Internal Medicine/ Family Medicine/ Geriatric Medicine Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Wilmington, Delaware
Posted
Jun 20, 2019
Closes
Jun 19, 2020
Ref
1992424
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Saint Francis Healthcare has an excellent employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Geriatric Medicine physician to join a medical practice located in suburban Wilmington, Delaware. 

This existing practice is located in a large medical complex adjacent to OB/Gyn and Imaging Services.  The practice currently has 4,000 active patient records and is staffed by one physician and a part time Nurse Practitioner.  Additional services offered in the same complex are OB/Gyn, Orthopedics, Urology as well as the following Imaging Services; Mammography, Dexa Scan, Ultrasound and X-Ray.

The successful candidate will provide professional services and shall expend reasonable efforts for the benefit of St. Francis Healthcare by engaging in activities to maintain and improve St. Francis Healthcare's standing in the community.  The provider will actively participate in quality improvement, utilization review, risk management, compliance and other programs as requested. He/she shall endeavor to grow the practice by providing excellent patient care and customer services through the practice and maintain the highest professional relationships and standards in all dealings on behalf of St. Francis Healthcare and the practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Geriatric Medicine physician at Saint Francis Healthcare.  

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

A competitive compensation package is being offered for excellent candidates.     

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Francis Healthcare operates Delaware’s only Catholic hospital serving Wilmington and Northern New Castle County since 1924 when it was founded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. Saint Francis Healthcare was founded in 1924 and has been providing quality care to its community for more than 90 years.  With 395-beds, SFH employs over 1,000 people and serves patients in Delaware and surrounding Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey.   

The system includes Partners in Cardiovascular Health and Cardiovascular Services, 24-hour Emergency Services, Ambulance Service, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the da Vinci Surgical System, Gastroenterology Services, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Advanced Wound Center, Imaging Services, Sleep/Neurodiagnostics Center, Pain Center, Home Care, Outpatient Physical Therapy and Comprehensive Women’s Services.  Saint Francis  Healthcare currently has three community outreach programs – the Saint Clare Medical Mobile Outreach Program offers acute medical care for the uninsured, the Center of Hope provides primary care for less fortunate and immigrant families, and Tiny Steps serves the prenatal, maternity, and postpartum needs for women and babies.  Saint Francis Healthcare is affiliated with the Saint Francis Foundation,  and Saint Francis LIFE (Living Independently for Elders), a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model.

Saint Francis Healthcare is a member of Trinity Health based in Livonia, Michigan.   Saint Francis Healthcare is committed to providing exceptional quality care for each patient delivered in a compassionate healing environment.

To learn more about this Saint Francis visit http://www.stfrancishealthcare.org.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Wilmington, Delaware lies on the shores of the Christina and Delaware rivers. It

is the largest city in the state of Delaware, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America.  It is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River.  It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain.

As of the 2015 United States Census estimate, the population of the city is 71,948, reflecting an increase of 1.5% from the 2010 Census.  The Wilmington Metropolitan Division, comprising New Castle County, DE, Cecil County, MD and Salem County, NJ, had an estimated 2015 population of 723,341.  And the Delaware Valley metropolitan area, which includes the cities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey, had a 2015 population of 6,069,875, and a combined statistical area of 7,183,479.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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