Hospitalist Midwest Opportunity
The program was developed in 2000 by the General Internal Medicine Department at the request of clinic leadership. The program has expanded in volume and scope substantially over the past 10 years. This is in keeping with the changing model of healthcare delivery seen nationally. The Hospitalist Program provides a core and essential service to Marshfield Clinic-Marshfield Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital of Marshfield. The scope of patients on the Hospitalist Service is broadly ranging and includes medical consultation for surgical and surgical subspecialty patients. The scope does not include Critical ICU admissions.
Full-Time Inpatient Physician – The Hospitalist
A full-time new associate physician hospitalist is expected to work 195 shifts annually. The duration and timing of these shifts will vary. Each physician also participates in an emergency "backup" plan for increased service load or unexpected absences.
Daytime Hospital Coverage
Nine total physicians covering day shifts 0700-1700.
This group of physicians will round daily on their inpatients and admit in rotation with the medical education service.
Duration of day shift rotation will be 9 consecutive days and will include weekends.
Each 9 day rotation will start in an integrated fashion with the other daytime hospitalist services such that no more than two of the nine services start or end on the same day.
Continuity of care is expected during the 7 day shifts.
This model presumes an average daily census of 12-17 inpatients with approximately 2-4 new admissions or consults per day.
Nighttime Hospital Coverage
Four physicians covering the night shifts:
Two from 1600 to midnight
One from midnight to 0800
One from 1700 to 0100
Nighttime covering hospitalists will respond to cross-coverage issues and cover admissions.
These three nighttime hospitalists will accept admissions in concert and on a rotating basis with the medical teaching service.
Medical Education Responsibilities
Hospitalist may provide coverage for Medical Education Service.
Hospitalist may play integral role in inpatient medical consultative elective.
Scheduled backup for unanticipated staff illnesses or heavy patient census.
*Two year guaranteed salary, with production based after that.
*$5,800 CME annual allowance.
*Health, Dental, Life, Disability, and Malpractice insurance provided.
* 401k w/match, 457b, and very generous employer funded retirement.
About St. Joseph’s Hospital (SJH) – Marshfield
Physically attached to Marshfield Clinic-Marshfield Center, Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital is a 504-bed tertiary facility. As the main referral hospital for the region, Saint Joseph's is a busy facility providing services in nearly every specialty . Considered a “hospital within a hospital” St. Joseph’s Children Hospital is one of three in the state. The Centers of Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) and numerous other consumer and patient care advocates also have recognized Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital for its exceptional patient care and continuous improvement efforts.
About the Marshfield Area
Marshfield Clinic campus is located in the city of Marshfield, a welcoming community of 25,000 in central Wisconsin. Recently named by Forbes magazine as one of the top ten small cities to raise a family, Marshfield is a great place to practice medicine and live. The city is located in the heart of the state's winter and summer recreational areas and boasts fine primary and secondary educational facilities. A sizable professional population creates an active cultural life and contributes to our excellent school system. No long daily commute either ... the outskirts of town are a mere five-minute drive from the Clinic complex. This special living environment is enhanced by a practice opportunity that can offer you professional excellence and strong economic stability.
About the Marshfield Clinic
When six Marshfield physicians pooled their medical expertise in 1916 to form Marshfield Clinic, they built the foundation for what has grown to become one of the largest private, multispecialty group practices in the United States. With 775 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties located in 52 locations throughout northern, central and western Wisconsin, Marshfield Clinic is a leader in providing high quality care. Marshfield Clinic physicians enjoy practicing in a group environment with the shared belief of doing what is best for the patient is paramount. Research Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF), was established in 1959. MCRF scientists conduct research on healthcare and public health. Areas of focus include; clinical research, rural and agricultural health and safety, human genetics, epidemiology and biomedical informatics. Education
The Marshfield Clinic Education Foundation also has a history of strong commitment to education and public service. ACGME accredited residency programs for recent medical school graduates are: internal medicine, pediatrics, medicine and pediatrics, dermatology, surgery and transitional year. Many members of the Marshfield Clinic staff hold clinical teaching appointments from the University of Wisconsin - Madison medical school. Security Health Plan
Security Health Plan is the health maintenance organization owned by Marshfield Clinic. It provides a variety of comprehensive health insurance options to more than 174,000 members in much of central, northern and western Wisconsin.
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