Based in: Greenville, S.C.
Number of hospitalists: 98, recruiting 4 more
Number of hospitals covered: 8
Contact: Natasha Durham, FASPR, Natasha.Durham@prismahealth.org
The hospitalists with Prisma Health-Upstate work in one of eight acute care hospitals throughout the upstate region of South Carolina. Hospitals range in size from just over 100 beds to more than 800 beds.
The largest hospital, Greenville Memorial Hospital, also has a children’s hospital and a children’s emergency center.
Employment model: Hospitalists are employed by the hospital.
Services: The hospitalists with Prisma Health-Upstate work in an open ICU with full subspecialist backup. Codes are run by the critical care team. Academic appointments and resident supervision are available.
Schedule and coverage: While the majority of hospitalists work seven-on/seven-off, schedules can vary. Nocturnist, traditional and swing shift opportunities are available.
Compensation: Compensation varies by location. Hospitalists working a traditional schedule earn between $240,000 and $260,000, while nocturnists earn between $320,000 and $340,000 depending on location. Sign-on bonuses are available, as is a CME stipend.
Local highlights: Greenville, S.C., is a beautiful place to live and work. It is located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte and is one of the fastest-growing areas in the country. Ideally situated near beautiful mountain ranges, beaches and lakes, we enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life, and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities. Check out all that Greenville has to offer! #yeahTHATgreenville
Published in the November 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist