Pulmonary Critical Care/Sleep opportunity to work with the nation's best hospital with leading compensation in WI

Physician: Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:11026
Verified Date:06/04/2024
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Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care Pulmonary Disease: Critical Care/Sleep

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Join a collegial group of 5 Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep physicians.
  • Best of both worlds with a dynamic community pulmonary critical care practice supported by the number #1 Hospital in Pulmonary Critical Care in the U.S. Excellent opportunities to teach fellows, residents and medical students while practicing in one of the safest communities in Wisconsin.
  • Daytime ICU coverage is rotated for a week at a time, supported by 2 Advanced Care Providers.
  • Similarly inpatient Pulmonary consult service is covered a week at a time.
  • Night call is supported by 1 Advanced Care Provider.
  • The balance of the practice is dedicated to outpatient office consults. 
  • Pulmonary office is located in the only hospital covered
  • Subspecialty training or interest in Sleep Medicine, Interstitial Lung Disease or Interventional Pulmonology is preferred but not required
  • General in-patient call will be 1:5 upon completion of recruitment
  • EBUS/Navigation bronchoscopy available
  • Advanced ultrasound available in ICU as well as in clinic
  • Community pulmonary/critical care fellowship program
  • Family Medicine residency
  • Medical students from Medical College of Wisconsin also rotate through our clinics and ICU
  • Full back up from all subspecialties
  • Comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary guarantee


Compensation Details

  • More work-life balance.
  • Competitive Compensation.
  • Pension, funded defined benefit plan 403(b) with match & optional deferred compensation 457(b).
  • Excellent medical, dental and spending accounts.
  • First-rate malpractice coverage.
  • Generous CME and travel stipend.

Community Details

  • This community of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at prestigious University 
  • Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. 
  • Enjoy a high abundance of outdoor activities, 
  • This community is ranked #4 on the list of Americas best towns (Outside Magazine, 2015) 
  • 90 minutes to Minneapolis/St. Paul

Recruiter Insights

This position opportunity is perfectly suited for the physician who desires an extraordinary opportunity to build your career narrative by working for one of the country's leading Hospitals and a name synonymous with excellence

For the select talent who knows their hard work and talent warrant leading compensation, upwards of $70K more than working in the close by Minneapolis or St. Paul markets.

Eau Claire, WI enjoys a tremendous cost of living with a highly educated population (University of Wisconsin/Eau Claire) with median home price of $178,000 and a 6-bedroom/5 bath premier home lists for $429,900.00, paving the way for substantial investing, saving and building for the financial future.

This opportunity is ideal for the doctor who will appreciate this warm and active upper Midwest towns along two historic (Eau Claire and Chippewa) rivers that was rated among the top on the list of "Americans Best Towns" and is fast becoming recognized as the "Indie Capital of the Midwest" for it's foodie, art and entrepreneurial culture.

Partner with the nations best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Practicing at this clinic provides a rewarding career that promotes excellence in patient-centered care. You can thrive in an environment that supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available to you including an integrated EMR and collaboration with top specialists to give your patients the quality of care you want to achieve.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 93 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 166 miles: Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH) Duluth International Airport
  • 195 miles: Green Bay, WI (GRB / KGRB) Austin Straubel International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 79 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 87 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 158 miles to Madison, WI
  • 214 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 278 miles to Chicago, IL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 5 miles: Eau Claire, WI (EAU / KEAU) Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
  • 85 miles: La Crosse, WI (LSE / KLSE) La Crosse Municipal Airport
  • 93 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 96.4
  • City Cost of Living Index - 91.7
  • Mean Housing Cost - $143,810

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire  (Full-time enrollment: 10,143; Located in Eau Claire, WI)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College  (FT enrollment: 4,038; Located in Eau Claire, WI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 23 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,120)
  • Winona State University (about 54 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 55 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)



  • White 89.6%, 
  • Black 0.9%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.4%, 
  • Asian 4.5%, 
  • Hispanic 2.2%
  • Two or more races 2.2%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • Median Property Tax - $2,172 (2.5%)
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 0%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0.5%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.76%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)


  • Choose to fish from one of Eau Claire's beautiful lakes, ponds and rivers surrounding the area.
  • Enjoy a relaxing canoe ride on Half Moon Lake or spend a day catching dinner on the Chippewa River.
  • Eau Claire offers an abudant indoor and outdoor activities, including concerts, horseback riding, hunting, orchards, and much more!  
  • 7 skating rinks and an ice arena offers offers both adult and youth hockey.

Arts & Culture:

  • Art and culture take shape in countless ways on campus and throughout Eau Claire. From the exhibits hanging in Centennial Hall to the paintings on the windows in Davies during homecoming.
  • The Foster Art Gallery is home to the University Art Collection and regular exhibits from students and artists around the world.
  • Take time to get hands on in the wine making process during their fall grape harvest while enjoying a specialized well-balanced wine.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Sport fans can watch any college sports at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
  • You can watch professional teams at Lake Hallie Sportsmans Club.
  • Attend a NBA, NFL or MLB game located in Minneapolis, a 90 minute drive.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Golfers of any age or ability can choose to golf at 7 attractive courses.   
  • Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center offers many sport programs for all ages, including, soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, and many more adult and youth sports.
  • The Sport Warehouse offers a Volleyball league. It also offers archery, baseball, basketball, softball, and batting cages.


  • Oakwood Mall is the ultimate retail destination in the Chippewa Valley. Kids will be enchanted by the Oakwood Forest play area while you discover new-to-market brands and explore your favorites at the excellent mix of shops. 
  • Antique Emporium has many antiques, decorative and fine art.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Enjoy year around sports with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire men and women's basketball, hockey and a competitive football program for the Bluegold's.
  2. Music lovers will want to take in the annual mid-June Blue Ox Music Festival representing the upper Midwest largest Blue Grass and acoustic event of its kind, late July Country Music Jam and the late April Eau Claire Jazz Festival.
  3. Appreciate this Indie Artist haven with the annual Sculpture Tour and a brand new Performing Art Center scheduled to be open in the fall of 2018.
  4. Love the outdoors and year around activities?  Some of the upper Midwest most glorious trails include Chippewa River State Trails and Old Abe Trails, along with 181 miles of snowmobile trails are available to ride, hike and motor through with the family.
  5. Shop the gamut of local boutiques to the Oakwood Mall, and the Farmers Market to the Autumn Harvest Winery and Orchard, for the good needed all year around.