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Orthopedic Surgeon

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyOrthopedic Surgery
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedJ-1 or H-1B
Salary Range$680,000 to $830,000 / Year
Loan RepaymentYes
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedSign-on, Relocation

Exceptional Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity ~ Located in Beautiful Eastern Oregon


This is a full-time employed General Orthopedic Surgeon position.  Practitioner work schedule will require a minimum of 80 hours per biweekly pay period, with variable workdays that are eight (8) or ten (10) hours long. 


  • Salary: A “fair market value” salary $680k based on the Practitioner working full-time (i.e. 80 hours per bi-weekly pay period). Employment and payment of a salary will begin in a mutually agreed upon future start date, payable in 26 equal installments.
  • Sign On Bonus: Up to $50k with 2 year commitment
  • RVU Incentive: Based on production


 Education Loan Subsidy: Hospital will compensate Practitioner tuition loan debt of up to $50k per year contract term, required 5 year contract at a maximum of $250k. Required documentation of debt incurred must be provided prior to signing Physician Employment Agreement.  Please note this is a taxable benefit.

  • Relocation: Up to $20k for relocation assistance. All moving/relocation processes will be handled by NuCompass Relocation Services.
  • CME, License & Fees Professional Dues Books and Subscriptions:   Practitioner will receive forty (40) hours of paid continuing medical education (CME) leave during each fiscal year for the purpose of attending approved continuing medical education.  SAH will pay or reimburse practitioner up to $7k each fiscal year in associated pre-approved personal travel, registration and course fees necessary for such CME or for license, fees, professional dues, subscriptions and professional books and subscriptions related to practitioner’s practice (prorated for partial fiscal year).
  • Paid Time Off
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Plan
  • 401K Up to 6% Employer Contribution not to exceed IRS limits.


  • As stated in contract:
    • Professional Liability Insurance:
    • Tail Coverage:


Practitioner may be eligible for an Oregon State income tax credit of $5000 per year, which is effectively, exempts the first $50K of taxable income in Oregon.


St. Anthony Hospital employment is contingent on successful reference, drug and background checks. 


  • Board Certified/Board Eligible- to be completed within 5 years of residency.
    • DEA/ CSR Requirements: Must possess a valid Oregon DEA, OR License and Medical Malpractice Insurance
    • Medicare/ Medicaid requirements: Must accept all Medicare/Medicaid/Tricare – no sanctions
    • Certification Requirements (BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS): BLS and PALS Preferred


  • Specialty: General Orthopedic Physician
  • Structure: Employed
  • Why need exists: Provide the community with quality health care
  • Decision Makers: Harry Geller, CEO/President
  • Clinic Schedule: 40 hours
  • Call: 10 days per month
  • Accredited State of Oregon: Patient Center Primary Care Home L3
  • Responsibilities:
  • Provide a cohesive working relationship and mentorship with all co-workers
  • Provide a cohesive clinical best practice model with Advance Practice Clinicians and Director of Physician Clinics


  • Support Staff: MA & front office staff provided
  • Facility: Located on the grounds of St. Anthony Hospital in the Medical Office Building

About St. Anthony Hospital

Hello humankindness.....

St. Anthony Hospital is a licensed 49-bed, federally-designated Critical Access Hospital. Our new replacement facility opened December 2013 on 93 acers of green space.

 Pendleton, the government seat for Umatilla County, has a vibrant, diverse economy engaged in manufacturing, agriculture, education, health care, and tourism. It is home to the world famous Pendleton Woolen Mill, Keystone RV, Pendleton Unmanned Aerial Systems Range, and PAE ISR Drone Company . The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation operates Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Cayuse Technologies, and other enterprises. The Eastern Oregon Regional Airport in Pendleton is one of only six sites across the country authorized to conduct unmanned aerial vehicle testing. Blue Mountain Community College and Pendleton School District offer multiple degrees and levels of education, promoting lifelong learning.

Tourists take advantage of the area’s eclectic attractions, heritage, and Pendleton’s reputation for “real west hospitality.” The 100+ year old legendary Pendleton Round-Up PRCA Rodeo draws over 50,000 people from the world over to Pendleton during the second week in September. Few communities this size boast as much activity as Pendleton does when it comes to the arts and showcasing extraordinary talent: the Oregon East Symphony and Chorale, Inland Northwest Musicians, Pendleton Arts Center, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, College Community Theatre, the Historic Walking Tour, and Underground Tour.

 Because of Pendleton’s prime location, outdoor adventures in the Blue Mountains and on the Columbia River are just minutes away. The Umatilla River flows through the center of town, with walkers and joggers seen frequently along the River Walkway. Pendleton is within an easy drive of premier snow skiing locations, fly fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities.

 Located in sunny northeastern Oregon along the Oregon Trail, Pendleton is home to nearly 17,000 residents. Getting to Pendleton is easy via Interstate 84 or its airport. Pendleton is around 210 miles from Portland, OR; Spokane, WA; and Boise, ID. Pendleton is also located just 65 miles southeast of the Tri-Cities, WA (Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, metropolitan population over 250,000) and 45 miles southwest of Walla Walla, WA, centers for major shopping, arts, and industry.

 If a one-of-a-kind rural community and the opportunity to provide top notch health care is what you seek, please contact Mary Green, Provider Recruiter, CHI St. Anthony Hospital, 2801 St. Anthony Way, Pendleton, OR, 97801; 541.278.3256; or


About Catholic Health Initiatives

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a part of CommonSpirit Health™, a nonprofit, Catholic health system committed to building healthier communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen—both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

CommonSpirit was created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health as a single ministry in early 2019.

Our commitment to serve the common good is delivered through the dedicated work of thousands of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and staff; through clinical excellence delivered across a system of 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care centers serving 21 states; and through more than $4 billion annually in charity care, community benefits, and government program services.

With a large geographic footprint representing diverse populations across the U.S. and a mission to serve the most vulnerable, CommonSpirit is a leader in advancing the shift from sick care to well care, and advocating for social justice.

CommonSpirit Health also supports a range of community health programs, research programs, virtual care services, and home health programs addressing the root causes of poor health such as access to quality care and health equity, affordable housing, safe neighborhoods, and a healthy environment. Learn more at

Committed to welcoming everyone. 

At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in cultivating a workplace in which diversity is celebrated and all people are included, respected, valued and celebrated. We lean on the variety of our colleagues’ perspectives and backgrounds to challenge ourselves and to create a workplace that supports diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

CommonSpirit Health™ and its organizations are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Compensation Disclaimer:

Placement of new hires will be in the listed range based on factors such as education, training, and experience.  The compensation amounts listed may also include productivity, quality/service incentives, call pay, extra shift incentives, as applicable to the position and FTE status.

The posted compensation range is a reasonable starting salary estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. Amounts listed may include productivity, quality/service incentives, call pay, extra shift incentives as applicable to the position.  CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Benefits Information:

Full-Time Status:

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you and your family with benefits that include medical/dental/vision/pharmacy, FSA, retirement plans, life insurance, time away, well-being programs, and more!


Per Diem Status: Includes malpractice coverage and eligibility to contribute to our 401(k) plan.  


Facility & Address

  • CHI - St. Anthony Hospital
  • 2801 St. Anthony Way Pendleton OR 97801


Contact Information

Mary Green St. Anthony Hospital-Pendleton OR



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