Physician-Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Duluth, MN

Duluth, MN
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Feb 28, 2018
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Building Location: 3rd Street Building - Duluth

Department: 11570 Orthopedic Surgery

Job Description:

Education Qualifications: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON-SPORTS MEDICINE Duluth, Minnesota
Essentia Health, headquartered in Duluth, Minn., is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho. Essentia began fully integrating operations in the summer of 2010, bringing together the resources of its member organizations - SMDC Health System, Innovis Health, Brainerd Lakes Health and the Essentia Institute of Rural Health. In 2013, Essentia was accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,900 employees, including nearly 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, whose mission is to provide high quality care while making patients feel known and understood.

Essentia Health, which includes many catholic facilities , is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be "Here With You" in 15 hospitals, 68 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.

Duluth offers four seasons of recreation, nationally ranked schools, vibrant art scene, breathtaking lakeside scenery and all of the amenities of a major metropolitan area. Stretching nearly 30 miles along Lake Superior's rugged shoreline and the scenic St. Louis River, Duluth is one of the largest cities in Minnesota. Outside Magazine recently ranked Duluth as the #1 Best Town in America. Sailing, skiing, fishing, kayaking and miles of hiking, biking and ski trails located right out your back door. There are four universities and colleges and Division I hockey located in the Duluth area. The average ACT score for Minnesota students are some of the highest in the nation. Visit for more information about the community.

  • Well established large collaborative multi-specialty orthopedic practice composed of 16 orthopedic surgeons and 8 NP/PAs. Sub-specialties include adult reconstructive, shoulder and elbow, pediatrics, medical orthopedists/sports medicine, hand, trauma, foot and ankle, and podiatry.
  • Robust medical orthopedics department with 8 fellowship trained primary care sports medicine physicians with main campus and outreach practice locations
  • Strong community sports medicine presence, with athletic training contracts with12 local high schools, DI athletics at UM-Duluth, DII athletics at UW-Superior and DIII athletics at the College of St Scholastica, as well the MN Ballet and several local mass participation events (Grandma's Marathon, In-Line Marathon, and Superior Man triathlon)
  • Population demographics favorable to large practice
  • Outreach opportunities optional
  • 1:12 compensated call. Call by APC group and Physician group. Approximately 36 call dates a year. Ortho trauma coverage on weekdays. Not on call when in clinic, weekday call is 4:30pm-7am. Weekend call starts at 4pm on Friday.
  • St. Mary's Medical Center is a 330-bed tertiary care hospital; Level II Trauma Center with 24-bed emergency department and helicopter support. Children's hospital within St. Mary's Medical Center.
  • St. Mary's Medical Center has ranked among America's Top 100 Hospitals and Fracture Care Programs
  • Dedicated EMR/EPIC
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation program
  • Service area approximately 500,000

    Requirements :
  • BC/BE Orthopaedics
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine

  • Compensated call
  • Competitive benefit and salary package

  • Duluth, MN - located at the westernmost tip of Lake Superior
  • 150 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Duluth population: 86,000 with surrounding communities approx. 120,000+

    For more information contact:

    Carri Prudhomme, Essentia Health Recruiter

    800-342-1388 • 218-786-3908 • (fax) 218-722-9952


    Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status


FTE: 1

Shift Rotation:

Shift Start Time: varies

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Holidays: Yes

Call Obligation: Yes


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