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Ascension Health Physician, Primary Care in Gulf Shores, Alabama

We Are Hiring

Ascension Sacred Heart is looking for a full-time Primary Care physician to join our elite team!

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola

  • As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is a 566-bed facility that offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically, and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

  • Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach, Panama City, and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida.

  • In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

  • Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a full-service diagnostic centers, women’s health and maternity services, the Studer Family Children’s Hospital, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.

About Pensacola

  • Home to pristine white beaches and the iconic emerald waters of the Gulf Coast (consistently voted one of the top beaches in the country)

  • Pensacola boasts a rich history including: pre-Civil War forts, archaeological sites, the title of America’s first settlement, and is home to the US Navy’s flight demonstration squadron - The Blue Angels.

  • Cost of living below the national average

  • The perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center, Pensacola’s temperate and climate offer a friendly community and an unparalleled quality of life.

  • Pensacola prides itself on its diverse and emerging cultures. Annual festivals, events, and performances display the region’s greatest musicians, food, artists, shows, and vendors that captivate the heart and history of the area.

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Sacred Heart is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician to join our Primary Care team at Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart at Gulf Shores.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Sacred Heart to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:

  • Pristine beaches

  • Warm Gulf of Mexico waters

  • Nature preserves

    Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills.

  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.

  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians.

  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.

  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.

  • Participates in outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):• Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Alabama Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Board eligibility/certification in medical specialty required.Preferred Credential(s):• Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Education:• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.

Visa Eligibility

None

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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