Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Sleep Optional Opportunity
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Saint Agnes Medical Center (SAMC) has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine physician to flourish in a well-established private practice multispecialty group located in Fresno, California.
The Multispecialty Group provides most routine diagnostic testing on-site including radiology, EKG, echocardiography, carotid ultrasounds, Holter monitor, regular and nuclear stress testing, NCV’s & EMG’s bone densitometry and laboratory services through Quest Lab. The group coordinates care using electronic medical records and pharmacy system. When patients need inpatient interventions, our physicians personally admit them to Saint Agnes Medical Center, with its active staff of over 250 surgeons and specialists, and state of the art technology.
This practice opened its doors in 2005 when a group of established practitioners with diverse backgrounds and specialties came together into a practice setting that enabled them to control how they practiced medicine. Each physician is in control of her/his practice and it is individually determined how patients are managed. The more efficient the physician is in controlling overhead and seeing patients, the more income they are able to make. Administration works for the physicians to make visions come true. There is no buy in into the practice and physicians become a full partner usually within 12-18 months of arrival. Income from the very start is what the physician generates minus overhead. A discount on rent is initially provided as a physician develops their practice and drops off as patient volume increases. This is a busy practice and ramp up time will be very minimal.
The structure of this opportunity could vary with the selected physician's preference. One model would be to have two pulmonologists join the practice with staggered in-office schedules so the need for activities outside the office; including inpatient pulmonary consultations, ICU services and teaching in a graduate medical education program could be fulfilled. Internal Medicine partners could take primary responsibility for hospitalized patients and the selected candidate could consult, if preferred.
Call group schedule options are available.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Pulmonary Critical Care physician with excellent clinical skills to become part of a practice designed to help meet the growing patient demands of the community.
This opportunity offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for the right physician including:
- 401(k) Fund
- Benefits, with option to waive.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Saint Agnes Medical Center (SAMC) - Founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1929, Saint Agnes Medical Center has grown from a 75-bed to a 436-bed, state-of-the-art Medical Center campus - bringing together the most advanced equipment and facilities and the expertise of top-ranked physicians and staff. Among numerous healthcare quality awards and distinctions, Saint Agnes was named the “Best Hospital” in The Fresno Bee’s Central Valley’s People Choice Awards for the eighth straight year (2005-2012) as well as the Consumer Choice Award winner among the best hospitals in the country eighteen years in a row (1996-2013) by the National Research Corporation (NRC).
Saint Agnes Medical Center is recognized as the San Joaquin Valley's premier healthcare provider of cardiovascular, oncology, neurological, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, and general surgery services. It also operates the Saint Agnes Home Health/Hospice, Holy Cross Center for Women (a safe haven for women and children in need), Holy Cross Clinic at Poverello House (a medical and dental clinic for homeless persons), as well as many other programs and services.
For 85 years, Saint Agnes has remained faithful to its healing mission - committed to excellence in providing compassionate, high quality, cost-effective health care. Saint Agnes Medical Center is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.
For more information about Saint Agnes Medical Center, please visit www.samc.com
Fresno, California - Located in beautiful Central California’s San Joaquin Valley, Fresno is only a two-hour drive from Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park, and one hour from the Sierra National Forest. It is the business, financial, cultural, and entertainment capital of the Valley, and is host to a variety of natural wonders. An abundance of restaurants, theaters and cinemas, casinos, malls, and many family activities make living in Fresno enjoyable and easy.
Fresno is the Central Valley’s largest metropolitan city (fifth largest in the State and thirty-fourth largest in the United States) with county population of approximately 950,000 and located in the middle of California - both east-west and north-south.
Fresno enthusiasts enjoy an active and fun lifestyle with nearly 70 beautiful parks. Recreational opportunities abound in the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains, foothills, lakes, rivers, forests and lush countryside. Outdoor activities range from skiing, white-water rafting and rock climbing to camping, horseback riding, hiking, sailing, boating, biking, ATV riding, canoe trips and kayaking. Fishing and hunting are also popular pastimes for locals and visitors alike. Spectator sports include the California State University-Fresno Bulldogs and the Triple A Minor League Grizzlies, farm team to the San Francisco Giants.
In addition to the beautiful outdoors, Fresno boasts a diverse offering of cultural arts, museums, entertainment options, shopping, wineries and cultural wonders - all available to those who choose to make their home in Fresno. Known for its Mediterranean climate, Fresno is an ethnically diverse market with a strong agri-business base. Fresno is a shining example of people coming together from different faiths, races, age groups, genders and socioeconomic status to make their world a better place to live. More than 85 ethnic groups reside in the city of Fresno. Fresno was chosen as an All American City by the National Civic League.
Fresno is a great place to live, work, play and raise a family.
For more information on Fresno, visit www.fresnochamber.com.
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