Pulmonologist- Outpatient Clinic

Employer
VEP Healthcare, Inc.
Location
Clarksville, Tennessee
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
Closes
Dec 18, 2019
Ref
1966428
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Pulmonologist- Outpatient Clinic 
Tennova - Clarksville
Clarksville, Tennessee
 
Overview: 
Tennova - Clarksville is a 270 bed acute care hospital serving upper middle Tennessee and south central Kentucky.  The emergency department handles a volume of 73,000 patients annually and is equipped with 2 trauma, 2 cardiac, and 38 exam rooms.  The hospital’s recognitions include Joint Commission Accreditation, Bariatric Center of Excellence and designation as an Accredited Chest Pain Center.  Here are some facts about Tennova Clarksville:

  • 24/7 ICU coverage
  • Average daily census in the ICU is 9
  • 20 bed open ICU
  • Shifts 8a-8p
  • No nights; covered by Telehealth
  • On call services: Peds, OB/GYN, Surgery, Ortho, ICU, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Urology and NICU
  • Excellent ED Nurses, Techs, and ancillary staff
  • Bedside Ultrasound
  • Adult Hospitalist program

Pulmonology Outpatient Clinic-We are currently looking for a Pulmonologist who would be interested in working in a community based Outpatient Clinic. The provider would be responsible for handling the Pulmonary Consults at Tennova-Clarksville Hospital. In addition, they would have the freedom to create their own schedule, allowing time to see patients in clinic as well. VEP Healthcare, Inc. would help assist with setting up the clinic. Nights will be covered by Tele-Health. We are ideally looking for two full-time Pulmonologists who can rotate week on and week off. Fantastic opportunity for a self-starter with the ability to generate billing and if they choose, establish an Out-Patient Practice. 
 

Requirements:

  • Tennessee Medical License
  • DEA License with Tennessee registration
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine 
  • Current ACLS, ATLS and PALS certification

 About the Community: 
Clarksville is the fifth-largest city in the state with a population of 151,000. The city was Tennessee's first incorporated in 1785. Clarksville is home to Austin Peay State University and neighbor to Fort Campbell, United States Army base. The community is approximately a 45 min drive from Nashville. 
 
Compensation:
Physicians are independent contractors and are given base rates with the opportunity to earn productivity pay at specific sites.  VEP provides independent contractors with flexible schedules, and paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.  Physicians also enjoy the benefit of becoming a shareholder after 150 hours worked which allows them to be actively involved in the governance of the company.  Shareholders have the option of participating in VEP's 401(k) plan and short-term & long-term disability plans.

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