Psychiatry & Neurology
Physician, Neurology Support
We Are Hiring
Ascension Sacred Heart – Ascension Neurology Support Department is looking for a full time Physician to join our elite team!
Why Join Ascension?
About Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola
As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is a 566-bed facility that offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically, and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach, Panama City, and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida.
In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.
Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a full-service diagnostic centers, women’s health and maternity services, the Studer Family Children’s Hospital, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.
Home to pristine white beaches and the iconic emerald waters of the Gulf Coast (consistently voted one of the top beaches in the country)
Pensacola boasts a rich history including: pre-Civil War forts, archaeological sites, the title of America’s first settlement, and is home to the US Navy’s flight demonstration squadron - The Blue Angels.
Cost of living below the national average
The perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center, Pensacola’s temperate and climate offer a friendly community and an unparalleled quality of life.
Pensacola prides itself on its diverse and emerging cultures. Annual festivals, events, and performances display the region’s greatest musicians, food, artists, shows, and vendors that captivate the heart and history of the area.
About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.
With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.
What You Will Do
Ascension Sacred Heart is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist to join our team in Pensacola, FL.
Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.
What You Will Need
Licensed Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Florida Board of Medicine obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Board eligibility/certification in medical specialty required.
Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required