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Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Join our Orthopedics Team. We Care for One Another

Altru is seeking a board certified/board eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine to join our multi-specialty health system in Grand Forks, ND. For more information, please contact Michelle Chavez at michelle.chavez@altru.org.

Altru Health System is a physician led, community-owned, integrated healthcare system with a Trauma II hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the surrounding region, and a large home care network. More than 200 physicians are employed with Altru crossing 44 specialties and serving a referral population of over 225,000 residents in in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.

Position: Orthopedic Surgeon at Altru Specialty Center, Grand Forks, ND

Our surgery team at Altru Specialty Center is comprised of and known for:

  • 200+ Altru physicians
    • 5 surgeons
      • 2 orthopedic surgeons
      • 2 orthopedic trauma surgeons
      • 1 hand surgeon
    • 5 orthopedic surgery APPs
  • M-F with 1 OR day to start, can move over time to 2 OR days with no call
  • Dedicated core staff in the OR
  • Caseload: 400+ annually
  • Equipment available:
    • Updated OR with all new Stryker lights, towers, scopes, arthroscopy pumps, shavers, printers and OR beds.
    • Hip arthroscopy equipment available
  • Procedures required: arthroscopy and sports procedures

Compensation and Benefits:­­­­

  • Salary guarantee or wRVUs, whichever is greater
  • Sign on bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) and 457(b) retirement plans
  • Paid malpractice insurance, including tail coverage
  • Relocation allowance
  • Immigration allowance, H1b visa sponsorship available

Requirements:

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Fellowship preferred)

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Community: Grand Forks, ND

The tree-lined sidewalk streets of Grand Forks, North Dakota boast lush greenery and flowers along the Red River of the North. Grand Forks is home to about 60,000 people, making it one of the most comfortable and family-friendly locations in the U.S. Here are the top 5 reasons Grand Forks is a cooler place to call home:

  1. Community: Our tight-knit community is the #1 reason U.S. News ranks North Dakota as the state offering the best quality of life.
  2. No traffic: With one of the best commute times in the U.S., our “rush hour” is measured in minutes – not hours.
  3. Good Schools: Our public and private educational systems are some of the best in the country. Whether you’re 5 or 55, we provide outstanding educational opportunities for students of all ages and needs.
  4. Economy: With a consistently low unemployment rate (<3%), Grand Forks is a hub for engineering, aerospace, energy, agriculture, and healthcare.
  5. Weather: Whether you call it a big, small town or small, big town, Grand Forks has at least one of everything – including all four seasons.

Organization: Altru Health System

“My three days with Altru reflected a highly integrated system of personalized, high-quality care. Altru has much to be proud of. Keep up the good work!” – Altru Patient

As a hospital-employed physician at a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, community-owned, and physician-led health system, you would be joining a unique, empowering organization. We are seeking our next exceptional colleague committed to serving the Grand Forks community:

  • 501(c)3 not-for-profit
  • Physician-led –
  • Community owned – local leadership
  • Research and teaching opportunities are optional with:
    • Altru’s Family Medicine Residency (FMR), and/or
    • The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UNDSOMHS) 
  • Altru Hospital in Grand Forks is a Level II Trauma Center with 242 beds
  • American College of Cardiology’s Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022
  • Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2022 List
  • Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from AHA through it’s “Get with the Guidelines-Stroke” initiative.
  • 2022 Best Place to Work by Prairie Business Magazine
  • Open ICU
  • EMR: Epic

Contact: Michelle Chavez, Provider Recruiter at michelle.chavez@altru.org.

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