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(Archived) Hospital Medicine Physician - Nocturnist

Last Updated: 6/3/19

Job Description

SCP Health (SCP) is a clinical company. At our core we work to bring hospitals and healers together in the pursuit of clinical effectiveness. With a portfolio of over 8 million patients, 7500 providers, 30 states, and 400 healthcare facilities, SCP Health is a leader in clinical practice management spanning the entire continuum of care, including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, wellness, telemedicine, intensive care, and ambulatory care.

Job Details

  • 238 hospital beds (10 bed ICU)
  • 1 Nocturnist onsite at night
  • 12 hour shifts (7 p.m. – 7a.m.)
  • No rounding on patients. Admissions and observations only.  Average 10-13 per night with 6-7 being full admissions and the rest being observations
  • No pediatric patients
  • Typical procedures: intubations, central lines and vent management.  Back up anesthesia at night if needed
  • Patients turn over to primary care physicians in the morning
  • Good back up, especially cardiology and surgery


Facility Information

Weirton Medical Center is a 238-bed, not-for-profit, acute-care, general community hospital located in the city of Weirton in Brooke County, West Virginia. The hospital is on a 23-acre campus adjacent to US Route 22. Weirton Medical Center offers an array of health care services, including robotic surgery, cardiac services, obstetrics & gynecology, orthopedic & joint care, and cancer care - all to the residents of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. 



Community Description

Combine the warmth, security and hospitality inherent in a small town with the cultural, educational and economic benefits of a metropolitan area, and that describes the city of Weirton. Weirton is often described as a melting pot. This town’s ethnic diversity provides a cultural variety second to none. Steadily rated as one of the safest cities in the United States, Weirton offers low cost of living, all the amenities a large city, and is a mere 35-minute drive from the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.



We offer a competitive compensation package, leadership training and development, SCP University with over 200 hours of free CMEs and more.

Company Details


SCP Health

Hollywood, Florida, United States

SCP Health (SCP) is a clinical company. At our core we work to bring hospitals and healers together in the pursuit of clinical effectiveness. With a portfolio of over 8 million patients, 7500 providers, 30 states, and 400 healthcare facilities, SCP Health is a leader in clinical practice management spanning the entire continuum of care, including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, we...