Job ID: 289145759  |  Last Updated: 2/11/2015

Physician (Pulmonologist)

Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center
Muskogee, OK
Applicant Contact
Robert Jordan
Human Resources Recruiter
(918) 577-3605
(918) 577-3613

Job Description

The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) is recruiting for a full time BC/BE staff Pulmonologist. Our medical center is located in Muskogee Oklahoma, the heart of Oklahomas renowned Green Country and commuting distance from Tulsa. We are offering a highly competitive benefit package, salary, and the possibility of faculty affiliation with two well respected medical schools. Package is commensurate with experience and credentials. Relocation, recruitment, and up to $120,000 for the Education Debt Reduction Program incentives may be available.

JCMVAMC is a Joint Commission accredited facility serving veterans in 25 counties of eastern Oklahoma. Our main campus is a level two facility authorized to operate 110 beds, we have a fully functioning ICU. We additionally operate Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Tulsa, that opened in 1998 as well as, Hartshorne and Vinita. Academic affiliations include the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine, and the Oklahoma State University College of Medicine.

Join the team that proudly serves our Nations heroes and enjoy the fabulous opportunities available to you and your family. Outdoor activities including golf, hunting, river and lake activities, hiking, climbing, and numerous state and municipal parks. We have an active arts community including theater, internationally recognized ballet, opera, world class museums and are the cultural center for both Cherokee and Creek Nations. Educational opportunities are available for all levels with well recognized academic and athletic programs in public, private and religious education centers. Several community colleges and university are in the immediate area. Live in your scenic dream home or in one of our trendy cosmopolitan communities in one of Americas most affordable area while enjoying immense job satisfaction providing care for this countrys most deserving and appreciative patient populations.

If interested in this position or others like it please contact Robert Jordan, Physician Recruiter at or 918-577-3600.

Please Note: This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilites or qualifications of this position. The incumbent will be expected to perform the following:

Perform outpatient and inpatient consultations and follow-ups for established chronic pulmonary diseases

Assume the role of Director of Medical and Surgical ICU- Critical care unit as Intesivist

Perform and monitor and manage Ventilators and mechanical intubation

Attend Critical care consultations from surgery and hospitalist team

Supervise the PFT labs- Home Oxygen CPAP clinics

Assume role as Section Chief of Pulmonary and develop and maintain policies and procedures that are required for each different service area in the Pulmonary and Critical care speciality

Supervise a mid-level ARNP/PA practitioner and COPD clinics and monitor the readmission rates for COPD

Ability to work and collaborate with all different service areas that includes- Emergency room- Primary care-Hospitalists- Surgery and ICU team and nursing

Attend Multi-disciplinary rounds in ICU for appropriate triage and admissions

Lead the workgroup for Pulmonary Nodule- Lung cancer diagnosis and management and be critical part of Cancer Treatment program

Ability to perform all required basic procedures invasive and non-invasive that includes but not limted to Bronchoscopy- Central venous access- intubation etc

Identify the existing needs for Sleep Apnea service and develop the program for Sleep Lab

Miscellaneous that are deemed necessary to provide and facilitate the care of veterans within the scope of practice

Teaching the Medical Residents from OSU Medical Center. A adjunct teaching appointment will be provided if willing commensurate to the prior experience and education as a faculty on OSU Medical center

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