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Orthopedic Spine Physician Opportunity, Caldwell UNC- Lenoir, NC

Job ID: 2090
Location: Lenoir, NC
Facility/Division: Caldwell Memorial Hospital
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

BE/BC Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Opportunity- Western, NC

Caldwell UNC Health is the choice for health care in Caldwell County. The Emergency Department see approximately 30,000 visits a year. Caldwell Physician Network provides the majority of primary care and select specialty care to the market from eleven separate medical park locations throughout the county. The 137-bed licensed hospital (110 medical & 27 psychiatric) is a member of the UNC Health System. Caldwell UNC is seeking to employ a spine-trained orthopedist.

Recent renovation projects at Caldwell UNC HealthCare include:

  • A major renovation to the hospital and a new and expanded surgical unit – McCreary Surgery Center.
  • New ambulatory surgery center, Prime Surgical Suites, specializing in orthopedic cases opened in summer of 2019; and
  • Behavioral Health 27 inpatient bed (open) and outpatient clinic currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2021.

Position Information:

  • Opportunity to become a shareholder in the new Free Standing ASC focused on orthopedic and spine surgery
  • Pay for call program
  • New operating suites at hospital – just opened McCreary Surgery Center
  • Larger primary care network for referrals

Lifestyle, Scenery, Recreation, Friendship, Professional Career—Have it ALL!

  • Centrally located to the key cities in Western North Carolina—70 minute travel time each to: Charlotte Douglas International Airport; the eclectic attractions of Asheville; the arts and history of Winston-Salem; and only 20 minutes to the North Carolina High Country and the mountain seasonal resort community of Blowing Rock
  • Temperate climate with 4 seasons
  • Natural scenic beauty in Wilson Creek Gorge, a Wild and Scenic River
  • Breath-taking scenic views from The Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Proximity to higher education opportunities: Appalachian State University in Boone, NC; Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC; Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute in Hudson, NC; and an excellent pre-K – 12 public school system that includes an Early College High School

To be considered, please email your CV to [email protected]   


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This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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