Geriatric Medicine Job in Las Cruces, NM
Memorial Medical Center (Lifepoint Hospitals)
Memorial Medical Center of Las Cruces
Phone (505) 521-2291
Fax (505) 521-5013
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Seeking Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Physician
Solo practitioner looking to add additional Internal Medicine/Geriatric physician to his busy practice.
Sign on bonus, marketing & relocation assistance available.
Community, Facility and Organization
Welcome to the Land of Enchantment, a region of desert mesas and towering mountains. Located in southern New Mexicos Rio Grande Valley, the city of Las Cruces offers a quality of life few communities can match. In fact, the city was recently named the top area in the United States to retire by Money Magazine and the #1 small metro area to do business by the Forbes/Miliken Institute.
The Hospital Accredited by the JCAHO, Memorial Medical Center is a licensed 286-bed acute care facility. The hospital offers a full range of comprehensive care, including the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. More than 1,150 employees and volunteers work closely with the medical staff, which includes 325 physicians representing a full range of medical specialties. Additional services are offered at Memorial HealthPlex, a free-standing outpatient surgery center that offers day surgery, diagnostic imaging, lab services, and endoscopy in a convenient setting, and by the Memorial Heart Center for Heart and Vascular Care.
The Community Located in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico, the city of Las Cruces is bounded to the west by wide-open desert. To the east, the beautiful Organ Mountains rise abruptly to an altitude of 9,000 feet only twelve miles from Las Cruces. The famous Rio Grande River runs through the west side of the city, which features 55 parks.
Las Cruces is home of the vibrant New Mexico State University, with a main campus enrollment of over 16,000 students and more than 600 regular faculty members.Las Cruces hosts a number of festivals throughout the year. The annual Whole Enchilada Festival features the world's largest enchiladasix feet across. There's also the Renaissance Arts and Craft Faire, the Southern New Mexico State Fair, the Mesilla Valley Hot Air Balloon Rally, and the Wine and Chile Festival. The historic town of Mesilla, only minutes away, hosts festival celebration in May and September, and the town of Hatch, about thirty miles away, is home to a world-famous Chile Festival. The historic village of Old Mesilla, just minutes away from Las Cruces, is one of the most historic sites in the Southwest. Famed outlaw Billy the Kid stood trial for murder in the towns courthouse located on the village plaza. Today, Old Mesilla offers visitors a wide range of shopping, dining and cultural events celebrating the towns divers history and culture. Recreation Sitting at an elevation of 3,900 feet above sea level, Las Cruces enjoys a enviable climate year-round, with 350 sunny days annually and only 8.5 inches of rain and 3.2 inches of snow.
White Sands National Monument is located roughly 50 miles east of Las Cruces on U.S. Highway 70. The magnificent pure white gypsum dunes provide excellent recreational opportunities. Visitors can picnic, white and surf, or just stroll through a portion of the 275-square-mile national park.Ruidoso is a scenic mountain village only two hours from Las Cruces. Located in the Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso is home to the Hubbard Museum of the America West, the Spencer Theater, the Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Ski Apache and Casino Apache.
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