Emergency Medicine Physician needed 60 miles from Pittsburgh, PA
No visa's. The ED has 50 hours of physician coverage daily + 10 hours of mid-level coverage, caring for 46,000 annual patient visits. We work a combination of 8, 9, 10 and 12-hour shifts, use the electronic T-system documentation, and evaluate approximately 75% of our patients within 30 minutes of their arrival. Full-time night physicians are already in place, so night shifts are minimal. There is flexible scheduling among all of the collegial staff. Physicians are employed by the hospital and offered $155/hr, incentive bonuses, plus 6 weeks paid time off and $4,000 annually for approved CME activities. Malpractice and license fees are also paid by the hospital. In addition, medical, dental and vision benefits are offered at a small shared cost, 403(b) and 457(b) plans are available, and a 457(f) plan will be started this year for hospital contributions. The Emergency Department has a dedicated digital radiography suite, Zonare ultrasound, and GlideScope. Nearly all medical and surgical specialties are available on call (no Cardiac Surgery or Neurosurgery. A LifeFlight helicopter is based on-site to facilitate emergent transfers to tertiary and trauma care. Press Ganey patient satisfaction in the ER is typically 95+ percentile. Financial: - Competitive salary based on experience - Educational loan forgiveness available. - Full benefits Facility: - Independent acute care bed community hospital - It is the sole community provider for this college town, and rural county - Nearly every specialty of medicine and surgery is represented on the active medical staff, with the large majority in private practice. Services include advanced imaging with PET/CT, MRI, 64-slice CT, nuclear medicine, cath/angio lab, and PACS; comprehensive Center for Oncology Care, HDR brachytherapy, and chemotherapy; Wound Care Center with two hyperbaric oxygen treatment chambers; Emergency Room with 45,000 visits/yr; Women?s Diagnostic Imaging Center; ten-bed intensive care unit; OB unit with 650 to 700 deliveries/yr; inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit; inpatient rehabilitation unit; total joint replacement program; Pain Clinic with advanced modalities; comprehensive sleep disorders lab and program; Musculoskeletal Institute planned for the campus; and Institutional Review Board. - Facilityis financially sound with a very strong balance sheet, and has doubled in net revenues over the past eight years. - It has been recognized twice by Healthcare Executive magazine as one of the fastest growing hospitals in the country, and this is despite no growth in population or local industry. - The Board of Directors is composed of community leaders who highly value the hospital?s role in the community, and the importance of remaining independent. Location: - Located 60 miles from Pittsburgh, PA - The County?s population is about 89,000 and stable, with a concentration of about 23,000 in and around the city - The community is well-known for its quality school system that is highly ranked in the state and has been nationally recognized. - There are a great many activities available for children and adults alike. - Outdoor sports include fishing, hunting, golfing, tennis, swimming, boating, hiking, and camping with many different kinds of opportunities. - There's a large variety of cultural events in the community, and these will soon increase with the completion of a new arena within sight of the hospital.