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Hospitalist – Openings for Full-time, Per Diem & Nocturnist Positions located in Coastal Massach...

Southcoast Health
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Closing date
Aug 8, 2024

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

Full-time Day Salary $240,000 to $295,000 Salary based on experience plus Quality & Productivity Incentives up to $25,000

Full-time Night Salary $285,00 to $300,000 Salary based on experience plus Quality & Productivity Incentives up to $25,000

Per Diem Hourly Rates Day $175.00/ Night $210 / Weekend Day $185.00

Southcoast Health is focused on bringing together high-quality Physicians to deliver exceptional care and services. We are the region s largest integrated network of Physicians and Advanced Practice Practitioners.

This outstanding opportunity will provide patient care within a high-volume, quality focused and well-established Hospitalist team.

Position Highlights

  • Large Hospitalist Group with 60+ Providers
  • Outstanding provider satisfaction and retention - of 52 full time providers, 63% have been with program for more than 5 years and 27% for greater than 10 years
  • Non-teaching community hospital - opportunity to teach medical students if desired
  • Employment opportunity available at any of our three Hospital Locations: Charlton Memorial/Fall River, MA (328 beds), St. Luke s/New Bedford, MA (423 beds) or Tobey/Wareham, MA (64 beds)
  • Manageable day census: average of 14-16 encounters per day
  • Manageable night workload: average 6 - 7 admissions/night plus cross coverage of our service only
  • Full-time Day Provider: Block schedule (7-days on/ 7-days off). Shifts are 11 or 12-hours long with no night coverage requirement
  • Full-time Nocturnist: 3-night shifts per week (7pm-7am)
  • Opportunities for moonlighting, if desired
  • Physician Mentorship Program in place to assist onboarding new providers
  • Robust full spectrum specialty support
  • Closed ICU at St. Luke s and Charlton Hospitals. Tele-ICU available 24/7 at Tobey Hospital with Intensivist on-site during the day.
  • No procedures required
  • BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Competitive Salary with Productivity Based Incentives
    • Sign-on Bonus Program and Relocation assistance available
  • Excellent benefit package including:
    • 11 days of paid-time-off for Day Hospitalists and 9 days of paid-time-off for Nocturnists
  • CME allowance of $3,000/ year and 40 hours of paid time off to attend the conference
  • 6% match on retirement after 2 years
  • Opportunity to contribute to 457b given not-for-profit status
  • Malpractice coverage of $2M / $6M
  • Visa candidates welcomed (including H1-B and J1-waivers)
  • Excellent work life balance with supportive colleagues and administration
  • Epic EMR

Community Highlights

  • Situated less than 30 minutes southeast of Providence, RI and Cape Cod and within 60 minutes of Boston with convenient access to major highways
  • Four-season coastal living with sailing and boating in Buzzard s Bay with opportunity to live on the water
  • Conveniently located within 2-3 hours of multiple New England ski areas.
  • Options to live in desirable suburbs within Massachusetts or Rhode Island.
  • Multi-cultural communities with great family-oriented neighborhoods
  • Excellent private and public schools

About Southcoast Health

Southcoast Health has outstanding specialty services, one of America s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care, with advanced heart programs, a Level II Trauma Center, and highly recognized perinatal and bariatric services. It has an IDSA Antimicrobial Center of Excellence. It has been recognized by Newsweek in the World s Best Hospitals, by US News as a top regional hospital and for its Maternity Care 2022-2023, by ChiME for Most Wired, with the EPIC Honor Roll (#9 in the country), and by SouthCoast Today as a best place to work in the region for multiple years in a row. Within the medical staff of ambulatory and inpatient providers, there are over 1000 members, serving over 135,000 patients in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Southcoast is a desirable place for medical students and advanced practitioner rotations, with collaborative agreements with nearby prestigious schools.

Southcoast Health is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at

For consideration: Email CV to Holly Lestage @

or call 508-525-3585.

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