TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a full-time physician to lead our emergency department team as the Medical Director at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. Situated at the heart of the Chattahoochee Valley, just 90 miles south of Atlanta, Columbus is Georgia's third largest city offering residents and visitors the amenities of a big city with the charm and hospitality of a small southern town. St. Francis is a 376-bed facility employing more than 2,700 employees and 300 physicians. In addition to a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency room services, St. Francis offers the only open heart surgery program in the area. This 40-bed ED has an annual volume of 66,000 visits. The ED features a separate fast track and state-of-the-art equipment including full radiology services until 5:00 pm, with tele-radiology available after hours. The EMR is Cerner and includes voice activated chart dictation. Enjoy an outstanding and supportive C-Suite, an excellent work-life balance and the potential to realize your career by growing into local, regional and national leadership roles.
- Scribe program reduces administrative burden
- Competitive base compensation
- Student loan repayment program up to $150k
- Leadership stipend and excellent benefits
- Professional liability insurance with tail coverage
- Double physician and advanced practice clinician coverage
- Excellent sub-specialty back-up
- Flexible schedule for excellent work-like balance
Full range of care
St. Francis Hospital is a 376-bed facility offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency room services, including the area’s only open heart surgery program. In addition to high quality cardiac care. St. Francis has an outstanding orthopedic care center, top notch surgical services, pain management and spine center, women’s health care services and a mental health facility.
Directly across the Chattahoochee River, Columbus has a classically restored and lively downtown. It is only 90 minutes south of Atlanta, 4 hours from Savannah and a short drive to the beautiful, white sand beaches of the Florida panhandle. Columbus has a strong public and private school system. Many companies are headquartered there and St. Francis Hospital is one of the top 10 employers. With a population of about 200,000, Columbus is home to many museums, including the National Civil War Naval Museum and Coca-Cola Space Science Museum. There is something for everyone in Columbus, from biking and white water rafting to geocaching, bird watching and zip lining. Take a stroll along the lovely pedestrian trail that winds through the city! Columbus has a humid subtropical climate with daytime summer temperatures often reaching highs in the mid-90s and low temperatures in the winter average in the upper 30s.