Academic Emergency Medicine Physician

Columbia, MO 65201
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Merritt Hawkins

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Growing Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Faculty and Leadership Candidates

Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premiere academic physician search firm, has partnered with a burgeoning Department of Emergency Medicine seeking residency trained ABEM and fellowship trained PEM physicians for clinical or core faculty roles with a new university residency program started in 2014. Applicants with academic and non-academic backgrounds or those coming directly out of fellowship are welcome to apply. Immediate leadership opportunities exist for qualified applicants.
ACS Certified Level I Trauma Center
Upcoming expansions to University Hospital ED will double bed size by 2018
Average a maximum of 120 clinical hours per month, 8-12 hour shifts
Join an all boarded group of 24 ABEM and 2 PEM physicians
Double coverage by attendings most hours with triple coverage during peak times
4:1 nurse to physician ratio
Mid-level coverage 22 hours/day
Ability to teach at both the GME and UME levels
Spirit of collaboration and strong institutional support for research
In addition to faculty appointments, immediate leadership opportunities available for:
                Assistant/Associate Program Director
                Ultrasound Director, option to start a fellowship
                Research Director, option to grow into a Vice Chair role
As an employee of the University Health System, faculty take advantage of:
  • Comprehensive benefits package with retirement match
  • Relocation allowance and sign-on bonus
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Academic rank and salary commensurate with experience
Consistently rated as one of the top cities in the nation by countless magazines and other organizations, this community has something to offer everyone. The locals enjoy a scenic backdrop with hundreds of miles of hike and bike trails and a four-season climate. The city comes alive for Division I collegiate sporting events, concerts, and a variety of festivals throughout the year. Families and individuals alike will enjoy a strong public school system, low unemployment rates, and a great cost of living.


About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.