Hospitalist assignment in historic New Mexico city

New Mexico
Oct 12, 2016
Position Type
Locum Tenens

Medical Doctor Associates (MDA) is seeking an Hospitalist Physicians for an ongoing locum tenens assignment in New Mexico. Requirements: Board Certified or Board Eligible Internal Medicine (IM) or Family Medicine (FM). 

We are looking for providers that can have availability that provides continuity of care of at least 3-5 days in a row; available to work days and/or nights. Current situation: Plains Regional is currently down 2 FTE’s. Schedule: 2 Day Providers | 7a-7p | Admits, Rounding and Discharges 1 In House Night | 6p-6a | Provides cross coverage and helps with admits

Number of physicians in clinic/program: 6 providers
Support staff: Cardiology | Nephrology | Urology | Pulmonology | Orthopedics | Oncology I Podiatry | OB/GNY | Surgical
Procedures: Central Lines and intubations preferred but not required
Patient mix: 8 Bed ICU | 22 General Medical beds | 6 Cardiac observation beds | 29 General Surgical beds
Who handles codes: Hospitalist or ER provider and the hospitalist assists (depends on who gets to the code first).
Who handles admits: Hospitalist handles admits, rounding, surgical consults, and discharges.
ICU involvement: Open ICU
Patient census: 10-15 Per Hospitalist
Credentialing time frame: 60-90 Days

Located in a city centrally placed on the High Plains of Eastern New Mexico. With a population of about 40,000 residents, Clovis offers a variety of healthcare facilities, an excellent school system, several restaurants and entertainment options, and more than 3,400 acres of parks. The community offers 17 baseball fields, 11 soccer fields, three football fields, 12 playgrounds, 23 open play areas, four sand volleyball courts, a model airplane flying area and an off-road vehicle area.  Popular activities in the city include visiting the Norman and Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum, a tr