Palliative Care physician needed in Augusta, GA, home of the Masters (SA197938)

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National Coalition of Healthcare Recruiters
  • Augusta, Georgia, USA
  • Post Date: September 6, 2021
  • Applications 0
  • Views 17
  • Job ID: nchcr-2329082
  • Job Post ID 101796
Job Overview

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Palliative Medicine – This east Georgia medical center is seeking a board certified|board eligible Palliative Care physician to join an employed practice with a majority of inpatient responsibilities. This salaried physician will receive a competitive salary based on MGMA guidelines, full employee benefits (including profit sharing, relocation expenses and educational loan assistance), as well as, office setup and support from the administrative management team.

Highlights include:
o581 bed non-profit hospital serving our community for 200 years
oEMR is Epic
oFinancially stable with an A1 bond-rating by Moodys
oOnly hospital in Georgia to be named a 2020 Top Hospital for patient
safety by the Leapfrog Group
oMagnet Hospital for nursing
The position
oM-F, inpatient consults (almost 100% inpatient)
oLVAD Preop Clinic day a month
oNo Call
oLarge built-in referral base: Hospitalists with avg inpatient census of
300; 35-bed critical care medicine service; oncology; advanced heart
failure; etc.
oCompetitive compensation and benefits
oBoard certification or eligibility in hospice and palliative medicine

Almost entirely inpatient, although there may be a half day of clinic once a month to see preop LVAD patients.

The medical center is a not-for-profit community hospital that receives no local funding. With 581 licensed beds, this acute care hospital serves a 25-county region in Georgia and South Carolina and continues to lead area hospitals in market share.

The more than 600 employed and independent primary care physicians and specialists who practice at the medical center provide everything from routine preventive and diagnostic care to comprehensive heart and vascular and oncology services, and much more.

Since 1999, the medical center has been named the Consumer Choice Award winner for overall quality and image. The Consumer Choice Award is based on an independent survey of consumers conducted by National Research Corporation to recognize the most preferred hospitals in metropolitan areas across the country. This recognition places the medical center in an elite group of hospitals nationwide.

AugustaRichmond County is a consolidated city-county municipality, located at the fall line of the Savannah River. According to 2012 US Census estimates, the Augusta-Richmond County population was 197,872. Augusta is the principal city of the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area, which as of 2012 had an estimated population of 580,270, making it the third-largest city and the second-largest metro area in the state after Atlanta. It is the 116th-largest city in the United States. Internationally, Augusta is best known for hosting The Masters golf tournament each spring.

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Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-2329082
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  • StateGeorgia
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