Emergency Medicine – Ashland, Kentucky

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  • *** Site will consider providers with IMLC licenses. Must have a Letter of qualification and a time frame of when license will be obtained when applied for at the time of presentation. If LQ is not submitted with presentation, provider will be redirected. 

  • New ED with 75 exam rooms under construction and opening late 2024-25

  • 24-hour Cath Lab

  • Scribes work alongside physicians

  • Additional 10-bed overflow unit
  • No Call

  • Must be BC/BE in Emergency Medicine 

  • Residency requirements- EM residency required

  • Temporary Privileges:  Most files are granted temporary privileges prior to the credentials meeting being held due to the rapid turn-around time.
  •  We do not need to request temps and there is not a separate process, or application, or fee in- order for a provider to be granted temps.

  •  Temps are valid for 120 days (or until the file received full Board approval) – whichever occurs first.

  •  Once a hard-stop date for rapid processing of files is identified, below outlines the normal temporary privilege process:

  • Temporary privileges may be granted by the CEO, upon recommendation of the President of the Medical Staff, when there is an important patient care, treatment, or service need, such as:  (i) for the care of a specific patient or (ii) to an individual serving as a locum tenens for a member of the Medical Staff.  Prior to the granting of temporary privileges in important patient care need situations, current licensure and current competence will be verified.

  • EMR- Epic

  • ED Volume- 65,000

  • Specialty Back Up: All specialty backup available, except for Ophthalmology, OMFS, and hand surgery 

  • MUST be open to working days and nights including weekends. Site is adding an addition shift and currently down 1 FTE nocturnist. MUST be open to working days and nights including weekends. Site is adding an addition shift and currently down 1 FTE nocturnist.

  • MUST be open to working days and nights including weekends. Site is adding an addition shift and currently down 1 FTE nocturnist.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have active KY license and DEA at time of presentation
  • Will accept providers with IMLC licenses that have Letter of Qualification 
  • Must have clean file and claims history background- All claims history must be presented to MSP coordinator before presentation sent over.
  • MUST be BE/BC in Emergency Medicine

 

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • ATLS
  • BLS
  • PALS

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