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Ascension Health Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon in Waco, Texas

We Are Hiring

Ascension Providence is looking for a full time Orthopedic Surgeon to join our elite team!

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Providence

  • As a member of Ascension Providence, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

  • We are able to share best practices and knowledge across our nationwide network as a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.

  • Ascension Providence includes a 237-bed med/surg hospital, 12 Primary care physician practices, 13 specialty physician practices, a 48-bed psychiatric hospital, a Senior Living facility, and Hospice and Home Care.

  • Ascension Providence is accredited as an advanced primary stroke center

About Waco

  • Located halfway between Dallas and Austin and 3 hours from San Antonio and Houston

  • It is an important destination for education, manufacturing, and cultural events

  • Waco is home to three local colleges/universities

  • Excellent public, private, and parochial schools

  • Waco proudly has cultural sites and events such as the Cameron Park Zoo, Cameron Park, Waco Mammoth Site, Waco Symphony Orchestra, Ironman Competitions, and the quaint Waco Farmers Market.

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Providence is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligib le Orthopedic Surgeon for our Orthopedic and Sports Medicine program.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Providence to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

  • Join established team of 5 Surgeons, 1 Sports Medicine Physician, 1 Podiatrist, and 3 Physician Assistants

  • Low Trauma Acuity

  • Pre Employment Bonus Opportunity

  • Excellent ER and Hospitalist support

  • Growing Sports Medicine Presence

    Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills.

  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.

  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.

  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.

  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.

  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Required Credential:

  • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Texas Medical Board.

Preferred Credential:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

Visa Eligibility

None

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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