Hilo Medical Center Gastroenterologist

  • Hilo Medical Center
  • Hilo, HI, USA
  • Aug 15, 2018
Full time Gastroenterologist

Position Description


Thank you for your interest in offering your services to our community and living here.

Currently there is one group of three gastroenterologists. One of them is retiring in January 2019. The hospital is looking to hire a gastroenterologist as a full time employee that will work with this group. Your office and outpatient endoscopy lab would be with them. Their office is about one mile from the hospital. The clinic is from 8am-5pm with 15 minute preoperative and 45 minute consultation appointments. The endoscopy lab runs from 7am-5pm. The average endoscopy time is 30 minutes. They usually schedule 10 cases in the morning and 9 in the afternoon. Each doc does about 100 endoscopies a month.

Each doc works four full days/week. Call is one out of every three weeks, Monday to Sunday, about 10 ½ days/month. During your call week you will be called to consult/procedure about 8-10 times. 

The hospital proposal will be a base salary that will include a very generous benefit package that includes 20 days paid time off (PTO), 14 state holidays PTO, 5 days CME PTO, health insurance, malpractice insurance, retirement account as well as a sign on bonus and moving expenses.

Do you do ERCPs or Endoscopic Ultrasounds?

Hilo is a small, rural and multicultural town. The Hilo Medical Center serves ¾ of the island population of 190,000. Located on the wet side of the Island of Hawaii, commonly known as the Big Island, Hilo offers breathtaking natural beauty plus all the amenities of a charming and vibrant town.  It’s known for Wailuku River State Park, featuring Rainbow Falls, with its colorful mists. Hilo Bay with Polynesian style outrigger canoe paddling clubs that host local, state, national and international races. The Hilo Farmers Market is one of the best open markets in Hawaii. Suisan Fish Market, Liliokalani Park, Banyan Drive and King Kamehameha Statue are local icons. The downtown features centuries old, wooden storefronts, many of which are on the National Register of Historic Places, housing a variety of galleries, shops, restaurants and cultural sites. Hilo is a historic Hawaiian town full of legends and traditions. An international hula competition, Merry Monarch, fills the town with dancers and spectators in the spring.  The University of HI has its science campus in Hilo, featuring astronomy, marine science, volcanology and tropical agriculture. From the place that King Kamehameha ruled all the Hawaiian Islands to a plantation town to a now diverse and thriving community, Hilo offers a healthy life style and exposure to a diversity of foods and cultures.

As the Big Island's leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care, Hilo Medical Center delivers a full range of services and programs. The 20-acre campus includes acute hospital patients, behavioral health unit and our long-term care facility. There are over 1,000 employees and a medical staff comprised 250 community physicians, physician assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. The hospital is state owned and operated and serves a community that is underserved with limited primary care and mental health access. This is the premier learning campus on the island hosting medical students, pharmacy students, nursing students and our own Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency Program. The hospital is committed to serving the health needs of the community.

LOCATION:  Hilo, Hawaii pop 44,000, Island Pop: 190,000 

FACILITY: Hilo Medical Center www.hilomedicalcenter.org

275 licensed beds

Level 3 Trauma Center

Three ORs

Pediatric and Adult Hospitalists

Emergency Department with 45,000 visits/year

Critical Care Medicine with 12 bed ICU

Medical specialty services including Gastroenterology, Cardiology and Neurology 

General Surgery Services 

Surgical specialty services including Orthopedic, Urology, ENT 

Labor and Delivery with over 900 deliveries/year 

CT, MRI and Interventional Radiology services. 

Medical and Radiation Oncology.

Hawaii State owned and operated, HMC is part of the Hawaii Health Systems Corp

If you are still interested please send me your CV and we can arrange a phone call to answer any questions you might have. 

Position Setting

Other (please describe below)

Position Requirements/Qualifications

Board Certified/Board Eligible

Will you be attending the ACG 2018 Meeting?