Nocturnist – North Dallas, TX

Full Time

Nocturnist – North Dallas, TX

To our prospective teammates,

I have been with Sound Physicians for six years and am the Regional Medical Director for the South Region. I would like to share more about who we are and what we do — specifically about our people, practice, and purpose — as you consider your next steps:

People
  • Our team is culturally diverse, representing multiple nationalities and an equal balance of male and female members. We promote a caring environment, value each other’s well-being, and seamlessly collaborate across hospital departments to achieve shared objectives.
  • I aim to lead by example, prioritizing a sense of camaraderie among my direct reports. Emphasizing teamwork, I hold myself to the same standards I expect from my colleagues, valuing adaptability, openness for feedback, and a commitment to bettering our performance for the benefit of our patients.
  • Our dedicated providers are committed to providing positive patient-centered care to all stakeholders.
  • Sound is focused on equitably providing quality care to the patients in the communities we serve, providing a structured and predictable work environment. My decision to pursue the medical director role was fueled by my aspiration to elevate the standard of care to a greater extent.
Practice
  • The hospital operates as an open ICU, Level III Trauma, with 414 beds.
  • Our team comprises 28 physicians and 2 APPs. We follow a schedule of seven days on/off (12-hour shifts).
  • Our current staffing model includes 12 daytime physicians, one swing shift, two nocturnists, and one night APP.
  • Total 12 admissions per shift (including at least two admissions done by resident service).
  • Precept family medicine residents.
  • Supervise NPs/PAs and co-sign their notes.
  •  Respond to rapid responses (no code response required).
  • Work in a closed ICU (ICU team available at night for response).
  • We utilize Cerner, which has access to our own internal informatics platform.
  • Compensation for a day shift rate is $1519, swing shift is $1519, and night shift is $1860.
  • Eligible for both productivity and quality bonuses, with a potential total of up to $25,000.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and AD&D insurance, long- and short-term disability, 401k with match, paid medical malpractice and tail coverage, and annual CME allowance.
  • We accept both internal medicine and family medicine candidates for the role.
Purpose
  • Many team members serve on various committees, such as the medical executive, utilization management, quality review, sepsis, and stroke.
  • We operate as a well-organized team, providing updated systems, teaching tools, and educational programs facilitated by Sound.
  • Patients are at the core of everything we do; their well-being is our top priority.
  • Growth and development are hallmarks of Sound’s practices. Team members have opportunities for career advancement both locally and within our broader medical group.
  • Our team is deeply committed to our community. We encourage team members to contribute within and outside the hospital to enhance the well-being of our local community.

Want to learn more about this opportunity? Contact my recruiting partner, who will connect you with me.

Dr. Karen Allen
Regional Medical Director for the South Region

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