TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a full-time physician to join our emergency department team at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, Nevada. This new emergency department (ED) was finished in late 2018 and doubled the size of the ED to provide more privacy, shorter wait times and room accommodations.
Physician shifts in this 16-bed ED are 12 hours, and the 18,000-annual-volume ED is staffed with physician coverage and 12 hours of physician assistant coverage each day. The ED has an admission rate of 8 to 10 percent, and the EMR is Cerner.
Qualified candidates will be board certified or prepared in emergency medicine or board certified or eligible in family or internal medicine with extensive emergency medicine experience. Current ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certifications are also required.
- Competitive compensation and sign-on bonus
- Paid professional liability insurance with tail coverage
- Manageable patient case load
- Leadership and career growth opportunities
- Free CME opportunities with TeamHealth
- Stability of a respected industry leader
Award-winning care, close to home
Banner Churchill Community Hospital is a 25-bed licensed hospital serving the Fallon, Nevada, community. The facility received a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services based on patient experience surveys. Offering acute and primary care, Banner Churchill Community Hospital provides a full range of services, including comprehensive emergency care with an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. Opened in 1996, Banner Churchill Community Hospital serves a rural population of approximately 45,000 people, and employs over 300 people and has over 40 active physicians and allied health professionals.
Located in the Lahontan Valley, Fallon is the county seat of Churchill County, Nevada, in the western part of the state. Fallon and Churchill County are mostly agricultural areas. Although the area is arid, approximately 50,000 acres (200 km2) of its pastureland are irrigated with water from the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District. The principal crop grown is alfalfa for livestock feed. The largest single employer in Fallon and Churchill County is the important Naval Air Station Fallon, a training airfield that has been the home of the U.S. Navy's Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center including the TOPGUN training program since 1996, when it was moved to Fallon from Naval Air Station Miramar.