Hospital Medicine Physician

Merit Health Natchez - Hospitalist
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Facility: Merit Health Natchez - Hospitalist 
Address:  
Natchez, MS 39120-4726 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Hospitalist 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:J1
Loan Repayment:Not Specified
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Job Description

  • 12-14 average daily census per provider
  • 2-4 average daily admissions
  • 179 hospital beds
  • 2 physicians and 1 NP/PA on shift daily (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
    • Physicians rotate night call every other night
    • Physician on call must be within 30 miles from the hospital
  • 7 on / 7 off block scheduling
  • Level IV trauma facility

Site Description

Merit Health Natchez is a 179-bed acute care facility serving the healthcare needs of the Natchez community. The hospital recently underwent several renovations to update and expand services in preparation for the consolidation of two campuses. Merit Health Natchez offers a broad range of services including emergency medicine, surgery, cardiology, labor and delivery, radiology, outpatient diagnostic testing, and physician therapy. This hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Community Description

Natchez is an elegant town, with true hospitality. The town is in close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, so the climate is subtropical with mild to cool winters, making it a great place to reside. Natchez offers low cost of living and many options for schools K-12. Located on the historic Mississippi River, Natchez is less than 2 hours southwest of Jackson and is less than 2 hours north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

About SCP Health

SCP Health (SCP) is a clinical company. At our core we work to bring hospitals and healers together in the pursuit of clinical effectiveness. With a portfolio of over 8 million patients, 7500 providers, 30 states, and 400 healthcare facilities, SCP Health is a leader in clinical practice management spanning the entire continuum of care, including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, wellness, telemedicine, intensive care, and ambulatory care.

Contact Information
Contact: Candice Davis 
Phone: 337-609-2660
Fax: 337-289-3743 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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