Surgery – Acute General

West Allis, WI

Alison Burki , CPRP - Sr. Physician Recruiter
Job Description
Excellent opportunity to enjoy a fantastic work-life balance just minutes from the heart of Milwaukee and less than 2 hours from Chicago
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 two dedicated community hospitals, the Aurora West Allis Medical Center in West Allis, Wisconsin and the Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Job details
  • Full-time acute care surgeon
  • You will cover two facilities, the Aurora West Allis Medical Center, a 350-bed nationally recognized facility in West Allis, Wisconsin, and the Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, a 938-bed quaternary care facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • You will join an established team of skilled surgeons at both facilities, and enjoy not only supportive partners but also an experienced team of APC’s who will provide additional support in a robust practice environment
  • You will provide care with approximately 140 24-hour shifts; patient volumes will vary based on inpatient acute care needs
  • 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
  • Call coverage on off days will be provided by rotation of surgeons in both groups
  • Excellent schedule results in an outstanding work/life balance 
About West Allis, Wisconsin
City at the Center
West Allis is the right place for anyone that is looking for a highly accessible, central location. They have many terrific, family-friendly neighborhoods, filled with energetic, creative residents and diverse businesses, as well as easy access to some of the most popular attractions in the metro Milwaukee area. A variety of fun-filled activities occur year-round, including Cool Waters Park, the Wisconsin State Fair, frequent farmers markets, and several parks and bike trails.

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.
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.