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Hospitalist Needed to join Established program at Rush Health Systems

Job description Seeking IM or Family Medicine Trained Physician to join our Established Hospitalist team at Rush Hospital in Meridian, MS

• Established team of 4 physicians.
• AP Coverage: 2 Nurse Practitioners that cover M-Friday; assist with admissions
• 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.
• Census: During day 15-19 patients per physician per shift and approximately 6-8 admissions. Night census 6-8 admits/consults.
• Eligible to participate in a quality based incentive bonus program, paid quarterly.
• Shift times: 7 am to 7 pm; 7 pm to 7 am.
• 7 on/7off Block Scheduling.
• Good specialty backup including 3 Intensivists.
• Duties include admissions, consults, discharges, and inpatient rounds: ICU rounds and procedures required during nights.
• 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 fall 2020.
• 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.
Benefits $250,000 - $350,000 10K and up No PTO for shift work Continuing Medical Education (CME) reimbursement up to 3K per year.
Reimbursement for relevant medical licensure, dues and appropriate subscriptions.
• Health and Dental insurance (Employer/Employee Contribution).

• Disability insurance.

• Full medical malpractice insurance, plus reporting endorsement (tail coverage).

• Life Insurance

• Pension

• Relocation expenses up to $10,000
Candidate Requirements Mississippi Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview
Clinicial Workload - Inpatient 15-18 patients per shift during the day 6-8 admissions during the day/ 5-8 admits/consults at night. Some procedures required at night including ICU coverage but there is specialty back up from the ED and Anesthesia for intubations. Able to intubate and do basic central lines and A-lines; for the most part this is done by anesthesia on call or surgeon or ER physician if it’s a code Epic