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Pediatrician Opportunity - Meridian, MS (Mini-Metro, Short Drive to New Orleans, Atlanta, Gulf Coast)

Permanent Placement Resources, LLC

Last Updated: 6/21/21

Job Description

Pediatrician Opportunity - Meridian, MS (Mini-Metro, Short Drive to New Orleans, Atlanta, Gulf Coast)
Rush Health Systems, based in Meridian, MS, is searching for an additional BE/BC Pediatrician to join one of their growing and well-respected Pediatric practices. Excellent opportunity for a Pediatrician as Rush is committed to a growing Pediatric program, with a large service area and full support from hospital and medical staff, along with administration. We are hopeful to establish an inpatient pediatric presence at our 215 bed hospital.

Rush Health Systems, the largest employer in the region, is an integrated health system comprised of a 215 bed hospital and a 49 bed LTAC; along with an expansive network of 25 clinics and 5 critical access hospitals located throughout East Mississippi and West Alabama. We currently have a team of 5 pediatricians, all doing outpatient, but one is expected to retire at the end of the year so we are searching for a new team member.

Highlights of this opportunity:

  • Traditional practice including outpatient and low volume inpatient.
  • Will not cover nursery or C-Sections. Neonatology coverage does that.
  • Ability to step into an already existing practice with a large referral base throughout East Mississippi and West Alabama.
  • Share call with other employed Pediatricians so Call projected to be 1:3.
  • Replacing another Pediatrician who will be retiring at the end of 2020.
  • Pediatric Clinic located close to the hospital.
  • Hospital is implementing EPIC this year, with a go live date of early Spring 2021.
About Meridian, MS: A mid-sized town of about 45 to 50,000. Located on two interstates, it is centrally located and is close to several major cities including New Orleans, LA (3 hours); Jackson, MS (1.5 hours); Birmingham, AL (2.5 hours); Atlanta, GA (4 hours); and the beaches of Gulf Shores, AL (3.5 hours. It is a very family Oriented community with conservative values, a low cost of Living, low crime rate and excellent school options. Our beautiful year-round warm weather allows for multiple outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hiking and boating.

Thank you for your consideration. Please let me know if you have an interest in this location/opportunity and I'll facilitate getting you additional information.

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