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Pulmonologist/Critical Care Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO

Company: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC
Location: Cape Girardeau
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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Pulmonologist/Critical Care Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO
Pulmonologists are internal physicians that specialize in the health of the respiratory system, and in some cases the cardiovascular system too. They work to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases, conditions, and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system.

Essential Functions

  • Evaluate the quality of pulmonology services and provide input and suggestions to improve the quality of care and customer service
  • Share coverage and "on-call" responsibilities for the department, including coverage for scheduled time off and the six (6) major holiday periods, with other Pulmonologists
  • Schedule all time off (except unanticipated illnesses and urgent personal matters) in consideration of the requirements of the department
  • Admit and attend to referred patients
  • Accept the transfer of patients for admission to Hospital consistent with Hospital's usual and customary admission policies
  • Diagnose and treat patients
  • Prioritize work when treating multiple patients
  • Order appropriate diagnostic tests
  • Communicate with patient, family, staff and peers
  • Consult with specialists as necessary
  • Document patient care in the medical record in a timely fashion
  • Complete patient records within prescribed time periods
  • Maintain professional demeanor and appearance
  • Regularly use good infection control techniques
  • Maintain good relations with the Medical Staff
  • Assists in the training of staff
  • Keep current on advancement or changes in the practice of Pulmonology
  • Ensure that all certifications/licenses (e.g. Missouri State license, BNDD, DEA certificate, and ACLS) are kept current as required by the department/Hospital
  • Ensure that required continuing education (CME) is obtained
  • Ensure CME programs are approved in advance and within the scope of the provided education budget
  • Regularly attend Medicine Department meetings
  • Serve on committees as required
  • Serve on performance improvement teams as required
  • Maintain membership to the County Medical Society and attend meetings
  • Participate in community education/relations activities as required
  • Participate in activities promoting the Pulmonology Services
  • Participate as requested with management in preparation for JCAHO, NCQA, State or other accreditation agencies
  • Cooperate with hospital administrative representatives to understand hospital operational and fiscal needs, and to assist in the concerns, needs, planning and program development of the Pulmonology Services
  • Understand and respect the importance of patient confidentiality and privacy
  • Complete all clinical documentation requirements for patients and the care provided in an understandable manner
  • Complete billing and coding information in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Communicate with co-workers regarding medical, administrative, nursing or patient care complaints or issues in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provide the physician component of decisions regarding assessment, determination of predicted outcomes and discharge
  • Any other duties as needed to drive to the Vision, fulfill the Mission, and abide by the Values of the organization


    • Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonology Fellowship required
    • Board certified or Board eligible in Pulmonology required
    • State of MO State Licensure Board of Healing Arts Upon Hire required


      • Documented Earnings over $500,000
      • Generous wRVU Production Incentive
      • Competitive Base Salary
      • Student Loan Forgiveness (Up to $200,000)
      • $50,000 Signing Bonus
      • Relocation Assistance
      • CME Allowance
      • 6 weeks paid time off
      • Full Benefits, including: Health, Dental, Vision, FSA & Retirement


        • Maximum of 7 days required call per month.
        • Remodeled pulmonary function lab with two body boxes, running five days per week.
        • Four-bed pulmonary sleep lab recently remodeled and equipped with the Vyaire Somnostar; re-accredited by the AASM in 2019.
        • Five Registered Polysomnographic Techs, plus additional support staff with an average of 20 years' experience.
        • Interventional bronchoscopy equipment with ability to do the following: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) bronchoscopy, Veran Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB), Cryo/APC, Bronchial Thermoplasty, Bronchial valves and stent placement including Non-invasive Lung Volume Reduction procedures.
        • Bronchoscopy lab is staffed with endoscopy trained nurses and respiratory therapists to assist with procedures.
        • Intraoperative Pathology Specimen adequacy exams for EBUS.


          • Designated as Missouri Level I STEMI Center & Level II Stroke Center and Comprehensive Cardiac Center
          • Southeast Hospital is licensed for 245 beds
          • Nearly 2,400 employees
          • TJC accredited and serves a population of approximately 675,000, primarily in a three-state area
          • Largest cardiothoracic surgery program between St. Louis and Memphis
          • Network of more than 51 care locations in 11 communities, including hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics representing over 30 clinical specialties.
          • Has the only pediatric orthopedic surgeon in the region.
          • Dedicated, free-standing Southeast Cancer Center serving approximately 5360 distinct patients annually


            • Located on Interstate 55 with a population of about 40,000, it is 1.5 hours (118 miles) south of St. Louis, MO and 2.5 hours (172 miles) north of Memphis, TN.
            • Lively downtown area featuring specialty stores, antiques and delicious cuisine
            • Excellent Public & Private School Options
            • Home of Southeast Missouri State University
            • Home of the SoutheastHEALTH College of Nursing and Health Sciences
            • Home of Dalhousie Golf Club - ranked #1 course in Missouri per Golf Digest
            • Located on Mississippi River with scenic overlooks & hiking trails
            • Family Aquatic Center, Children's Museum, Trampoline Park
            • Performing Arts, Art Galleries, Shopping, Fine Dining
            • Spas, Casino, Wineries, Microbreweries & Seasonal Farmers Markets

              Thank you for your consideration, Please let me know if you have interest in this opportunity and I will facilitate getting you additional information.

              Kind Regards,

              Jill Allen
              Director of Recruiting

              Keyphrases: pulmonary critical care jobs

Keywords: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC, Evansville , Pulmonologist/Critical Care Opportunity - Cape Girardeau, MO, Healthcare , Cape Girardeau, Indiana

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