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Urgent Care Physician

Southern Ohio Medical Center
Portsmouth, Ohio
Closing date
Feb 16, 2025

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Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type


Hospital employed Urgent Care opportunity in West Union, OH. The facility consists of both Urgent Care and Family Practice and will be open 7 days/wk, 8am-8pm.


  • Base salary of $276,310 with additional compensation for experience

* 5% less for those not yet boarded, salary adjusted accordingly upon board certification

2-year contract also includes:

  • Vacation: 232 hours PTO. Additional 40 hours when producing 75%tile wRVUs
  • CME/Books & Journals: 40 hours PTO and up to $5000
  • Deferred compensation: 457b plan. Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $22,500 year before taxes. No matching.
  • Retirement / Savings Plan: 403b plan. Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $23,000 year before taxes under age 50 and $30,500 for over age 50. SOMC matches dollar for dollar up to 2% of base pay.
  • Moving Expense: $10,000 paid to moving company
  • Malpractice Insurance Coverage: in a claims made insurance, in an amount of $2,000,000, per claim/$6,000,000, aggregate
  • Health Insurance: provider pays small premium, deducted from paycheck
  • Liquidated Damages: 70 mile and 2 year non-compete clause or liquidated damages of one year salary
  • Bonus Incentives: excellent bonus incentives up to 10% of salary
  • Medical School Loan Repayment: repay up to $200,000 ($25,000 per year for each year of service commitment)
  • Sign on Bonus: 15% of base salary up to $100,000 (paid when contract signed and forgiven over 2-4 years)
  • Residency Stipend: up to $25,000 (requires up to 2 year service commitment)


  • Practice Location
  • West Union Family Health Center
  • Office Hours/Work Schedule
  • Office Hours: 8:00a-8:00p
  • (6 or 7) 12 hour shifts per two week pay period; Rotating weekends
  • Lab, x-ray and pharmacy have same hours of operation as the UC services
  • Family practice, CT, MRI and Ultrasound are by scheduled appointments
  • Staffing
    • 1 nurse per provider, 2 providers per day
    • Sarica Lillie, NP
    • Andrew Shaheen, NP
    • Tara Applegate, NP
    • Teresa Barnett, NP
  • Case Load
    • 30 patients per day
  • Equipment
    • IV pumps, slit lamp, basic instruments, AED, EKG
  • Practice Expectations
  • Ability to move at a quick pace and is not overwhelmed by the unknown of what will walk through the door
  • Confident in making a quick initial assessment and treatment plan
  • Completes charts timely
  • Participate in Antibiotic Stewardship


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Hospital Beds: 248 staffed | Service Area: over 250,000 | Not-for-profit established 1966 | Employs: over 3,000 | Medical Staff: 250

Teaching opportunities: SOMC has Medical Students, Residents, and Advanced Practitioner trainees. Staff are eligible for Clinical Adjunct Faculty status with Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

All employment is contingent upon passing the post-offer physical examination, drug test, and criminal background investigation.

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