Rheumatologist - MUSC Health – Florence Medical Center – Near SC Coast
Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Rheumatology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location 29505, Florence, South Carolina, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 9/06/23

MUSC Health – Florence Medical Center is seeking a board certified or board eligible Rheumatologist to join a collaborative team in one of the fastest growing regions in South Carolina.

Originally founded at the intersection of three railways, Florence, South Carolina, has transformed from a small, quiet rail town to a bustling center of industry, healthcare, education, culture, retail, and recreation. In Florence, you’ll find ample shopping opportunities, fine dining, entertainment, live music events, year-round outdoor recreation, and fantastic schools.

Both the Charlotte International Airport (CLT) and Charleston International Airport (CHS) are just two hours from Florence by car.

South Carolina was the 3rd fastest growing state in 2022, according to U.S. Census data. Newcomers are drawn to the “Palmetto State” for its year-round mild climate, affordable cost of living, low taxes, thriving economy, and welcoming southern hospitality. South Carolina boasts diverse geography, including mountains, forests, lakes and beaches, all within a few hours driving distance.

About our position:

  • Candidates must be BC/BE in Rheumatology
  • Opportunity to grow and expand MUSC’s Rheumatology services in the region
  • Mainly outpatient with little to no hospital coverage
  • Ability to teach internal medicine and family medicine residents
  • Brand new infusion center shared with oncology

We will provide:

  • Employer-funded retirement plan
  • Paid malpractice coverage
  • CME allowance + time off
  • Epic EMR platform
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligibility
  • Opportunity for relocation assistance
  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous PTO
  • Opportunity for affiliate faculty appointment, if desired
  • Personalized student loan debt review and repayment optimization service

MUSC Health Florence Medical Center is a regional acute care facility comprised of 396 beds, more than 1,500 employees and nearly 250 physicians representing all major specialties dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the citizens of Northeastern South Carolina. We offer acute care, diagnostic services, women’s health, orthopedic services, cancer care, cardiac services, general and laparoscopic surgery, rehabilitation, emergency/trauma care, community health services and more.

MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, sees more than one million patient encounters annually, and its specialized care teams consistently rank among the best in the country. This integrated health care system is accessible via its downtown Charleston campus, nine regional medical centers, more than 100 outreach locations, clinical affiliations with numerous health care partners, and a robust telehealth network. MUSC Health delivers transformational care shaped by world-class clinicians, health scientists, and educators who provide leading-edge care while developing the next generation of innovative health care leaders.

At MUSC Health, we empower our providers to transform expertise, learning and discovery into unrivaled patient-centered care, and to demonstrate our values of compassion, teamwork, diversity, accountability and innovation in everything we do