Family Practice physician Needed for private practice near Outer Banks
Actively seeking a Board Certified Family Practice physician to go into an independent practice and assume the patient volume of a retiring physician. Practice considerations: traditional family medicine caring for both inpatients and outpatients. Call 1:6. ED visits in 2011 were 12, 514. The hospital seeks to be in the top 10% of hospitals in the US for HCAHPS, core measures and customer satisfaction and is seeking a physician aligned with these values. Excellent financial support will be provided, including a collections guarantee, commencement bonus, relocation assistance, paid time off and allowance for CME, and Medical Education debt repayment assistance if needed.
A 49-bed Acute Care facility. The hospital has received full accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including: a state-of-the-art Intensive Care facility, Rural Health Clinics, a 24-hour Emergency Department, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Midwifery Services, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, Cardiopulmonary Services, Complete Surgery Facilities, Telemedicine and Physical and Occupational Therapy and Telemedicine. Part of the Hospital, the University Family Medicine Center is a Family Practice Residency program that is associated with East Carolina School of Medicine.
Located in the northeast Coastal Plain of North Carolina, just ninety-eight miles from North Carolina's Outer Banks and Atlantic Ocean. More than twenty creeks and streams slowly meander through the countryside emptying into the Roanoke River, eventually reaching the Albemarle Sound. Greenville, home of East Carolina University and East Carolina School of Medicine is an easy twenty-five mile drive to the southwest.
Eastern North Carolina is rich in its historic heritage. Located in the heart of the historic Albemarle Region, this area was once part of the lands governed by the Lords Proprietors, eight British lords who helped King Charles II regain his throne in 1663. Several communities in the county including are on the National Historic Register. Numerous other sites and districts in the area have been selected for the National Historic Register.
Recreational opportunities abound in the county and surrounding areas, from the Outer Banks and adjacent sounds and rivers for water sports to the best woods and lowlands for game club hunting. The Roanoke River is a fast moving river that flows through the area. Canoeists have discovered the beauty of the Roanoke and its many tributaries and platforms have been built along the river to facilitate access. The Roanoke River Wildlife Refuge covers 33,000 acres and is home to the wild Carolina turkey, migratory waterfowl and several species of rare plants. The North Carolina Nature Conservancy sponsors bird watching and eco-tourism hiking and canoe trips on the river and the refuge.
The area is a prime location for game fishing and hunting including an annual three-day bass fishing tournament which draws some of the state's most avid bass fishermen. The area has an abundant deer population and deer hunting has become a popular sport. Each year limited permits are issued to hunt bear and wild turkey.
East Carolina Motor Speedway nearby hosts stock car races every weekend from April through October. It is a paved highbanked 3/8 of a mile tri-oval racing facility and seats up to 2,000. Special family events are held throughout the year, which sometimes includes fireworks.
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