Intensivist

Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates (PCCA), a private practice intensivist group, is hiring intensivists to work at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia.

  • PHamilton Medical Center is a 230-bed regional referral hospital
  • 14-bed MICU
  • 10-bed SICU
  • Intensivists cover days 7am to 7pm
  • APPs cover days 7am to 7pm and nights 7pm to 7am
  • PCCA supports the refined multidisciplinary MD / APP intensivist team model of care to provide expanded critical care services. The Intensivist in collaboration with the APPs function as intensivist teams

Job Description

The medical and surgical intensive care units are staffed and managed by PCCA and operate as a true intensivist program, with the intensivist serving as head of the multidisciplinary team, overseeing and managing all ICU patients, and working closely with surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, pulmonary medicine physicians, hospitalists and support staff.

Program Model

The Intensivist Service provides 24-hour coverage in the MICU and SICU. Intensivist physicians work a 7-day block of 12-hour day shifts 7am to 7pm with support provided by 2 daytime APPs . At 7pm the intensivist and day time APPs sign out to the night APPs (2) who will cover until 7am.

Staffing Model

Day: 7am to 7pm 1 Intensivist, 2 day time APPs
Night: 7pm to 7am 2 night time APPs

Intensivist Schedule

The Intensivists work two weeks a month, 26 weeks a year
A week of days, Monday through Sunday (7am to 7pm)
A week off
A week of days, Monday through Sunday (7am to 7pm)
*Part time 13-week a year options are also available

Facilities

Hamilton Health Care System is the premier healthcare delivery system in northwest Georgia. Hamilton Medical Center is a 230-bed regional referral hospital and is ranked number one in the South Market (including Northwest Georgia and the Chattanooga region) by CareChex for: hospital care, surgical care, cardiac care, heart attack treatment, interventional coronary care, joint replacement and vascular surgery.

Location

Dalton Georgia is located just off Interstate 75 in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwest Georgia.
Dalton is 90 miles northeast of Atlanta and 30 miles south of Chattanooga. Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is 99 miles. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) is 30 miles.
Dalton is 90 miles northeast of Atlanta and 30 miles south of Chattanooga. Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is 99 miles. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) is 30 miles.

Compensation

The Intensivists will be employees of Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates, Inc private physician group. Full-time Intensivists receive a comprehensive benefits package, including malpractice and health insurance, employer-contributed retirement funds with 401K option and reimbursable CME. The salary is nationally competitive.

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