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Specialists in the permanent placement of physicians nationwide
The opportunity – Neurosurgeon
Permanent/full time – Kalamazoo, Michigan
Ready for a change? We have an exciting opportunity available for a Neurosurgeon to join our team in Southwest Michigan. This practice is very stable and well established and the focus is on providing the highest level of quality patient care. You will be joining a team of 4 Neurosurgeons, 8 Neurologists, 2 Neuroendovascular Surgeons, 2 Physiatrists and an extensive team of Advanced Practitioners. The staff is very friendly and team oriented and there is plenty of room for professional growth and advancement.
- Employed position within a physician led group
- Opportunity to pursue clinical research is available
- Teaching opportunity and academic affiliation through Western Michigan University School of Medicine
- Full time position with 1: 5 call rotation
- Excellent compensation
- Sign-on bonus offered
- Loan reimbursement is available
- CME stipend and paid time off for CMEs is provided
- Malpractice coverage is paid by employer
- Relocation assistance is available
- Comprehensive benefit package includes generous paid time off
- All Physicians must have an interest in general neurosurgery
- Michigan medical license or eligible is required
- BC/BE providers are highly preferred
Ranked among the top five percent in the nation for neurosciences and neurosurgery
Recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care and Spine Surgery
Level One Trauma Center and an accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.
Largest employer and leading healthcare system in Southwest Michigan with more than 1,000 medical staff members
Not-for-profit, community-governed health system serves nine counties in southwest Michigan.
AWARDS / RECOGNITION:
Recognized Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades (2009-2013, 2016)
Quality Ratings from Healthgrades (2003-2016)- One of of America’s 100 Best™ Hospitals for Spine Surgery and Stroke Care
Consumer Choice Award (2003-2016)- Named by consumers in the National Research Corporation (NRC) survey as the best hospital in the Kalamazoo area
Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award (2015) – Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines™ for our excellence in improving outcomes for stroke patients.
Target Stroke Honor Roll (2015) – Earned American Stroke Association’s Target: Stroke honor roll designation for meeting a specific Get With The Guidelines™ achievement level and having 50% or more ischemic stroke patients getting the clot-busting drug rT-PA within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital.
Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospital (2013)- Among the top two percent of hospitals in the nation for overall clinical excellence
Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award (2013)- Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines™ for excellence in improving outcomes for stroke patients
Target Stroke Honor Roll (2013)
Blue Distinction Center + for Spine Surgery Award (2014)
Becker’s Hospital Review ‘100 Great Hospitals’ (2012-13)
Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades (2009-2013)- Recognized as one of 263 hospitals performing in the top five percent in the nation for overall clinical quality
Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® (2006, 2010, 2011)- Recognized as one of 100 hospitals in the U.S. as top performers and the only recipient in southwest Michigan that was honored in the teaching hospital category
Silver Performance Award for Stroke Care (2013) – Recognized as the only hospital in southwest Michigan to receive the Get With The Guidelines Silver Performance Award for consistently following treatment guidelines to improve quality of care for stroke patients
Located just east of Lake Michigan, between Detroit and Chicago
Very affordable real estate is available
The area’s public, private and parochial schools are recognized for their academic excellence
American and European art form the core collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
To the south, the Air Zoo museum features vintage aircraft, flight simulators and rides
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum offers science, technology and history exhibits as well as a planetarium
The multi-use Kalamazoo River Valley Trail runs through the city, linking parks and nearby communities
Kalamazoo’s vibrant and progressive downtown area sets the stage for quality dining, eclectic shops, galleries and live entertainment
Casinos, golf courses, museums, farmers markets, museums and parks are some of the area’s attractions
Plenty of outdoor recreational activities are available including fishing, boating, festivals and world-class attractions
Kalamazoo has a big city mindset and a small town heart!