Sep 12, 2023

Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity in Washington, NC

  • ECU Health
  • Washington, NC, USA
Orthopaedic Surgeon (General)

Job Description

ECU Health Physicians and ECU Health Orthopedics - Washington are seeking a board eligible or board certified orthopedic surgeon to join their established practice located in Washington, North Carolina. The successful candidate will have a primary focus on general orthopedics. Applicants with a special interest in sports medicine or joint surgery are also encouraged to apply. Visa candidates will be considered. 

The successful candidate will join the ECU Health Orthopedic Service Line, a large network of high quality orthopedic surgeons providing orthopedic care across eastern North Carolina.

Washington, North Carolina is a quaint waterfront community offering an excellent work life balance. Combined with eastern North Carolina’s mild climate and affordable cost of living, Washington is a great place for physicians to call home.

Highlights include:                    

  • Employment by ECU Health Physicians - Community Practice Model
  • Hospital privileges at ECU Health Beaufort Hospital, a campus of ECU Health Medical Center
  • Growing 9-hospital physician led healthcare system
  • Opportunity available due to retirement
  • Established practice with two orthopedic surgeons and three Advanced Practice Providers
  • Built-in referral network
  • Shared Call
  • OR: 10 hour OR days, First Assist on staff, ROSA robot
  • Orthopedic trauma support at nearby ECU Health Medical Center
  • Competitive Compensation and Comprehensive Benefit Package to include: Annual Administrative Stipend, Relocation, Vacation, Sick, & Holidays, Malpractice (with tail), 401k matching program/ 457b, Medical, Dental & Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits plan, qualified applicants may also be eligible for loan repayment, sign-on bonus, income guarantees, and residency/fellowship paid commitment stipends.

ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 185 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 110 locations. The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

ECU Health Physicians includes an academic practice model (ECU employment) and a community practice model (health system employment). There is shared leadership and shared services to support the overall group and to ensure alignment for clinical care, research, education and strategy.

This innovative structure creates opportunities within ECU Health Physicians ranging from acute to ambulatory, academic practice to community practice, regional to rural, and everything in between.

Washington, NC

Washington is a small town that honors its historic traditions while embracing the future. It’s known as the “Original Washington” because it’s the first one named after President George Washington. It features one of the state’s largest commercial and residential historic districts, featuring stunning antebellum homes and other structures. It’s located on the Tar and Pamlico rivers, serving as a gateway to the second largest estuary on the East Coast. Health care is an important industry in Washington and the surrounding area in addition to PCS Phosphate, Hackney Industries, Weyerhaeuser and Fountain Powerboats.

  • Located in the heart of the Inner Banks on the beautiful Pamlico Sound 
  • 70 miles from the  Crystal Coast beaches
  • Scenic, waterfront downtown district which offers antique stores, art galleries and restaurants 
  • Offers a desirable climate with mild winters and all four seasons – ideal for outdoor enthusiasts 
  • Provides diverse and affordable housing, including waterfront homes and land
  • A number of school options including public, charter, parochial and private
  • Parks & Recreation Department offers a youth sports complex with baseball, softball and soccer fields; an aquatic and fitness center; waterfront parks and boat launching facilities

Steven Mitchell

If you, or a colleague, is interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Steven Mitchell at (252)558-6751 or [email protected]

Is this Position Academic, Private Practice, Health System/Hospital, VA/Military, or Other? Select ONE.

Health System/Hospital

Apply Now