Nocturnist Opportunity

Mercy Health Ohio Nocturnist Position - $2,147/shift, FT 161 shifts

Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center is seeking a board certified/board eligible nocturnist interested in experiencing all four seasons in a beautiful Midwest city surrounded by thriving suburbs and charming rural communities. You will work in a very collegial multi-specialty group at a large regional referral center serving a ten-county area with a robust patient population.

Nocturnist Program Highlights:
  • 7 on 7 off working 7:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.
  • Admitting patients overnight and resident physician oversight when appropriate.
  • Nocturnist will collaborate with NP or PA who is responsible for floor call and occasional admission.
  • Daily workload of 16-18 patients per physician per night with APC support
  • Respond to: Rapid Responses and Codes
  • No patients under the age of 16
  • Procedures: Intubation, central lines, interpret EKG's and Chest X-Rays
  • Most specialties represented with the exception of burns and transplants
  • 424 bed count facility with average Hospitalist census of 130 patients.
  • Approximately 40% of Hospitalist census floor call will be covered by resident services.
  • Nocturnist physicians stop admissions at 6 am and admitting services provide additional coverage from 1900 to 2100 M-F.

The community of Lima, Ohio offers many perks; including minimal traffic, low cost of living, and access to both public and private school systems with excellent reputations. This is a close knit community that is ideal for raising your family. Many of our providers live in Shawnee Township. In addition, we are centrally located between multiple large urban hubs for quick access to metropolitan experiences and air transportation. We are less than 1-2 hours from Dayton, Toledo, Columbus, Cincinnati, Detroit, MI and Fort Wayne, IN.

We offer a competitive compensation package.

If you would consider a move to an area and health system surrounded by a strong Midwest community please send your CV and contact me to discuss this possibility further.

Traci Cox, M.Ed.

Physician & APC Recruitment
Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center
730 West Market Street
Lima, OH. 45801
419-296-7808 (cell)

About St. Rita's Hospital

Since 1918, St. Rita's Health Partners has been providing quality health care to the people of Lima and west central Ohio. More people prefer St. Rita's for medical care than any other hospital in the 10-county region we serve.

About Mercy Health

Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and the state's fourth-largest employer, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2016. The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and more than 500 care sites, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and seven home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network, Mercy Health Select, coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 200,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings program. In keeping with its Mission to improve the health of its communities, Mercy Health provides more than $1 million per day in community benefit services. For more information, visit or connect with Mercy Health on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and Twitter (@LivingMercyHlth).