Job ID: 290107610
Last Updated: 10/13/2022
Gastroenterologist Hospitalist Opportunity
Watson Clinic LLP
Watson Clinic is a physician-owned multi-specialty group consisting of over 220 physicians providing 40 specialties at 19 locations- and we are looking for a GI Hospitalist to join our growing group. We are located in beautiful Lakeland, Florida - between stunning Tampa beaches and Orlando attractions.
Proficiency in diagnostic and interventional upper/lower endoscopic procedures required. Preference will be given to specialists who can provide ERCP services in addition to other procedures. Hours are Monday-Friday, day-shift at one 864-bed hospital. Call is once every 5th weekend; no night call during the week.
Lakeland/Central Florida is one of the fastest growing regions of the U.S. & Watson Clinics 220+ medical staff have distinguished themselves as healthcare leaders in our community of 500,000+. With multiple locations and physicians practicing in 39 specialties, Watson Clinic offers a wealth of strengths and benefits to physicians seeking a home for their practice.
No start-up costs for office practices
Guaranteed salary + bonus with transition to a compensation based on productivity after the first year.
Benefits include relocation assistance, malpractice insurance, and CME & dues allowance, paid time off, 401(k)/Keogh & more.
Physician owned & operated private practice with a national reputation
Exceptional suburban setting & varied patient mix.
NO STATE INCOME TAX!
Facility and Organization
Since our inception in 1941, Watson Clinic has evolved into one of the largest and most successful medical groups in the Southeast. Our multidisciplinary medical team collaborate closely to ensure continuity of care for each patient. As a result, patients enjoy more efficient and convenient referrals within the various departments of the Clinic network. We have experienced staff and outstanding subspecialty support and great working relationships with referring physicians and the local community. The clinic is equipped with extensive diagnostic testing equipment and the latest technology EMR with remote access. This stable, financially sound practice is governed by a physician Board of Directors. Benefits include malpractice insurance, relocation assistance and signing bonuses.
Although the population continues to grow, Lakeland's cost of living and property taxes remain among the lowest in the state. Lakeland is within an hour of two of the nation's best airports, Tampa and Orlando International, and is conveniently located near Interstate 4 (I-4) along the stretch of Floridas High Tech Corridor. Our centralized location ensures a healthy environment where locally owned shops and restaurants thrive, as well as some of the largest manufacturers and nationally-recognized companies such as FedEx, Publix Supermarkets, Geico Insurance and Rooms-To-Go furniture. Lakeland's cultural diversity rivals that of the country's largest metropolitan regions. From the internationally renowned architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, situated on the Florida Southern College campus, to the stimulating sounds of the acclaimed Imperial Symphony Orchestra, Lakeland harbors a medley of cultural treats to suit any palate. The community nurtures the creative instincts of our youth at the Harrison School for the Visual and Performing Arts, and a training complex that offers expert instruction in the fields of dance, theater, art and music.
With year-round moderate weather, 243 days of sunshine, some of the countrys best sports teams and world-renowned attractions, Lakeland is an ideal place to live! Residents not only appreciate local attractions such as the Sun-N-Fun Fly-In (2nd largest air show in the U.S.) and Legoland, but also whats available in nearby Tampa and Orlando- NFL's Tampa Bay Bucs, NHL's Tampa Bay Lightening, MLB's Tampa Bay Rays, Busch Gardens, Orlando Magic, Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World. Lakeland is also the spring training home for the Detroit Tigers with Clinic physicians serving as the official medical provider for their Florida operation. With 13 lakes within the city limits, and 550 throughout the county, residents enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including water-skiing, fishing and boating. Golfers enjoy lush private and public golf courses.
For more information or to apply, please send your CV to: WCPhysicians@watsonclinic.com or call 863-680-7380.
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