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Locum Tenens Hospitalist Jobs > West Virginia > Martinsburg

Hospitalist

Staff Care

Martinsburg, West Virginia

Locum Tenens

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

Board-certified Internal Medicine locum tenens physician needed in WV. No mid level providers please. Candidate should be available to work 12 hour shifts (either 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am) at 166 bed hospital. Average patient census is 20-25 with an average of 3 admits during the day and 5-8 at night. 2 physicians work during the day and 1 on at night. No procedures required however rapid response and running codes should be expected. ICU rounding is required however patients stay with Intensivists. Assignment takes approximately 6-8 weeks to privilege depending on background.

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.

Facility Location
Martinsburg is a city that is steadily on the rise, due in part to its close proximity to both Baltimore and our nation's capital. Low cost of living and short commute times to these larger cities have drawn people to charming Martinsburg in droves. It's one of those rare cities where small-town living doesn't mean being cut-off from the perks and bustle of bigger metropolises. Shoppers flock to the Martinsburg Mall for all their consumer needs. The city is serviced by Amtrak, which makes commuting to the business and entertainment districts a breeze for people living in the suburbs.

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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