Physician Job Description
CoxHealth is seeking a Pulmonologist/Critical Care Physician who is Board Eligible/Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine and in Pulmonary Disease Medicine, for work in Branson, Missouri to provide direct care to critically ill patients in an intensive care unit environment, including resuscitation, advanced cardiac and trauma life support, prescription of therapeutic agents, invasive and non-invasive monitoring systems, airway maintenance, mechanical ventilation, and bronchoscopy. Provide direct care to patients with acute and chronic pulmonary conditions. Discuss patient and management of care with other physicians as needed. Responsible for monitoring patients’ conditions and progress, determining and evaluating appropriate treatments, and explaining procedures and discussing test results and treatment plans with patients.
Must have M.D., D.O. or foreign degree equivalent. Must have or be eligible for Missouri medical license and must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine and in Pulmonary Disease Medicine, or be in final year of such program leading to certification.
Our health system includes six hospitals with more than 80 clinics and 200 primary care physicians serving 24 counties. Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, our multispecialty clinic physician group, offers 23 specialties.
CoxHealth is Missouri’s first hospital system accredited by DNV-GL Healthcare for quality and patient safety. All six hospitals, as well as our outpatient centers and provider-based clinics, hold this national distinction from DNV’s accreditation program, the National Integrated Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are the only local health system named six times to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Hospitals list, and we are recognized by CareChex as among the Top 10 percent of U.S. hospitals for medical excellence and patient safety in overall medical care.
The Tri-Lakes area and Branson offer the best of everything – entertainment, a close-knit community and incomparable outdoor recreation. Located about 45 minutes south of Springfield in southwest Missouri, Branson is within easy driving distance of major metropolitan areas, and the Branson Airport offers convenient flights to hubs across the United States.
The economy is based on tourism, health care, retail and education. Visitors to Branson’s world-class entertainment venues number 8 million per year. It provides an excellent living environment with more than 10 golf courses, five area lakes, affordable housing and land options, top-rated schools and outdoor activities.
The community is blessed with a low cost of living, low crime rate and great private and public schools. With theme parks, more than 100 live shows, more than 240 restaurants and major shopping centers, there’s never a shortage of things to do. And if you love the outdoors, you’re close to three beautiful lakes known for recreation and fishing, as well as streams, rivers and woodlands full of wildlife.