This position is located at Winn Army Community Hospital, Hinesville, Fort Stewart GA.
This is an employed civilian Physician (Hospitalist) position that affords job security, a competitive base salary, bonuses, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, up to 26 days paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit, CME opportunities, and a first-class health and retirement benefit package.
Winn Army Community Hospital is a 112-bed community hospital which will feature a new Women's Health and Mammography Center. Our healthcare team provides primary and specialty care for a patient population of over 70,000. As a civilian family practice physician you will play an integral role in providing exceptional healthcare to the Soldiers and Families in our great Army and the 3rd Infantry Division.
Key supporting specialties at Winn include OB/Gyn, general and orthopedic surgery, EENT, Psychiatry, Dermatology, and Urology. Enjoy the benefits of a full inpatient and outpatient EMR with digital radiography.
Located in Coastal Georgia you can enjoy good schools, new industry and community growth, and exceptional coastal recreation and golf in the local area. The Hinesville/Savannah, Georgia area is located less than 30 minutes from the beach. We enjoy a low cost of living and a vibrant Savannah night life with great restaurants. Multiple top notch universities are in the area including Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Many of our physicians enjoy living in the upscale suburbs of Savannah including Richmond Hill, Pooler, and Hinesville, and many of these locations include direct deep water access. These are quintessential small town communities with close access to the city of Savannah.
As a Physician (Hospitalist) you will:
Serves as the day/night/weekend Physician (Hospitalist) for Inpatient Medicine and assists in an outpatient clinic as needed. Performs highly responsible duties in the advanced examination, diagnosis and treatment of inpatients for the Primary Care Department. Based on the level of professional ability examines and conducts thorough studies of patients presenting with medical management problems. Evaluates laboratory and clinical findings, differentiating among the various contributory causes and prescribes appropriate treatment. Follows through on cases to ensure effectiveness and alters course of treatment as indicated. Collaborates with specialists in other areas on cases involving interrelated problems. Serves as the attending physician and admits and discharges patients to the Progressive Care Unit (PCU), Intermediate Care Ward (ICW), and Newborn Nursery (depending on specialty). Patients include all age ranges from newborn (depending on specialty) to geriatric. Incumbent needs experience in ICU medicine to include advanced access techniques and invasive diagnostic procedures such as paracentesis and thoracentesis. Familiarity with management of the ventilated patient is necessary. The Hospitalist may be asked to perform and interpret exercise treadmill tests for select patients prior to discharge. The Hospitalist may be asked to participate in rounds in the nursery performing routine newborn physicals to include circumcisions based on the availability of pediatric providers (depending on specialty). The Hospitalist may be asked to conduct initial post-discharge follow-up patient visits in the outpatient clinic, as well as assist with admissions and complicated patient evaluations in the outpatient clinics. The Hospitalist would work closely with Winn Army Community Hospital (WACH) primary care providers, military consultants and civilian consultants in the local community. Attends key medical meetings and conferences and serves as a subject matter expert on areas of inpatient medicine.
The incumbent provides administrative and direct supervision of assigned personnel including, but not limited to, students and staff physicians and advanced practitioners providing infrequent inpatient coverage. Plans, schedules, assigns and directs the work of others; establishes work priorities and deadlines; explains work requirements, methods and procedures as needed; and reviews work upon completion. Establishes standards of performance and evaluates performance of students and residents. Coordinates schedule with other hospitalists. Also apply interpretation of pulmonary function tests and electrocardiograms.
Performs other duties as assigned.
US Citizenship required
Board Eligible/ Certified in Internal Medicine
Must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.