Orthopedic Surgeon - Ironwood, Michigan
Aspirus Ironwood Hospital is seeking a skilled and compassionate Orthopedic Surgeon to join their well-established practice:
• ~420 Surgeries in 2018
• Good mix of cases - geriatric population and outdoor recreational
• 20-25 patients per day/provider
• Experience in typical orthopedic procedures, sports related injuries, joint injections, casting and splinting
• Collegial and supportive group of medical staff
• Hospital and Clinic are directly connected
• Regional Airport with daily flights to Chicago and Minneapolis
For the 3rd year in a row, Aspirus has been named by IBM Watson Health as one of the Nation’s Top 15 Health Systems, based on analysis of overall organizational performance and quality. We are a system of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics that spans over 25,000 square miles throughout Central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Currently, over 500 providers are located throughout the system and have the opportunity to affect approximately 770,000 lives.
Established in 1923, Aspirus Ironwood Hospital serves people of the Gogebic-Iron Range in Upper Michigan and northern Wisconsin with high quality medical care and services. Aspirus Ironwood Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital, level 4 Trauma Center and fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
Of the 1,300 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States, Aspirus Ironwood Hospital has been named by the National Rural Hospital Association as one of the TOP 20 highest ranked IN THE NATION for Four Consecutive Years!
We take seriously our role as a health care provider and steward, promoting health, wellness, and giving back to the communities we serve. Aspirus has taken steps to provide top quality care in modernized facilities with the proper equipment. At Aspirus Ironwood you will find a beautifully renovated 10 bed Emergency Room, and an attached new 42,000 square foot multi-specialty clinic. A full service and renovated Eye Center is housed on the same campus as the Hospital/Clinic
Aspirus Ironwood Clinic is proud to be certified as a patient-centered medical home. The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a model of primary care delivery. The PCMH model has the potential to improve clinical quality, improve patient experience, and reduce health system costs. In addition to our Family Medicine practice, our multi-specialty clinics offers services for Oncology/Hematology, Diabetes Education, Infusion, Psychiatry, Psychology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Audiology, Podiatry, Pathology, Radiology, Urology, Wound, General Surgery, OB/Gyn, Tele-neurology, Cardiology, and full service Lab and Therapies including Pediatric Physical Therapy.
Ironwood, Michigan is located on the far western end of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in Gogebic County. Ironwood is approximately 15 miles from the shores of Lake Superior. The population of Gogebic County is approximately 17,000.
While the community is rural, Ironwood has a local airport that keeps us connected to other major airports. Near by cities include: Duluth, MN 110 miles east, Minneapolis, MN 240 miles southwest, Wausau, WI 120 miles south, and Madison, WI 250 miles south.
The area is the perfect area for the outdoor enthusiast. Outdoor activities are enjoyed throughout all four seasons. Hiking can be enjoyed at any of the numerous parks, including the Black River National Forest byway/waterfalls, the World famous Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park or the Apostle Island National Park. The area offers an abundance of fishing, hunting, camping, biking, alpine and nordic skiing, snowmobiling, canoeing/kayaking, and golfing. Enjoy numerous festivities held throughout the year, various entertainments at the downtown historical theatre, and the Copper Peak Adventures. The area has 4 local public school systems and a parochial school where the students benefit from a low student/teacher ratio. Gogebic County is also home to the Gogebic Community College. Two community theaters as well as a large civic arena provide opportunities for enjoyment. The local area offers a wonderful small town lifestyle with many four season recreational activities.