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Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Hospitalists - SLHNew Bedford, MAPhysicianPay Grade: PHY01Full-time, Day shift,w/e, holiday rotation;eve/night rotation as needed, 40Req # 76531
Hospitalist - Openings for Full-time, Per Diem & Nocturnist Positions located in Coastal Massachusetts

Full-time Day Salary $240,000 to $295,000 - Salary based on experience plus Quality & Productivity Incentives up to $25,000

Full-time Night Salary $285,00 to $300,000 - Salary based on experience plus Quality & Productivity Incentives up to $25,000

Per Diem Hourly Rates - Day $175.00/ Night $210 / Weekend Day $185.00

Southcoast Health is focused on bringing together high-quality Physicians to deliver exceptional care and services. We are the region's largest integrated network of Physicians and Advanced Practice Practitioners.

This outstanding opportunity will provide patient care within a high-volume, quality focused and well-established Hospitalist team.

Position Highlights

  • Large Hospitalist Group with 60+ Providers
  • Outstanding provider satisfaction and retention - of 52 full time providers, 63% have been with program for more than 5 years and 27% for greater than 10 years
  • Non-teaching community hospital - opportunity to teach medical students if desired
  • Employment opportunity available at any of our three Hospital Locations: Charlton Memorial/Fall River, MA (328 beds), St. Luke's/New Bedford, MA (423 beds) or Tobey/Wareham, MA (64 beds)
  • Manageable day census: average of 14-16 encounters per day
  • Manageable night workload: average 6 - 7 admissions/night plus cross coverage of our service only
  • Full-time Day Provider: Block schedule (7-days on/ 7-days off). Shifts are 11 or 12-hours long with no night coverage requirement
  • Full-time Nocturnist: 3-night shifts per week (7pm-7am)
  • Opportunities for moonlighting, if desired
  • Physician Mentorship Program in place to assist onboarding new providers
  • Robust full spectrum specialty support
  • Closed ICU at St. Luke's and Charlton Hospitals. Tele-ICU available 24/7 at Tobey Hospital with Intensivist on-site during the day.
  • No procedures required
  • BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Competitive Salary with Productivity Based Incentives

  • Sign-on Bonus Program and Relocation assistance available

    • Excellent benefit package including:

    • 11 days of paid-time-off for Day Hospitalists and 9 days of paid-time-off for Nocturnists

      • CME allowance of $3,000/ year and 40 hours of paid time off to attend the conference
      • 6% match on retirement after 2 years
      • Opportunity to contribute to 457b given not-for-profit status
      • Malpractice coverage of $2M / $6M

        Visa candidates welcomed (including H1-B and J1-waivers)
        Excellent work life balance with supportive colleagues and administration

        • Epic EMR

          Community Highlights

          • Situated less than 30 minutes southeast of Providence, RI and Cape Cod and within 60 minutes of Boston with convenient access to major highways
          • Four-season coastal living with sailing and boating in Buzzard's Bay with opportunity to live on the water
          • Conveniently located within 2-3 hours of multiple New England ski areas.
          • Options to live in desirable suburbs within Massachusetts or Rhode Island.
          • Multi-cultural communities with great family-oriented neighborhoods
          • Excellent private and public schools

            About Southcoast Health

            Southcoast Health has outstanding specialty services, one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care, with advanced heart programs, a Level II Trauma Center, and highly recognized perinatal and bariatric services. It has an IDSA Antimicrobial Center of Excellence. It has been recognized by Newsweek in the World's Best Hospitals, by US News as a top regional hospital and for its Maternity Care 2022-2023, by ChiME for Most Wired, with the EPIC Honor Roll (#9 in the country), and by SouthCoast Today as a best place to work in the region for multiple years in a row. Within the medical staff of ambulatory and inpatient providers, there are over 1000 members, serving over 135,000 patients in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Southcoast is a desirable place for medical students and advanced practitioner rotations, with collaborative agreements with nearby prestigious schools.

            Southcoast Health is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at

            For consideration: Email CV to Holly Lestage @

            or call 508-525-3585.

Keywords:, New Bedford , Phys-Hospitalist, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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