Internal Medicine Hospitalist

Employer
Southeast Health
Location
Dothan, Alabama
Closing date
Apr 6, 2023

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Hospital-employed Hospitalist group seeks additional Internal Medicine residency trained physicians to join a robust, rapidly growing practice as a Hospitalist. Southeast Health is a 420-bed regional referral in Dothan, Alabama and it manages its own Hospitalist program. The current practice includes more than 25 full-time board-certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist physicians. Daily, 12 physicians work the 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. shift and 2 physicians will each have an IM resident provide care during the 7 p.m. 7 a.m. shift. Average daily census is 15-20 patients per provider on day shift and 8-10 patients per provider on night shift.

BENEFITS INCLUDE
Paid interviewing expenses
Commencement/relocation payment
Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to dental/health insurance, malpractice, vacation, CME and retirement
Significant shift differential for nocturnist physician providers
Option to earn quarterly bonus
CME allowance and paid malpractice

PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS
Provide coverage for unassigned patients who present to ED requiring inpatient care, care for transfers and inhospital consults
Admit and co-manage with Intensivist support adult patients in Critical Care Unit 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 presence 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 practice 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

ABOUT SOUTHEAST HEALTH
One of the largest not-for-profit tertiary referral centers in Alabama
420 licensed bed facility
3,000+ dedicated employees
400+ 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 including a 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 Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) is Alabama's first osteopathic medical school and the first in the U.S. to be developed by a regional medical center The sixth class of 210 students graduated from ACOM in May 2022.
An ACGME Internal Medicine Residency program began July 2018 with an inaugural class of 13 residents. The fifth
class of 16 residents will begin July 2022. An inaugural Transitional Year residency program of 12 residents per year will begin in July 2022

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

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