General Surgeon Opportunity in Beautiful Rural Michigan

Location: Michigan-Flint/Saginaw
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 20314528
Category: Surgery - General/Other
Job Posted: 01/10/19

Hills and Dales General Hospital is an HFAP accredited hospital located in Cass City, Michigan and is seeking an experienced, full-time BC/BE General Surgeon to join an excellent team of friendly peers in an award-winning 25-bed critical access hospital. Current volumes are approximately 700 cases per year. Physician will have strong backup. Anesthesia includes a very skilled group of CRNAs. Currently approximately 60% of the cases are upper and lower endoscopies. Other surgical procedures performed include but are not limited to: breast biopsies, hernia repairs, laparoscopic colon resection, laparoscopic cholecystectomies, appendectomies, lump and bump removal, ...
Hills and Dales does have the capabilities of expanding surgical procedures performed based on surgeons surgical background and skills.  Hospital uses Stryker and Olympus equipment with a new 4D video system and our CT is a new 128 slice. POHA/PACU is nine days. There are 2 state of the art OR suites, 1 procedure room,  and 9 pre/post opp rooms for recovery.
Current Hours – 4 and ½ day work week
 2 & ½ days are spent in the OR where 6-10 surgeries are performed a day. (Ability to perform more)
2 days spent in the clinic where physician sees 15 to 20 patients per day
On call is required – When out of town, surgeon will have back-up from surgical group from Saginaw
Surgeon only gets called in approximately once every 2 to 3 weeks
Financial Package and Benefits:

  • Base Salary to be discussed with CEO
  • Relocation Assistance (negotiable)
  • 5 Days of CME and $3,000 for CME
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long term disability insurance
  • Malpractice covered on a claims maid basis
  • 28 days paid time off plus 7 paid holidays
  • One paid national and paid state association
  • Paid license renewals (Michigan License renewal and DEA License renewal are
  • separate from CME allowance)
  • 401k match up to 3% of salary and 4 & 5% matched at 50%
  • Student loan forgiveness with accepted application through MSLRP or HRSA

Positive Aspects of Practice

  • 4 and ½ Day work week
  • Competitive financial package
  • Opportunity for higher volumes
  • Collegial work environment with Physicians, support staff,
  • and administration
  • Safe & family friendly community
  • Access to Saginaw
  • Access to Lake Huron
  • Hills and Dales placed in the top 100 in Modern Healthcare’s 2014, 2016, & 2017 Best
    Places to Work in Healthcare survey (approximately 1600
    hospitals were surveyed  in 2014 and this survey was taken by the

BE/BC General Surgeon

Interest in practicing in a Rural Community

Live within 45 minutes of practice for on call


Contact information

Company: Hills & Dales General Hospital
Address: ATTN: Cassie VanValkenburgh
RE: Job 20314528
4675 Hill St.
Cass City MI 48726
Call: (989) 912-6296
Fax: (989) 912-6122

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