An academic health system is looking for a general neurosurgeon with a focus on spine for a community hospital position. This health system is the largest network of physicians in the state. The practice is very busy, and the current neurosurgeon is booked two months out and has to turn patients away. The new neurosurgeon will see an 85% spine and 15% cranial case mix.
The new neurosurgeon will practice with a neurosurgeon that has been at the hospital since 2015. The neurosurgeon is assisted by a nurse practitioner and plans to hire another.
The neurosurgeon will practice at two level III trauma centers, one with 191 beds, and the other with 203 beds. Call is 1:3 and supplemented with locums. Call is mostly consultative with the neurosurgeon receiving 3-5 calls over a week of nights on call. Neurosurgeons go into the hospital to operate 2-3 times per year for emergencies in the middle of the night.
• Supportive hospital administration
• Great OR Staff and nurses
• Equipment includes a new O-arm, Stealth Navigation
• Plans to build a new office building and add ORs in 2021
• 250 cases in year one, 300-350 cases in year two
• Experienced candidates and new grads are both welcome
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