University of Alabama Hospitalist Medicine Services group seeks additional hospitalists. The University provides the hospitalist coverage at DCH Health System in Tuscaloosa, a 583 bed facility.
There are 16 hospitalists in the group working on a 7 on / 7 off schedule. A normal shift is from 8 am to 8pm with 8 hospitalists on during the day. Night shift begins at 6pm to 8am with a FNP from 4pm to 12pm. Each physician will do one week of nights 4 times a year.
The Emergency Department physicians contribute to the efficiency of the practice by doing all initial admission orders from the ED to the floor. DCH has a great Interventional Radiology Department with quick turnaround time for reports, CRNA’s who help with procedures/intubations, efficient lab and cooperative general surgeons.
If you wish to perform your own procedures you are welcome to but the help is available. There is also an open ICU. The nursing staff has a low turnover rate meaning seasoned nurses and the case managers are very proactive with getting services needed for the patients.
Most of the hospitalists earn in the $260,000 range annually with some earning well over $400,000 due to additional shifts or patients seen per shift.
Tuscaloosa is about 45 minutes from Birmingham. It is a quintessential University community with all the amenities! Tuscaloosa has something for everyone: great outdoor life, farmers market, yacht club, lakeside living, museums and plenty of sporting activities. Excellent public school systems as well as private and a cost of living below the national average.
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