Job ID: 289378750  |  Last Updated: 6/13/2018

Family Medicine Opportunity in Southeast, Near Metro Area

Decatur Morgan Hospital
Decatur, AL
Applicant Contact
Suzanne LeCroix
Physician Recruiter
(256) 265-9639

Job Description

We are looking for Family Practice Physicians to join our thriving practice in Decatur, Alabama! We have brand new offices waiting to be filled on the 3rd Floor of our Hospital. This is an employed position. We are offering a VERY competitive compensation package and our cost of living is 10.20% less expensive than the national average. Traditionally the South pays higher than all but one other market in the U.S.

We have 60 miles of Coast line on the Gulf of Mexico just a short half day's drive to our South.

Decatur is approximately 35 minutes from Huntsville International Airport. Huntsville is ranked one of the "Top Ten Smartest Cities" by Forbes.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits including 401k with employer match

Eligible for wRVU-based productivity payout and quality incentive bonus

Mid-level support

20-25 patients per physician

Monday-Thursday 9a-5p, Half day on Friday

Employed Position

No call

Decatur Morgan Hospital, an affiliate of the Huntsville Hospital Health System, is a not-for-profit healthcare delivery system in Morgan County consisting of four campuses - the Decatur General Campus, Parkway Campus, West Campus and the Danville Road Campus. With more than 250 physicians on staff, representing every specialty except neurosurgery and cardiovascular surgery, Decatur Morgan Hospital serves greater than 250,000 people in 5 counties. The hospital is located within a federally designated health professional shortage area (HPSA).

The community of Decatur, population approximately 50,000, is located on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Decatur's richly storied past of opportunity, prosperity, diversity and determination has shaped the city that we are today, a Grand City on a Charming Scale.

From families whose ancestors first settled this fertile river valley to newcomers who move to the area because of our progressive business environment, our City's welcoming spirit and sense of community are what make Decatur home to a diverse group of people. Our award-winning schools and family-friendly, safe neighborhoods make Decatur a great place to raise a family.

Decatur's business climate is as progressive as it is diverse. We are home to industrial giants such as United Launch Alliance, Nucor Steel, Daikin America, and 3M as well as award-winning small retailers like Big Bob Gibson's Barbecue and Morgan Price Candy Company.

Outdoor recreation is a year-round staple in Decatur. Folks take advantage of our location on the Tennessee River for boating, water skiing, and fishing from the first warm days of Spring through those late, lazy Fall days when the sun on the water beckons. In Decatur, one of the ways we build a strong community is providing wonderful city parks and recreation facilities. Point Mallard Park features 750 acres for recreational use with year-round activities, including the J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic Center, golf course, indoor ice rink, hiking/biking trails by the river, sports fields and campground. The Jack Allen Sports Complex is our new 77-acre park that provides 30 acres of laser-graded and irrigated soccer and football fields. Festivals throughout the year bring our citizens and neighbors from around the region together to celebrate with music, balloons, food and fun. Other ways to have fun in Decatur include the North Alabama Birding Trail, the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, the Princess Theater Center for the Performing Arts, Riverwalk Marina, Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, two historic districts, and unique shopping and dining experiences.

Decatur is less than 90 miles from Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL and only a short 30 minute drive from Huntsville, AL, the "Space Capital of the South".

Please contact me to discuss this position further.

Suzanne LeCroix
Physician Recruiter, Decatur Morgan Hospital
256-265-9639 (direct)

Employer Profile

Huntsville Hospital is an 941- bed Level I Trauma Center and the regional referral center for all of North Alabama and Southern Tennessee with a catchment area of 1.25 million people. 165,000 annual ER visits, including a dedicated Pediatric ER at our Women's & Children's Hospital, physician support in over 65 medical specialties. The hospital has 24/7 in-house Hospitalist, Radiology, Cardiology, Trauma, Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Coverage. 101 ICU beds. Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children accounts for 242 of those beds, with a Level III 45 bed RNICU, an 11 bed PICU, an 8 bed Adult ICU and a 16 bed dedicated Pediatric ER. It is also home to one of St. Jude's Children's Research Clinics. Madison Hospital is our brand new state of the art facility with 64 beds. It is a community hospital with a 21 bed Emergency Room.

Alabamas Only Top 50 Heart Hospital by Truven Health Analytics
Americas 50 Best Cardiac Surgery Programs by Healthgrades
Top 50 Cardiovascular Programs by Truven Health Analytics
Cardiac Care Excellence Award by Healthgrades
Huntsville Hospital listed as Beckers Top 150 Hospitals
America's 100 Best Spine Surgery Programs by Healthgrades
Certified Primary Stroke Center by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Huntsville Hospital is one of only seven Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksites in Alabama

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