Gastroenterologist Opening in MS-Lucrative base, Sign on, Stipend and Loan Repayment

Facility: Rush Health Systems 
Address: 1314 19th Avenue 
Meridian, MS 39301 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Gastroenterology : ERCP 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment:Yes
Salary Range:Negotiable
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:Sign-on, Stipend, Retention, Quality, Starting, Relocation, Productivity
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Hospital Employed GI practice with high volume and collegial team:

  • Opportunity, Convenience and Efficiency!
  • Built in large referral network- you can be as busy as you want to be from day 1.
  • GI Lab is conveniently located in a 215-bed acute care hospital.
  • GI group currently has 3 providers but one is going to retire soon.
  • Very efficiently run with procedures in the am and rooms flip to clinic in the pm; each physician has his/her own room and nurse. ERCP room available.
  • Established physician and patient referral base.
  • GI Lab provides wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for digestive disorders, including ulcers, gastroesophageal relux disease (GERD), colon cancer and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis).
  • GI Lab has been dedicated to the performance of endoscopic and other gastrointestinal procedures for more than 30 years.
  • Treatments and services: BARRX, esophageal manometry, PET, esophageal dilation and iron IV injection
  • Very competitive compensation package with guaranteed base salary at or above the median MGMA plus wRVU incentives.
  • Well established Adult Hospitalist program that has been here for over 20 years and handles the GI admissions.
  • 3 Intensivists with our system.
  • A liaison with Rush Health Systems, a system comprised of 7 hospitals and 30 physician practice locations serving a market with a population of approximately 350,000.
  • New affiliation with Ochsner Health Systems.
  • Installing EPIC this year with a go live date of Spring 2021.
  • Ability to go independent after 2 years and lease space/employees from the hospital.


Benefits of Working with Rush Health Systems

Full medical malpractice insurance, plus reporting endorsement (tail coverage).

Employee benefits provided by Rush, including:

  • Health and Dental insurance (Employer/Employee Contribution).
  • Disability insurance.
  • Life insurance. 
  • Pension. 
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) reimbursement up to $3,000 per year.
  • Reimbursement for relevant medical licensure, dues and appropriate subscriptions.
  • Relocation expenses up to $10,000. 

Excellent compensation and recruitment package available which could include stipends, sign-on bonus or student loan repayment.

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 beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores, AL (3.5 hours) and Destin, FL (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. For a small town, Meridian offers an abundance of cultural events including world-class performances in the Mississippi State University Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts encompassing a fully restored Grand Opera House, a Symphony Orchestra, and a brand new museum- the Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Center- that opened in April 2018 and celebrates MS artists, both past and present.

Check out the links below to see all that Meridian has to offer!

Visit Meridian

Economic Development/Chamber of Commerce

MSU Riley Center

And of course, our website: Rush Health Systems

Contact Information
Contact: Nicola Fruge 
Phone: 601-703-4578
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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