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World-Class Hospital seeking OB Hospitalists -Gulf Coast of Florida. $200/hour plus quality ince...

First Physicians Group
Sarasota, Florida
Closing date
Dec 12, 2024

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Full Time
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First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is recruiting full-time OB Hospitalists to join our highly collaborative employed physician group in the highly desirable area of Sarasota/Venice, FL. We are located approximately 60 minutes south of Tampa and 1.5 hours north of Ft. Myers on the West Coast of Florida.

Sarasota Memorial is consistently recognized for its quality care delivery.

  • Listed among U.S. News' 50 Best Hospitals for Obstetrics/Gynecology Care, 2023 – 2024
  • CMS 5-Star rated hospital for overall quality. The only hospital in Florida and one of just 33 across the nation to maintain this top rating since 2016.
  • Earned straight "A" Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog since 2016
  • Named among the World’s Best Hospitals for a 5th year in a row by Newsweek.
  • Forbes’ Best-in-State Survey, SMH ranked #4 overall and #1 among all healthcare employers in Florida.
  • Earned consistent Magnet Nursing Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) since 2003. Sarasota Memorial has remained the only hospital in the region with Magnet recognition for the past 20 years.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • 30 postpartum beds; 18 Labor Rooms; 3 C-Section Operating Rooms and a 4-bed PACU with ability to flex beds as needed.
  • 5 APRNs/CNMs to cover SMH-Sarasota 24/7.
  • Neonatologists on-site and two Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians providing coverage 24/7.
  • Up to $50,000.00 available for achieving quality metric goals
  • Sarasota Memorial’s Main Campus has a 36 bed Level III NICU.
  • Renovated OB-ECC with 8 beds opening in August 2024.
  • 5 daVinci robots.
  • Designated a Baby-Friendly Hospital in 2017 with successful re-designated in 2023.
  • Achieved Level III Maternal Care Verification from the Joint Commission in collaboration with the American College of Obstetrics in 2023 for providing advanced care to low and moderate-risk pregnancies, as well as to high-risk patients, including subspecialty care for more complex maternal medical conditions, obstetric complications, and fetal conditions.
  • No OBGYN Residents requiring supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 24-hour shifts.
  • 7 or 8 shifts per month (90 shifts total per year) at both the SMH-Venice Hospital and SMH Main Campus.
  • Performing deliveries including C-Sections and urgent Gynecologic surgeries/procedures and consults.
  • Evaluates and manages high-risk obstetrics patients.
  • Weekends and holidays as part of the shift requirement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Board-Certification with 3+ years of experience.
  • Licensed in Florida and holds a current DEA Certificate.
  • Graduate of an ACGME accredited OB/GYN program.

Benefits Include:

  • A 2-year employment contract with auto renewal and a generous guaranteed salary. Competitive rates for additional shifts.
  • Comprehensive benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, CME, and many other perks.
  • Relocation allowance and a commencement bonus will be provided.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity. Physicians employed by First Physicians Group do NOT have to pay for tail coverage should they leave the practice.
  • We are a not-for-profit entity - 501(c)(3). Physicians can participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program if employed by FPG.
  • No State Tax!

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, Director, Physician and APP Recruitment for more information about this opportunity.

941.685.4231 |

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota Campus, with our flagship 897-bed, acute-care hospital and 8-story Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute Oncology Tower, is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level III neonatal intensive care, psychiatric services for patients of all ages and a Level II Trauma Center.

Opened in 2021, SMH-Venice Hospital is located on a 65-acre campus and features a 365,000-square-foot, 3-story hospital currently licensed for 178 private patient suites, a 28-bed emergency care center, 8 surgical suites, and a level 1 nursery caring for babies 35+ weeks. Construction continues into 2024 to add 34 additional private rooms as well as expansion of the ER to 61 rooms, and space created to add 8 more surgical suites.

SMH-Venice was designed with a growing community in mind and a master plan of providing 400 private inpatient suites with complementary sized emergency room and surgery services to ensure quality care and access.

First Physicians Group is Florida’s Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 30 -year history in the community. With 590+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 49 different specialties and 70 practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

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