Physician trained in Pulmonology/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine needed in Birmingham, AL (SA197411)
Macon, Georgia, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Sleep Medicine
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/23/22

This Birmingham Health System is seeking a Board certified/board eligible in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine physician. Sleep is required. As a new physician, you will work in our ICUs and in clinic. We make communication, monitoring and constant care our top priorities to help our patients recover as quickly as possible.

Job features include the following.

  • Great combination of inpatient, clinic and time for you
  • 5-Week Rotation: Intensivist, Office, Helper (AM Hospital/PM Office), Hospital, Week Off
  • Hospital employed
  • Moving expenses, CME $3,500/ year, Dues and Subscriptions $2,000/year, Loan repayment, Malpractice coverage including tail coverage, 224 hours of vacation per year5-Week Rotation: Intensivist, Office, Helper (AM Hospital/PM Office), Hospital, Week Off
  • Use APPs to cover first call, only called for critical emergencies
  • Single specialty with 6 physicians and 8 APPs
  • Full range of office care and diagnostic services for patients with lung disorders such as chronic obstructive lung disease, asthma, sleep apnea, interstitial lung disease, lung nodule clinic and lung cancer.
  • Advanced bronchoscopic techniques: EBUS, navigational bronchoscopy, navigational transthoracic biopsy, fiducial placement, pleurx catheters, brachytherapy, pleuroscopy and electrocautery
  • Convenient office location within 409-bed hospital
  • Well-established practice, since 1979, with an excellent reputation in the community
  • Large group and one of few keeping clinic as part of practice
  • Employed by a financially sound health system
  • Front loaded PTO
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Excellent Pay and Benefits package
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Deferred compensation plan, tax free investment account
  • Paid CME allowance
  • Paid licenses and permits
  • Customized electronic health record, Cerner in hospital and Next Gen in clinic
  • Big city metro amenities at their finest
  • Fellowship trained in Pulmonary
  • Open to experienced or new grad
  • Sleep is required.
  • MD or DO, MD preferred
  • Full time
  • See an average of 20 patients per day in clinic
  • 3 – 4 exam rooms for clinic
  • Next Gen EMR
  • In-office x-ray
  • In-office: pulmonary function, thoracentesis
  • Medicare 50 - 55%, Blue Cross 15 – 20
  • Typical day: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m
  • Call 1:6
  • Office on hospital campus
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Good balance of work and home life

You will be employed by the Medical Group, one of the largest not for profit acute care hospital systems in the country. You will have a strong stable employer that places a premium on our physicians’ wellbeing.


  • Work as an integrated team of providers with physicians in Practice and Intensivist Program
  • Provide comprehensive, advanced care for patients with lung disease
  • Participate in on-call rotation for practice
  • Attend daily ICU multidisciplinary team meetings during intensivist rotation
  • Maintain electronic medical records on Cerner with Dragon for dictation

This health system is part of the nation’s largest non-profit health system and the largest Catholic health system in the world, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

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