Pulmonary/CC/Sleep physician needed - Kingwood, TX
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Kingwood Medical Center, Kingwood, TX
Nestled amid towering pines and lush forest, Kingwood Medical Center (www.kingwoodmedical.com) is located approximately 23 miles northeast of Houston, in beautiful Kingwood, Texas. KMC is a 373-bed, full-service, acute-care hospital that has been providing medical care to the community for more than 23 years. The hospital offers a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services provided by nearly 500 board-certified physicians. First and only hospital along the 59-North corridor to offer comprehensive Neuroscience and Cardiovascular programs. Chest Pain Accredited. Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Level III Emergency Department with onsite Express Care and offsite Free Standing Emergency Department. Level III NICU staffed by Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners 24 hours/day; 7 days/week. One of two certified inpatient rehab units on the Highway 59-North corridor.
Kingwood (www.Kingwood.com) is a large, 14,000 acre master planned community located just north of Houston. It is also known as the “Livable Forest” has a population of 150,000, but a catchment area of 350,000. Kingwood is best known for being a community that exists in harmony with nature. Kingwood’s heavily wooded acreage is canopied with tall pines and magnolias, along with 20 other types of shaded trees. The community is host to a variety of wildlife including deer, fish, birds and more that can be found in the 500+ acres of private nature preserves and parks. Over 75 miles of hike and bike trails, known as the “greenbelt”, run through Kingwood’s naturally beautiful woods and lakes. These trails are great for exercising, walking and bicycling.
Job SummaryA three man pulmonary/critical care practice located in the north Houston suburb of Kingwood is seeking to add a fourth physician based on community needs. Candidates with sleep experience or training are strongly preferred, but are not required to be considered for the position.
The pulmonary practice has been serving the community for 25 years. Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. Call coverage for the practice will be 1:4; and ER call will be 1:6. Each physician sees 10 – 12 patients per day in office and 25 – 30 patients in hospital per day.
Practice will offer a competitive salary + production along with health insurance, CME and vacation. Partnership track is available after the second year.