A 99-bed community-based hospital with an employed physician model is seeking a BC/BE Pulmonologist for a position in Sterling, IL. The organization currently employs about 68 physicians in 35 areas of medicine. In addition to the hospital and Main Clinic, they offer 12 additional satellite facilities in the surrounding service areas.
The organization is currently seeking a Pulmonologist who prefers to practice as a sole Pulmonologist in an environment that will offer a comfortable work-life balance in a community of about 26,000 residents. Bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, transthoracic needle aspirations, central lines, and vent management required. Allergy or Sleep optional. Hospital has certified Sleep Lab, and most surgical procedures except for cardiothoracic or neurosurgery. Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) and metabolic testing are available. Call is 1:3 with additional call optional. Practice is clinic about 70% clinic and 30% inpatient.
The location is the best of both worlds - the earning potential and comfortable work/life balance of a small town but with the amenities of Chicago just two hours away. The hospital offers lucrative compensation and robust benefits packages. There is very limited competition in our service area, and the array of activities in Sterling is unsurpassed for a town of its size. Sterling sits on the Rock River with its great boating, hunting, and fishing; offers the Woodlawn Arts Academy for music, performing, and visual arts lessons and classes; and maintains an active park district with a gymnastics center, indoor pool, indoor track and turf field, 4 indoor tennis courts, 8,000+ square foot fitness center, and much more. Public and private schooling options are available, and the Sterling High School is ranked in the top 10% in Illinois.