Post-Acute Care - West Coast of Florida

First Physicians Group
Florida US
Job Category: 
Assisted Living
Full Time
Sarasota , FL
Posting Date: 
November 20, 2019
Expiration Date: 
February 28, 2020

BE/BC in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

Fellowship training in Geriatrics preferred but not required


First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is looking to add a Board Certified or Board Eligible Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician with experience and/or specialized training in Geriatric Medicine to their Post-Acute Care Services. We are located in the highly desirable area of Sarasota, Florida, which is located on the West Coast of Florida and only minutes from some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is one of the Gulf Coast's highly regarded primary and specialty care groups. With 215+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers, and more than 40 sites in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With 6,000 employees, 1,000 physicians and 600 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County's largest employers. A community hospital founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. It is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only hospital providing Level II Trauma, obstetrical services, pediatrics and Level III neonatal intensive care in Sarasota County.

Chosen candidate must also have an interest in teaching Medical Students and Internal Medicine Residents. You will join a solid team of three (3) Geriatricians and two (2) APRNs.

The position will involve visiting Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities to provide primary care to the residents. No additional outpatient clinic work is required. Experience with treating patients in a long-term care setting is preferred. Medical Directorships are available.

This is a full-time position and the hours are flexible giving the physician a great work/life balance. Physicians will see 8-10 patients per day if working in the ALFs and 12-14 patients if rounding in the SNFs.

Patients requiring hospitalization are admitted to the Medical Hospitalist service at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. No on-site treatment is required by the physician for evenings or weekends. It is limited to phone calls only. Call will be 1:5+ and will be shared equally amongst providers.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Employment contracts include a generous guaranteed salary along with excellent comprehensive benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 403B Retirement Savings Plan, Vacation, Holidays, CME, and much more.
  • Relocation Assistance is provided.
  • We are a not-for-profit entity. Physicians can participate in the PSLF program if employed by FPG.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity.
Application Submission: 

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, MHA, FASPR at 941-917-2818 or to learn more about the opportunity.