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Gastroenterologist Physician for Lansing, MI (Locum)

Lansing, MI 48915

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Gastroenterology, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 5281

Job Description


Sparrow Lansing is looking for Locums experienced, Gastroenterologist to supplement GI call coverage, inpatient consults, ED and scheduled procedures. They need nights covered with on call and 15 days a month of IP consults. Provider must be MI licensed and clean background for expedited credentialing. Provider must be available for dates listed below and have an ongoing availability of 2 weeks/month.
 
  • Oct 7 7am to Oct 14 7am
  • Oct 21 7am to Oct 28 7am
  • Nov 4 7am to Nov 15 7am
  • Nov 25 7am to Dec 9 7am
  • Dec 16 7am to Jan 1 7am
Practice Setting:  Hospital-Based (Sparrow Main only)
Onsite Lab?  Yes

Onsite X-Ray?  Yes

Will Outpatient Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine be Required?  No 
Average Number of Office/Clinic Patients Per Locum Per Day:   0

Average Number of Hospital Based Patients Per Locum Per Day: TBD
How Many Physicians in Your Group?   1

Average Number of Patients Per Day:  NA
Documentation System/EMR:  Epic
Trauma Level/Designation:  1
Required Procedures: Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Required Types of Upper GI Endoscopy: Diagnostic, Therapeutic with Biopsy, with Foreign Body Removal
 
Question

Answer

Will the locums have APP support? 

We will provide an inpatient APP

To clarify the call ratio of 1:4 would the provider be working 8 hrs. in the hospital Mon-Fri or Mon-Sun? 

We want locums to work 24 hour shifts (including carrying the pager at night)

Would they be on call everyday? 

the days they are working inpatient, they would have unrestricted call in the evening.

What type of availability are you looking for(how many weeks per month/weekends )? We have a provider that is available 1-2 weeks/month 

We need full coverage. We prefer the physicians who can cover the most shifts.

Can Sparrow provide any patient volumes? 

20-22 patient encounters per day (5 follow ups, 10-12 new patients, 2-4 procedures)

at night – typically come into the hospital 1 in 7 nights while on call

Will there be NP/PA’s there to support in surgical cases? 

No – the APPs will not be doing surgery.

Are ERCPs required? 

Preferred, but not required

Would the start date be April 1st 2024? 

Start date would be within the first 2 weeks of April

How many surgical cases per day in the inpatient setting? 

2-4

For the 8-hour on-site hospital coverage, are the hours 8a-5p? 

8:00 – 4:30

Estimated credentialing timeframe - 90-120 days
 

Prior to starting:
1. Provider must take an Epic training prior to start - can fill out waiver if they have years of experience.
2. Orientation prior to start is required

Within 30 days of start:
1. Provider must have a physical and 5 panel drug screen (not reimburse-able)   SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible 
  • MI License
  • List out specific availability in submission, dates above plus additional availability
  • Clean malpractice and background
  • COVID Vaccine 
  • DEA 
ABOUT THE FACILITY
  • Sparrow Hospital is home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the area, making them the region’s top destination for critically ill and injured patients.
  • As Michigan’s first certified Comprehensive Stroke Center – just one of 20 nationwide – they are the regional expert for neurological care. 
  • The Sparrow Hospital Mother Baby Center is one of the most trusted in Michigan, welcoming 4,000 babies a year.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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