TeamHealth has an excellent full-time opportunity for a physician to lead our Hospitalist and ICU teams at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. The Acute Care Services Medical Director is responsible for the oversight and support of all clinical and non-clinical activities provided by the Hospitalist and the Intensivist Programs. Other responsibilities include creating a team culture that values high performance and excellent patient care. The Medical Director, along with TeamHealth support staff, will strive to maintain a strong partnership between TeamHealth and the facility, resulting in the highest quality of patient care.
Other position highlights include, but are not limited to, managing the program to achieve clinical, operational and financial goals; strategic planning responsibilities such as physician communications, business development, manage care strategies, and more; participates in clinical oversight of the practices; takes the lead in recruiting, orientation and on-boarding of new hire clinicians; monitors individual provider performance, provides feedback and coordinates interventions; completes routine performance reviews, as needed, works with Regional Medical Director and Vice President of Operations to adhere to the facility contractual requirements and operating budget and ensure client satisfaction.
- Competitive annual salary
- Quarterly performance bonus
- Commencement bonus and relocation assistance
- Paid time off
- CME benefits through the TeamHealth Institute
- Comprehensive benefits
Full range of care
St. Francis Hospital is a 376-bed facility employing more than 2,700 employees and 300 physicians. It provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency medicine services, and offers the only open heart surgery program in the area. In 2017, St. Francis received a 5-star rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It is a highly ranked hospital and the only hospital in the region to have earned acute coronary syndrome care certification from the Joint Commission.
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.