Surgery – Acute General

Metro Milwaukee Area

Alison Burki , CPRP - Sr. Physician Recruiter
Job Description
Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. Advocate Health is seeking an acute care general surgeon to join our physician-led medical group and serve patients at several dedicated community hospitals in Milwaukee, Grafton, and Cudahy, Wisconsin.
Job details
  • Full-time acute care surgeon
  • You will provide emergent general surgery coverage at the Aurora St. Luke's South Shore Hospital in Cudahy, a 275-bed hospital serving the Milwaukee and South Shore community, the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, a 132-bed hospital with a strong emphasis on healing, and the Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, a 386-bed hospital offering a wide range of medical specialty care in a culturally affirming and compassionate environment
  • You will join an established team of supportive skilled surgeons at each location  and appreciate the experienced team of APC’s who will provide additional support for the practice
  • You will enjoy a unique schedule with 7 days on and 7 days off, (approx. 168 shifts annually)  Friday to Friday, offering you an outstanding work/life balance
  • Weekday coverage Monday-Thursday will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; evening coverage is provided by the rotation of elective general surgeons
  • Weekend shifts are 24 hours, coverage starts at noon Friday though 7 a.m. Monday morning
  • This is an ACS only position, 100% inpatient, and you will have no significant elective surgery responsibilities unless patients seen during call weeks require surgery at a later time; clinic space available as needed for those patients
About Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wisconsin’s largest city
With a county-wide population of nearly a million, Milwaukee offers the best of everything you’d expect to find in a major city while retaining a hometown feel in its many and diverse neighborhoods. Culturally, Milwaukee has many options, ranging from performing arts centers, theaters and museums – including an internationally designed lakefront art museum – to one of the nation’s top 10 zoos. Sophisticated, scenic, affordable and event-filled, Milwaukee has an impressive array of public and private schools, including UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University, award-winning restaurants, world-class shopping, and one of the most convenient and “user-friendly” international airports in the world.

About Grafton, Wisconsin
Explore a beautiful community in the heart of Ozaukee County
Just minutes north of Milwaukee, Grafton offers a personal and economic quality of life that draws people and businesses alike to this crossroads community of well-kept homes, tree lined streets and small town warmth.
The community has a New England feel offering a diverse array of stores, shops, restaurants and industrial enterprises along with a variety of recreational activities for the young and the young at heart. Whether it’s canoeing on the Milwaukee River, biking, golfing, heading to Lake Michigan or shopping, residents and visitors are sure to find something to do.
What Advocate Health offers
  • Integrated nationally recognized organization with physician-led medical group and embedded service line
  • A diverse and inclusive environment ensuring safe and equitable care for all patients
  • A competitive compensation model that is sustainable, equitable, transparent, compliant, and rewarding
  • Health, dental, vision, life and paid medical liability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 3% employer match, in addition to a 3% company contribution for a total employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000 
About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.