Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Oct 18, 2019
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Spartanburg Regional is seeking a full time BC/BE IM/FM or fellowship trained Geriatrician to join the Medical Group of the Carolinas - Senior Health team as a Skilled Nursing Facility Physician (SNFist).  The SNFist will provide clinical care for inpatients in a skilled nursing facility to include direct medical and on-call care and emergency medical care to geriatric residents, serving on interdisciplinary care teams and being a liaison with family members regarding resident care decisions.

Highlights of the Opportunity:

  • Medical Directorship for assigned SNF(s)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Call 1:3 weeks including weekends (phone only), 2nd call to NP
  • Autonomy while caring for high acuity patients in need of medically complex care.
  • Organize, attend and facilitate in all daily Care Team Meetings within the assigned facility.
  • Ensure proper progress on plan of care and identify any early warning signs for readmissions during the critical, immediate post-discharge period.
  • Discuss goals of care, transition planning, and advanced directives, as appropriate, with patient and families.
  • Serve as attending for patients in SNF when converted to Hospice care with ability and willingness to assist in symptom management at end of life.
  • Oversee Nurse Practitioners providing care services in Skilled Nursing Facilities.
  • Attend and participate in all QI, Peer Review and Care Management Meetings requested.
  • Opportunity for teaching HPM fellows, primary care residents, and medical students
  • Research in innovative care models

All of our employed physicians receive:

  • $6000 CME annually
  • 30 days of time off per year
  • Paid malpractice
  • Attractive retirement options
  • PSLF approved institution

Just an hour from the Blue Ridge Mountains and 3 hours from the ocean, housing is moderately priced, educational options abound, and residents still value old-fashioned gentility and respect for others. Commuting is easy, and your recreational opportunities are endless. Come find out why everyone wants to live here, in the Upstate of South Carolina!

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