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Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon Physician for Saginaw, MI (Perm)

Saginaw, MI 48602

Job Description



Located in middle Michigan, Covenant HealthCare is seeking a highly motivated and experienced orthopedic trauma surgeon to join and expand our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical background and be a team player who is dedicated to providing excellent patient care.

As the largest (over 560 physicians and 4,400 employees), most comprehensive health care provider in this region, Covenant can offer state-of-the-art technologies in combination with a compassionate and highly trained staff. 

Job Description:
  • Required procedures:  Fractures of pelvis and extremities, Nonunion and malunions, Post traumatic arthritis, Bone infections, Total joint arthroplasty procedures, including knee and hip replacements
  • Provide comprehensive pre- and post-operative care to patients
  • Work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide a seamless patient experience
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest advances in total joint surgery
  • Strong clinical skills and judgment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to providing excellent patient care
  • What makes Covenant Orthopaedics so extraordinary?
    - We have highly trained, extraordinary orthopaedic surgeons.
    - We have an orthopaedic trauma team on staff serving the Great Lakes Bay Region.
    - We have the most advanced state-of-the-art technology.
    - We offer a comprehensive range of services from surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation.
    - We perform minimally invasive total joint replacement surgery.
    - We specialize in all injuries including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves for every generation.
    - We offer an on-campus partnership with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital which includes both inpatient and outpatient therapies.
  • Open to H-1B candidates, but cannot accept J-1 waivers
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Excellent compensation package based on MGMA standards and experience - base salary is at the 50th percentile of MGMA. Provider may submit salary expectations.
  • Starting bonus
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid CME – the practice assumes some of the physician’s expenses such as membership in one organization, renewal of licenses, etc.
  • Paid time off for holidays, sick, vacation, etc.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible (0-5 years of residency) in Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Active MI license (or in process of obtaining) 
  • State experience with procedures:  Fractures of pelvis and extremities, Nonunion and malunions, Post traumatic arthritis, Bone infections, Total joint arthroplasty procedures, including knee and hip replacements 
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Covenant Center for Advanced Orthopaedics:
From diagnosis to recovery, you can trust the region's most comprehensive orthopaedic program.

There's a reason people come for miles for orthopaedic surgery at Covenant HealthCare: Our orthopaedic surgeons and physicians are second to none. Together we deliver fully integrated, comprehensive care with a team of highly skilled nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals who will help you through the healing process.

About Covenant HealthCare:

Covenant HealthCare is the one health system in the Great Lakes Bay Region that delivers extraordinary care across generations and across specialties. As the largest, most comprehensive health care provider in the region, you can trust Covenant HealthCare with the health needs of your entire family. We offer a broad spectrum of programs and services ranging from high-risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, robotic surgery and many other services. 

But as a non-profit, our extraordinary care goes beyond our outstanding medical services. It’s our compassionate and caring team that makes the difference; their support means you always have someone by your side from diagnosis to recovery. We go above and beyond for our patients every day, and in every way. And that extraordinary commitment extends to the communities we serve. Because by working together for a healthier community, we can build a better tomorrow for generations to come. 

About the Community:

The economically diverse County of Saginaw is located in the central portion of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and is part of the Great Lakes Bay Region. Saginaw County, with a population of nearly 200,000 residents, is a hub of research, product development, and manufacturing for the auto, chemical, silicon, advanced materials, and technology industries. The Region is home to chemical and innovation giants such as Dow and Hemlock Semiconductor. Its automotive sector is led by Nexteer Automotive, two General Motors facilities, Means Industries and a number of suppliers.

Midland, Bay City, Saginaw and Mount Pleasant are the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region. From the bustle of Downtown Saginaw to the quiet agricultural communities of Gratiot County, the Great Lakes Bay Region spans diverse communities throughout the heart of Michigan.  Thanks to its blue-collar heritage and convenient access to the rest of the world, businesses of all types are finding that the Great Lakes Bay Region is their perfect home.

With a population of more than 575,000 residents, the Region is a hub of research, product development, and manufacturing for the auto, chemical, silicon and agribusiness industries. Here you will find unique opportunities to partner with some of the world’s experts in Solar, Medical and Advanced Manufacturing research and work side-by-side with well-established and start-up companies on the cutting edge of new technologies.

Saginaw County is the Region’s medical center featuring the new Central Michigan College of Medicine, and is an established service area for professional services, such as accounting and legal specialties. The Great Lakes Bay Region also has a strong position as a retail and tourist destination, which coincides with exceptional quality of life.

The Great Lakes Bay Region is the largest watershed in Michigan, making it a place rich with natural resources. The Saginaw River and eight different rivers intertwine and drain into the Saginaw Bay which is connected to Lake Huron.

A growing economy, outstanding healthcare, low cost of living, award-winning schools, and diverse housing options are all available in Saginaw. Our region has a vibrant, big-city feel with small city expenses and charm!

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Saginaw, MI

Explore exciting job opportunities in the vibrant Saginaw, Michigan area! Saginaw, situated in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay region, offers a perfect blend of rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and endless growth prospects for job seekers. From the historic Saginaw Art Museum to the stunning Dow Event Center and the iconic Temple Theatre, this city boasts a diverse array of attractions. Indulge in sumptuous local cuisine, catch a game of the Saginaw Spirit hockey team, or unwind at the picturesque Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House. Saginaw truly encapsulates the charm of Michigan living, making it the ideal place to kick-start your career journey. Dare to dream big in Saginaw!

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support