|Facility:||Martin General Hospital|
|Location:||Williamston, North Carolina
|Degree:||MD or DO|
|Schedule Description:||7 on/ 7 off, 1/6 call coverage for after hours|
|Shift Description:||8:30am-8:30 pm, evenings covered by primary care call schedule|
|Company:||Community Health Systems|
NC, WILLIAMSTON - Martin General Health System Williamston, NC
Located in the NE coastal plain of North Carolina;
Accepts J1s: Yes
Loan Assistance: Yes
Practice Type: Hospital Employee
Martin General Hospital (49 Beds) in Williamston, N.C. is actively seeking a procedure oriented Internal Medicine physician to be employed as a Hospitalist. This position will be a seven on/off schedule. Currently, the full-time Hospitalist provides services Monday - Friday. After hours and evening coverage is provided by the primary care providers, including the Hospitalist. The new position will allow seven day Hospitalist coverage from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, with after-hours coverage from the primary care physicians and the Hospitalist.
* Admissions are currently less than 200/month and increasing
* Hospitalist service patient volume averages about 13 per day
* Hospitalists are responsible for patients in the ICU (6 Beds) and on the Medical/Surgical/Pediatric unit
* The Pediatricians, General Surgeons, OB/GYN's, and Orthopedic Surgeons admit patients and consult timely on Hospitalist patients.
* ED volume for 2012 is projected to be 13,600
* Located in a HPSA area the will support J-1 and H1-B visas
* Will Start in 2012 0r 2013
Compensation will be commensurate with training and experience and based on MGMA guidelines. A full range of benefits including health, life, and malpractice insurance will be provided and will also include relocation assistance and paid CME and time off.
Martin General is located an hour and a half due east of Raleigh-Durham via Interstate 64, between Albermarle Sound and Pamlico Sound. There are marinas within thirty minutes on each Sound. East Carolina University Medical School is just twenty-five minutes from Williamston in Greenville, N.C. Williamston provides a cordial, small town quality of life with good schools and the largest Equestrian Center in North Carolina.
Martin General Hospital is a 49-bed Acute Care facility located in Williamston, North Carolina. The hospital has received full accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Martin General offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including: a state-of-the-art Intensive Care facility, Rural Health Clinics, a 24-hour Emergency Department, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Midwifery Services, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, Cardiopulmonary Services, Complete Surgery Facilities, Telemedicine and Physical and Occupational Therapy and Telemedicine. Part of Martin General Hospital, the University Family Medicine Center is a Family Practice Residency program that is associated with East Carolina School of Medicine.
Martin County is located in the northeast Coastal Plain of North Carolina, just ninety-eight miles from North Carolina's Outer Banks and Atlantic Ocean. More than twenty creeks and streams slowly meander through the countryside emptying into the Roanoke River, eventually reaching the Albemarle Sound. Greenville, home of East Carolina University and East Carolina School of Medicine is an easy twenty-five mile drive to the southwest.
Martin County is mainly agrarian and has a population of 25,000. Although rural in nature, Martin County has significant industry, which has grown at a healthy rate. Many out of state corporations have made sizable investments in our county. Some of these include Weyerhaeuser, Guy's Snack Foods, Perdue Farms, Inc., Aiamar Knit Fabrics, Inc., Liberty Fabrics, White Packing and Fruit of the Loom.
Williamston, the county seat, is the largest town with a population of 6,000. Martin County is comprised of interesting communities like Bear Grass, Goose Neck, Poplar Point, Farm Life and Spring Green, each with its own special identity.
Eastern North Carolina is rich in its historic heritage. Located in the heart of the historic Albemarle Region, Martin County was once part of the lands governed by the Lords Proprietors, eight British lords who helped King Charles II regain his throne in 1663. Several communities in the county including Historic Hamilton, downtown Williamston, Farm Life Community and downtown Robersonville are on the National Historic Register. Numerous other sites and districts in Martin County have been selected for the National Historic Register.
Recreational opportunities abound in the county and surrounding areas, from the Outer Banks and adjacent sounds and rivers for water sports to the best woods and lowlands for game club hunting.
The Roanoke River is a fast moving river that flows through Martin County. Canoeists have discovered the beauty of the Roanoke and its many tributaries and platforms have been built along the river to facilitate access. The Roanoke River Wildlife Refuge covers 33,000 acres and is home to the wild Carolina turkey, migratory waterfowl and several species of rare plants. The North Carolina Nature Conservancy sponsors bird watching and eco-tourism hiking and canoe trips on the river and the refuge.
Martin County is a prime location for game fishing and hunting. The Martin County Travel and Tourism Authority sponsors an annual three-day bass fishing tournament which draws some of the state's most avid bass fishermen. The area has an abundant deer population and deer hunting has become a popular sport. Each year limited permits are issued to hunt bear and wild turkey.
East Carolina Motor Speedway in Robersonville hosts stock car races every weekend from April through October. It is a paved highbanked 3/8 of a mile tri-oval racing facility and seats up to 2,000. Special family events are held throughout the year, which sometimes includes fireworks.
The Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center, a recently completed 13.3 million dollar facility, is one of the finest of its kind in the state. The 108,000 square foot arena is one of the largest in the county and has 2,400 permanent seats, with a total capacity for 6,000 persons. There are four barns that have 292 permanent stalls for the horses. Twenty-five full service campsites are planned for future construction. "Ag East" offers events such as rodeos, bull bashing, jumper shows, boat shows, circuses and concerts.
The Martin County Public Schools system has thirteen schools throughout the county that serve five thousand students in grades K through 12. During the past school year each high school was awarded Exemplary Status by the North Carolina ABC's program. There are four high schools and nine middle, elementary and primary schools. Northwoods Collegiate School, a private school, offers preschool through grade nine.
The Martin County Board of Education supports small class size and its standard class size is three students fewer than the state allotment. Nearly eighty percent of the graduates continue their education at community colleges, technical schools or universities.
Students can pursue undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies at East Carolina University in Greenville, an easy 28-mile drive from Williamston. The East Carolina School of Medicine, also located in Greenville, has a Rural Residency Family Practice program that began in 1994 and Martin General Hospital has been a teaching partner since its inception.