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Pulmonologist-Critical Care - Physician - (Pulmonology - CCU) Locum Tenens

Job ID: 106733
Specialty: Pulmonary Critical Care
Date Posted: 3/14/2018
Location: Lexington, KY
Shift: 24 Hour On-Call
Duration: Ongoing
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Locum Tenens
Hiring Organization: Staff Care

Job Description & Requirements

Pulmonologist-Critical Care - Physician - (Pulmonology - CCU) Locum Tenens

Open Dates: March 19- 25 (am), 2018 - Round and 24 hr call. Weekend and holiday coverage with sporadic weekday coverage. - BC Pulm CC only - Procedures: Intubations, vent management, central and arterial line placement, bronchoscopy; Respiratory therapists help with intubations. - EMR is Cerner - Yes, ICU involvement - Total bed size: 468 - Inpatient census: 18-25 per day/physician. There are numerous PA/APRN providers who are schedule to assist with rounding and ICU coverage. - Ave. # of calls per night: varies, but with nocturnal APRN in house, the only calls are from them. - 48 bed ICU - 60 CC beds (Pulm does not cover all) - Hospitalist do the admissions.

Facility Location

Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", Lexington has a distinct Thoroughbred breeding and racing culture. The city is also home to the University of Kentucky, whose men's basketball team is often noted as one of the best in the NCAA with eight championships and one of the most winning programs in college basketball history. Here you'll also find a wide array of historical sites, including Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, and various cultural festivals, the most popular of which are the Mayfest Arts Fair and the Festival of Bluegrass.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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