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Otolaryngologist needed in Vernal, UT
Otolaryngology Vernal, UT
Facility: Ashley Regional Medical Center Department: ENT Provider Type: Physician Provider Title: MD Specialty: Otolaryngology EMR System: MEDHOST Practice Setting: Inpatient/Outpatient Coverage Type: No Call Start Date: ASAP Shifts/Hours: Wed: Two 8-hour shifts per month Thurs: Two 8-hour shifts per month JOB DETAILS: The only full-time ENT serving an area of 100-mile radius terminated practice unexpectedly. We are looking for an ENT to work two days (Wed/Thurs) every-other week on an on-going basis while we recruit a permanent, full-time replacement. Office practice and surgery at Ashley Regional Medical Center, a 39-bed community hospital in Vernal, UT, a rural community of about 13,000 located 3 hours east of Salt Lake City. The other hospital in the region has interim, part-time ENT coverage lined up so we are not expecting an exceedingly large demand, but we need coverage to meet the needs of our primary service area. We've had coverage here for about 18 years up until last fall when our local ENT terminated practice; our OR is equipped for standard ENT services and our staff is trained and experienced in standard ENT procedures done at a community hospital level. The interim physician will work out of the same office space as the departed ENT, which is located on hospital campus. About Ashley Regional Medical Center: Ashley Regional Medical Center is a 39-bed acute care Joint Commission Accredited facility located in the heart of Dinosaur Land, Utah The facility recently opened a new three-story Women's Center and a new Infusion Center. Construction and renovation continues in other areas of the hospital. The entire project is slated to be complete in 2019. The Emergency Room at Ashley Regional treats over 14000 patients a year and is staffed 24-hours a day with a dedicated emergency room physician. ARMC is a designated Level IV Trauma Center, has been designated as a Stroke Receiving Facility by the Utah State Department of Health, and is Chest Pain Accredited. Some of the services available at Ashley Regional Medical Center include, MRI, CT Scan, digital mammography, nuclear medicine studies, 4-D ultrasound, Bone Densitometry, chemotherapy, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep lab, cardiac rehabilitation and medical laboratory. Ashley Regional Medical Center currently has 30 affiliated physicians. Specialties include family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, radiology, pathology, orthopedics, ENT, general surgery, neurology, OB/GYN, podiatry, ophthalmology and physiatry. At Ashley Regional Medical Center our physicians enjoy practicing medicine in a rural setting, with the latest technology at their fingertips, can enjoy a slower pace of life, and work with a great staff of highly qualified nurses and technicians. Ashley Regional Medical Center serves the population of Uintah (population 28,800), Duchesne (population 16,100), and Daggett (population 960), counties in Utah, and Rio Blanco county in Colorado (population 6300).

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