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Medical Director in Rutherfordton, NC at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 2/17/2019

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Job Description

TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a full time physician to join our Hospitalist team as the Facility Medical Director at Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. The Hospitalist team includes 6 physicians and 3 advanced practice clinicians, with dedicated nocturnists and integrated EM and HM teams. Founded in 1905, RRHS is a Duke LifePoint Health facility that is currently undergoing a $17 million renovation project to update the facility and diagnostic equipment. This position requires a minimum of 182 hours monthly with 12-hour shifts in a 7 days on, 7 days off block schedule. We ask that you be board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine with at least 3 years of previous leadership experience in a hospital medicine setting to apply.

With a shared goal of improving patient outcomes and clinician experiences, TeamHealth and LifePoint have a dedicated partnership of more than 4 years focused on creating better experiences for emergency medicine and hospital medicine clinicians. When you join a LifePoint team through TeamHealth, you will receive: access to leaders, operators and other clinicians who dedicate themselves to a successful partnership between LifePoint and TeamHealth; direction from two of the top leaders in the healthcare industry; and a work environment where integrated care is a focus for emergency medicine and hospital medicine clinicians to create better patient experiences

Position Highlights:
  • competitive hourly rate with RVU and quality bonuses
  • monthly leadership stipend
  • annual CME Allowance
  • commencement bonus and relocation assistance
  • access to professional development training like FMD To Be and LEAD Training
  • become a leader at a Duke LifePoint Health facility with opportunities to grow your leadership career
  • paid professional liability insurance with tail coverage
  • comprehensive benefits package including clinician wellness benefits
Nationally recognized care in a Duke LifePoint Health facility Rutherford Regional Medical Center (RRMC) is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to the community it serves. This 143-bed facility features a full range of specialty care including, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab services, Behavioral Health Services, Pediatrics, Women’s Care, Neurology, Orthopedics and much more. RRMC is a Duke LifePoint Health facility, a four-time recipient of the Thompson Reuters Top 100 Performance Improvement Leader designation and has been named one of America's Top 100 Community Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review four times.


Lake-side town in the Blue Ridge Mountains Nestled between Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina, Rutherfordton has small town charm with access to metropolitan amenities. Explore the local museums and art galleries, or take a horseback ride on the area's many trails. Enjoy hunting and outdoor recreation at nearby game lands and state parks like Chimney Rock. Always dreamed of living lakeside? Lake Lure features breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, boating, watersports and beautiful gardens. Rutherfordton offers a low cost of living within easy driving distance to cities like Asheville and Charlotte where breweries, sporting events, big-name entertainment and more await.

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