Envision Physician Services is seeking an experienced Neonatologist interested in serving as the Medical Director to help grow an expanding Level III NICU service at Southeastern Alabama Medical Center (SAMC). SAMC’s Level II NICU opened in October 2015 with 8-beds along with a 27-bed L&D Unit. The hospital has been dedicated to building their NICU services and has made significant progress since the program opened.
SAMC is now a Level III NICU service with ROP coverage and a transport team covered by RNs/RTs. There are 45-beds between the NICU and the newborn nursery: 15 NICU beds and 30 LDRP beds. With deliveries increased to 1,500 annually, the hospital’s current focus is obtaining MFM coverage and increasing transfers in from surrounding delivery services.
SAMC operates as a 420-bed regional referral center, serving approximately 600,000 people throughout its neighboring communities and counties. SAMC offers a full range of healthcare services through its main campus in Dothan, including family-centered women's care, advanced cardiovascular and cancer treatments, state-of-the-art surgical procedures, and comprehensive pain management services. It is the home of the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. The community serves a populace of approximately 145,000 residents in a three county region. SAMC is the largest employer in the area.