Internal Medicine Hospitalist Opportunity
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Mercy Physician Network (MPN) has excellent opportunities for Internal Medicine Hospitalists to join a multi-specialty network located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These are full time employment opportunities available at our Nazareth and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals.
MHS is seeking Board Certified or Board Eligible Internal Medicine physicians interested in becoming part of a large physician network. The responsibilities for these traditional hospitalist opportunities involve medical management of patients, ensuring continuity and appropriate level of care for all inpatients and providing patients with appropriate instructions for outpatient follow-up. The daily censes per Hospitalist averages 15-20 patients.
Mercy Health Hospitalists are granted a faculty appointment and are involved in teaching and rounding with Drexel University College of Medicine and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine medical students as well as Mercy Health Residents. The Hospitalists are also an integral role in medical staff matters, quality committee and utilization. We provide strong support from our clinical documentation specialists, care coordination and the quality departments.
These are exciting opportunities for the right Internal Medicine physicians to be part of a well-established hospitalist group.
MHS offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on training and clinical experience including:
- Competitive salary plus quality incentive
- Generous vacation with additional dedicated CME time
- Robust benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, STD and LTD offerings
- Yearly professional allowance
- License and DEA reimbursement
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Physician Network (MPN) has nearly than 30 office locations in the Philadelphia Region to serve patients. With over 80 physicians, most of which are board-certified in their fields, have the knowledge and expertise to deal with a multitude of health-related issues in a coordinated fashion. Mercy Physician Network is comprised of primary care practices in addition to nearly 20 specialties and subspecialties.
Mercy Physician Network is a member of Mercy Health System, which is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley. It supports the Delaware Valley with three acute-care hospitals, a home health organization, several wellness and ambulatory centers, physician practices, a federal PACE program, an accountable care organization and a managed care plan.
Nazareth Hospital, established in 1940 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, serves Northeast Philadelphia with 205 acute beds and 28 skilled nursing beds. The hospital had 8,136 admissions, 51,177 visits to our Emergency Department, and 135,107 outpatient visits in 2015.
An affiliate of St. Mary Heart and Vascular Care, Nazareth is nationally accredited by Corazon, Inc. to provide life-saving emergency angioplasty for patients suffering heart attacks and has been accredited as a Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care. The Hospital also offers heart diagnostics, a state-of-the-art cath lab, a Vein Center and the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. Nazareth received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and national recertifications for its congestive heart failure program, as well as the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure Care.
A long-time leader in stroke care, Nazareth is a nationally certified Primary Stroke Center, and received Healthgrades’ five-star ratings for stroke 11 years in a row. Nazareth is the six-time recipient of Healthgrades’ Stroke Care Excellence Award. The hospital has also earned multiple Get With The Guidelines Performance Awards from the American Stroke Association. The Joint Commission has three times named Nazareth a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The distinction recognizes exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care.
Nazareth continues to build on its reputation for clinical excellence in orthopedic care, again earning national recertification for hip and knee replacement from The Joint Commission. Nazareth is an Independence Blue Cross-designated Blue Distinction+ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Nazareth’s Balance Program is designed to prevent falls and improve quality of life for people with conditions that place them at risk.
Nazareth offers PET/CT for cancer diagnosis, staging and treatment, in addition to advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies for cancer, which include digital mammography and image-guided radiation therapy. Nazareth is an affiliate of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. In 2014, the hospital opened a new infusion suite to provide patients with a serene, comforting environment for receiving chemotherapy and other infusion treatments.
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital has been caring for the communities in West and Southwest Philadelphia for 98 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, its mission is characterized by a dedication to the poor and disadvantaged and by providing compassionate care to all patients. In 2015, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital had 8,452 admissions, 46,230 visits in the Emergency Department, and 80,524 outpatient registrations. The hospital has 157 licensed beds.
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