Nocturnist Internal Medicine Hospitalist

Southeast Health
Dothan, Alabama
Jan 11, 2019
Jan 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Hospital employed Hospitalist group seeks additional internal medicine residency trained physicians to join a robust, rapidly growing practice as a hospitalist. Southeast Alabama Medical Center is a 420-bed regional referral and Level II trauma center. It manages its own hospitalist program. The current practice includes 27 full time board certified internal medicine hospitalist physicians. Daily 12 physicians work the 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. shift and 2 physicians and a CRNP provide care during the 7 p.m.–7 a.m. shift. Average daily census is 15-20 patients per provider.

Benefits Include:

  • Paid interviewing expenses
  • A commencement bonus and relocation expense allowance
  • Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to dental/health insurance, malpractice, CME and 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 co-manage with intensivist support adult patients in critical care–no procedures required
  • 24/7 pulm/critical care support for all CC admissions
  • Manage patients in clinical decision unit
  • 24 hour subspecialty support available for all specialties including presence of in house radiology physician 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, and physician portal
  • Participate in quality initiatives with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine
  • Opportunity to precept 3rd and 4th year medical students
  • Opportunity to teach IM residents • Work with advanced practice providers

About Southeast Health

  • One of the largest not-for-profit tertiary referral centers in Alabama
  • 420 licensed bed facility
  • 2,700+ dedicated employees
  • 350 active Medical Staff
  • 22 ORs with 2 endovascular suites and open heart, IR and Vas surgery
  • Interventional cardiology, EP and radiology labs, lithotripsy, 3 MRIs (1 a 3-T), 3 CTs including a 64 slice CT and Pet Scanner
  • 24/7 Neurosurgery coverage with 3 employed neurosurgeons and 1 fellowship trained neuroendovascular interventionalist
  • 10 bed dedicated Neurocritical Care Unit for acute stroke/neuroendovascular care
  • 28 bed inpatient psychiatric program and outpatient center with psychiatric hospitalist coverage
  • Serves over 600,000 in a 75-mile radius
  • The first class of 163 students graduated from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) in May 2017. ACOM is Alabama’s first osteopathic medical school and the first in the U.S. to be developed by a regional medical center.

About Dothan, Alabama

  • Nearby lakes and rivers and less than 100 miles to Gulf Coast Beaches
  • Robust business environment ranked #1 in retail sales in Alabama (per capita)
  • Highland Oaks, a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, and other public and private golf courses and driving ranges
  • Regional Airport served by Delta Airlines
  • Recognized as a “Playful City” with 19 parks, 6 public swimming pools, 47 tennis courts including a 20-court complex built to professional standards