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Physician in Franklin, KY in Franklin at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 5/18/2024

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Job Description

Join an award-winning team of dedicated clinicians who are committed to providing world-class patient care! The dual emergency medicine (EM) and hospitalist (HM) physician provides comprehensive medical care to patients in both the emergency department (ED) and the hospital setting. This role requires experience in emergency medicine as well as inpatient care, allowing for seamless transitions and continuity of care. This is a great opportunity for someone who has practiced both EM and hospital medicine. The HM portion mainly consists of admissions, discharges, and rounding on patients. 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school
  • Board certification or eligibility in either emergency medicine (EM), internal medicine (IM) or family medicine (FM) 
  • Valid state medical license (Kentucky) or the ability to obtain one
  • Experience in both emergency medicine and hospital medicine is preferred but may not be required for all positions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Availability to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Emergency Medicine:

  • Provide timely and high-quality medical care to patients in the emergency department
  • Department is low acuity and sees around 1 patient per hour
  • Assess, diagnose, and treat patients with acute injuries or illnesses in an efficient manner
  • Conduct thorough evaluations, perform physical examinations, and order appropriate diagnostic tests
  • Stabilize critically ill or injured patients and coordinate their transfer, if necessary

Hospital Medicine:

  • Round on patients 
  • Admissions
  • Discharges
  • Coordinate and communicate with specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in patient care
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date documentation of patient encounters and progress in medical records
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Position Highlights

  • Excellent benefits package
  • Relocation bonus
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Flexible schedule
  • Independent contractor status with company paid professional liability insurance (including tail) and concierge service
  • 10,787 annual ED volume
  • 6% admission rate
    - Physician shifts: 7a-7p; 7p-7a EST
  • 1.2 average patients per hour
  • EMR: Meditech

    Growing care in Southern Kentucky

    The Medical Center at Franklin has a rich history of providing healthcare services for the residents of Franklin and Simpson County. Established in 1969, The Medical Center at Franklin is a 25-bed, acute care hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient services including a 24-hour, full service emergency department. In recent years The Medical Center has completed several expansion and renovation projects including a $4 million surgery expansion. With these facility enhancements, residents of southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee have access to one of the most modern facilities and experienced doctors in the region.

    Franklin, Kentucky

    Franklin, Kentucky, has been honored as one of the 50 Best Small Southern Towns. Franklin is the only Kentucky city along I-65 to earn a place on this exclusive list. In this city you'll find a good variety of restaurants and antique malls, some of the cheapest gas prices in the Southeast, no city traffic, a first-rate golf course, a drive-in theatre, three historical museums; and special events like horse racing, car shows, and music festivals and concerts. Franklin, conveniently located on Interstate 65, is just north of the Music City of Nashville, Tennessee, and is near many other interstates and parkways, providing easy access to just about anywhere.

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