|Seeking BC Pulmonary & Critical Care Physician for Excellent VA Chief & Staff Opportunity in Shreveport, LA|
Company: Veteran's Healthcare Administration
Location: Shreveport, LA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/05/2022
Expire Date: 02/05/2023
Job Categories: Medical
Seeking BC Pulmonary & Critical Care Physician for Excellent VA Chief & Staff Opportunity in Shreveport, LA|
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) is actively recruiting to fill Board Certified Chief & Staff Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine (BE considered) to participate in an inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary consultative services, bronchoscopy, other invasive procedure coverage and in teaching of students, residents and fellows rotating through the VA and supervising mid-level providers. A wide variety of patients including those with chronic obstructive lung disease, interstitial lung disease, asthma, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension and sleep disordered breathing are evaluated in the outpatient clinics. Provider will be responsible for care of seriously ill//life-threatening/serious medical conditions/health issue in the ICU. Provider will participate in electronic consultations (e-consult) to improve access to pulmonary care. Will work collaboratively with other specialists as necessary in providing the best care to Veterans. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for individuals committed to an academic career in clinical care, teaching and research. Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment within the Department of Medicine at the Louisiana State University Health and Science Center & be involved with education & teaching of medical students, residents & other providers. The Pulmonary Critical Care Section serves patients across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care for more than 45,000 veterans in an area to include in fifteen (15) Louisiana parishes, five (5) counties in Southern Arkansas and ten (10) counties in East Texas.
Contact Name: Hank Laguatan
Phone Number: (206) 459-7927
The VA Shreveport Healthcare System is one of the leading health care systems serving Veterans in the South Central VA Health Care Network. We’re an innovative care center within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 16 (VISN 16), which includes medical centers and clinics in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, southeast Texas, and northwest Florida.