Published in the November 2017 issue of Today’s Hospitalist.
Johnston Memorial Hospital, a member of Mountain States Health Alliance, is a 116- bed facility. Hospitalists are employed by Mountain States Medical Group. Johnston Memorial Hospital provides a supportive management team, an expert and caring staff of nurses and technicians, and state-of- the art technology.
Services: Johnston Memorial Hospital offers an array of emergency care, acute care services, cardiology, cath lab, palliative care, interventional radiology, nutritional services, respiratory care and surgical services. The facility includes a family birth center, a joint replacement center, medical/ surgical and progressive units, a cardiac and pulmonary rehab center, a center for comprehensive wound care, chest pain center, diabetes care center, and an oncology-regional cancer center.
Schedule and coverage: Day shift hospitalists work seven-on/seven-off , 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Compensation: Hospitalists receive an annual salary plus a production bonus based on work RVUs, as well as a generous sign-on bonus, performance bonus, relocation assistance, educational loan assistance, CME funding, full benefits and paid malpractice insurance.
Local highlights: Residents enjoy a high standard of living and are surrounded by beautiful mountains, friendly neighborhoods, and the rich culture and history of Abingdon. Nestled in the Virginia Highlands, Abingdon is within driving distance of several big cities, and is home to an excellent school system and a wealth of social, community and religious organizations.