General Pulmonologist

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Mar 19, 2021
Mar 19, 2022
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

General Pulmonologist Opportunity

SoutheastHEALTH (SEH), Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is recruiting a BC/BE Pulmonologist to join our thriving, comprehensive Heart, Lung & Vascular Program.  This position will join our team of 2 pulmonologists, 7 cardiologists, 3 cardiothoracic & vascular surgeons, and 8 mid-level providers.  We are seeking an individual wanting to make a difference in peoples’ health through prevention/early detection, screening, and education, while earning top income through a generous compensation package.

Southeast Hospital is a community hospital licensed for 244 beds, with 2,400 employees, providing the best in healthcare services since 1928.   It is the flagship hospital of SoutheastHEALTH, a two-hospital healthcare system serving a population of 675,000 across southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois and surrounding states.  It is located along the Mississippi River in the largest community between St. Louis (approximately 1½-hour drive time) and Memphis (approximately 3-hour drive time). 

Southeast Hospital has recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification.  At the time of certification in October 2019, Southeast Hospital became only the 15th hospital in the nation to achieve this recognition.  The certification recognizes Southeast’s commitment to continuous quality improvement in patient safety and quality of care, reducing variations in clinical processes, and strengthening its program structure and management framework for cardiac patients.

The SEH CT Surgery program is affiliated with Washington University (St. Louis) Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, consistently ranked among the top ten heart programs in the country. 

The SoutheastHEALTH opportunity can be summarized as follows:

  • Extremely competitive total rewards compensation package, negotiable with the selected candidate
  • Thriving and growing Heart, Lung & Vascular Program
  • Reputation as a high-quality program, with TJC/AHA Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification and Leapfrog A designation
  • Largest cardiothoracic surgery program between St. Louis and Memphis
  • Located in an upscale university community along the beautiful Mississippi River
  • Attractive, comprehensive hospital facilities, with a patient/family focused Cardiac Pavilion (cardiac step-down unit) that opened in 2019; dedicated Cardiac Progressive Care Unit; dedicated Cardio-Thoracic ICU; and the latest technologies, including TAVR and TMVR
  • Expanding network of cardiology satellite clinics, currently serving four southeast Missouri locations
  • 2 pulmonologists, 7 cardiologists, 3 cardiothoracic & vascular surgeons, and 8 CV advanced practice providers employed by SoutheastHEALTH
  • High caliber, comprehensive primary care and specialist Medical Staff
  • Substantial regional network of employed primary care physicians and mid-levels
  • Market Area of approximately 675,000 across a five-state area
  • Cardiac catheterization volume exceeds 1,000 and intervention volume exceeds 400 annually; cardiac, thoracic and vascular case volume exceeds 900 cases annually
  • As a Signature Service for SoutheastHEALTH, strategic development of the physician practices and the Heart, Lung & Vascular Service Line is a high priority for the system
  • Southeast Hospital is licensed for 244 beds, TJC Accredited, and has 2,400 employees
  • Largest medical community between St. Louis, MO and Memphis, TN


  • Guaranteed Salary + WRVU Production Bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment (Up to $200,000)
  • Signing Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • 6 weeks paid time off
  • Full Benefits, including: Health, Dental, Vision, FSA & 403 (b) options


  • Cape Girardeau, Missouri is situated between Interstate 55 and the Mississippi River, approximately 1.5 hours south of St. Louis and 3 hours north of Memphis
  • Home to Southeast Missouri State University, with NCAA Division 1 athletics, a nationally recognized performing arts center, 400-acre campus and enrollment exceeding 10,000
  • Top-notch public and private schools from K-12 throughout the region
  • Family-centric community with a wide range of cultural and outdoors activities, including City, State and National parks; boating and fishing in multiple large recreational lake settings throughout the region; hiking and biking
  • The top ranked private golf course in Missouri, Dalhousie Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus designed golf residential community; multiple scenic public courses for all skill levels
  • Fine dining, shopping, entertainment and fine arts in a quaint downtown setting along the Mississippi River
  • Close to the Missouri and Southern Illinois wine country
  • #1 Industry is Medicine




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