Are you currently considering moonlighting work now or sometime in the future? Echo Locum Tenens, a division of Sound Physicians, currently has Hospitalist openings in your area. If you’re interested in PRN/Moonlighting work, I'd be more than happy to send you specific information or answer any questions. Best Regards,
Roderick Brown | Physician Recruiting Consultant| ECHO Locum Tenens a division of Sound Physicians (817) 767-6266 (register or log in to show contact information)
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Catholic Health System
565 Abbott Road
Dates of Coverage Needed:
7a- 7p; 7p- 7a; 3p-11p
Minimum Shifts Per Month:
Block of 5
Average Daily Shift Census
Average # of Admissions (Days & Nights): 22 total per day
Days: 7 Nights: 14
Will the Hospitalists be required to take call?
If yes, must on-call Hospitalist be present to admit?
Average Number of Phone Calls per Night:
Number of Hospitalists on Day Shifts:
3p-11p Procedures not required
Will the Hospitalist be required to back-up the Emergency Dept.?
Sub Specialties Available for Consultations:
Interventional Radiologists, all specialties except ENT, Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, and Dermatology
Number of Beds:
18-We have 11 ICU and 3-5 CCU
Will the Hospitalists be the 1st Responder for Codes?
New Grads Accepted:
NOTE: “Preferred” cannot be selected if “Required” is selected
Time to Credential:
If yes, please list other sites:
**Round and manage ICU patients. We are responsible for the first 24 hours of vents. There is not an intensivist in our unit.
*Candidate must be willing to become NIH-Stroke certified for credentialing (2 hours of supplemental CME training). A total of 8 Stroke CMEs (which much include the NIH Stroke Scale) must be submitted with application.
*Candidates MUST be comfortable managing an airway during urgent or emergent clinical situations. (Avg number of intubations per physician provider/month is about 2-4)
*Candidates MUST be comfortable and willing to supervise NPs and PAs
*5 NP/PA on during the day 7a-5p (the non-physicians providers are autonomous and do their own billing, no physician co-signs required)
- Pre application-must be signed by the provider, once sent to the MSO must be signed by the department Chair before the full application will be released. (this can be a picture/scanned copy)
- Full application is paper and the MSO/SVO require the original to be sent to them. We overnight all applications.
- Before Temps will be granted the provider must do a phone or in person interview with the Vice Chariman.
- How many admits during the day/ and at night? Varies depending on volumes but 24 hour period we see 22 admits
- Number of encounters? 15-17 encounters
If you have a provider that is not comfortable with procedures they are able to work the swing shift. If we have an open day or night shift and the other provider on is confident in procedures your provider may be moved to the day or night shifts.
Sound Connect online training must be completed prior to orientation with the PMD. Come in a shift prior to first shift to meet with PMD and for EMR training session. This would be like a first shift shared with another physician for orientation/shadow.