Gastroenterology Hospitalist Physician

Merritt Hawkins
Marietta, Georgia
Closing date
Apr 21, 2023

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Job Description & Requirements
Gastroenterology Hospitalist Physician - in Georgia
Start Date: ASAP Pay Rate: $500000.00 - 500000.00

Wellstar, an award-winning integrated health system with a strong nationwide reputation, is seeking a GI Hospitalist to join its team in LaGrange, GA. This opportunity offers a desirable quality of life with an organization that serves as a leader in providing efficient, quality, and personalized care to every patient, every time.

Position Overview
  • Position is 100% inpatient hospitalist role with no clinic hours
  • Schedule of 7 days on and 7 days off:
    • Monday through Friday, the GI Hospitalist will cover the hospital from 7 am to 5 pm
    • No after-hour call responsibilities for the GI Hospitalists Monday through Thursday night as the traditional GI providers cover call and after hours during the week
    • GI Hospitalists then provide on-call coverage only from Friday morning through Monday morning
  • Patients are admitted by the hospital’s hospitalist team. The GI team does not perform admissions
  • The GI Hospitalists provide ED consults, inpatient consults, and may perform emergent procedures
  • The hospital has a brand new endoscopy suite with 4 GI rooms
  • The GI hospitalists average 5-10 GI procedures per week.
  • GI Hospitalists have been covering the holidays fully for the Gastroenterology team
Compensation and Benefits – GI Hospitalist
  • The incoming physician will join the Wellstar Medical Group at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center as a full-time employee with a base salary and benefits package
  • $500,000 base salary
  • Quality incentive – Quality incentive up to 15% for value and finance metrics
  • $20,000 Signing Bonus (two-year contract)
  • Up to $20,000 relocation reimbursement
  • Salaried only position – no wRVU
  • 5 days for CME annually with an annual allowance of $5000
  • Dues, licensure, and DEA fees are covered by WMG
  • Health and liability insurance coverage under the current policy held by WMG
  • 403b retirement with match
  • Employer will pay for medical malpractice insurance of $3 million occurrence-based plan
LaGrange is ideally located less than an hour from both Atlanta and Columbus and sharing a 35-mile border with Alabama, LaGrange, Troup County, is named for the estate of French and American hero General Marquis de Lafayette and Governor Troup. LaGrange was recently voted as The Best Places to Practice Medicine by Medscape for the entire Southeast United States! Troup County is home to more Fortune 500 regional sites per capita than any other city in the United States

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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