Training: Categorical internal medicine program, hospitalist experience preferred.
Excellent communication skills required.
Caseload Averages: Average 15-18 inpatients per day.
Call Rotation: 7 days on /7 days off. 24 by 7 in-patient shared responsibilities,
Call shared with rotating hospitalists in 2 teams of 5 every other week.
Nocturnist rotation 1:10, 7p-7a. Seeking dedicated nocturnists, then day shifts only 7a-7p.
Compensation/Benefits: $210,000 guaranteed minimum for up to 2 years. Annual Quality/performance incentive up to $21,000 annually. $10,000 signing bonus; up to $10,000 Relocation; $5,000 CME annually.
Reimbursement Environment: No managed care contracts, excellent fee for service reimbursement (well above Medicare) from all commercial and PPO insurance companies.
Residency/ Fellowship preferences: Completion of U.S. internal medicine residency. Expected to be board certified at time of hire or within three years of hire.
Number of existing physicians in specialty: Eight (8) full time hospitalists. Seven general IM plus subspecialty internal medicine.
Description of Practice environment (number of patient rooms, staff compliment, equipment available): No outpatient practice requirement.
Description of Hospital environment (as it applies to your specialty): Modern, financially strong, full service 320-bed single community hospital with a 23-bed closed ICU. Except for transplant services, all specialties are represented. Hospital located less than 1 mile from Clinic.