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GI Hospitalist at Saint Thomas West-Nashville, TN

Location: Nashville, TN, United States
Date Posted: Dec 19, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Gastroenterology Opportunity with Saint Thomas Medical Partners

Nashville, Tennessee

 

Saint Thomas Medical Partners in Nashville, Tennessee is seeking a talented and ambitious gastroenterologist to join our program. This physician will be fellowship trained in gastroenterology, possess a strong work ethic, be a team player, and serve as an ambassador for Saint Thomas Medical Partners and the Gastroenterology Program. We are seeking a physician who is interested in working as a GI hospitalist at Saint Thomas West.  Experience is a plus.  EUS and/or ERCP skills are a plus.

Saint Thomas Medical Partners

As one of the region's largest medical groups with over 612 physicians and providers, covering 32 counties with 109 locations, Saint Thomas Medical Partners is a physician-led medical group in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.

Saint Thomas West Hospital

Saint Thomas West Hospital provides adult specialty healthcare to the more than two million residents of Middle Tennessee, Southwestern Kentucky and Northern Alabama. 

 

Saint Thomas West Hospital is a member of Saint Thomas Health and Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system. Through our Christian healing ministry, we are committed to serving the greater Nashville area and surrounding communities by providing the highest quality healthcare in a caring, compassionate and faith-based environment.

 

Saint Thomas West by the Numbers

541 acute care beds, including 86 critical care, 80 special care and 140 telemetry beds 

1,700 associates 

750 affiliated physicians 

~21,400 total admissions per year 

~37,000 ER visits per year

 

About Ascension Health

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employees more than 8,000 associates.  Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is the largest faith-based non-profit health system in the United States. We are the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. 

Requirements

BC/BE in Gastroenterology

Experience is a plus

Training and proficiency in ERCP and or EUS is a plus

Strong work ethic and team player

Rounding and call coverage


For detailed information on our comprehensive benefits package as well as what makes Nashville such a desirable location, please visit our website at:  sthealth.com/recruitment

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Physician with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to

Provides medical services to patients in an assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. KY License also required if working in a Kentucky facility.
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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