Interventional Cardiologist Needed in Meridian, MS to Grow Heart Program

Rush Health Systems
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Facility: Rush Health Systems 
Address: 1314 19th Avenue 
Meridian, MS 39301 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Cardiology : Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Rush Health Systems is searching for an additional BC/BE Interventional Cardiologist to join their growing and well-respected Cardiology practice in Meridian, MS that is dedicated to providing high-quality cardiac care throughout East Mississippi and West Alabama.


Highlights of this Interventional Cardiology opportunity:

  • Ability to step into an already existing high volume practice with a large referral base already established with Rush Health Systems as one Interventional cardiologist just retired.
  • Currently have 1 interventional, and 1 invasive, 3 NPs and one Interventionalist coming in summer 2019.
  • Patient service area of over 350,000.
  • Cardiology clinic is located in multi-specialty clinic building which is connected to 215-bed hospital with two cath labs, dedicated telemetry floor, Cardiac Recovery Unit along with an EKG department and heart station for non-invasive testing.
  • The Rush Heart Institute catheterization lab offers the least-invasive cardiac treatment alternatives available. Our state-of-the-art lab provides advanced techniques to further diagnose and treat heart disease, while minimizing risk and stress for our patients.

About Rush Health Systems

Rush Health Systems is a growing regional healthcare system comprised of seven hospitals and more than fifty specialty and primary care practices. Since 1915, our caregivers, hospitals and clinics are dedicated to making quality healthcare as accessible as possible for the citizens of East Central Mississippi and West Alabama. To accomplish this, Rush is continually investing in new and updated facilities and in the latest treatment and care, in a compliant environment. Our main hospital, Rush Foundation Hospital, located in Meridian, MS is a 215-bed facility dedicated to providing cutting edge technology, quality care and services to all our patients. We have recently added telemedicine and are about to implement EPIC for our EHR. We are dedicated to continuing the growth and development of healthcare programs and specialties based on the needs of our community. Some of Rush Foundation Hospital’s specialty services include:

The Family Birth Center 

Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Rush Rehabilitation Services 

Rush Heart Institute

Rush Sports Medicine Team .

Pain Treatment Center 

Rush GI Lab 

Vein Center at Rush.

Each of these efforts targets different groups and their health needs. However, they each have the same goal—to promote better health and provide the people of East Central Mississippi with the information and resources they need to lead healthier lives with access to quality medical care and services.

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.
  • 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
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