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Southeast Alabama Medical Center
City:Dothan,
State:AL
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Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Critical Care Medicine - IM
Opportunity Description:

A well-established five-member private pulmonary critical care practice that currently provides intensivist services at Southeast Alabama Medical Center is seeking dedicated intensivists to assist with staffing a newly established intensivist program. Current intensivists manage a single, 32 bed critical care unit providing treatment to medical, general surgical, trauma, cardiac surgery, and neurosurgery patients. The practice model includes 2 daytime intensivists working 10-12 hr shifts for 14 to 15 shifts per month. There is the potential to work additional shifts if desired. A mid-level will also provide daytime assistance to the 2 Intensivists.

 

Intensivist Practice Highlights

  • 14-15 shifts per month
  • block schedule available
  • 10-12 hour shifts
  • Management of all types of critically ill patients
  • tertiary care facility with all levels of sub-specialty support, including general, cardiac, neuro, vascular, maxillofacial, orthopedic surgery, ID and all medical subspecialties
  • dedicated Respiratory Therapy and Pharmacy services in ICU
  • SAMC is a level II Trauma Center with EM residency trained physicians that staff the ER
  • presence of in-house anesthesia and radiology 24 hours per day
  • intensivist procedures include but are not limited to intubation and CVL placement.
  • after hours admissions and 1st call coverage provided by robust internal medicine hospitalist program
  • mid-level support to assist with documentation and daily patient management
  • access to PACS, PHR, CPOE, Paragon physician portal and up-to-date subscription.
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Facility Description:

 FACILITY Southeast Alabama Medical Center, a 420 bed facility established in 1957, is one of the largest not-for- profit tertiary referral centers in Alabama. Owned and operated by the Houston County Healthcare Authority, it serves over700,000 people in a 13 county, 75 mile radius around Dothan, Houston County and its surrounding tri-state (AL- FL- GA) area.

Located in the extreme southeast corner of Alabama, the city of Dothan offers a multitude of retail, recreational and cultural opportunities. SAMC is the first regional medical center in the country to construct an osteopathic medical college.


Classes  have begun at the new Alabama  College of Osteopathic Medicine [ACOM] the academic arm of the Houston County  Healthcare authority, which operates SAMC.  The 1st class of 163 students will graduate in May 2017
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  • 420 licensed bed facility
  • 2700+ dedicated employees
  • 300+ active  Medical Staff
  • level II trauma center with EM residency trained physicians ( 60,000 annual visits)
  • 26 member robust mhospitalist team provides ED unassigned coverage, care for transfers and inpatient consults.
  • 4 /7 neurosurgery coverage with 4 employed neurosurgeons
  • oral maxillofacial surgery backup
  • 32 ICU beds
  • 24 /7 intensivist coverage
  •  22 ORs  with 2 endovascular suites an open heart surgery suites
  •  interventional cardiology, EP and radiology labs, lithotripsy, 3 MRI scanners, 3  CT scanners including a 64 slice CT and pet scanner
  • diabetes treatment center
  • wound care center with traditional and advanced treatments including hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Community Description:

COMMUNITY: Nestled in the SE corner of Alabama and in close proximity to Florida and Georgia, Dothan, AL has a referral area of 624,000 and serves as a shopping/retail hub. 

Excellent school system operated by the city. 

Less than 100 miles to Gulf coast beaches

Robust business environment ranked #1 in retail sales per capita in Alabama, it offers excellent shopping opportunities, i.e., Barnes and Nobles, Target, Dillard's, etc) and restaurants (Olive Garden, Longhorn's, Outback, etc. 

Highland Oaks, a Robert Trent Jones golf course, and other public and private golf courses in driving ranges are available

Regional airport served by Delta Airlines

Dothan has the lowest cost of living in AL and is ranked 8th lowest nationally

Dothan was recognized by BusinessWeek as Alabama's 2010  "Best Places to Raise Your Kids" with its family-oriented quality of life with outdoor recreational areas including Highland Oaks, a Robert Trent Jones golf course, nearby Lake Eufaula and Lake Seminole.  There are also 19 parks, 6 public swimming pools, and 47 tennis courts. 

Dothan is Home of the National Peanut Festival and has a botanical gardens and opera house. 

Beautiful white sandy Gulf beaches are a little over an hour away at Panama City, FL (73 miles) and Destin (83 miles) at Florida's Gulf Coast Beaches.

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