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Hospitalist (Primarily Day Shift with Flexibility) in Heart of MN Lakes Country

Essentia Health
Brainerd, Minnesota
Excellent Compensation Package, Paid Malpractice Insurance, Relocation, and Benefit Package
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Accepts J1/H1 Visas
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
Employment Type

Job Details


Hospitalist (primarily day shift; with Flexibility)

Flexibility to split with outpatient Family Medicine or Internal Medicine if desired

  • Primarily day shift with 1:8 week rotation to night shift
  • Pay incentive for extra shift(s) and extended week rotations
  • Full-time equivalent = 24 weeks/year
  • Well-established Hospitalist program and “Top 100 Rural Hospital in America”
  • 162-bed hospital and Level III Trauma Center
  • Schedule – 7 on 7 off, Tuesday-Monday cycle
  • Hospitalists will cover Med/Surg & ICU, including ventilator co-management with intensivist, RT, and remote support from Duluth
  • Total number of physicians in specialty currently: 8 and two NPs
  • Fully staffed with 10 hospitalists
  • Opportunity to teach and precept medical and PA students, and for future program leadership
  • Average inpatient practice volume per day: 12-15 encounters per hospitalist.  Average daily census on the team: 40-60
  • Home to Marilyn Covey Heart & Vascular Center and St. Joseph’s Cancer Center
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center, co-management with stroke neurology, growing cardiovascular program, and top-performing sepsis care
  • Hospitalist team runs codes and rapid responses
  • No procedures required (general surgery performs central lines)
  • Excellent compensation package, paid malpractice insurance, relocation, and benefit package


  • BC/BE Internal Medicine or Hospitalist Residency, or Family Medicine with Hospitalist experience
  • Current ACLS Required
  • Option for FCCS course for added critical care education


  • Brainerd, MN – located at the center of Minnesota
  • Home to top bike trails, lakes, hunting, fishing, schools, and restaurants in rural MN
  • Brainerd has a Delta Airport hub with twice-daily flights to MSP
  • Brainerd Lakes Area population: 65,000; Regional service area: 115,000
  • 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

Search or Apply online at or contact:

Kailee Deadrick, Physician Recruiter

(Phone) 218-269-6276 

Email: [email protected]


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