Oct 16, 2021
Indiana University Health
Orthopaedic Surgeon (General)
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial is opening a new orthopedic office in Muncie, IN!
IU Health is seeking a General Orthopedic Surgeon to join our growing orthopedic team. The practice will also include at least two total joint orthopedic surgeons, one primary care sports medicine physician, APPs, and there are future plans to add additional orthopedic physicians.
Since we are Indiana's largest healthcare system and partner with the nation’s largest medical school, Indiana University School of Medicine, we provide leading-edge medicine and treatment options to patients. Our exceptional care and continued excellence has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the past 24 years. So, IU Health continues to be ranked among the nation's best healthcare systems and is Indiana's number-one-ranked system.
As Indiana’s leading health system dedicated to improving the health and wellness of Hoosiers, we provide reliable access to specialty care. This will allow the physician to quickly ramp up patient base because the practice is located within a service area of 600,000 people.
General Orthopedic Surgeon
About 50% outpatient / 50% Inpatient
Perform 8-12 procedures per week
Most procedures will be general orthopedics, arthroscopies, soft tissue repairs, etc.
Mainly upper extremity work in this role
See 60+ patients per week
Full Time, Monday-Friday
As of now, there is limited call which will provide a great work/life balance. Only IP call will be for an urgent pain or wound need relevant to an elective patient the TJ surgeon operates on.
Another physician group currently provides internal call coverage in the ED and is responsible for all Ortho Trauma. As the practice grows, a new call rotation will be established.
IU Health has strong existing infrastructure and is the region's largest primary care referral base which will help build this practice quickly
Willingness to accept learners, no research requirements
Main Work Locations: IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (the region's largest referral center) and Ball's Outpatient Surgery Center in Muncie, Indiana
Strong compensation and benefit package
DO or MD
Current residents, fellows, and practicing candidates encouraged to apply
ACGME orthopedic residency
Ability to become licensed in Indiana
ABOS BE / BC
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