A highly desired 7 on 7 off block schedule from 7am to 7pm. The rounds depend on acuity of patient, most are done rounding by 6 pm. There is very light call 1:2. May get called back about once per week for an average of 1-2 hrs - only called if it's about Pulmonology or Critical Care . Consultants on the case so if any questions re: medical management then the Hospitalists are called.
The team will consist of 4 physicans and 4 APPs (Advance Practice Providers). Each 7 day block will be 2 physicians and 2 APPs Mon-Thurs, 1 APP on Fri-Sun.
There are 30 ICU beds (6 CVICU beds which are primarily managed by Cardiology). Open ICU - Hospitalists attending physicians, sub-specialty consults for patient when needed. Will cover Pulmonary consults for the floor and see Pulm/Critical Care patients on the unit. All major sub-specialists available with exception of Derm and Ophthalmology.
Average Encounters Per Day: 14-16 patients plus floor consults. Of that number the average admissions per day: 4-5 patients.
Procedures: Lines and Vent Management; APPs trained in procedures; strong tech program handles a lot before Intensivist called in.
EMR system at the medical center is Cerner.
Competitive base salary from $350K plus a full benefits package. Relocation assistance and signing bonus.
Northern Louisiana community with over 50K population and 160K service area. Centrally located less than 2 hours from Shreveport, Alexandria, and Jackson MS. Community has a 4 year University and Regional Airport.
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