Job ID: 289287318  |  Last Updated: 3/29/2018

Pediatrician needed in gorgeous small south Georgia town - just an hour from the gulf coast

John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital
Thomasville, GA
Applicant Contact
Jodie Hilson
(229) 228-2895
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Established private pediatric practice seeking a board-certified or board-eligble pediatrician for a full-time or part-time opportunity. Practice is comprised of six physicians and three advanced practitioners.

Primary care in an outpatient setting

Some inpatient and nursery duties

Practice provides after-hours triage nurse

First year salary guarantee

Excellent benefits

CME allowance

Call coverage 1:7

Archbold Medical Center is a growing regional healthcare system that operates four hospitals, three nursing homes, a behavioral health facility, home health agencies (which include home health and hospice services) and a network of clinics and facilities in a 16-county area of south Georgia and north Florida. Archbold employs more than 2,500 people and partners with more than 200 qualified medical staff specialists.

Medical Center facilities are accredited by the Joint Commission. John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital (in Thomasville, GA) is the Medical Centers largest hospital with 264 beds. Other Archbold hospitals, also in Georgia, include Brooks County Hospital in Quitman, Grady General Hospital in Cairo, and Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.

Since 1925, Archbold Medical Center has provided high quality, patient-focused healthcare in a cost effective manner. Archbolds dedicated staff and advanced facilities have helped the organization maintain an excellent reputation.

Archbold Memorial Hospital is home to the Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center (including Trilogy and the regions only Gamma Knife non-invasive, precision brain surgery program), the R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr., Heart and Vascular Center (home of Georgia Trends highest ranked Coronary Intervention program south of Atlanta), the Southwest Georgia Dialysis Facility and the only Level II Trauma Center in south Georgia. Archbold also offers some of the least invasive surgical treatment options available in our region. The daVinci robotic surgical system provides an effective, minimally invasive alternative to both open surgery and laparoscopy.

The Medical Center offers a wide array of services ranging from the areas only aquatic therapy rehabilitation program to a unique Womens Center for diagnostic services, and South Georgias only comprehensive Bariatric Weight Loss Program, featuring Lap-Band weight loss surgery. Patients also benefit from advanced technology like telemedicine, digital mammography and an in-house PET scanner.

Thomasville, GA is a micropolitan town just 30 minutes from the Florida state capital, Tallahassee. Once a weekend-getaway spotPresident Dwight Eisenhower was known to play golf at a local country clubThomasville still sports a small-town feel. Lush oak trees and quaint Victorian houses dot its landscape, home to roughly 20,000 (40,000 in Thomas County). The city is amenity rich; a newly revitalized, brick-paved, downtown includes an eclectic mix of restaurants and high-end stores. U.S. News & World Reports, Consumer Reports and USA TODAY have featured Thomasville as an ideal community for retirees looking for the good life in small places. Thomasvilles beautiful downtown is also a recipient of the the Great American Main Street Award.

Contact Information

Jodie Hilson
Physician Recruiter
Archbold Medical Center
PO Box 1018
Thomasville, GA 31799

Employer Profile

Archbold is a regional healthcare system with four hospitals and three nursing homes based in Thomasville, Georgia. Recognized as a Top Hospital in Georgia by Georgia Trend Magazine for five consecutive years, Archbold is licensed for 540 patient beds, employs more than 2,500 people and has a medical staff of more than 160 qualified specialists.

System Assets:
* New state-of-the-art Emergency, Surgery and Intensive Care facilities, and new private patient rooms
* Only Level II Trauma Center in Georgia South of Macon
* Neurosurgery coverage 24/7
* Two daVinci Robotic Surgery units
* Full service homecare network- hospice, home health, home medical equipment and infusion and pharmacy services
* Inpatient, Outpatient and IN-home Dialysis
* 3D Mammography
* Award-winning interventional cardiology program
* Highest utilization rate in the region for transradial approach of cardiac catheterization
* Cardiology clinical research, including recent C-PORT study with Johns Hopkins
* Radiation oncology, medical oncology, hematology and support services in one location
* The first and only hospital to partner with the Emory Winship Cancer Institute (the only NCI designated cancer center in Georgia) for clinical trials
* Region's only Gamma Knife Perfexion, non-invasive brain surgery technology

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