St. Mary's Medical Group and St. Mary's Health Care System have an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible General Surgery physician to join a high-quality surgical practice located in Athens, Georgia.
St. Mary s is the region's leader in robotic minimally invasive surgery, with three state-of-the-art robotic systems to assist surgeons in providing high quality care for our patients. Our highly experienced team handles everything from simple outpatient procedures to inguinal hernia repair, paraesophageal hernia repair, sigmoid colectomy, ventral hernia repair and more.
A surgeon with skills and clinical interest in endoscopic and laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgery is preferred.
This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding General Surgeon to join the team at St. Mary's Medical Group.
St. Mary's Health Care System offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package including loan repayment.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
St. Mary s Medical Group (SMMG) partners with numerous physicians, nurses, and medical professionals across several multi-specialty groups, single specialty groups, and solo practitioners, all offering exceptional levels of board certified care.
St. Mary s Medical Group covers a vast geographic region including the Clarke/Oconee county area, Greene County, Franklin County, and a large system of satellite offices in surrounding counties. The medical professionals that comprise St. Mary s Medical Group proudly uphold the Mission and Values of St. Mary s Health Care System, and are dedicated to the patients they serve.
St. Mary's Health Care System is a dynamic, fast-growing Catholic health care system whose mission is to be a compassionate and transforming healing presence in a multi-county region of Northeast Georgia. St. Mary's history of compassion and care for the people of Northeast Georgia dates to 1906 - more than 110 years. We have been in continuous operation since 1938 under the sponsorship of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, and since 2013, Catholic Health Ministries. Our values and mission flow from their devotion and service to God and humanity.
With three hospitals in Athens, Greensboro and Lavonia, Georgia, St. Mary's Health Care System serves Northeast Georgia with award-winning programs in stroke care and neurology, cardiac care, joint replacement, general surgery, gastrointestinal care, women's health, palliative and hospice care, and overall clinical excellence. In conjunction with the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, we are the official participating site for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, a thriving IM GME program accredited for 34 medical residents in rotation throughout St. Mary's Hospital's clinical units, an outpatient medical clinic in Athens, and at a rural inpatient and outpatient setting in Greene County. In addition, since 2006 we have four times received the Large Hospital of the Year distinction from the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
St. Mary's Health Care System is part of Trinity Health, a Catholic national health care system located in Livonia, Michigan.
Athens, Georgia - Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is as much a city of knowledge as its Greek counterpart. Located about 70 miles east of Atlanta, Athens is a small but diverse urban center with a restored Victorian-era downtown rich with culture, thriving music and arts scenes, year-round recreation activities, trendy shops, art galleries, and distinctive dining, all of which help support the local small-business economy. Historic architecture and impressive gardens complete the unique blend of traditional heritage and trend-setting southern culture. Whether you love Jazz, Classical music, Rock, Rap or Country, or enjoy live theater, Division 1 collegiate football or running in a charity 5K, our region has something for you.
Oconee County school district was recently ranked by Niche.com among the highest in both the state of Georgia and in the US. In addition to the exceptional public schools, there are multiple private schools in the area from which to choose.
Clarke and Oconee counties provide hundreds of acres of trails and parkland to enjoy, ranging from hiking trails and classes at facilities such as the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and Sandy Creek Nature Center to amenities such as athletic fields, tennis courts, mountain bike trails, pools and splash pads, picnic shelters, playgrounds, dog parks, Community Centers, disc golf courses, meeting rooms, farmer's markets, recreational sports leagues for children and adults, and more. In addition to being less than 90 minutes from Atlanta and the North Georgia mountains, Athens is just a few hours' drive from the beautiful cities and beaches of the Georgia coast.
ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.