Job ID: 290103208  |  Last Updated: 10/17/2022

Pediatrician Needed in Meridian, MS for a Busy, Outpatient Practice

Rush Central Clinic
Meridian , MS
Applicant Contact
Nicola Fruge
Physician Recruiter
(601) 938-5922
(601) 934-5922

Job Description

Rush Health Systems, based in Meridian, MS, is searching for a BE/BC Pediatrician to join one of its growing and well-respected Pediatric practices. Excellent opportunity for a Pediatrician as Rush is committed to growing its Pediatric program, with a large service area and full support from hospital and medical staff, along with administration. We are hopeful to establish an inpatient pediatric presence at our 215 bed hospital at a later date so inpatient experience is a plus.
Rush Health Systems, the largest employer in the region, is an integrated health system comprised of a 215 bed hospital and a 49 bed LTAC; along with an expansive network of 25 clinics and 5 critical access hospitals located throughout East Mississippi and West Alabama. We currently have a team of 5 pediatricians, all doing outpatient. One of our pediatricians is leaving so we are looking to add a new physician to our clinic practice at Rush Central Clinic.
Rush will merge with Ochsner Health out of LA this summer to become Ochsner Rush Health.

Highlights of this opportunity:
Established outpatient practice -currently one pediatrician in the clinic along with an adult/pediatric NP and mid-wives
Will not cover nursery or C-Sections. Neonatology coverage does that. Level III NICU.
Ability to step into an already existing practice with a large referral base throughout East Mississippi and West Alabama.
Pediatric Clinic located close to the hospital.
Newly implemented EHR system- EPIC.
Inpatient experience is a plus as hospital wants to establish a pediatric inpatient program in the near future.

About Meridian, MS: A mid-sized town of about 45 to 50,000. Located on two interstates, it is centrally located and is close to several major cities including New Orleans, LA (3 hours); Jackson, MS (1.5 hours); Birmingham, AL (2.5 hours); Atlanta, GA (4 hours); and the beaches of Gulf Shores, AL (3.5 hours. It is a very family Oriented community with conservative values, a low cost of Living, low crime rate and excellent school options. Our beautiful year-round warm weather allows for multiple outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hiking and boating.

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