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Obstetrics and Gynecology - OB Hospitalist Physician Job with First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL

Job ID: 1219293

World-Class Hospital seeking OB Hospitalists -Gulf Coast of Florida. $200/hour plus quality incentives and extra shift pay!

Sarasota, FL 34239

Job Description

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System  is recruiting full-time OB Hospitalists to join our highly collaborative employed physician group in the highly desirable area of Sarasota/Venice, FL.  We are located approximately 60 minutes south of Tampa and 1.5 hours north of Ft. Myers on the West Coast of Florida.

Sarasota Memorial  is consistently recognized for its delivery of quality care and best patient experience in the nation.

  • CMS 5-Star rated hospital  for overall quality.    The only hospital in Florida to receive the highest five-star rating in all reporting periods since the program’s inception in 2016.
  • Earned straight  “A” Grades for Patient Safety  from Leapfrog since 2016.
  • Named among the  World’s Best Hospitals for a 6th  year in a row  by Newsweek, 2024.
  • Forbes’ list of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2024  and the  No. 1 healthcare employer  in Florida in 2023.
  • Earned consistent Magnet Nursing Recognition  from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) since 2003. Sarasota Memorial has remained the only hospital in the region with Magnet recognition for the past 20 years.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • 30 postpartum beds; 18 Labor Rooms; 3 C-Section Operating Rooms and a 4-bed PACU with ability to flex beds as needed.
  • 5 APRNs/CNMs to cover SMH-Sarasota 24/7.
  • Neonatologists on-site and two Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians providing coverage 24/7.
  • Up to $50,000.00 available for achieving quality metric goals
  • Sarasota Memorial’s Main Campus has a 36 bed  Level III NICU.
  • Renovated OB-ECC with 8 beds opening in August 2024.
  • 5 daVinci robots.
  • Designated a Baby-Friendly Hospital in 2017 with successful re-designated in 2023.
  • Achieved Level III Maternal Care Verification from the Joint Commission in collaboration with the American College of Obstetrics in 2023 for providing advanced care to low and moderate-risk pregnancies, as well as to high-risk patients, including subspecialty care for more complex maternal medical conditions, obstetric complications, and fetal conditions.
  • No OBGYN Residents requiring supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 24-hour shifts.
  • 7 or 8 shifts per month (90 shifts total per year) at both the SMH-Venice Hospital and SMH Main Campus.
  • Performing deliveries including C-Sections and urgent Gynecologic surgeries/procedures and consults.
  • Evaluates and manages high-risk obstetrics patients.
  • Weekends and holidays as part of the shift requirement.


Required Qualifications:

  • Board-Certification with 3+ years of experience.
  • Licensed in Florida and holds a current DEA Certificate.
  • Graduate of an ACGME accredited OB/GYN program.

Benefits Include:

  • A 2-year employment contract with auto-renewal and a generous guaranteed salary.  Competitive rates for additional shifts.
  • Comprehensive benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, 403B Retirement Plan, CME, and many other perks.
  • Relocation allowance and a commencement bonus will be provided.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to  sovereign immunityPhysicians employed by First Physicians Group do NOT have to pay for tail coverage should they leave the practice.
  • We are a not-for-profit entity - 501(c)(3). Physicians can participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program if employed by FPG.
  • No State Tax!

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, MHA, CPRP, Director, Physician & APP Recruitment, for more information on this opportunity. 

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota Campus, with our flagship 897-bed, acute-care hospital and 8-story Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute Oncology Tower, is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level III neonatal intensive care, psychiatric services for patients of all ages and a Level II Trauma Center.

Opened in 2021, SMH-Venice  Hospital is located on a 65-acre campus and features a 365,000-square-foot, 3-story hospital currently licensed for 178 private patient suites, a 28-bed emergency care center, 8 surgical suites, and a level 1 nursery caring for babies 35+ weeks. Construction continues into 2024 to add 34 additional private rooms as well as expansion of the ER to 61 rooms, and space created to add 8 more surgical suites.

SMH-Venice was designed with a growing community in mind and a master plan of providing 400 private inpatient suites with complementary sized emergency room and surgery services to ensure quality care and access.

First Physicians Group is Florida’s Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 30 -year history in the community.  With 600+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 49 different specialties and 70 practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

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