Surgery – Acute General

Two Rivers, WI

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 a skilled general surgeon with an interest in performing emergent general surgery procedures. You will join a strong physician-led medical group and serve patients primarily in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, with some shifts in Marinette, Wisconsin.   
Program Overview:
  • Both Aurora Medical Centers are Level IV trauma centers; Manitowoc County is a 69 bed hospital overlooking Lake Michigan and our Bay Area Medical Center is a recently built 55-bed modern facility set on 91 acres of wooded surroundings 
  • Patients come first with a calming environment at each location; patient rooms have views of the surrounding gardens, wooded land or lake
  • New acute surgery program will cover two locations- Aurora Medical Center - Manitowoc County and Bay Area Medical Center - Marinette
  • Responsibilities include 12 24-hour shifts / month with some flexibility; will determine  schedule with one partner; max of no more than 7 days in a row
  • Will also be responsible for rounds, new inpatient and urgent outpatient consults, urgent/emergent surgeries and may scrub with other surgeon on elective cases when at that location and time allows; weekday clinic availability for patient follow-ups
  • No critical care physicians on site so you will also be responsible to assist in occasional inpatient procedures
  • Outstanding work-life balance
What Advocate Aurora 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 Manitowoc / Two Rivers Wisconsin
Wisconsin’s “Maritime Capital”
Manitowoc and Two Rivers are quaint family-friendly communities located on the shores of Lake Michigan approximately 45 minutes from Green Bay. These communities offer an abundance of outdoor activities from Great Lakes boating, sailing, and fishing to miles of sandy beaches, inland lakes, state parks and wildlife recreation areas.  With a rich history, these beautiful lakefront communities offer towering lighthouses, multiple museums, the Lincoln Park Zoo and Capitol Civic Center (theater).   With a cost of living much lower than comparable or larger cities this area still boasts top rated schools, safe communities, and a moderate Midwest climate.


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.