Physician-Cardiac Critical Care

Ascension Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Ascension St. John is looking for a Board Certified Critical Care Intensivist for our new Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to provide critical care to patients in our new, state of the art 18 bed cardiovascular critical care intensive care unit. The unit is dedicated solely to the care of cardiovascular patients.

The Ascension St. John Heart and Vascular team provides specialized services in cardiovascular disease including an interventional program that does complex PCI and structural heart interventions, electrophysiology, heart failure, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, and all aspects of preventive cardiology.

Position Highlights:

* Excellent healthcare plans and retirement benefits
* Competitive pay
* 7 days on, 7 days off schedule
* Opportunity for Medical Director leadership, for the right candidate


* Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
* Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited critical care fellowship program (Internal Medicine or Anesthesiology).
* Board Certified in Critical Care with an unrestricted licensed to practice medicine in Oklahoma


* Work alongside colleagues in other specialties such as cardiovascular medicine, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, electrophysiology, hospitalists, and other consultative specialties.
* Close collaboration with all members of the care team.
* Provide and maintain a high level of quality of care for all post-procedure patients in need of cardiac critical care services in addition to patients with acute illness related to cardiovascular disease.
* Lead and participate in efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality outcomes.
* Accept patient referrals from other physicians. Act as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital. As currently constructed, the critical care program is a primary consultative program but may evolve programmatically.
* Opportunity to participate in academic programs and medical research as desired.
* Provide appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.

About Ascension St. John

* Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was founded in 1926 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother.
* Beginning with a 50-bed hospital, Ascension St. John now incorporates the skills of more than 800 primary care and specialty physicians, 7,000 employees and several medical centers throughout northeastern Oklahoma.
* Ascension St. John Medical Center was named the No. 1 hospital in Oklahoma by U.S. News & World Report and achieved high marks from The Joint Commission, the American College of Surgeons, and the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients for stroke, trauma, and kidney transplant care.

About Tulsa

* Tulsa is unique in that it offers an enviable low cost of living combined with big city attractions and amenities.
* From world-class parks, museums, and legendary music venues to renowned shopping districts and notable restaurants, Tulsa offers an unexpected, dynamic quality of life without the sticker shock of other cities.
* We are surrounded by biking/hiking trails, nationally recognized parks, and multiple beautiful lakes within a short distance from downtown.
* Highlights of note include:
* Top 10 City for Live Music
* #3 City in National Home Value Growth by Zillow
* The Nation's 2nd Fastest Commute Time per the U.S. Census
* #1 Most Affordable City in the U.S. by Relocate America
* #8 Family Spring Break Destination by

About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.




* Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
* Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited critical care fellowship program (Internal Medicine or Anesthesiology).
* Board Certified in Critical Care with an unrestricted licensed to practice medicine in Oklahoma

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Why Join Our Team

Ascension St. John has been serving Northeast Oklahoma with compassionate, personalized care since 1926. Join more than 7,000 associates and find a rewarding healthcare career at one of our 6 hospitals and numerous other sites of care. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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