Hospitalist - Internal Medicine Only (Full Time)

Sarasota, Florida
Feb 17, 2017
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First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is one of the gulf coast’s foremost primary and specialty care groups. With over 150 providers and more than 21 sites in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital. First Physicians Group was recently named by the national Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) as a ‘better performer’ because of its superior operational performance with similar medical group practices around the country.

About the Program

The goal of the Medical Hospitalists program is to provide patients with personalized care while coordinating the best plan for safe treatment and discharge. With a dedicated team of 24+ on-site hospitalists and five Advanced Practice Providers, we partner with several other multi-skilled practitioners throughout the patient’s stay at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Physicians work 10 or 12-hour shifts, 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure our patients receive the highest standard of care during their hospital stay. Intensivists cover the ICU. Codes are run by a Rapid Response Team 24/7.

About the Position

First Physicians Group is seeking Internal Medicine Hospitalist physicians for our growing inpatient program. You will be joining a team of highly skilled individuals that are Board Certified in either Internal Medicine or Family Practice. We have flexible schedules to fit an active lifestyle and to provide the work/life balance that many are seeking.

Highlights of the Position

  • Each physician maintains a caseload of 18 or less patients
  • 15 Shifts a month are required. Extra shifts are available.
  • Day, night, and swing shifts are available and are equally shared amongst the physicians
  • Hospitalist group is employed by First Physicians Group, which is a multispecialty group affiliated with the hospital and not an outside contracted company.
  • FLEXIBLE work schedule. Fun working environment.

Generous salary (with bonus potential) and a comprehensive benefits package is also offered to include health, dental, life, CME, 403B, and more. Physicians have sovereign immunity. Teaching of FSU Internal Medicine Residents will be required starting July 2017.

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, Manager of Physician Services, at: 941-917-2818 or: if you would like to learn more information about this position.

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 819-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With about 5,000 staff, over 900 physicians, and 600 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County’s largest employers. It is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only hospital providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level II Trauma Services, and Level III neonatal intensive care in Sarasota County. The hospital was also awarded Magnet designation – the nation’s highest honor for excellence in nursing.

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