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Hospitalist

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
Dothan, Alabama, United States
Posted:
May 16, 2018
Description:

"Physician needed to function as our Hospitalist. We are a a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the residents of southeast Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Through advanced treatment and technology, it provides for the changing healthcare needs of the growing communities it serves since 1957. The progress of the Medical Center represents the distinguished service of dedicated board members, physicians, employees and volunteers, and a supportive community. It takes more than technology and a modern facility to treat people. It takes a team of dedicated, well-trained professionals to continually deliver quality healthcare. Employing a staff of more than 2,700, the Medical Center is recognized as one of the largest employers in the region and is proud of its reputation of providing a positive and responsive work environment. The Medical Center is supported by a medical staff of approximately 350 physicians representing virtually every medical specialty. Ninety percent of our medical staff are board-certified compared to the national average of 60 percent. Through innovation and sustained performance, the Medical Center, a 420-bed regional referral center, has achieved the reputation of providing the best diagnostic, clinical, surgical and patient care services available in the region. Job Description: Hospital employed Hospitalist group seeks additional internal medicine residency trained physicians to join robust, rapidly growing practice as a hospitalist. We are a 420-bed regional referral and Level II trauma center. It manages its own hospitalist program. The current practice includes 26 full time board certified internal medicine hospitalist physicians. 12 physicians work during the 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. shift. 3 physicians provide care during the 7 p.m.–7 a.m. shift. Average daily census is 15-20 patients per provider. Employment benefits include: Paid Interviewing expenses. A signing bonus and relocation expense allowance. Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to dental/health insurance, malpractice, vacation, CME and matching retirement. Significant shift differential for nocturnist physician providers. Option to earn quarterly bonus. CME allowance and paid malpractice. Hospitalist Practice Highlights: Provide coverage for unassigned patients who present to ED requiring inpatient care, care for transfers and in-hospital consults. Admit and manage adult patients to critical care–no procedures required. 24/7 pulm/critical care support for all CC admissions. Manage patients in ED Observation unit. Geographical rounding model. 24 hour subspecialty support available for all specialties including presence of in house radiology physician presence 24/7. 12 hour work shifts, no call required. Average schedule is 16 shifts per month. Flexible, individualized scheduling. Provide limited coverage for select private primary care patients. Utilize in-house electronic medical records, PACS, physician portal and participate in a journal club. Participate in quality initiatives with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine. Opportunity to precept 3rd and 4th year medical students. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited program. Licensed in state of practice. BC/BE.

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