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No Call Requirements! Hospital-employed Neurology position in Ohio!

Southern Ohio Medical Center
Portsmouth, Ohio
Base salary of $362,600 (75%tile MGMA) guaranteed for one year and then switched to a wRVU productio
Closing date
Aug 18, 2022

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Looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist to join our well established, hospital employed General Neurology outpatient practice.  No call requirements!  Inpatient coverage provided by 24/7 neurohospitalist team.  Telemedicine for acute stroke.  Providers in the practice include Augusto Juguilon, MD, Fernando Norona, MD (Neurohospitalist),  Angela Rackley, MD (Neurohospitalist), Laura Sova, NP, and Andy Stegman, PA.




  • Option #1:  Base salary of $298,260 (50%tile MGMA for those just completing training) with additional compensation for experience, guaranteed for 2 years. Can be switched to a wRVU production contract when exceeding target.  


  • Option #2: Base salary of $362,626 (75%tile MGMA) guaranteed for one year and then switched to a wRVU production contract.


       * 5% less for those not yet boarded, salary adjusted accordingly upon board certification



2-year contract also includes:


  • Vacation:  29 PTO (paid time off) days.  Additional 5 days PTO when producing 75%tile wRVUs.
  • CME/Books & Journals: 5 days PTO and up to $5000
  • Deferred compensation:  457b plan.  Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $20,500 year before taxes. No matching. Retirement / Savings Plan: 403b plan. Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $20,500 year before taxes under age 50 and $26,000 for over age 50.  SOMC matches dollar for dollar up to 2% of base pay.
  • Moving Expense:   $10,000 paid to moving company
  • Malpractice Insurance Coverage: in a claims made insurance, in an amount of $1,000,000, per claim/$3,000,000, aggregate Health Insurance:  physician pays small premium, deducted from paycheck Liquidated Damages: 70 mile and 2 year non-compete clause or liquidated damages of one year salary CERP (Pay for Call) Program:  Explained by VP of Finance
  • Bonus Incentives:  excellent bonus incentives up to 30% of salary
  • Medical School Loan Repayment:  repay up to $200,000 ($25,000 per year for each year of service commitment) Residency Stipend: up to $25,000 (requires up to 2 year service commitment) Sign on Bonus:  15% of base salary up to $100,000 (paid when contract signed and forgiven over 2-4 years)



  • Practice Location
  • New outpatient clinic located on the main campus of the hospital


  • Office Hours/Work Schedule
  • 8a to 5p. Monday thru Thursday.  Friday 8a to 12 noon.


  • Staffing
  • 5 Medical Assistants
  • 4 LPNs



  • Call Schedule/CERP (if applicable)
  • Office call only (answering service available)
  • Eligible to earn additional compensation by joining our CERP (Pay for Call) Program



  • Case Load
  • Expected to see 20-25 patients a day to start.  Can see many more if desired.



  • Equipment
  • 2 Nicolet / Viasys / Carefusion digital EEG Machines – approximately 800-1000 tests per year
  • Nicolet / Viasys EMG Machine – over 300 per year
  • Ambulatory EEG available


  • Practice Expectations
  • Looking for a personable, hardworking, team player devoted to patient centered care
  • Work well with team and staff
  • Ability to build service line


About SOMC

Southern Oho Medical Center (SOMC) is a 248 bed regional medical center located in the beautiful valley of southern Ohio.  SOMC has something very unique.  We offer a state-of-the-art facility with the best technology – all while maintaining a small town atmosphere.

In our commitment to excellence SOMC holds the following top awards and accreditations: Magnet Recognition Status for Nursing Excellence (the only hospital in the region to hold this designation), Fortune's '100 Best Companies to Work For' 13 years and running and currently the #1 Company in Ohio, OSHA's VPP Safety Star, People Magazine's '50 Companies that Care,' and more.

The city of Portsmouth is a family-oriented community with a progressive school system, a local university, and a young physician population, which makes this an excellent place to practice and raise a family.  Located along the Ohio River, Portsmouth is one of the most picturesque regions in the state surrounded by rolling hills, lush hardwood forests, and scenic waterways.  Portsmouth is 2 hours south of Columbus and east of Cincinnati, with easy access to major metropolitan areas in the tri-state region.

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1805 27th Street
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