and podiatry call providers
  • Beautiful newly constructed clinic locations in Belleville at Orthopedic and Neurosciences Center and in Shiloh at Memorial East Medical Office Building
  • The selected provider will be joining a group of 7 orthopedic surgeons, 3 hand surgeons, and 3 advanced practice providers
  • System-wide Epic EMR
  • Strong referral base from 80 Primary Care and Specialty Physicians
  • Get busy quickly by taking over existing practice from retiring orthopedic surgeon in our group

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary (2 year guarantee)
  • Retirement vehicles  401k, 403b, 457b deferred compensation plan
  • Pension plan
  • Signing/retention bonus
  • Residency stipend available
  • CME Allowance
  • Up to $100,000 student loan reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance 
  • Health, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Long-term disability, Life, AD&D, and malpractice insurance with 100% tail coverage provided

Community Description

Belleville, Illinois is a major suburban center of the Metro-East region of St. Louis. Bellville features a fantastic cost of living, in relation to the rest of Illinois and the surrounding area, and is conveniently located within 20 minutes of the metropolis, downtown St. Louis. The strategic location of Belleville, Illinois provides a safe, suburban feel, accompanied with the hustle and bustle of a major city, with the following highlights:

  • Fantastic sports culture with both the 2019 Stanley Cup winning Blues and the multi-year World Series winning Cardinals 
  • Features ample fine-dining, vegan friendly restaurants, gluten free friendly eateries, wineries, and microbreweries
  • Low cost-of-living with a healthy and balanced real estate market in a major metropolitan area
  • Access to great public and private schools
  • Family-friendly communities: safe, inviting, and great for kids
  • Direct access to Lambert International Airport via public transportation

About BJC Healthcare

We are based in St. Louis, MO, and serve our region through our 13 community hospitals and service organizations. Through our partners at Washington University and their stellar training programs, we offer our patients access to some of the finest sub-specialty care in the world, while maintaining our community focus. BJC Medical Group is made up of more than 600 providers across more than 120 clinics across a full spectrum of specialty care ranging from Family Medicine to advanced Cardiac Care. We are a physician-led organization and live our mission every day. We hope you will consider joining us. “The World's Best Medicine Begins with You...”

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