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Staff Care


Locum Tenens

Job Description & Requirements
Hospitalist - Nocturnist - Physician - (Internal Medicine - Hosp Nocturnist) Locum Tenens
StartDate: 11/01/2016Available Shifts: 12 Hour/Day

Urgent nocturnist need starts as soon as possible.
o Board Certified/Internal Medicine
o New admits are shared with one intern and nurse practitioner with about 10-12 new admits each shift
o 485 Hospital beds
o No Procedures with the exception of must be able to intubate as they will be part of the code team
o Will work 7PM-7AM
o One nurse practitioner that works 7pm-7am, will need to be signed off on
o Will be apart of the code team
o Backup specialties include critical care, anesthesiology, and respiratory therapy
o Open ICU
o Name of EMR system is Meditech
o Paid travel, lodging

A hospitalist nocturnist(locum tenens) is a physician who works predominantly overnight, versus practicing during the day. This physician is hired to specifically work at night and provides care to patients during this time. A hospitalist nocturnist is in the field of internal medicine and works overnight in hospital settings only. They are available to provide critical care to patients in settings where physicians are not readily available onsite.

About the Facility
This 348-bed general medical and surgical hospital serves southwestern Missouri and neighboring regions in Kansas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, the hospital also performs among the nations top healthcare facilities in the orthopedics, geriatrics, neurology, nephrology, and pulmonology specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Facility Location
Located in the southwest corner of Missouri, Joplin is home to an extensive medical community providing travelers an outstanding opportunity to enhance their rsums and develop their careers. A city with a long history in the mining business, its roots in the industry are evident through festivals such as Boomtown Days that celebrate and commemorate the many mining camps that were once present here.

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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