Locum Tenens Hospitalist Job in Missouri

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Staff Care


Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Hospitalist - Physician - (Hospital Medicine) Locum Tenens
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 Hour/Day Pay Rate: $150.00 - 160.00

A hospitalist (locum tenens) is a physician that is generally Internal Medicine residency trained but can be from Family Medicine or other sub-specialty programs. They specialize in the care of patients who have been admitted into a hospital. These general medicine professionals perform a variety of roles in the hospital and, accordingly, must be familiar with the entirety of human physiology and a wide range of illnesses and medical conditions. Hospitalists complete residencies in internal medicine, much like primary care physicians. When patients arrive to the hospital, a hospitalist will take care of them, prescribing treatment as needed, before referring them to a specialist or discharging them from the facility.

About the Facility
Providing residents of an 11-county area in south central Missouri and north central Arkansas with high quality, comprehensive healthcare, this hospital strives to promote wellness in the communities that it serves. The medical center is a 114-bed nonprofit medical referral center based in West Plains with several area clinics in towns such as Winona, Thayer and Gainesville also providing services. The hospital has grown significantly since it first opened its doors, most recently adding a full-service 16-bed emergency department.

Facility Location
The largest city in Missouri's Howell County, West Plains offers a wealth of attractions and scenery, as well as a low cost of living, to its residents. Music fans will find much to love in the area, as the Ozarks region is steeped in a rich musical history. West Plains hosts a wealth of monthly and annual events showcasing the talents of local and national musicians. Outdoors types will want to take advantage of the city's many hikes and aquatic recreation options, which include Eleven Point National Scenic River and Bryant Creek.

Job Benefits
Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company
Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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