Franciscan Health Olympia Fields is seeking a well-trained Board-Certified General Surgeon to work in our General Surgery practice located on our hospital campus in Olympia Fields, IL.Â Fellowship training is a plus but is not required. Â This person will also appreciate working in a community teaching hospital mentoring surgical residents and serving the needs of a diverse patient population.
If you want a challenging position where you see complex patients and perform interesting surgical procedures, teach, and train the next generation of surgeons while earning a competitive salary, we would like to talk to you. Our ideal candidate will exemplify what an outstanding surgeon looks like and be a role model for our residents. This person will be passionate about teaching and the academic, intellectual and career development of our trainees at all levels.Â Additionally, this candidate would be collegial and have a strong focus on both clinical excellence and patient satisfaction.Â
WHO WE ARE:
Franciscan Health Olympia Fields is the largest academic medical center in the south Chicago suburbs. Our location is a very doable reverse commute for those who prefer the urban lifestyle of Chicago. Ambulatory patients are seen on the second floor of our 3700 building which is physically attached to our hospital where you will perform surgical procedures. There is no travel required â“we work at only one site. Â Our work environment is pleasant, our facility is aesthetically pleasing, and your colleagues will be congenial.
Our general surgery group is part of Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC (SPI), a multispecialty group with 60 physicians and 20 APPs which is a wholly owned by Franciscan Alliance.Â Our group is full service with highly skilled surgeons who see consultations with complex pathology and who perform the full range of surgical procedures to address those problems.Â You will work collaboratively with our three current general surgeons and our general surgery residents.Â SPI will serve as the nucleus of your referral base which when coupled with our very active Emergency Department (ED), will ensure that you are very busy from day one.Â We are the exclusive providers of general surgery services to the hospital.Â In addition to our existing team, we are also recruiting another surgeon with advanced training in minimally invasive surgery with a strong interest in foregut procedures.
The patient mix in our community is both ethnically and financially diverse.Â The complexity and acuity of disease presenting through our very large ED is simply amazing and ensures a robust and intellectually stimulating practice experience for surgeons and trainees alike.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Â Full-time schedule â“ 2 to 3 half days in office, Scheduled OR time for elective cases, rotating coverage on in-hospital service with resident team
10 operating rooms (1 open Heart and 1 robotic)
Call is currently 1:3 with residents taking first call
Excellent subspecialty support from GI, Oncology, Pulmonary, Cardiology, etc.
General surgical volume in 2021 was approximately 900 cases. (This will undoubtedly grow as we get further away from the Covid epidemic).
214 bed hospital with 31 bed ICU staffed by critical care team
EPIC electronic medical record
Opportunity to focus on a subspecialty of general surgery
WHAT WE OFFER:
At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:
Competitive compensation/Two-year salary guarantee with signing bonus and retention bonus.
27 days of Permitted Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Customized marketing support
Leadership development through board and committee opportunities
The strength and financial stability of our 12 hospital Franciscan health Ministry
Olympia Fields is a suburb of Chicago without the hustle and bustle of living downtown. It offers an affordable cost of living with excellent school options including private and public schools. Park your car and ride the Olympia Fields Metra into downtown Chicago or neighboring cities. Diverse employment base with good commercially insured base of employees.
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.For more than 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.