Jobs OB Hospitalist Opportunity on the sunny Gulf Coast of Florida!

Obstetrics and Gynecology - OB Hospitalist Physician Job with First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL

Job ID: 1219293

OB Hospitalist Opportunity on the sunny Gulf Coast of Florida!

Sarasota, FL 34239

Job Description

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is seeking to employ two OB Hospitalists for the highly desirable area of  Sarasota & Venice, FL.  We are located approximately 60 minutes south of Tampa and 1.5 hours north of Ft. Myers on the West Coast of Florida. 

Sarasota Memorial is a full-service public health system, with two hospitals offering specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, obstetrics & gynecology, orthopedic and neuroscience services, as well as a state-of-the-art cancer care center and a network of outpatient centers, urgent care centers, laboratories, diagnostic imaging, among our many programs. 

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota Campus, with our flagship 839-bed, acute-care hospital and 8-story Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute Oncology Tower, is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level III neonatal intensive care, psychiatric services for patients of all ages and a Level II Trauma Center.

With the opening of Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice in fall 2021, we're able to provide south Sarasota County residents convenient access to the same level of care and 5-Star physicians, staff and systems available at our SMH-Sarasota Campus.  SMH-Venice features 110 private rooms, a 28-room Emergency Care Center, 8 surgical suites, 10 birthing suites and a pandemic-ready intensive care unit.  It is a Level 1 nursery accepting patients who are 35+ weeks.

With work already underway on a third patient tower to add 68 private patient suites, SMH-Venice plans to more than double in size to 400 private inpatient suites, 16 surgical suites and a 50-bed ER. The expansion will also bring Sarasota Memorial’s extensive physician base farther south to help build the medical staff in preparation for another new hospital opening in North Port in the next 5 years.

Highlights of the Opportunity:

  • Sarasota Memorial’s Main Campus has a Level III NICU and 33 private rooms.
  • Hospital has Neonatologists on site and two Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians providing coverage 24/7.
  • The Mother Baby unit holds 28 beds and Labor & Delivery has 14 spacious suites, 3 C-section Operating Rooms and a 4-bed recovery area.
  • 7-bed OB ECC and triage unit near the Emergency Room.
  • 4 daVinci robots accessible to our surgeons.
  • SMH was designated as a Baby-Friendly Hospital in 2017 and successfully re-designated in 2023.
  • We achieved Level III Maternal Care Verification from the Joint Commission in collaboration with the American College of Obstetrics in 2023 for providing advanced care to low and moderate-risk pregnancies, as well as to high-risk patients, including subspecialty care for more complex maternal medical conditions, obstetric complications and fetal conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hospital-based position working 7.5 shifts per month (90 shifts per year) at both the SMH Venice Hospital and SMH Main Campus. Shifts are 24 hours.  
  • Full-time and Per Diem positions are available.   
  • Will perform deliveries including C-Sections and Gynecologic surgeries/procedures and consults.
  • Evaluates and manages high-risk obstetrics patients.  
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as part of the shift requirement. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Board-Certification is required with  3+ years of experience.
  • Licensed in Florida and holds a current DEA Certificate.
  • Graduate of an ACGME accredited OB/GYN program.

Benefits Include:

  • A 2-year employment contract with auto-renewal and a generous guaranteed salary. Competitive rates for additional shifts. 
  • Comprehensive benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, CME, and many other perks.
  • Relocation allowance and a commencement bonus will be provided.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunityPhysicians employed by First Physicians Group do NOT have to pay for tail coverage should they leave the practice.
  • We're a not-for-profit entity - 501(c)(3). Physicians can participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program if employed by FPG.

Please contact Helen Convery, Provider Recruiter, for more information about this opportunity. 

First Physicians Group is Florida’s Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 29-year history in the community.  With 570+ 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.

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