Emergency Medicine Physician – Locum Opportunity – Kentucky

Ashland, KentuckyEmergency MedicineVariable

Job ID: 4638      Posted: January 25, 2024

Job Details

SMART Recruiting

Profession: Physician
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Start Date: 1/1/2024
End Date: N/A
# of Providers Needed: 1
Shift Type: Varied
Shift Description: : 12 hours shifts, 7a-7p, 10a-10p, 2p-2a, 7p-7a
Weekend Requirements: Yes
On Call Requirements: No
MANDATED Job Requirements:
  • Must have active KY license and DEA at time of presentation
  • Will accept providers with IMLC licenses that have Letter of Qualification 
  • Must have clean file and claims history background- All claims history must be presented to MSP coordinator before presentation sent over.
  • MUST be BE/BC in Emergency Medicine
Certification Requirements:
  • ATLS
  • BLS
  • PALS
License Requirements:
  • Kentucky
Facility Description  
Job Description: ***Please note that a call interview/Zoom Meeting with the Site Medical Director (SMD)/Clinical Leadership at the site will be required. Contact phone number and best time to contact over the next two weeks must be included with the presentation. Not including this information will delay the presentation from being presented.  
  • *** Site will consider providers with IMLC licenses. Must have a Letter of qualification and a time frame of when license will be obtained when applied for at the time of presentation. If LQ is not submitted with presentation, provider will be redirected. 
  • New ED with 75 exam rooms under construction and opening late 2024-25
  • 24-hour Cath Lab
  • Scribes work alongside physicians
  • Additional 10-bed overflow unit
  • No Call
  • Must be BC/BE in Emergency Medicine 
  • Residency requirements- EM residency required
  • Temporary Privileges:  Most files are granted temporary privileges prior to the credentials meeting being held due to the rapid turn-around time.
  •  We do not need to request temps and there is not a separate process, or application, or fee in- order for a provider to be granted temps.
  •  Temps are valid for 120 days (or until the file received full Board approval) – whichever occurs first.
  •  Once a hard-stop date for rapid processing of files is identified, below outlines the normal temporary privilege process:
  • Temporary privileges may be granted by the CEO, upon recommendation of the President of the Medical Staff, when there is an important patient care, treatment, or service need, such as:  (i) for the care of a specific patient or (ii) to an individual serving as a locum tenens for a member of the Medical Staff.  Prior to the granting of temporary privileges in important patient care need situations, current licensure and current competence will be verified.
  • EMR- Epic
  • ED Volume- 65,000
  • Specialty Back Up: All specialty backup available, except for Ophthalmology, OMFS, and hand surgery 
  • MUST be open to working days and nights including weekends. Site is adding an addition shift and currently down 1 FTE nocturnist. MUST be open to working days and nights including weekends. Site is adding an addition shift and currently down 1 FTE nocturnist.
  • MUST be open to working days and nights including weekends. Site is adding an addition shift and currently down 1 FTE nocturnist.
Contract: Larry Benjamin, Clinical Recruiter at: Benjaminl@mysmartlocumtenens.com or 330-994-4229

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