Nocturnist at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 26, 2022

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Internal Medicine, Nocturnist
Position Type
Physician, Other
Full Time
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Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Summary of Opportunity

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE internist to join the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery in the role of nighttime hospitalist. The position will be fully supported by an in-house critical care attending and fellow, who will be readily available for consultation when needed. Although an ideal opportunity for Internists looking to pursue thoracic medicine specialization in the near future, candidates are not expected to be fellowship trained in pulmonary and/or critical care medicine.

The successful candidate must be BC/BE in Internal Medicine. They will provide inpatient service, including weekend coverage, from 7 pm to 7 am for a minimum of 23 weeks per year. They will serve as the attending physician, managing admissions and supervising our phenomenal team of advance providers on the uncovered unit and floor service for the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Unlike any other academic department in the country, the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery is comprised of physicians and scientists from a wide variety of disciplines focused on the treatment of lung disease – including pulmonary and critical care medicine, allergy, thoracic surgery, lung transplant surgery, sleep medicine, diagnostic imaging and interventional thoracic radiology, pulmonary pathology, clinical/scientific research and medical education. This unique multi-disciplinary center provides synergy for cutting edge therapies and novel basic and clinical research, as well as educational activities that span the continuum of medical and surgical care of patients with common to rare lung disorders.

In addition to a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, CME, a Tuition Remission Program and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class, equitable patient care, medical education and research.

Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent
  • Board Certified or Eligible in Internal Medicine
  • Unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to their start date
  • Must demonstrate sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the diverse community we serve

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Temple University School of Medicine

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is comprised of: 20 clinical departments (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research;) more than 550 full-time faculty; 50+ part-time faculty; 800+ volunteer faculty; and 1000+ employees. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is also among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the nation. The school is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and takes pride in the excellence of its teaching, service and research programs. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, LKSOM is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania. Each year it admits 210 medical students and approximately 25 graduate students.

Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position, please complete an online application at

Application materials must be submitted in PDF format and should include: a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae with contact information and three professional references (names w/contact information.)  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.

Please address your application to:  Nathaniel Marchetti, DO, Medical Director, Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, C/O William Mawhinney, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact William Mawhinney at  [email protected]

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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