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Physician Pulmonologist - Pulmonary / Critical Care

St. Charles Health System
Bend, Oregon
Closing date
Apr 10, 2025

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type


Outpatient: Physician provides consultation and treatment to patients in the outpatient Pulmonary Clinic, and the inpatient setting. In this role, the physician will provide feedback and patient education to the patients and their families and demonstrate excellence in all facets of patient care and meet or exceed compliance standards. Diagnose and treat conditions of the respiratory system, including the lungs, bronchial tubes and chest areas affected by conditions of the airways. Physician will perform bronchoscopy, EBUS and thoracentesis procedures and interpret PFT and cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Critical Care: Physician exercises independent judgement in selection and performance of critical care evaluations for patients. Physician works in accordance with methods and practices of the medical profession and established administrative policies as an expert in the field of critical care medicine. The quality of the professional work is evaluated using quality management, performance improvement, and patient safety principles, policies, and regulations as mandated by the Joint Commission and St Charles Health System.

Work schedule: This position is split between pulmonary and critical care. Clinic Manager will coordinate all schedules with Pulmonary Site Lead and ICU Medical Director.

Critical Care: Day shift is 7am – 6pm and Night shift is 6pm – 7am. The number of day vs night shifts the physician will cover the ICU is at the discretion of the ICU Director. 

Outpatient: Pulmonary clinic is M-F.  Shifts in the clinic will generally be four days scheduled as a blend of hospital rounding, procedures, and scheduled clinic visits.

Call expectation: Physician is expected to participate in the clinic call rotation which is shared equally by all physicians aligned with the hospital call duties. Physician is also expected to participate in the inpatient hospital pulmonary call rotation which is shared equally by all pulmonary physicians in the community with hospital privileges.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: (May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

Clinical Expectations: Physician will perform bronchoscopy, EBUS and thoracentesis procedures and interpret PFT and nocturnal oximetry. Serves as a board-certified physician in critical care medicine responsible for the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients in intensive care unit. Manages and consults in the intensive care unit on a wide array of medical and surgical critically ill patient problems, including (but not limited to) all types of shock, serious and life-threatening respiratory and vital organ disorders, and failure(s), metabolic and drug related toxic syndromes, and infections. This management and consultative activity include diagnosis and treatment of these problems in a timely, safe, evidence-based, and effective manner.



  • Graduation from an accredited medical school.
  • Successful completion of an accredited residency program in pulmonary medicine and critical care



  • Oregon license as MD/DO
  • Board certified or eligible in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care. To be board certified or qualified to sit for the boards in primary area of practice at the Hospital. Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their residency or fellowship training are required to become board certified within seven years of residency or fellowship training.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
  • Maintain unrestricted DEA number.
  • Maintain unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification required.


  • Required: Completion of a certified training program


  • >2 years’ experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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