Permanent Nocturnist Physician - South Texas Rio Grande / Gulf Coast

Harlingen, TX 78550

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Hospitalists Job Number: 23643

Job Description

  • Night Team / Nocturnist (7pm – 7am)
  • Covers all admissions at night (12-15 per night)
  • Responds to calls from the floor at night (20+)
  • No rounding
  • Currently 2 nocturnists Full Time
  • Most of the time two residents are available at night to help with up to 5 admissions each

Contract Terms - Nocturnist:
  • Contract for 180 shifts per year (average of 15 shifts per month)
  • Base salary is $286,200
  • Additional shifts available and paid at $1,590 per shift
  • Productivity incentives
  • Sign on bonus
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • CME/Professional expense reimbursement
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, long term disability and a 401K with 2% match (additional optional benefits available including dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, short term disability, etc.)
  • Three year contract with 90 day out clause
  • Can contract for as little as 12 shifts per month to qualify for benefits, but base compensation will decrease

Location highlights:
  • Medical school (Univ of Texas – Rio Grande Valley)
  • Near South Padre Island
  • Lowest cost of living in the nation
  • Growing population
  • International airport

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