Neurosurgeon (Spine) - 1.0 FTE

University of Minnesota Physicians - St. Joseph's, SK (9 months ago)

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As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

University of Minnesota Physicians and St. Joseph and St. John’s Hospitals are seeking a Neurological Surgeon to join our Spine Surgery practice.

Practice Details:
The team of physicians and nurse practitioners of the Spine and Brain Clinic provides minimally invasive and comprehensive spine/brain care and surgery treatment options for many different conditions. We provide care at both HealthEast St. Joseph and St. John’s Hospitals with planned outreach at several different clinics within Fairview.

A high percentage of our clinic visits result in a surgical intervention
70-80% of surgical practice is spine related; basic to complex revisions
Medtronic Stealth and O-arm navigation equipment is utilized at both hospitals.
1-2 days surgery block time in an efficient OR environment
Reasonable call rotation (approximately 1:4) of primarily Stroke and Level III Trauma
Fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC)

Compensation and Benefits:
Income Details: We offer a market competitive salary guarantee with an opportunity to supersede the guarantee based on production.
Other Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous time -off and CME allowance, malpractice insurance, retirement, relocation & more.

Position Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Neurosurgery residency and/or fellowship training program and Board Certified/Board Prepared with the American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathic Association.
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.
Ability to obtain and /or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

St. Joseph’s Hospital

Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1853, HealthEast St. Joseph's Hospital in downtown St. Paul is proud to hold the distinction as Minnesota's first hospital. Although much has changed in health care since the hospital's early days, the practice of providing high quality, compassionate care remains constant. From technology to education, family support and spirituality to community outreach, our commitment ensures you’ll always receive high quality, compassionate care.

A Blue Distinction Center+ for cardiac care, HealthEast St. Joseph’s Hospital is a member of the University of Minnesota's Family Medicine and Community Health residency program and is Medicare certified.

St. John’s Hospital

From the moment patients and visitors walk into HealthEast St. John's Hospital, they experience our warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State-of-the-art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and personal, compassionate health care delivery.

Our 184-bed facility offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services. To meet the needs of our growing community, St. John's Hospital provides innovative technologies and services such as the intensivist program (on-site critical care physician specialists), 24-hour in-house obstetrics coverage and a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Creating the best patient experience is a priority at St. John's. Patient rooms are private and specially designed to enhance recovery by providing dignity in a healing environment.

Truly a community hospital, St. John's is part of a 32-acre health care campus and offers a convenient, suburban location, easy access to major highways and free parking. We are proud to have served our community for 100 years.

University of Minnesota Physicians:
UMPhysicians is an integrated, multi-specialty group practice composed of the physician faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, as well as non-faculty physician who focus on community-based care. A physician-led practice, we employ more than 1,100 physicians and over 1,500 health professionals and other staff, working across disciplines in primary care and over 100 specialty care areas.

Community Information:
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.

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UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.