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Medical Director

Medical Director For Geriatric Primary Care in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Do you have a passion for geriatric patients? Do you enjoy solving complex medical problems within an interdisciplinary medical team? Do you enjoy working autonomously? Do you thrive in a leadership role? Do you gain a sense of professional satisfaction when you see your patient's quality of life improve and hospital re-admissions diminish? If so, TeamHealth has the right opportunity for you!


  • Provide primary medical care to patients, including diagnosing and treating common illnesses and injuries
  • Conduct physical examinations and interpret medical history
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as blood work and imaging studies
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients, including prescribing medications and therapies
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care
  • Educate patients and their families on preventive healthcare measures and promote healthy lifestyle choices
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records for all patient encounters

  • Experience as a primary care physician
  • Knowledgeable in medical standards and best practices for rehabilitative primary care within skilled nursing and assisted living communities
  • Experience in administrative responsibilities and implementing facility goals
  • Experience in an interdisciplinary medical team environment
  • Strong research skills to stay updated on the latest medical advancements and treatment options in geriatric care
  • Proficient mentoring and leadership abilities
  • Familiar with electronic medical records systems and medical management software

We offer competitive compensation packages, including benefits such as:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education opportunities for professional development
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Position Highlights:

  • Flexible round-and-go weekday schedule
  • Base plus uncapped productivity compensation paid bi-weekly
  • No primary night call
  • Leadership stipend paid monthly
  • Paid professional liability insurance with tail coverage
  • Paid educational opportunities through TeamHealth and AMDA
  • Well-developed infrastructure with extensive back-office support
  • Grow into local and national leadership positions
  • Company issued iPad with gEHRimed and Dragon integration
  • Nationwide collaboration with other like-minded clinicians of varying interests and levels of expertise

Rutherfordton Area Post-Acute Care Practice

Rutherfordton, North Carolina


Lake-side town in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Nestled between Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina, Rutherfordton has small town charm with access to metropolitan amenities. Explore the local museums and art galleries, or take a horseback ride on the area's many trails. Enjoy hunting and outdoor recreation at nearby game lands and state parks like Chimney Rock. Always dreamed of living lakeside? Lake Lure features breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, boating, watersports and beautiful gardens. Rutherfordton offers a low cost of living within easy driving distance to cities like Asheville and Charlotte where breweries, sporting events, big-name entertainment and more await.

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