Physician - Pulmonary and Critical Care - Interventional Pulmonologist

Job ID: J113833
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jan 3, 2018

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Allegheny Health Network’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital seeks an experienced, board certified/eligible pulmonologist to establish and lead its interventional pulmonology program as part of a dynamic and growing practice network within Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas.  The successful applicant will also lead the Allegheny Health Network Early Detection of Lung Cancer Program, as well as serve as Co-Director of the Esophageal and Lung Institute. Qualified candidates must have training, clinical expertise and a research portfolio focused on interventional pulmonology and lung cancer; and be eligible to receive a Pennsylvania medical license and unrestricted DEA certificate.

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital maintains a 28-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit, a busy inpatient and outpatient consultation service, and collaborates actively with the Department of Thoracic Surgery and other disciplines involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients with a wide spectrum of thoracic diseases.  It also has an ACGME accredited fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Allegheny Health Network offers a generous compensation plan as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including paid malpractice insurance, CME, and more. 

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) – a subsidiary of Highmark Health, the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the nation, – is an integrated delivery network focused on preserving health care choice and providing affordable, high-quality care to the people in our communities.  With more than 14,000 employees including 7,400 health care professionals, nearly 200 primary care and specialty care practices, Allegheny Health Network includes seven hospitals in Pennsylvania with nearly 2,400 licensed beds. 

Allegheny Health Network’s clinical expertise ranges from primary care to the most complex surgical procedures.  Services include cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiovascular care, neurological and neurosurgical services, organ transplantation, orthopedic and rehabilitation services, and women’s health.

The Allegheny Health Network Esophageal and Lung Institute is a nationally recognized multidisciplinary team of specialists focused on esophageal and lung diseases and conditions. The team is led by nationally renowned surgeons Blair Jobe, MD and Rodney Landreneau, MD, who are pioneers in the treatment of advanced diseases of the lung and esophagus, and includes specialists in general and thoracic surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, otolaryngology, pathology, radiology, speech pathology, nutrition and supportive care.  The team utilizes the latest breakthrough treatments, performs minimally invasive surgeries done at only a handful of medical centers around the country, and conducts a full spectrum of research initiatives including basic science, translational, and clinical trials to develop a greater understanding of disease progression, prevention, and possible treatments. Through various internal and industry sponsored clinical trials, patients are provided with opportunities to enroll in the newest and most promising approaches to treatment, and, with two tissue banking efforts underway, we are also laying the groundwork for future discovery.

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering a diversity of culture, world-class arts and music, , prestigious  colleges and universities, a nationally praised culinary scene, and home to major sports teams, making it one of the ‘most livable cities’ in the United States, as recognized by Forbes and The Economist. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, proximity to state and local recreational parks and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

Interested applicants should email their CV or direct inquiries to: Jessica Vega, Physician Recruiter, at jessica.vega@ahn.org  

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