Seeking IM Physician to join our Established Hospitalist team at Rush Hospital in Meridian, MS

Rush Health Systems
Job Overview

Seeking IM Physician to join our Established Hospitalist team at Rush Hospital in MS


  • Established team of 5 physicians.
  • 215-Bed Hospital with closed 23 bed ICU and specialists within the system.
  • Full time consists of 14 twelve-hour shifts per month.
  • Double coverage during the day; single coverage at night.
  • Not required to be in house the whole time during shift; admissions are rotated between the providers
  • Census: During day 15-19 patients per physician per shift and approximately 6-8 admissions. Night census 6-8 admits/consults.
  • Rate of $140 per hour for day shift; $150 an hour for night shift. Plus wRVU model.
  • Eligible to participate in a quality based incentive bonus program, paid quarterly.
  • Shift times: 6 am to 6 pm; 6 pm to 6 am.
  • 7 on/7 off Block Scheduling.
  • Good specialty backup including 3 Intensivists.
  • Duties include admissions, consults, discharges, and inpatient rounds: ICU rounds and procedures required during nights.
  • BC required with ACLS and BLS certification.
  • Currently utilizing telemedicine in our Critical Access Hospitals.
  • Hospitalists are not the code runners; ED does this.
  • Affiliation with Ochsner Health System recently announced.
  • Implementation of EPIC to begin this year, with go live date of Spring 2021.
  • New young administration that directly supports our physicians.
  • Rapidly growing system with the addition of over 20 new physicians in the last two years.
  • Teaching opportunities for local residency program.
  • Full medical malpractice insurance, plus reporting endorsement (tail coverage).
  • Full Time Employee benefits provided by Rush, including:
    • Health and Dental insurance (Employer/Employee Contribution).
    • Disability insurance.
    • Life insurance.
    • Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Association dues reimbursement up to $3,750 per year.
    • Reimbursement for relevant medical licensure, dues and appropriate subscriptions.
  • Relocation expenses up to $10,000.
Job Detail
  • Job ID220945258
  • Locum dates available11.05.2020
  • Street1314 19th Avenue
  • StateMS
  • Postal Code39301
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