University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 87008



Working Title:
General Surgeon (CT) - Rockford, IL
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
MD specializing in general surgery
Board certified or board eligible in general surgery
 Wisconsin medical license, or eligible for
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Rank will depend on candidate's interests and academic credentials.
Principal duties:
The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a board certified general surgeon to join its active general surgery practice at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. The incumbent will be responsible for providing a full spectrum of general surgery services including, but not limited to, outpatient and inpatient consultations and evaluations, elective surgical procedures, unscheduled and emergency procedures, and endoscopy. The selected candidate will also be responsible for the management of patients transferred to SwedishAmerican Health System facilities or needing transfer to other facilities for tertiary or quaternary care. The successful candidate may participate in the education and training of medical students, general surgery residents, and fellows. The incumbent will also be an active teacher/mentor in the general surgery resident program.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

  Employee Class:
 Academic Staff
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Term:This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent:50% - 100%
Anticipated begin date:SEPTEMBER 01, 2016
Number of Positions:3

Application must be received by: AUGUST 09, 2016
Please send resume and cover letter referring to the Position Vacancy Listing number to the Office of the Chair.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Michael Bentz, Interim Chair, Surgery
Phone: 608-263-1367
600 Highland Ave   
Fax: N/A
Clinical Science Center   
Madison, WI 53792-0001   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.