General Surgery Opening in Watertown, NY
Summit Recruiting Group
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Surgery-General
Location Watertown, New York, United States

Job Description

Updated Date : 8/12/22
**General Surgery Opportunity: Watertown, NY** ~ Located 70m to Syracuse, 50m to Canadian border **Position Details** - Full-time - Permanent - Office conveniently located with a 5-minute drive to hospital campus - Catchment population: 250,000 - Large network of providers offers a strong referral base - Serving the military men and women from nearby Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Army Division - Operating Rooms were newly constructed in 2010 - Established robotic surgery program, upgraded to da Vinci Xi - Teaching opportunities are extended with accredited ACGME/AOA family medicine and internal medicine residency training programs - A very appreciative patient population offers a professionally rewarding career **Compensation** - Annual Salary 420K; with additional WRVU productivity model - Signing bonus: 50K - Education Loan repayment: 20K each year - Relocation reimbursement: 10K - 4-year contract with stable base - A generous benefits package - Medical Center is proud of reputation to offer market-driven salaries for its geographical region - 4-year contract **Qualifications:** - Holds Board Certification with the American Board of General Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of General Surgery or actively in process - Values patient-centered care and has desire to work within a team model - Demonstrates top-notch interpersonal skills in addition to excellent clinical skills - Enthusiastic and motivated to build a general surgical service line with superb outcomes **Location** In Northern New York, there are no trade-offs. You literally can have it all - gorgeous natural surroundings, easy access to metropolitan areas, excellent school systems, high-quality medicine for your family, low cost of living, safe community and a comfortable, relaxed lifestyle among some of the most scenic country and most enjoyable recreational opportunities in America. Small town feeling with big city amenities - including excellent dining locations and multiple stores for shopping right in Watertown and on the water. From the Adirondack Mountains - one of America's last great wilderness regions, St. Lawrence Seaway - 454 miles long, where you can find one of natures true wonders: the Thousand Islands. There are 1,864 islands stretched out in the river like diamonds in a necklace - to the most inviting of the Great Lakes, Lake Ontario, with excellent boating, fishing, swimming, etc. **About the Group** - 290-hospital beds; medical staff of 180 physicians representing 42 specialties - Largest community-based hospital in Northern New York - Committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents living in Northern New York - Newly constructed (2018) Walker Center for Cancer Care a state of the art comprehensive cancer center, soon to affiliate with Roswell Park Care Network - Newly added hospital wing for obstetrical and children's inpatient care (2019) - Construction for new service line: Women's Wellness and Breast Care outpatient services (2019) - Not-for profit, not affiliated with larger system, financially stable - Committed to providing outstanding patient care and support