Ascension Health Physician, Primary Care in Watersound, Florida
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 Emerald Coast
As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart 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.
The 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.
Dedicated to providing high quality, person-centered care, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast consistently ranks among the top hospitals in the country for patient safety, experience and satisfaction. All hospitals strive to offer great medical care -- but some do a better job than others. Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast has been recognized five times as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals for patient satisfaction by Truven Health Analytics and ranked multiple times as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery. The hospital has been recognized nationally with Clinical Excellence Awards for Labor and Delivery, Gynecologic and Spine Surgery, Intensive Care and Emergency Department services.
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is a nationally recognized 76-bed community hospital located in Miramar Beach, Florida, near Destin and provides compassionate, personalized healthcare services to residents of Walton, Okaloosa and Bay counties. It is the area’s most preferred and respected hospital. We are proud to be a leader in state-of-the-art medical technology, robotic procedures and provide nationally recognized services for our community, close to home. About Destin
Home to pristine white beaches and the iconic emerald waters of the Gulf Coast (consistently voted one of the top beaches in the country)
Destin boasts North America’s largest charter fishing fleet with over 150 charter boats in its harbor. It has the quickest and best access to deep water fishing on the Gulf Coast.
No state income tax
Schools in the top 15% in the nation
Rapidly growing community
About Ascension Medical Group
When 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 Primary Care physician for our Watersound Primary Care Department.
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Sacred Heart to provide medical services to patients.
Pristine beaches, warm Gulf of Mexico waters, nature preserves
Rapidly growing community
No state income tax
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 Florida 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.
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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