Jobs Advanced Gastroenterologist (Employed) - Sarasota/Venice, Florida

Gastroenterology Physician Job with First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL

Job ID: 1104474

Advanced Gastroenterologist (Employed) - Sarasota/Venice, Florida

Sarasota, FL 34239

Highlights & Benefits

  • Academic Opportunities

Job Description

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is looking to employ an Advanced  Gastroenterologist  to join their successful employed physician group on the West Coast of Florida. Sarasota is located approximately 60 minutes south of Tampa. The area is known for the arts, great restaurants, world-class beaches, excellent schools and a wide variety of activities for all ages.

Sarasota  Memorial is a CMS 5-Star rated hospital in Florida for its overall quality. It is the only hospital in Florida and one of just 52 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016. In October 2021, Sarasota Memorial opened the Brian D. Jellison Cancer Center, a 56-bed Comprehensive Cancer Institute on the Main Campus.  The health system also expanded its footprint by opening a 212 bed acute-care hospital in Venice, Florida.

First Physicians Group Gastroenterology practice was developed in 2020 and has quickly expanded to eight  board-certified Gastroenterologists supported by 8  Advanced Practice Providers.  The Gastroenterology practice resides in specialty-specific building adjacent to the main hospital which includes a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center and clinic.  Since opening in October of 2020, more than 7,000 procedures have been performed in the outpatient endoscopy center. 

The size and diversity of the campus, as well as tremendous inpatient and outpatient volume, offers opportunity for recruitment of Gastroenterologists of all skill sets and interests.  The Gastroenterology Division is comprised of an Interventional Endoscopy Section as well as a section of General Gastroenterology and presents an opportunity for academic affiliation and/or appointment from Florida State University College of Medicine.  Recruitment is under way to accommodate growth on the main campus as well as expansion to the new SMH -Venice Hospital.

Highlights of the position:

  • High volume and efficiently run inpatient and outpatient endoscopy units
  • State of the art equipment and generous budget for fostering new technologies and equipment
  • Procedures currently performed by group include: EGD, Colonoscopy, Diagnostic and Interventional EUS and ERCP, Balloon Enteroscopy, Endoscopic Resection, Ablation of Barrett Esophagus, Trans-oral Incisionless Fundoplication, Capsule Endoscopy, and High Resolution Esophageal and Rectal Manometry.
  • Opportunity for dedicated inpatient, outpatient or hybrid employment positions.
  • Academic appointment and education of Florida State University Medical Students and Sarasota Memorial Hospital IM and ER Residents is available if interested in teaching.

Additional Information:

  • The position includes a highly competitive salary with productivity bonuses, quality incentives and a full array of benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 403B Retirement Plan, CME, PTO, and much more.
  • Relocation allowance and a Commencement bonus is provided. 
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity.
  • Sarasota Memorial and First Physicians Group are  not-for-profit  organizations. Physicians can participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program if employed by First Physicians Group.
  • No State income tax in Florida.

Please contact  Joelle Hennesey, Director, Physician & APP Recruitment,  for more information about the position.

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is among the largest acute care public health systems in Florida. The Sarasota Campus has our flagship 839-bed acute-care hospital and a 56 bed, 8-story  Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute Oncology Tower. With more than 8,500 employees and 1,400 physicians, it is Sarasota County’s largest employer. A not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1925, we are a full-service health system with specialized expertise in Heart, Vascular, Cancer Care, Level II Trauma Center and neuroscience services. We also offer a large network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation care among our many programs. The hospital has been awarded Magnet Nursing designation four times – the nation's highest honor for excellence in nursing.

First Physicians Group  is one of Florida's Gulf Coast's leaders in primary and specialty care with an impressive 29-year history in the community. With over 550+  Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 46  different specialties and  66  practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital. 

Ms. Joelle Hennesey Image
Director, Physician & APP Recruitment
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Sarasota, FL 34239