We are looking for a LEADER to start a Pulmonary/Critical Care in-house program that would also include pulmonary outpatient work while we continue to find a second dedicated Pulm-CC physician. Your service and high-level of expertise is greatly desired as our Primary Care Physicians, Specialists and Board Members have been the ones asking for a dedicated Pulmonary/Critical Care physician in order to ensure their patients receive the highest level of care you would provide on a consistent basis.
This is a wonderful position for an entrepreneurial physician who can contribute their skills in taking something from great to “best practice”. Together with you, we can provide the highest quality care to our very sick patients.
We are a well-established, independent community hospital that's been dedicated to improving the health of area residents since 1906. We attribute our success to our dedicated physicians, associates, and outstanding volunteers while having a mutually, beneficial relationship with the surrounding communities that we serve.
We truly are a ‘HIDDEN GEM’ in the Chicagoland Area!
During this time you’d help us expand our in-patient and out-patient services which currently cover, but are not limited to: bronchoscopy procedures, insertion of central lines, chest tubes, intubations, pulmonary, and PFT interpretation. Plus, the leader that we’re looking for will help develop protocol development in respiratory and ICU. We also have a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center 3miles from the hospital within our Cardiology Rehabilitation Center – help us grow our pulmonary services! EBUS & Navigational Bronch would be available upon start date and we already have glide & rigid scopes and equipment for thoracentesis. Plus, a moveable ultrasound-guided machine available for you in ICU.
Medical records are fully automated using Meditech (hospital) & eClinicalWorks (clinic).
Affiliated hospital is Primary Stroke Certified, a Level II Trauma Center and Level II Perinatal Care Provider with a medical staff of more than 165 physicians, covering 37 specialties.
Total hospital census is an average of 55 patients; 65% of patients are taken care of by our Hospitalists. About 75% of patients require ICU consults.
Call 1:2 – work only two weekends, you’re paid extra if you work additional weekends.
Community-based hospital with open ICU (12 private beds & 8 step-down beds; daily ICU census is 10-11 patients). The ventilators in ICU have 480s & they just purchased a 940 which is the newest one out there.
Pulmonary is located within ICU; the department does 9-12 reads every 3 days, sometimes more, but that’s the average. The PFTs done at the hospital are read by the consulted Pulmonologist. Our respiratory therapists are “exceptional” as told by our PCPs. Their main office is located within the ICU department.
We operate as if we’re a 250-bed hospital considering the 37 specialties we provide through over 165 physicians on our medical staff, e.g. we’re a Level II Trauma Center, Primary Stroke Certified, Blood Bank, accredited Cancer Center, long-standing ED with great reputation, 3 Urgent Cares, 24/7 Lab & Pharmacy, state-of-the-art CATH Lab (with 24/7 STEMI coverage), Level II Perinatal Center, & Dialysis, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, ENT, Optometry, OB/GYN, General & Colon/Rectal Surgery, Allergy/Immunology, Derm, GI, Neurology, Ortho-Spine and Ortho, Pathology, Pain Mgmt, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, RadOnc, Radiology and Urology to name a few.
We have a successful Hospitalist Model with the same medical director since 2008! We have 3 full-time Hospitalists and 5 part-time Hospitalists who work on the weekends. Two Hospitalists are present every day to provide great consults for your patients.
Benefits May Include:
Guaranteed Competitive Compensation throughout employment, yearly Productivity/Quality Bonus, Relocation Assistance, Starting Bonus, Medical Education Loan Repayment Assistance, Annual CME & Practice Expense Allowance, Group Health, Life, and Disability Insurance, 403b Pension Plan, 5 weeks Paid Time Off, Professional Liability Insurance and Wellness Incentive.
About The Hospital:
A Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals® award winner (2016)
Listed on Becker's Hospital Review's "100 Great Community Hospitals" list (June 2016)
Winner of six, 5-Star Physician Engagement Awards for scoring in the top 10 percent of Professional Research Consultant's national client database based on the percentage of physicians who rated Morris Hospital "excellent” (2016).
Morris Hospital has a reputation of giving great, quality care to patients in the surrounding 7 zip codes which correlates to a population of approximately 130,000 residents.
Community & School Details:
Easy access to Chicago and surrounding cities by living within well-established communities near us, e.g. Shorewood, Morris, Yorkville, Channahon, Minooka, Coal City, Seneca & Wilmington – GREAT neighborhoods & school systems!
Let me help create a customized visit itinerary covering, the hospital, clinics, community amenities, physician & spouse meet-ups, school tours, etc! By the time you leave you and your family will know full-well what it would be like to work and live within our service area!
If interested in learning more please don’t hesitate to contact me at your earliest convenience.
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is committed to providing an excellent environment for physicians and advance practice professionals to practice medicine. As the only hospital in Grundy County, we serve patients from more than 18 communities. We are a well-established, independent community hospital that's been dedicated to improving the health of area residents since 1906. Located just 55 m...iles southwest of Chicago, the steady increase in the number of admissions, births and emergency visits each year is an indication of the growth in the community.The Morris Hospital medical staff is made up of more than 200 physicians representing nearly 40 medical specialties. We are known for our compassionate and personalized approach to healthcare. Become part of a well-established group, giving you a balanced lifestyle and freedom to practice quality medicine.