Internal Medicine Job In Alexandria, Louisiana
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Join a very successful group of Multi Specialty Group located in a community with a additional need of board certified or board eligible providers, such as Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Endocrinology and Infectious Disease.
Ramp up quickly with large patient base in the geographic service area. Practice traditional inpatient/outpatient medicine, with office located on the campus of the inpatient facility.
Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. AA/EOE.
Alexandria is an attractive, family-oriented community that is often referred to as not too big, not too small. We recently celebrated our 200th birthday! The city was ranked 7th in affordability by a national publication in 2005 and the economic forecast is bright, named one of the fastest growing regions of the state. In addition to excellent schools, three universities and very reasonably priced homes, the city is proud of its cultural accomplishments including museums, theatre groups, a symphony, a ballet company, a wonderful zoo, just to name a few. Central Louisiana is perhaps best known as Sportsman's Paradise. Canoeing, boating, water sports, hunting and camping facilities abound. If you prefer golfing there are five beautiful courses, including one listed on the Audubon Trail. In addition, easy access to some of the states larger metropolitan areas including Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Shreveport make Alexandria the "Crossroads of Louisiana".
With a continued emphasis on progressive care, Rapides Regional has grown to meet the continually changing needs of our patients and the rapidly advancing technology of modern healthcare. Licensed for 314 beds, Rapides Regional is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. Rapides Regional is an award winning facility and market leader for central Louisiana with a Cycle II Chest Pain Certification as well as Joint Commission Stroke Accredited Center, one of the few in Louisiana with these designations. Also recently named by U. S. News as the third in the state of Louisiana. The medical staff includes over 250 physicians in more than 30 medical specialties. Rapides Regional offers a wide array of services, including general medicine, general surgery, cardiovascular surgery, bypass surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, intensive care and telemetry, oncology services, senior behavioral health services, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, neonatal, pediatric intensive care, orthopedic services, physical therapy, skilled nursing services, respiratory therapy, lithotripsy and various outpatient services. To meet the increasing demands for healthcare, Rapides Regional completed a new $50 million dollar expansion to our facility. The $50 million dollar expansion to the hospital included a four-story tower, a new emergency department with 25 beds, a 26-bed Intensive Care Unit and two additional floors providing 72 patient beds. The expansion consists of 125,000 square feet of new construction and approximately 4,500 square feet of renovation to the existing lobby area of the hospital. We now can provide greater technology with state-of-the-art equipment, a larger emergency room to accommodate more patients, and patient and family friendly emergency room waiting area with a designated "children's play area". Our continued focus and emphasis will be on patient safety. New patient rooms with the most up to date technology will feature comfortable accommodations with family members in mind.