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Physician - Hospitalist

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

Full-time BC/BE Internist to work with our Hospitalist group

Full-Time BC/BE Internist to work as a Nocturnist

We have an established team of 16 physicians and 4 Advanced Practice Providers. We provide high-quality care for the full range of internal medicine patients and enjoy an excellent balance between professional and personal life. Our hospital fosters careers for doctors interested in administration, quality, and IT.

  • Generous Compensation and Benefits package
  • Sign-on Bonus & Relocation Reimbursement
  • Annual CME Allowance
  • Augusta Health is an independent, non-profit 255-bed community hospital located 30 miles west of Charlottesville. We have a close-knit group with emphasis placed on teamwork, the practice of quality medicine, and work-life balance.
  • Our Hospitalist schedule is based on a week-on, week-off cycle for rounding shifts, with Evening, Night, and Admitter shifts broken into smaller sequences. A standard year calls for 182 shifts. Our hospitalists see an average 14 encounters per day shift, 6 per night and evening shift. Extra shifts are available for extra pay if desired.
  • We employ Nocturnists, which allows Hospitalists to work typically no more than 8 nights per year. The night doc arrives at 7 pm and works until 6 am, admitting new patients and providing back-up for the Night Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner who provides cross-cover and assists with admissions when needed.Â
  • We attend in the ICU, and we work closely with our Pulmonary- Critical Care team to provide comprehensive care to our ICU patients.
  • Our practice culture is supportive, democratic, physician-led, and active. Problem-solving and decisions about practice goals and structure are made collectively by the team. Our practice supports a diverse group of physicians and takes advantage of their varied strengths.Â
  • Augusta Health sponsors medical students from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM). Hospitalists may choose to precept VCOM medical students during their third year Internal Medicine Clerkship.  In return, the Hospitalists receive a stipend directly from VCOM.Â
  • Many physicians in our group are involved in health system initiatives tied to quality improvement, care coordination, information technology, education, cost reduction, and new models of care delivery.  Hospitalists in our group hold the following paid positions at Augusta Health: Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, Medical Director AHC Skilled Facility, Medical Director of the Infusion Center, Director of Medical Student Education, Hospital Medical Informatics Officer, Physician Advisor for Case Management, Advisor for the Coding and Documentation Initiative.
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  • Job Reference: 719941236-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Augusta Health
  • Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent