Memorial Medical Center
Las Cruces, New Mexico
(2) Emergency Medicine physicians to start March 2013. Emergency Medicine Residency graduate. Board Certified or Eligible Emergency Medicine. New Mexico Medical license MD or DO. Democratic, practitioner owned group. Income based on fee for service. Average monthly schedule 120 hours. 8 hour shifts, 40 hours coverage/day. 6 month conditional trial period prior to becoming senior partner. Fully vested retirement package begins after one year of practice. Group maintains a contract with Pettigrew Medical Billing for collections. Hourly compensation for conditional member?s $190/hour. Hospital paid moving expenses. Hospital paid recruiting fees. Senior partners: Hospital income guaranty $200/hour excluding practice expenses. Hospital incentive program offers an additional $20/ hour if conditions met. Hourly compensation based on fee for service/RGEMA collections. Emergency Department: 42,000 visits/year. Certified Chest Pain Center. 12 hour/day Nurse Practitioner coverage. Located adjacent Cardiac Cath Lab. Hospitalist admissions for unassigned patients. Helipad located in front of department. Total departmental integration with EMR ?Codonix?. Department Ultrasound unit. Newly designed front end process utilizing Mid level Providers.
About the Hospital
Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), Memorial Medical Center is a licensed 298-bed acute care facility. The hospital offers a full range of comprehensive care including the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Inpatient services include a new Cardiac Care Unit and Cardiac Cath Lab. Outpatient services include a comprehensive cancer program with radiation therapy at Ikard Cancer Treatment Center and medical oncology at MMC Cancer Center. Additional services are offered at Memorial HealthPlex, a free-standing outpatient surgery center that offers day surgery, diagnostic imaging and lab services in a convenient customer service-oriented setting. More than 1,300 employees and volunteers work closely with the medical staff, which includes 300 credentialed providers representing a full range of medical specialties.
Located in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico, Las Cruces is bounded to the west by wide-open desert and to the east by the majestic and beautiful Organ Mountains, which rise abruptly to an altitude of 9,000 feet only 12 miles from Las Cruces. The famous Rio Grande River runs through the west side of the city and features 55 parks. Las Cruces is also the home of New Mexico State University, with an enrollment of 16,000 and 600 regular faculty members. Las Cruces is host to a number of festivals throughout the year. The Whole Enchilada Festival features the world’s largest enchilada - six feet across. There’s the Renaissance Arts and Crafts Fair, the Southern New Mexico State Fair, the Mesilla Valley Hot Air Balloon Rally, and the Wine and Chile Festival. The historic town of Mesilla, only minutes away, hosts festival celebrations in September and May, and the town of Hatch, thirty miles away, is home to a world-famous Chile Festival. The historic village of Old Mesilla, just minutes away from Las Cruces, is one of the most historic sites in the Southwest. Famed outlaw Billy the Kid stood trial for murder in the town’s courthouse on the village plaza.
Sitting at an elevation of 3,900 feet above sea level, Las Cruces enjoys an enviable climate year-round, with 350 sunny days annually and only 8.5 inches of rain and 3.2 inches of snow. White Sands National Monument is just 50 miles east of Las Cruces. The magnificent pure white gypsum dunes provide excellent recreational opportunities. Visitors can picnic, “white sand surf,” or just stroll through a portion of the 275-square-mile national park. Ruidoso is a scenic mountain village two hours from Las Cruces. Located in the Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso is home to the Hubbard Museum of the American West, the Spencer Theater, the Ruidoso Downs Race Track, and Ski Apache and Casino Apache.