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Physician Job Opportunity: Urgent Care at Southcoast Health – Part-time 32 hrs

Southcoast Health
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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Emergency Medicine
Part Time
Position Type

Coastal Southeastern Massachusetts less than 30 minutes from Providence, Rhode Island and less than 1 hour from Boston, Massachusetts.

Southcoast Health is dedicated to assembling high-quality physicians to deliver exceptional care and services. As one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in New England, Southcoast Health has established itself as a premier destination for healthcare professionals. Our Urgent Care Center, a part of the Southcoast Physicians Group comprising over 700+ providers and continuing to grow, exemplifies our commitment to excellence in patient care.

Position Overview

Southcoast Health is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate physician to join our esteemed Urgent Care team. The successful candidate will contribute to our tradition of practice excellence and play a pivotal role in advancing patient care in our community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Must be qualified to treat a spectrum of illnesses and injuries for pediatric and adult patient population.
  • A broad range of clinical skills is required including GYN exams and minor office procedures including sutures, I&D, reduction and splinting of fractures and dislocations.


  • Medical degree from an accredited institution.
  • Board certification/eligibility in Emergency Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Current state medical license and DEA registration.
  • Demonstrated clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and effective communication skills.


  • Competitive salary with productivity-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: 4-5 weeks vacation plus a week of CME and 6% match on retirement after 2 years.
  • Malpractice coverage of $2M / $6M.
  • Opportunity for relocation assistance/sign-on bonus.
  • Not for profit, under-served community site brings opportunities for loan forgiveness.
  • Continuing medical education (CME) allowance and paid time off.

About Southcoast Health's Specialty Services:

Southcoast Health offers outstanding specialty services, consistently ranked among the top in the region. Ranked #12 regionally by US News and World Report, our advanced heart programs, Level II Trauma Center, highly recognized perinatal, and bariatric services reflect our dedication to excellence. We are proud to be recognized as an IDSA Antimicrobial Center of Excellence and have received accolades from organizations such as Newsweek, US News, ChiME, and SouthCoast Today.

Community Impact:

Within the medical staff of ambulatory and inpatient providers, Southcoast Health boasts over 1000 members, serving over 135,000 patients in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We are a desirable destination for medical student 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

About the Community:

Our communities offer a diverse array of cultural attractions, outdoor recreational activities, and family-friendly neighborhoods. Located within easy reach of Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod, our region provides an exceptional quality of life for individuals and families alike.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to Holly Lestage @ Cell: 508-525-3585. In your cover letter, please highlight your relevant experience, clinical interests, and why you are interested in joining the Southcoast Health Urgent Care team.

Southcoast Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage qualified individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

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