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Full-Time Emergency Medicine Physician in DeSoto, Mississippi

TeamHealth has an exciting opportunity as volume grows in the emergency department at Baptist Memorial Hospital- DeSoto in DeSoto, Mississippi, just outside of Memphis! Candidates should be board eligible or board certified in emergency medicine- ABEM/AOBEM. If you like procedures and want to use your skill set this is the ED for you!

Position Highlights:

  • Annual volume of 65,000
  • High acuity
  • 56 hours of daily physician coverage
  • 24 hours of daily advanced practice clinician coverage
  • 52 emergency department beds (plus 7 intake beds as well as 17 additional spaces in the RAP room)
  • Level III trauma center
  • 28-30% admission
  • Pediatric 12%
  • EMR is EPIC
  • Scribes in emergency department

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto

Southaven, Mississippi


A part of Baptist Memorial Health

Founded in 1988, Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto is a 339-bed acute care facility providing a wide range of care services to the community it serves. This facility is known for its Comprehensive Heart Program, extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, women's center and cancer center and continues to be recognized as a top performing hospital well-awarded for quality outcomes. In 2018, the facility's women's center received prestigious international recognition as a "Designated Baby-Friendly" birth facility, the first hospital in the Baptist Memorial Health Care system to receive the award. This not-for-profit facility is comprised of nearly 2000 employees, representing a full range of medical specialties. This facility is a part of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system, one of the premier health systems in the nation and an award-winning network dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care.


Exciting location near Memphis, Tennessee

Located on the Tennessee and Mississippi border, Southaven is a large community that boasts ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, excellent shopping, local eateries and more. The surrounding region is home to a number of nearby lakes, including Arkabutla Lake and Mud Lake, both of which offer affordable lakefront properties and opportunities for boating, fishing, water sports and more. When you're not enjoying your lakeside retreat, make the short 20 minute drive to Memphis for world-famous barbecue, professional sporting events, live music, museums and much more!

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