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Physician, General Surgery

We Are Hiring

Ascension Wisconsin - Ascension Saint Mary's - Rhinelander is looking for a PRN/Casual General Surgeon to join our elite team!

Why Join Ascension?

About Ascension Saint Mary’s

  • Not-for-profit Hospital committed to delivering high-quality, cost effective care to all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable, regardless of their ability to pay
  • Beautiful facility with state-of-the-art equipment including an XI Da Vinci Robot
  • Onsite services include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, ENT, Rheumatology, General Surgery, Neurology, OBGYN, Podiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry, Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Oncology, Hospitalist, Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine
  • Additional Primary Care Clinics and Ascension Hospitals in service area include Tomahawk, Crandon, Eagle River and Woodruff
  • Orthopedics, Physiatry, Behavioral Health, and Outpatient Psychiatry available at off site clinics in the community
  • Trauma Level 3 and licensed for 73 beds 
  • Nationally ranked for Quality, Safety and Timeliness of Care

About Rhinelander

  • Quintessential small-town charm with unspoiled natural beauty only 4 hours from Milwaukee, 3 hours from Madison and 4 hours from Minneapolis
  • Located at the junction of the Wisconsin and Pelican Rivers creating endless outdoor recreational activities both on water and on land 
  • Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport serves the area with daily flights to Minneapolis
  • Home of Nicolet College, a two-year community college with over 50 degree, diplomas and certificate programs
  • Thriving art and music scene – check out Artstartrhinelander.org 
  • Quality public and private K-12 schools
  • Well established community employers creating stable economic diversity

About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

As a General Surgeon with Ascension Medical Group, you will have the opportunity to provide medical services to patients in Rhinelander, WI. 

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
    • Board eligible/certified in General Surgery

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required

Work Experience:

  • At least 2 years experience preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin and its subsidiaries, are an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
 
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
M/F/Disabled/Vet
 
 
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 
Job ID: 327280
Category: Physicians
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Rhinelander, WI

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