Benefis Health System is seeking a second BE/BC gastroenterologist to join an established GI practice in Great Falls, Montana. The practice serves 60,000 Great Falls residents as well as 275,000 residents across north central Montana. Applicants must be board eligible/certified and ERCP trained (will consider fellows in training).
Currently, all our existing Gastroenterologists are nearing retirement, creating a unique opportunity for a new physician to step into a thriving practice. There is additional growth potential through area outreach and education, as well as an opportunity to participate in the development of an endoscopic ultrasound program. Applicants must be board eligible/certified. ERCP and EUS training a plus.
The endoscopy unit includes six endoscopy suites and one bronch lab. It is designed as an ambulatory Surgical Center and all patients are managed within the unit with occasional procedures in the OR, primarily pediatric patients.
The office practice is located in the new Benefis Medical Professional Building which is connected to the hospital for easy access.
Procedures (performed by retiring gastroenterologist): Approximately 2,000 procedures a year
- Flexible sigmoidoscopies
- PEG tube placements
- Olympus equipment
- Six endoscopy suites and one bronchoscopy suite
- 10 bed recovery unit
- Experienced and helpful staff of RNs and techs
Work Hours and Call Coverage:
Consult patients daily, with half-day office hours. There are no weekend clinic hours. Physicians currently take their own call during the week and rotate weekends. Hospital call schedule is one in four allowing time to enjoy the Montana lifestyle.
Compensation and Benefits:
This opportunity is an employed position. We offer a nationally competitive compensation based on a productivity model and our comprehensive benefits include paid vacation, retirement plan, generous CME, relocation assistance and malpractice.
Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water& snow skiing, rock & ice climbing, boating, white-water kayaking, off-road motor sports, upland bird, waterfowl, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System:
This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 200 members on medical staff representing 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the Best Places To Work in Healthcare 2014, 2015 and 2016.
As a not-for-profit community health system, Benefis is driven to provide the highest level of care. We serve nearly 230,000 residents across a 15-county region that is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Benefis is the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area, with more than 3,000 employees.
Benefis has 530 licensed beds (that includes 1...46 beds in long-term care, 71 in assisted living and 20 beds at Peace Hospice of Montana) and partners with over 250 area physicians.
Our hospital has been recognized for its exceptional work in quality care by providing a wide range of programs and services to help you live the best life possible. We’re here to help you “Live well.”
Benefis Health System came about when two Christian-based hospitals became one. Our founders believed in providing good care to all in need, and trusted that this would be accomplished. The Benefis name was derived using Latin root words: "Bene-" meaning good, and "fis-" for faith and trust. It’s these same root words that make up such terms as ‘beneficial’ and ‘confidence’.
Benefis has been a trusted provider of care for more than 125 years. And our name speaks to our commitment: good care one can put faith in.
Benefis is consistently ranked among America’s top hospitals by the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations for a range of services, including cancer care, joint replacement, stroke treatment, wound care and home health.
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