Job Description

About WMC:

The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

Job Summary:

Weeks Medical Center is seeking a On-Call General Surgeon to join our Medical Provider team for a part-time opportunity in Northern NH. The call schedule will be two weekends per month - starting on Thursday  at 5:00 pm through Monday 8:00 am,  which gives someone plenty of time to enjoy all of the adventures Northern New Hampshire has to offer. 

The On-Call General Surgeon will provide direct patient care services to patients of all ages and is a medical specialist who performs surgery for a wide range of illnesses when called on by WMC. These services include but are not limited to diagnose and treat minor and serious injuries or illnesses in the outpatient setting or inpatient setting. The General Surgeon is responsible to patients for consulting, diagnosing, applying treatments, and providing preoperative, operative and postoperative services and is on-call, on a periodic basis to ensure continued hospital services surgical services. 

Requirements: Currently holds an active Medical License to practice Surgery in New Hampshire. Holds a doctoral degree in medicine from an accredited program and completed residency & internships as required by NH. Provides evidence of prior prescriptive privileges, as well as DEA number and is certified through the American Board of Surgery

Experience requirements include practical experience in a hospital and clinic settings, in-depth knowledge of modern surgical and therapeutic treatments, high level of patience and empathy and exceptional diagnostic & decision-making skills.

Must have excellent interpersonal, time management, decision making and communication skills, emotionally resilient and ability to maintain a good working relationship with all levels of personnel, medical staff, administration, and the public. Additionally, requires fantastic manual dexterity, hand eye coordination & visuospatial awareness.

Please contact Rebecca Sava, Provider Recruitment Coordinator, at or 603-455-1838 for more information about this opportunity.

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