Based in: Lewes, Del.
Number of hospitalists: 21
Program founded: 2005
Contact: Roberta Thomas, PhysicianRecruitment@BeebeHealthcare.org; 302-313-2300, ext. 2101
Beebe Healthcare is a progressive, not-for-profit community health system with a 210-bed hospital and numerous satellite facilities.
Services: Services include cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, cancer center with radiation, 256-slice CT, 3.0T MRI, PET scan, 3D mammography, 20-bed ICU with technology unique to our hospital size, and hyperbaric chambers. A multi-million dollar system-wide expansion is underway.
Employment model: Hospitalists are employed by Beebe Medical Group, a multispecialty hospital physician network.
Services: The hospitalist group provides 24/7 physician care to inpatients at Beebe Healthcare. Hospitalists serve on the rapid response team and admit patients; order tests, treatments and medications; consult and comanage patients with specialists; answer patient and family questions; and consult with case managers.
Schedule and coverage: Physicians cover 12-hour shifts, seven-on/seven-off, with flexible schedules provided.
Compensation: Beebe Healthcare hospitalists can expect a competitive salary with incentives and a generous benefits package.
Local highlights: Beebe Healthcare is located at the beach in beautiful, family-friendly south coastal Delaware, which has a population growth rate of 9.2%. Nature, recreational and entertainment attractions, and fine dining surround the hospital’s ocean-side setting, yet it is close to major East Coast cities.Published in the November 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist