Published in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Hospitalist.
Based in: Wausau, Wisc.
Number of hospitalists: 33; recruiting for 5 hospitalists, 1 nocturnist
Number of hospitals: 4 in Wisconsin, 4 in Upper Michigan
Contact: Korey Kilinski, Korey.Kilinski@aspirus; 715-843-1332; www.AspirusProviderOpps.org
Aspirus is a nationally recognized health system based in Wausau, which is located in the heart of Wisconsin. With more than 7,000 employees and a world-class consortium of more than 500 providers, Aspirus serves communities throughout 14 counties in northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Services: Hospitalist duties vary by site.
Schedule and coverage: Physicians cover 14 to 16 shifts per month, and work a seven-on/ seven-off schedule. Shifts run from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. or 7 p.m.-7 a.m.
Compensation: Aspirus offers a generous compensation and beneﬁts package. Additional incentives include loan repayment, residency stipend and sign-on bonus.
Local highlights: North Central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan are great places to raise a family, and Aspirus makes it easy for its physicians to get the most out of life. Residents can surround themselves with crystal clear lakes and fresh clean air in beautiful communities that offer a low cost of living, low crime rate and minimal traffic congestion. Enjoy the theater, music conservatory and various museums, or take delight in superior hiking, ﬁshing, hunting and skiing right outside the front door.