Jan 27, 2021

Orthopaedic Surgery - Total Joints - Cortland / Ithaca, NY

  • The Guthrie Clinic
  • Cortland, NY, USA
Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Surgeon

Job Description

Dr. Guthrie came to our community over 100 years ago with a belief that people in small towns deserved the same access to high quality medical care as those in big cities. Non-profit and still physician-led, Guthrie Clinic has since grown to be an integrated health care delivery system caring for patients in 12 counties across the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Our focus on our patients and quality care has never wavered.  

The best physicians and advance practice providers choose Guthrie, because of a shared commitment to our community and to each other. We’re glad you are interested in joining our team. 

Guthrie Medical Group is seeking an experienced Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon to join an established team at its Cortland/Ithaca, NY locations. Fellowship training is preferred but not a requirement. 

Highlights of the Position 

  • Fellowship Training preferred, experience acceptable as well. 
  • Joining an established Orthopaedic Practice with a strong referral base
  • Schedule starts with 2 days OR and 3 days clinic with APP support available
  • Opportunity to regionalize to Ithaca, NY for practice growth
  • Clinic time negotiable between Ithaca and Cortland
  • Medical School Faculty appointments available through GCSOM

Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits 

  • Competitive RVU model with strong, internal referral network 
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and disability insurance 
  • Malpractice insurance  
  • Guthrie Retirement Savings Plan (403B) with employer match and age-based contributions 
  • Allowance for licensure fees, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate, and renewals 
  • $10,000 referral bonus if you refer a physician that we hire on a full-time basis 

Career Development 

  • Meeting time – 14 days with options for home study 
  • $3,400 annually for conference registration, certifications, membership fees for specialty-specific medical societies 
  • Teaching opportunities – Guthrie’s Orthopaedic Residency offers the opportunity for clinical academic appointment. The successful candidate also has the potential to participate in medical student education. Guthrie is a regional campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. 
  • Physician mentoring and leadership training opportunities available 

Supportive Transition 

  • Relocation expenses paid  
  • Trailing spouse placement assistance available 
  • Physician professional and social special interest groups  
  • Dedicated Onboarding Specialist and Provider Services team to ensure a successful start at Guthrie 

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