Family Medicine opening in AL
Located in Andalusia
Full time; permanent
Seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine physician for a hospital-employed practice. A well-established Hospitalist program is available for patients needing admission to the hospital. The office on the hospital campus is located only 90 minutes from some of the most beautiful beaches off of the Alabama coast. Competitive salary, benefits, relocation assistance, residency stipend, and sign-on bonus are available.
Hospital is an 88 bed Joint Commission-accredited Acute Care Facility that has served the heart of South Alabama since 1966. Offering a wide range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services, the hospital was pleased to take part in the grand opening of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Andalusia. With the addition of both 21st Century Oncology for Radiation Oncology and Sacred Heart Medical Oncology, our patients will not have to travel long distances for oncological care and treatment. As a compliment to this new service, ARH added a valuable diagnostic tool with PET Scan service.
Hospital was also awarded a $10,000 grant through the Alabama Department of Public Health in March, 2012. The program links Medical staff with stroke specialists using two-way video. This grant also provides a one-year sponsorship of the Get With The Guidelines Stroke quality improvement program with the goal of increasing access to stroke care and improving long-term patient outcomes.
Andalusia is the county seat and the largest city in Covington County. Located just 32 miles off Interstate 65, Andalusia is easily accessible, whether you fly into one of the Regional Airports or drive in on Alabama Highway 55, U.S. 29 or U.S. 84. The communitys state and regionally accredited school system has an elementary school, middle school and high school. The city school system consistently performs well above the state and national averages on standardized tests and other assessments. Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) provides an excellent two-year program for advanced education on a beautiful 152-acre campus. The Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, located near Andalusia in the heart of Alabamas timber country, provides unique opportunities for forestry and wildlife research. The city is also the proud home of the famous World Championship Domino Tournament, the Kiwanis Covington County Fair, and the Solon and Martha Dixon Center for the Performing Arts.
Springdale, situated in the heart of Andalusia, on East Three Notch Street, is a large home on approximately four acres that was constructed by John G. Scherf in the early 1930s. Now owned by the City of Andalusia, Springdale is available for event use by the citizens of Andalusia.
South Alabama offers a multitude of recreational opportunities. Just southwest of Andalusia is the beautiful 83,000-acre Conecuh National Forest that attracts visitors who want to swim, hike, camp, picnic and fish. Blue Lake and Open Pond are both located in the National Forest, which is known for its tall trees, crystal clear spring-fed lakes and clean fresh air. North of Andalusia, the 2,700-acre Gantt Lake and the 700-acre Point A Lake, offer fishing, boating and water sports. Nearby Point A Park has camping and picnicking facilities. For hunters, several nearby wildlife management areas feature an abundance of dove, quail, turkey, duck and deer.