Pulmonology - Critical Care Position located in Lexington bedroom community - $460,000 starting salary

Physician: Pulmonary Disease
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9980
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Pulmonary / Critical Care physician
  • Office Hours are Monday – Friday.
  • Select Care – long-term care unit within hospital consults may be needed.
  • 12 – 16 daily patients (some vent patients).
  • Call 1:4 (Telephone call).

Equipment:

  • Olympus 3 EBUS Scopes 180s 
  • 2.0, 2.8, Nasal scope
  • Navigational System (Coviden)

Test Services:

  • Lung volume measurement (plethysmography)
  • Diffusion capacity testing (DLCO)
  • Oximetry studies
  • Six-minute walk test
  • Nocturnal oximetry
  • Arterial blood gas with co-oximetry (in-patient only)

Procedures:

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic flexible and rigid bronchoscopies 
  • Navigational bronchoscopy   
  • Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) in ICU /at bedside 
  • Thoracentesis  

Radiography Services:

  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Blood allergy testing
  • Serologies for interstitial lung disease

Off-site services & procedures

  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Fiber-optic bronchoscopy
  • Transbronchial needle and forceps biopsies

About Employer

  • 222-bed licensed bed not-for-profit regional medical center offering acute care and comprehensive outpatient services. 
  • Currently has more than 100 physicians representing 38 specialties on staff with a STRONG REFERRAL NETWORK

Services offered include:

  • Cardiac care, including cardiac catheterization laboratory/angioplasty
  • 24-hour emergency care (verification as a Level III Trauma Center)
  • Surgical services, including robotic and laser surgery
  • Robust Hospitalist group 
  • Pulmonology services
  • Imaging and laboratory services
  • Cancer care
  • Behavioral Health Services, including geropsychiatric services
  • Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Critical care
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Pain Management Center
  • Sleep Disorders Center
  • Wound Healing Center
  • Kids Can Do Pediatric Therapy Center
  • Monitored Exercise Program
  • Women’s Breast & Health Center
  • Home health

Compensation Details

  • Guaranteed salary comparable to MGMA Median.
  • Income potential of MGMA 75th%tile ($583,000+)
  • RVU Productivity.

Health Benefits: 

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - 8 hours accrued per pay period
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Malpractice Insurance 
  • 5 days of CME time are allotted without impacting paid time off.
  • Stipend of $6,000.00 annually.
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan with up to 8% match
  • Life Insurance 

Community Details

  • Located approximately 35 miles southwest of Lexington and 75 miles southeast of Louisville.
  • Enjoy the lifestyle with appeal for all: families, young professionals or a single physician. 
  • The four-season moderate climate makes this community a great place to call home in a beautiful bluegrass setting. 
  • Excellent educational system as well as easy access to collegiate sports venues, cultural arts, recreational waters and parks, and airports.

Recruiter Insights

Significant Purchasing Power!

By earning $75,000 to $150,000 MORE with a cost of living up to 20% lower than Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, You will gain a significant financial advantage for paying off student loans, buying a home, and planning for your future.  

Best of both worlds!

This bedroom community of Lexington, Kentucky provides you quick easy access to the amenities of one of the most attractive cities in the US, including fine dining, cultural amenities, annual Kentucky derby. 

By being in the middle of some of the most dynamic collegiate championship brands enjoy rooting for the Kentucky Wildcat's basketball all less than 35 miles away.

Beautiful Community!

This opportunity is ideally suited for the doctor who will enjoy the tranquility of the rolling bluegrass landscape of Kentucky with the flexibility to live a short and scenic commute to Lexington or anywhere in between.

More home for less money.

You are are financial savvy doctor who aims to maximize earnings and saving for the future where median home prices are $ 141,500 and a 5-bedroom, 4,650 sq foot home on acres is listed at $439,900.  

Employed with Autonomy.

This thriving, cohesive and dynamic cardiology team are hospital employees of a Nationally Ranked - Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation providing you the environment to provide ultimate patient care.  The Cardiologists and administration work extremely well together and you may find you'll have greater autonomy without the business hassles of running your own practice.  

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 79 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 118 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 185 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 33 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 68 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 106 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 150 miles to Nashville, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 36 miles: Lexington, KY (LEX / KLEX) Blue Grass Airport
  • 79 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 118 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 90.8
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.9
  • Mean Housing Cost - $144,245

Colleges and Universities:

  • Centre College  (Full-time enrollment: 1,294; Located in Danville, KY)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 27 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 13,525)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Campbellsville University (about 38 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)



 

Demographics:

  • White 84.1%, 
  • Black 10.2%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.0%,
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
  • Asian 1%,
  • Two or more races 4.1%, 
  • Hispanic 4.0%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 6%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 6%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.76%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (20%), 
  • Educational services (11%),
  • Public administration (10%),
  • Retail trade (6%), 
  • Wholesale trade (6%),
  • Accomodation and food services (6%),
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)

Recreation:

  • Herrington Lake, the deepest lake in Kentucky, offers boating opportunities and fishing spots to cast for bass, catfish and bluegill.
  • Danville Country Club is a private facility that offers a pristine golf course, a restaurant, card room, six lighted tennis courts and an outdoor Olympic-size heated swimming pool.
  • The Windjammer Fun Center is a family entertainment venue offering rollerskating, laser tag, an arcade, and snack bar.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Community Arts Center offers a slew of art, music, and dance classes and a ton of special community events.
  • The Great American Dollhouse Museum consists of over 200 displays covering all manner of places and times.
  • The Boyle County Public Library has local art exhibits, public lectures, talks, and events happening weekly.
  • The Norton Center for the Arts is Centre Colleges performing arts venue. Here, one can enjoy symphony orchestras and Broadway musicals to dance troupes and big-name musicians.
  • The West T. Hill Community Theatre features a variety of comedies, musicals, and dramas each season.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Catch one of the Centre College Colonels games (a NCAA Division III college), including  baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, football, golf, soccer, swimming, track and field, volleyball, and field hockey. 
  • Attend a University of Kentucky basketball, baseball or football game located just 30 minutes away.
  • Attend Thoroughbred racing in the heart of horse country just a thirty minute drive to Lexington.

Sports for the Participant:

  • The Danville-Boyle County Parks & Recreation Department offers youth football, cheerleading, baseball, basketball, softball, and a skatepark.
  • The William E. "Bunny" Davis Recreation Complex is a popular recreation resource for residents, with racquetball and tennis courts, an outdoor 25-meter swimming pool, step/aerobic and dance classes, and free weights and cardiovascular equipment areas. There is also a wallyball court and basketball courts, and karate classes are available.

Shopping:

  • Greenleaf Shopping Center is a mall in Danville.
  • Downtown Danville has tons of shopping and specialty retail.
  • Seeking upscale shopping.  Take a short drive to Lexington where stores range from charming boutiques to mega centers; bargain-priced places to the totally upscale and the classic to the trendy. 

Top Five things to do:

  1. Immerse yourself in the remarkable and unexpected history in the "City of First".  The first Capital of Kentucky (1785), the first US Post Office west of the Alleghenies (1792) and the famed Dr. Ephraim McDowell was the first in the world to successfully remove an ovarian tumor in 1809.
  2. The Bourbon drinker will appreciate being located midway between Lexington and Louisville as locals like to call the Kentucky Bourbon Trail with each distillery within 90 miles.
  3. Come join the parties throughout the year as Danville and Boyle Country celebrate anything and everything including live brass band music, barbecue, rural heritage and history, the American Civil War, and more. 
  4. Paint you face blue and white and head to watch the country's best collegiate Kentucky Wildcats basketball or wear your favorite red and black to cheer for University of Louisville football on the weekends less than 90 miles away.
  5. Stroll downtown on Main Street where you can spend a leisurely day shopping in many of our beautiful shops featuring local artists, jewelry, clothing, primitives and fine teas or confections. Next, head over to Perryville to find a treasure trove of antiques and one-of-a-kind finds.