Prima CARE in Fall River, Massachusetts has an immediate opening for a Board-eligible or Board-certified Adult Neurologist to assume the role of a neuro-hospitalist.
Prima CARE is a 160-provider multispecialty group in Fall River, Massachusetts. In addition to 40 Primary Care physicians, we represent various medical and surgical specialists. Prima CARE has its own outpatient Sleep Lab, EMG and EEG, CT and MRI, accredited Vascular Laboratory, and Laboratory.
Our Neurology Division currently consists of 5 physicians, covering a thriving outpatient practice and currently seeing inpatient consultations at St. Anne’s and Charlton Memorial Hospitals in Fall River. We are recruiting a neurologist whose practice would be exclusively hospital-based, rounding at the 2 local hospitals on a 7-on/7-off schedule. Prima CARE colleagues would cover the “off” weeks.
Prima CARE is a physician-owned group affiliated with the Steward Health Care network. St. Anne’s has approximately 180 beds, a state-of-the-art patient pavilion, and other recent renovations. Stroke management has been recognized by the AHA/American Stroke Association. Acute TPA administration is handled by a separate hospital-based Stroke Team utilizing teleneurology. Charlton Memorial (Southcoast) has approximately 300 beds. Neurosurgeons and vascular surgeons are readily-available locally, and a referral network exists for interventional neuroangiography, interventions, and complex cases requiring tertiary, academic-center care.
This is an excellent medical community with an excellent source of referrals for specialists. The salary is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s training, expertise, and skill set. Physicians are eligible for corporate bonuses after 1 year and eligible for partnership after 3 years with minimal buy-in. Of course, moving expenses, malpractice and professional expenses, health insurance, time off, CME expenses, and a 401K are included.
Prima CARE is financially solid and a strong influence in this medical community. We pride ourselves on our excellent training, extensive experience, and careful attention to evidence-based and cost-effective care.
Fall River is located 20 minutes from Providence, RI, an hour from Boston, and a half-hour from Cape Cod and Newport, RI. The area is situated near cities, beaches, farms, suburbia, and virtually any type of living environment you prefer.