Endocrinology Opportunity

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Facility: Mercy Physician Network - Mercy Philadelphia and Mercy Fitzgerald 
Address:  
Philadelphia, PA 19152 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Endocrinology : Diabetes & Metabolism 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Mercy Physician Network (MPN), Mercy Philadelphia Hospital and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital have an excellent employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Endocrinology physician interested in becoming part of a large physician network located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The practice enjoys state of the art diagnostics with MRI, CT, nuclear medicine, bone densitometry and PACS providing 100% Endocrinology with a mix of thyroid, diabetes and endocrine disorders. The selected physician will also have the opportunity to lead the development of a certified diabetes program at a system level.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Endocrinology physician to be part of a well-established group physician group.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

MPN offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on training and clinical experience including:

  • Malpractice coverage
  • Paid vacation and CME
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 403(b) plan

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Mercy Physician Network (MPN) has more than 40 office locations in the Philadelphia Region to serve patients. With over 80 physicians, most of which are board-certified in their fields, have the knowledge and expertise to deal with a multitude of health-related issues in a coordinated fashion. Mercy Physician Network is comprised of primary care practices in addition to nearly 20 specialties and subspecialties.

Mercy Physician Network is a member of Mercy Health System, which is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley. It supports the Delaware Valley with three acute-care hospitals, a home health organization, several wellness and ambulatory centers, physician practices, a federal PACE program, an accountable care organization and a managed care plan.

Recognition 
Mercy Physician Network was recognized with HAP’s 2014 Achievement Award for Operational Excellence for its submission entitled “Improving the Quality of Outpatient Care and Outcomes by Increasing Awareness of Quality Metrics and Performance Scores.” Mercy Physician Network had two papers, authored by Prashanth Ramachandra, MD, FACS, chairman of the surgery department at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals, accepted by the Society of American Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) for presentation at the next national meeting in April 2015.

Quality Care 
Seven primary care offices have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The PCMH model for improving primary care focuses on the whole spectrum of patient care, ensuring each patient receives the care they need when they need it. Three practices, Mercy Primary Care, Mercy Primary Care at Cottman, Mercy Primary Care at Rhawn and Mercy Family Medicine achieved level 3 PCMH status.

Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania 
We, Mercy Health System and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and healing presence within our communities. In fulfilling our mission, we have a special concern for persons who are poor and disadvantaged.

As a mission-driven regional health ministry, we will become the recognized leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be know as the most trusted health partner for life.

A diverse, integrated system providing comprehensive health care services, Mercy Health System comprises:

  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby
  • Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, West Philadelphia
  • Nazareth Hospital, Northeast Philadelphia
  • Mercy LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) Mercy LIFE is a federal PACE program with four locations
  • Mercy Home Health, Five-County Philadelphia Area
  • Mercy Accountable Care, LLC
  • Gateway Health Plan (partnership with Mercy Health System)

Mercy Health System is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley and is a part of Trinity Health, a multi-institutional, Catholic health system sponsored by Catholic Health Ministries.

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital has been caring for the communities in West and Southwest Philadelphia for 98 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, its mission is characterized by a dedication to the poor and disadvantaged and by providing compassionate care to all patients. In 2015, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital had 8,452 admissions, 46,230 visits in the Emergency Department, and 80,524 outpatient registrations. The hospital has 157 licensed beds. 

Clinical excellence and patient safety are top priorities at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, as reflected by its ‘A’ score for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog group. The hospital jointly earned the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® designation by the Joint Commission along with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Other quality recognitions include the designation of a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, a Lung Cancer Screening Center and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as accolades including Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement for Stroke Care and Get with the Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure. Mercy Philadelphia Hospital was once again voted as the “Most Happening Hospital in Philadelphia” by readers of the Philly Happening List.

Comprehensive services at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital include bariatrics, emergency, surgical, cardiac, critical care, oncology, wound care and hyperbarics, gastroenterology, behavioral health, physical and occupational rehabilitation, vascular, and interventional and diagnostic radiology. The Mercy Cancer Care program is accredited by The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson. In addition, affiliations with Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular Network and the Jefferson Neuroscience Network bring world-class cardiovascular and neurosurgical services, respectively, to the communities served by the hospital.

Through countless community outreach, such as free screenings, the popular and free Dine with the Docs series, support groups and education, as well as alliances with churches, community organizations and leaders, the hospital impacts the lives of thousands of residents annually.

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital located in Darby, PA is a 204-bed acute care community teaching hospital that has been serving a large number of economically fragile neighborhoods in Delaware County and Southwest Philadelphia for 83 years. In 2015, the hospital admitted 8,834 patients, cared for 41,855 people in the Emergency Department, and saw 166,028 outpatient registrations.

Mercy Fitzgerald offers a full array of acute care services and health programs to promote the physical and spiritual well-being of its patients and community. A hospital ranked for high-quality clinical outcomes, Mercy Fitzgerald was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by the Joint Commission. It was voted as “Best Hospital of Delaware County” by the readers of the Delaware County Daily Times in 2015. Mercy Fitzgerald is also designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care and a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Independence Blue Cross, is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and is an Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery. It is consistently a recipient of the Get With The Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure Care and the Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care. The American College of Radiology has accredited Mercy Fitzgerald as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and a Lung Cancer Screening Center.

Mercy Fitzgerald is home to comprehensive heart and vascular care, cancer care, bariatrics, orthopedics and ambulatory services, advanced diagnostic and interventional radiology, diabetes education, an endoscopy center, a sleep center, orthopedics, wound care, behavioral health services, acute inpatient rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy. In addition, affiliations with Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular Network and the Jefferson Neurosciences Network bring world-class cardiovascular and neurosurgical services, respectively, to the communities served by the hospital.

Beyond the hospital walls, Mercy Fitzgerald’s healthcare team has continually demonstrated their commitment to the well-being of the communities we serve. A comprehensive community outreach program offers free education, screenings and health events throughout the year, including the popular and free Dine with the Docs series. In 2015, the hospital was selected as the exclusive healthcare partner of the Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation. 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country.

Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the area boasts wonderful family oriented residential communities. There is quick access to historic Philadelphia with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants. Beaches, mountains, New York City and Washington DC are also just a short drive away.

Craving some fun in the fresh air and sunshine? Enjoy biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, golf and our many parks. The Countryside has more outdoor activities than you can shake a walking stick at including wine trails and even Appalachian trails, the possibilities are endless.


For more information on Philadelphia visit www.visitphilly.com 

 

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email backkg@trinity-health.org  or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

Contact Information
Contact: Katrina Back 
Phone: 734-343-2300
Fax: 312-957-3700 
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