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2306833 Orthopedic Surgery (Trauma) Albany GA The Stembridge Agency, LLC

Company Name: The Stembridge Agency, LLC
Recruiter Name: Asbury Stembridge, Jr., FACHE
Contact Phone: 478-405-7943

Job Title: Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon needed in Albany, GA (SA197833)

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Job Description

This is an Orthopedic Surgery (Trauma) Opportunity Only!

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(Physician/MD qualifications required) Orthopedic Surgery (Trauma) - This southwest Georgia Health System is currently seeking a board-certified|board eligible Orthopedic Surgeon, fellowship trained in Trauma Surgery.

Position Overview:
• Seeking Level 2 Trauma Designation
• Not RVU based – base salary (working with Finance team for details)
• Have a medical director for trauma surgery (responsible for leading and implementing entire trauma program) and one for orthopedics (outpatient services).
• Monday – Friday model|schedule, days (7a – 5p)
• Flexibility required as the program is being built – flexibility is key!
o Designated trauma room in the OR, but no specific block time for this position
o Call - If inpatient, whoever is on first call; if outpatient, whoever is on call for office (this is spilt between docs and APPs)
o Rotated call with Ortho surgeons
o Seeking someone that’s interested in leading the development of the program along with working independently.
o ½ day per week will see follow-up patients in orthopedic office
o Goal is to have 2 APPs that will assist and round on patients
o Case mix Trauma cases, infections, hip fractures- all trauma cases from Sept 2019-June 2020= 446 that were minor|no activations and 27% admitted; 171 level 2 and
40% admitted; and 166 level 1 and 74% admitted
o Need someone that can do any case
? We currently don’t do pelvic|acetabular(um) cases. Currently sent to Macon or Tallahassee.

• Why Trauma 2 designation?
o The reason for seeking Level 2 designation is tied to our impact on our community. Being level 2 will allow a greater service to our patient population and there is currently a community need|regional need.
o We hope to be ready for a trauma designation site visit by April 2021.
o Our General Trauma Surgeon|Medical Director was hired to oversee the entire trauma program and implementation.
? There will be heads in certain areas to include the ortho traumatologist role. They will have the opportunity to help build program and serve as an important physician liaison.

Both a leader in advanced care and a pillar of the communities we serve, the health system delivers a unique mix of small-town community connectivity and leading-edge medical technologies.

The Southwest Georgia region boasts uniquely attractive lifestyle features, including:
• Vibrant small-town communities with unique shopping and dining
• A wide array of residential options including several gated country club communities
• Year-round access to world-class outdoor activities including boating, hiking, hunting and fishing
• An abundance of family activities including thriving sports leagues and swim, tennis, and golf clubs
• Quick day-drive access to the bustling Atlanta metropolis to the north and the sandy beaches of the Florida panhandle to the south
• Easy access via a regional airport and quick connections through Atlanta’s Hartsfield Airport to anywhere in the world.
• A truly affordable cost of living – 20% less than the national average.
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