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Physician - Geriatric Medicine Job in Sarasota, FL

Post-Acute Care/Geriatrician- West Coast of Florida

First Physicians Group Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Group Practice
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 01/12/2021
  • 764118

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is looking to add a Board Certified or Board Eligible Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician with experience and/or specialized training in Geriatric Medicine to their Post-Acute Care Services. We are located in the highly desirable area of Sarasota, Florida, which is on the West Coast of Florida and only minutes from some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

Chosen candidate can participate in the teaching of FSU Medical Students and Internal Medicine Residents if interested. You will join a solid team of three (3) Geriatricians and two (2) APRNs.

The position will involve visiting Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities to provide primary care to the residents. No additional outpatient clinic work is required. Experience with treating patients in a long-term care setting is preferred. Medical Directorships are available.

This is a full-time position and the hours are flexible giving the physician a great work/life balance. Physicians will see 8-10 patients per day if working in the ALFs and 12-14 patients if rounding in the SNFs.

Patients requiring hospitalization are admitted to the Medical Hospitalist service at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. No on-site treatment is required by the physician for evenings or weekends. It is limited to phone calls only. Call will be 1:6  and will be shared equally amongst providers.

Benefit Highlights

  • Employment contracts include a generous guaranteed salary along with excellent comprehensive benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 403B Retirement Savings Plan, Vacation, Holidays, CME, and much more.
  • Relocation Assistance is provided.
  • We are a not-for-profit entity. Physicians can participate in the PSLF program if employed by FPG.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity

Please contact Lana Griffin, Provider Recruiter, Physician Services, to learn more about this opportunity and First Physicians Group.

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is one of the Gulf Coast's highly regarded primary and specialty care groups. With 260+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 29 different specialties and 42 sites in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With over 6,400 employees, 1,400 Providers and 750 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County's largest employers. A community hospital founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. It is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only hospital providing Level II Trauma, obstetrical services, pediatrics and Level III neonatal intensive care in Sarasota County.

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