Requested Specialty: General Surgeon
Projected Locum Start Date: June – 24 Call coverage needed 5-10 days per month.
Placement Type: Locum Tenens or Permanent
Assignment Type: Mix of Office visits, call coverage, and Surgery procedures (Perm only) – No office schedule for Locums Call Coverage.
Client prefers drive in, TN licensed Providers for Locum Call Coverage.
Census/Case Load: Avg 20-25 patients per day in clinic and average 800 surgical cases annually.
EMR: Paper Charting in Clinic / McKesson-Allscripts in Hospital (Dragon Dictation available at Hospital)
8 OR Suites & 4 Procedure Rooms
Must be able to obtain Hospital privileges for Henry County Hospital.
Must be board certified or truly board eligible in General Surgery
Preferred experience or interested in training in minimally invasive (laparoscopic)
surgery and endoscopic surgical techniques.
Must do scopes.
Prefers candidates with robotics experience but not required
Will accept new grads
Office and Coverage Hours: Monday – Friday 8AM – 430PM plus call coverage
Office Address: 235 Hospital Circle Paris, TN 38242 (located outside the entrance to HCMC)
HCMC Address: 301 Tyson Avenue Paris TN 38242
Call Rotation: 1:3 (on average 10 call shifts per month)
Credentialing timeframe: Temps available to start within 14 days of completing application
Inpatient surgeries all take place at the HCMC Main Campus. Individuals having inpatient procedures will spend at least one night in the hospital where he or she will be monitored by the surgeon, nursing staff and HCMC hospitalist team.
HCMC is one of the first medical centers in Tennessee outside of a metropolitan area to offer DaVinci Robot surgery services. Currently, the DaVinci Robot is being utilized by the General Surgeons. With HCMC commitment towards growth, HCMC expects to increase the number of DaVinci Robot surgery services.
General Surgery Services include:
Abdomen and its contents - diaphragm, biliary tract, liver, pancreas, spleen
Alimentary tract - esophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel
Breast, skin and soft tissue - benign and malignant problems of the breast, skin and soft tissues
Head and neck surgery - including trauma, vascular, congenital and cancerous disorders
Vascular surgery - arteries and veins, excluding the vessels in the brain, heart, and lungs
Endocrine surgery - thyroid and parathyroid glands, the pancreas and adrenal glands
Surgical oncology - including coordinated management of the cancer patient
Comprehensive management of trauma - all phases of care
Complete care of the critically ill patient - with underlying surgical condition
When it comes to Health Care, we understand Caring is what matters. The highly trained, experienced professionals at Paris Surgical Specialists pride themselves on providing cutting edge surgical care in a down home, personalized atmosphere.