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Emergency Medicine Physician in Selma, AL at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Selma, AL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/15/2020

Job Description



Provide safe, high-quality patient care as a physician on the emergency department (ED) team at Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Selma, Alabama. Vaughan Regional Medical Center's Emergency Department serves Dallas and surrounding counties 24 hours, seven days a week, treating more than 28,000 patients annually.

The 17-bed ED is staffed with experienced physicians and nurses specifically trained in emergency medicine. Four of the 17 beds are on fast track. Qualified physician coverage is provided during peak hours. There is 31 hours of daily physician coverage and 18 hours of midlevel coverage daily. The admission rate is 14% with 25% pediatrics seen. Some specialty back up coverage is provided.

The ED was recently renovated and expanded, a $2.5 million dollar investment in the Selma facility. Renovations include an additional 2,500 square feet to the existing ED, two new state-of-the-art trauma rooms, as well as new and expanded waiting, triage and registration areas. A new front entrance canopy area was also added for patient convenience.

For more than 40 years, our history and national footprint in emergency medicine allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we’ve created robust risk management programs to help our clinicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine clinicians who provide the best for their patients.



Position Highlights:
  • Independent contractor status
  • Engaged Medical Director and supportive C-Suite
  • Paid malpractice insurance with tail
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Association with a leading physician practice
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through TeamHealth Institute
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program
Practice Made Perfect
At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect the practice of medicine, every day, in everything we do.

We are proud to be the leading physician practice in the U.S., driven by our commitment to quality and safety and supported by our world-class operating team. To improve the experience of our physicians and advanced practice clinicians, we empower them to act on what they believe is right, free clinicians from distractions so they can focus on patient care, invest in learning and development to promote growth in the clinical field and foster an environment where continuous improvement is a shared priority.

 



Historic places, social graces
Selma is the gateway to Alabama's Black Belt region. It the regional retail, medical, employment and cultural center for more than 80,000 people who live in a four-county area that includes Dallas, Perry, Wilcox and Lowndes counties. Selma offers outstanding public and private schools, Selma University, Concordia College and Wallace Community College, low taxes, a safe community, job opportunities, churches, civic clubs, cultural organizations, and recreational outlets.

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