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Orthopedic Surgeon - Adult Reconstruction

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgeon
Category: Physicians
Schedule: Full Time
Facility: Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Matt Canasi
Provider Recruitment
Job Description

Orthopedic Surgeon - Adult Reconstruction 

The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, NY is recruiting for an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in hip and knee arthroplasty to join its hospital-based practice. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in transforming the lives of patients through advanced surgical interventions and comprehensive orthopedic care.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough patient assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and create tailored treatment plans for hip and knee conditions.
  • Conduct successful hip and knee arthroplasty surgeries, utilizing the latest techniques and technologies to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collaborate with tightly knit interdisciplinary teams, including primary care, hospitalists, anesthesiologists, nurses, and physical therapists, to ensure comprehensive patient care.
  • Maintain meticulous and up-to-date medical records and surgical documentation.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule, accommodating patient needs and the surgical calendar.
  • Partnering/Collaborating across the partner hospitals
  • Community-trauma level call coverage shared with Sports, Hand, and Trauma partners

Position Details:

  • Will be allocated 2 full day surgical blocks.
  • 2 days for patient clinic appointments, diagnosing and managing orthopedic concerns, discussing surgical options, and providing pre- and post-operative care.
  • Highly experienced advanced practice providers who support your practice by seeing independent panels and 1:1 model for OR and clinic days

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO degree.
  • Board certification or eligibility in Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Fellowship training is strongly preferred.
  • Able to obtain valid and unrestricted medical license in Vermont.
  • Proven experience and proficiency in hip and knee arthroplasty surgeries.
  • Outstanding surgical skills and a commitment to patient safety.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse medical teams.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to a dynamic clinical setting.
  • Familiarity with electronic medical record systems (EPIC platform)

Benefits:

  • Generous starting bonuses and relocation assistance
  • Competitive salary with RVU production model
  • Loan forgiveness program
  • Stipend considerations
  • Great comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid time off: 29 days annually
  • CME reimbursement with 5 additional PTO days
  • Malpractice coverage
  • J-1 to H-1 immigration legal support

If you are a dedicated Orthopedic Surgeon with a passion for enhancing patients' quality of life through advanced surgical interventions in hip and knee arthroplasty, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to our commitment to excellence in orthopedic care, surgical innovation, and compassionate patient interaction.

Quality of Life

Situated on the Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain, the small waterfront city of Plattsburgh offers a community experience that is full of history and activity. There is a distinct local charm to this area that celebrates local artisans, business, agriculture, and history. Activity in this city is centered around Lake Champlain with boating, sailing, windsurfing, fishing or just relaxing on one of the beaches. Just to the east, in the Adirondack Mountains, you’ll find abundant opportunities to hike, ski, mountain bike or just take in nature. Plattsburgh may feel more like a large town, but it’s fast becoming a small international destination for tourists and visitors from nearby Montreal who fly into Plattsburgh International Airport. Experience what life on the water is like here in Plattsburgh.


Contact Matt Canasi (Network Recruiter) for more information at:

Matt.canasi@uvmhealth.org

The University of Vermont Health Network complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, place of birth, HIV status, national origin, religion, marital status, age, language, socioeconomic status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or obligation for service in the armed forces.

Benefits:

  • Generous starting bonuses and relocation assistance
  • Competitive salary with RVU production model
  • Loan forgiveness programs
  • Stipend considerations
  • Great comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid time off (PTO): 29 days annually
  • CME reimbursement with 5 additional PTO days
  • Malpractice coverage
  • J-1 to H-1 immigration legal support

Plattsburgh photo

Quality of Life

Situated on the Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain, the small waterfront city of Plattsburgh offers a community experience that is full of history and activity. There is a distinct local charm to this area that celebrates local artisans, business, agriculture and history. Activity in this city is centered around Lake Champlain with boating, sailing, windsurfing, fishing or just relaxing on one of the beaches. Just to the east, in the Adirondack Mountains, you’ll find abundant opportunities to hike, ski, mountain bike or just take in nature. Plattsburgh may feel more like a large town, but it’s fast becoming a small international destination for tourists and visitors from nearby Montreal who fly into Plattsburgh International Airport. Experience what life on the water is like here in Plattsburgh.

Man and woman sitting at computers

Diversity and Inclusion

As a leading health care organization that employs thousands and directly works to improve the health of more than a million people in our two-state region, we are resolutely committed to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in our practices and our communities.

As a medical institution that focuses on care, research and training, we have a professional and moral obligation to not only understand humanity, but to embrace and care for it without bias or discrimination. That starts within our own workforce by actively promoting diversity and inclusion within our clinical and academic communities with a culture that supports and encourages respect for every individual and that recognizes and values our diverse backgrounds.

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