Anesthesia/Critical Care Physician in Little Rock, AR

Baptist Health Medical Center- Little Rock
Facility: Baptist Health Medical Center- Little Rock 
Address: 9601 Interstate 630 Exit 7 
Little Rock, AR 72211 
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Specialty: Anesthesiology : Critical Care 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock (BHMC-LR), in conjunction with Arkansas Health Group (AHG), is seeking a BE/BC Critical Care Anesthesiologist.

The ideal candidate will be fellowship trained in Critical Care and BE/BC in both Critical Care and Anesthesiology. Candidates with proficiency in TEE or BC in advanced perioperative TEE would provide additional expertise to the existing team.

This opportunity is for a physician to split their practice equally between Critical Care and Anesthesiology with an existing critical care anesthesiologist. The structure is alternate weeks of OR anesthesiology and ICU coverage.

The OR anesthesia responsibilities include solo cases as well as supervising an excellent group of CRNA’s. Cases are performed on the BHMC-LR campus in five locations including: the main inpatient OR, outpatient day surgery, outpatient eye surgery, outpatient orthopedic center, and OB department. Cases include all aspects of anesthesia practice. The OR anesthesia call is 9 weekends per year and 1 night per week when on the OR rotation. There is night float, 5 nights at a time/3 times per year, which offers additional pay.

The critical care responsibility includes functioning as a consultant physician for patients in all ICUs at BHMC-LR which include surgical/trauma ICU, CCU, cardiac surgical ICU, and a medical ICU. The critical care coverage is provided in addition to two existing pulmonologists with a large volume practice. The ICU call is every 4th weekend and every other weeknight when on the critical care rotation. All 100+ ICU beds at BHMC-LR are also covered by an eICU service which provides back-up for the on call physician. There are additional moonlighting opportunities available in the eICU.

This offer is competitive with a base salary of $425K. There are additional incentives available on the anesthesia side through shared savings performance bonuses and on the critical care side through RVU production. There is a comprehensive benefit package including an employer retirement match.

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system in Arkansas. The 827-bed Little Rock facility serves as the flagship campus in the nine hospital system. AHG is the employed physician group for Baptist Health.

Little Rock is located in Central Arkansas and has much to offer in the way of outdoor activities as well as cultural experiences. Little Rock boasts the Little Rock Zoo, Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas Symphony, and The Repertory Theater, to name a few.  

Contact Phillip Wallace, Physician Recruiter, 501-202-4377 or 

About Baptist Health Medical Center

BAPTIST HEALTH Medical Center - Little Rock is the largest institution under the BAPTIST HEALTH banner. With a full line of services available, BHMC-LR is equipped to cover the full continuum of health care, from birth to support at lifes' end.

BHMC-LR has always been the leader in heart care and heart transplantation. The need for donor hearts far exceeds the availability. BHMC-LR now offers the latest technology for helping the 5,000,000 Americans suffering from congestive heart failure - the Heart Mate. The HeartMate device is implanted alongside the patient's heart to help the natural heart's pumping capability when required, for activities such as climbing the stairs. The HeartMate allows patients once confined to the ICU to return home and live with very few restrictions while awaiting a transplant. This lowers the costs to the patient and may improve their overall well-being. BAPTIST HEALTH Medical Center - Little Rock was the first hospital in Arkansas to implant this life saving device.

Voted the "Best Place to Have a Baby" for the third year in a row, BHMC-Little Rock Women's Center has expanded and renovated the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to serve premature infants and their families even better!

BHMC-Little Rock opened its Outpatient Center expansion in November of 1998. This 123,000 square-foot facility located on the southern side of the Little Rock Campus, houses the BAPTIST HEALTH Breast Center, BAPTIST HEALTH Heart Center, CARTI and several physician offices.

BAPTIST HEALTH MedFlight is a state-of-the-art air ambulance service that covers the state and the only air ambulance service to make flights where a helicopter pad is not available. This gives MedFlight the ability to serve critically injured patients throughout the state.

About Baptist Health

For close to 100 years, BAPTIST HEALTH has been delivering quality healthcare to the citizens of Arkansas. BAPTIST HEALTH is the state's most comprehensive healthcare system. With more than 200 facilities - including major medical centers, family clinics, therapy and wellness centers - BAPTIST HEALTH is committed to delivering all our best in healthcare to the people of Arkansas.

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Contact: Phillip Wallace 
Phone: 800-770-7587
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