General or Total joints Orthopedic Opportunity in Northern California

Dignity Health - Sacramento Area
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Facility: Dignity Health - Sacramento Area 
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Sacramento, CA 95816 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery : Total Joint 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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The opportunity to partner with a successful orthopedic group practice with a longstanding commitment in the community awaits a quality General or Total Joints Orthopedic Surgeon. Our community partner has been in the Carmichael community for over 30 years and they are excited to open a new Folsom practice. Ideal candidate must be interested in joining an independent group practice and establishing a practice in northern California.  

Opportunity Highlights

  • Competitive Hospital Income Guarantee
  • Opportunity to quickly build robust patient panel.
  • Mentorship from experienced orthopedic surgeons
  • Signing Incentive including relocation assistance
  • New, state-of-the-art out-patient surgery center with ample OR availability
  • Affiliated hospital is home to award winning orthopedic services including shorter hospital stays and many patients discharging directly home
  • Flexible call schedule
  • Practice in a modern state-of-the-art clinic including EMR

Community Highlights

  • Folsom, suburb of Sacramento, San Francisco (2 hour drive), Lake Tahoe (2 hour drive)
  • One of the most affordable places to live in California
  • An abundance of outdoor activities including biking, boating, golfing, river rafting, skiing and hiking
  • Miles of biking and jogging trails along American River feeding into fresh water of Folsom Lake
  • Farm-to-Fork award-winning restaurants
  • Culture, theater, education, sports
  • Easy driving distance to California’s celebrated wine country, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, historic Gold Country, the Pacific Coast and San Francisco
  • Top rated schools

Dignity Health

The Dignity Health network includes 10,000 physicians and 55,000 employees providing care at more than 150 ancillary care sites and 36 acute care hospitals throughout Arizona, California and Nevada. We provide an environment where employees feel welcome and inspired to learn from one another. The way in which we approach our patients and each other is engrained in our culture, and can be summed up in two powerful words: Hello humankindness™ (hellohumankindness.org)

Find out more at dignityphysiciancareers.org.

Employment Models

Dignity Health offers two distinct employment models to help physicians and allied health providers find career options that align with their professional goals and personal interests.

Employed Model

Through our vast network of hospitals, clinics and associated entities, Dignity Health offers numerous forms of direct employment for physicians and advanced practitioners. Just as state laws vary, so do the direct employment opportunities that exist within our facilities and associated entities. Employment agreements typically include a competitive guaranteed salary during the start-up period (approximately the first 1-2 years) followed by the ability to earn income based upon a productivity model. Annual bonuses based on patient satisfaction and quality measures are also common. By choosing this path, physicians have the ability to focus on practicing medicine rather than running a business. The benefits of employment through Dignity Health and our affiliates include:

  • Being part of a large integrated health care delivery system
  • Opportunities throughout Dignity Health in urban, suburban and rural settings
  • Leadership and other career opportunities in some locations
  • Clinical and administrative support
  • Association with the Dignity Health brand

Independent Model

We offer opportunities for physicians to join community-based practices affiliated with Dignity Health. In many cases, providers would join an existing single-specialty or multi-specialty medical group (solo options are occasionally available). Physicians in an independent group tend to enjoy both the practice of medicine and the business side of health care. Some benefits of independent practice opportunities include:

  • Exposure to and ability to impact all aspects of business operations associated with your practice
  • Flexibility to adjust work/life balance to meet your personal and professional needs, since you’re the one running the practice
  • Choice of joining an established practice or developing a new independent practice

Sacramento

Nestled in beautiful Northern California, Sacramento is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation and one of the most affordable places to live in state. The area offers a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including fine dining, shopping, biking, boating, river rafting, skiing, or attending one of many different cultural events. Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, the vineyards of Napa Valley, and the historical Gold Rush towns of the foothills are all within easy driving distance.

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