Pulmonologist / Intensive Care Physician Opportunity
Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana is currently recruiting for a progressive Pulmonology Intensivist to join our busy team.
Currently employs two experienced pulmonologists, a Nurse Practitioner and an experienced Physician Assistant.
Current Pulmonology physicians are also active in Critical Care
Pulmonary community of 60,000 with a referral area of 275,000
Ideal candidate will have good bronchoscopy skills including EBUS and navigational bronchoscopy.
The hospital is also looking for a team player with an interest in developing pre and post-transplant coordination team
The department is equipped with a plethysmography, a spirometer and complete pulmonary function testing lab as well as a new cardiopulmonary exercise laboratory, state of the art navigational bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound.
Specialty procedures performed in the bronch lab include: Bronchothermoplasty, Cryotherapy/Bronchial Blocker, APC Cautery, Super Dimension, EBUS, Lung Stent, Laser Phototherapy,and Pleurex Cath Insertion
Opportunity to develop a sleep practice or teach medical students
Level 2 Trauma Center
21 bed state of the art mixed ICU
24/7 physician coverage working 12 hour shifts
Additional Nurse Practitioner Coverage during the day
Unit Resources include: Pharmacy, Dietitian, Physical Therapy, Palliative Care, Chaplain, and more!
Work Hours and Call Coverage:
Typical schedule: 7 days ICU, 2 weeks Pulmonology, 1 week off
General outpatient clinic hours M-F 8:00-5:00 pm
The Pulmonology call schedule is shared support and coverage of Hospital Pulmonary consult service, Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00 pm.
The ICU is covered 24/7 by critical care physicians who work 12 hour shifts, from 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. - 6:30 a.m. and they are capable of taking after hour call.
Compensation and Benefits Competitive compensation structures with shift based ICU shifts and guaranteed pulmonology salary with RVU bonus structure and opportunities to build a successful practice based on your desire. Benefits offered to employees include: generous CME and PTO, malpractice coverage + tail, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, as well as a 403B plan with 5% match and additional pre-tax savings programs for retirement.
Community Information Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water & snow skiing, rock & ice climbing, boating, white-water kayaking, off-road motor sports, upland bird, waterfowl, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 280 members on medical staff representing 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the Best Places To Work in Healthcare 6 years in a row 2014-2019!
As a not-for-profit community health system, Benefis is driven to provide the highest level of care. We serve nearly 230,000 residents across a 15-county region that is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Benefis is the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area, with more than 3,000 employees.Benefis has 530 licensed beds (that includes 146 beds in long-term care, 71 in assisted living and 20 beds at Peace Hospice of Montana) and partners with over 250 area physicians.Our hospital has been recognized for its exceptional work in quality care by providing a wide range of programs and services to help you live the best life possible. We’re here to help you “Live well.”Benefis Health System came about when two Christian-based hospitals became one. Our founders believed in providing good care to all in need, and trusted that this would be accomplished. The Benefis name was derived using Latin root words: "Bene-" meaning good, and "fis-" for faith and trust. It’s these same root words that make up such terms as ‘beneficial’ and ‘confidence’.Benefis has been a trusted provider of care for more than 125 years. And our name speaks to o...ur commitment: good care one can put faith in.Benefis is consistently ranked among America’s top hospitals by the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations for a range of services, including cancer care, joint replacement, stroke treatment, wound care and home health.To learn more about our services, continue looking through our website at WWW.BENEFIS.ORG or call 406.455.5000.