BC Orthopedic Surgeon Needed for Ongoing Weekend Call Coverage in Columbus, GA.

Job description St. Francis Hospital is seeking a BC Orthopedic Surgeon for ongoing coverage, starting December 6, 2019.

Additional Details:

• Minimum Education: Doctor of Medicine

• Must be Licensed Physician in Georgia

• EMR: Cerner

• Position is Primarily for Weekend Call Coverage Only: Beeper

• Callback Rate: $345/Hour

• Temporary Privileges Available

Essential Functions

• Evaluates and Treats Patients with Appropriate Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Skills. Coordinates Discharge Planning with Case Manager for Admitted Patients.

• Documents Patient Care Performed, Assessments Made, and Orders Given.

• Recommends, Participates in, and Actively Works to Ensure the Success of Efforts to Improve Cost Effectiveness of Care Provided to Patients Throughout the Organization.

• 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.

• Develops and Oversees the Patient Care Plan in Connection with Entire Clinical Care Team.

• Works to Ensure that Patients Receive the Highest Quality of Care, in a Timely, Effective, Service-Oriented Manner.

• Provides Care in the Context of Promoting Age- and Culture-Appropriate Informed Choices, Shared Decision Making, and the Right to Self-Determination.


• ACL/PCL injuries

• Chondrocyte implantation

• Degenerative disease of the hip and knee

• Hamstring injuries

• Meniscal tears

• Patellar dislocation

• Patellar tendonitis

• Total hip arthroplasty

• Total knee arthroplasty

• Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty

Candidate Requirements Georgia Phone interview
Clinicial Workload - Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.
Benefits Nomad will provide medical malpractice insurance:
  • Coverage: Occurrence-based
  • Claim Limit: $1.0M
  • Aggregate Limit: $3.0M
  • Carrier: Coverys