Pulmonologist – New Locums Opportunity to Practice in Guam

This international opportunity is presented and managed by our sister company, Global Medical Staffing. Working together, we support your needs near and far.

JOB-2925718

Job quick facts

  • Micronesia, Guam
  • Board certified
  • Active license
  • Weekdays
  • Average 10 - 12 beds in use
  • Pulmonary function testing, bronchoscopy, biopsies, chest tubes, lung cancer screening
  • Hospital privileges required
  • DEA required
  • Beautiful island location

Benefits of Weatherby

  • Most assignments provide housing, travel and transportation
  • Licensing/Registration and immigration assistance
  • Only US agency currently offering international assignments
  • GMS reps available 24/7 for assistance
  • Member of NALTO
  • Description

    Looking for something different? Practice within the US medical system on an exotic island paradise within Asia. Join our visionary team as we create a new standard of pulmonology care in Micronesia (Guam)! Young 125-bed hospital that was started 7 years ago to meet the unique challenges and fill the tremendous need of delivering high quality specialty care within our remote island home. You will be supported by a team of respiratory therapists, backed by advanced diagnostic tools. 
    
    Housing, car, and roundtrip airfare for you and a spouse (if applicable) with 6-month commitment. 
    
    
    Conditions Treated: 
    Asthma
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Emphysema
    Pneumonia and other Pulmonary infections
    Bronchiectasis
    Interstitial lung disease
    lung Cancer
    Chronic Cough and work-related respiratory issues 
    
    Summary of Job Duties and Tasks: 
    • Responsible for evaluating and treating pulmonary conditions on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
    • Provides direct care to hospitalized patients, including diagnosis, treatment, and the performance of medical procedures (within the scope of practice as a pulmonologist).
    • Conducts daily hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service.
    • Examines patients, obtains medical histories, performs and interprets diagnostic tests, and documents all services in patient’s medical record.
    • Coordinates with hospital medical practitioners, departments, and administration to ensure high quality and effective patient care.
    • Communicates, consults, and collaborates with all physicians, the interdisciplinary team, and other healthcare personnel reviewing patients’ progress and variances, and ensures a timely hospital discharge.
    • Converses daily with families, referring physicians, other specialists, administration, and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service.
    • Provides distinctive, personalized care and services by listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of internal staff and referring physicians/specialists.
    • Exceeds patient expectations by providing empathetic bedside manners.
    • Educates patients on wellness, prevention, and early detection by providing materials and resources to patients and their families.
    • Ensures that proper patient documentation is timely, accurate, and complete, and compliant with office, hospital, and government entities.
    • Works with practice management to ensure proper compliance with billing, coding, and CPT code assignment.
    • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with hospital departments and hospital administration, promoting teamwork and camaraderie.
    • Acts in a positive and professional manner, complying with hospital policies, procedures, and federal and state laws 
    
    This hospital is deeply passionate about serving this important community need, and we also love our beautiful island lifestyle! Our region of Micronesia is home to world class diving, fishing/boating, paddleboarding, surfing, and kiteboarding. We are a diverse community of active hikers, bikers, cross fitters, history buffs, farmers, and tennis and badminton players. 
    
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