Pulmonary Critical Care Physician

Garnet Health
 Harris, NY

Overview

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 601 licensed inpatient beds
  • Emergency medicine
  • Surgical services
  • Ambulatory surgery services
  • Skilled nursing unit
  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty
  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment
  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Birthing centers
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging
  • Geriatric assessment
  • Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices
  • Adult day care
  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs
  • Diabetes program
  • Wound care
  • Sleep Center Services
  • Outpatient infusion services
  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Hospitalist services
  • Rape intervention and support services
  • Community screenings and support groups

Responsibilities

Pulmonary Critical Care Intensivist work in a hospital setting, in the ICU, MICU, and PACU and in certain circumstances, SICU and may be on-call during non-regular hours. They also consult on non-ICU floors on in-patients who require pulmonary consults and care. They also can be assigned a regularly scheduled out-patient office pulmonary clinic schedule. They evaluate & treat new patients, diagnose & stabilize critically ill patients, treat those with impending or active organ failure or other life-threatening conditions. They initiate advanced cardiac life support until a cardiac code team arrives & then supervise & support the team. The Intensivist maintains regular communication with the Referring Physicians to include telephone or in-person contact, a clinical update whenever there is a significant change in a patient’s status and inclusion on copies sent of discharge plan. The Critical Care and Pulmonary Physician is accountable to the GHVHS Chief Medical Officer. Pulmonary intensivist this position is responsible for the clinical excellence of In-Patient care and Out-patient services Pulmonary and Critical Care services at Garnet Health Medical Center and Garnet Health Medical Center Catksills campus, and for developing programs aimed at meeting quality measures and population health management requirements.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: M.D, or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.

Minimum Experience: New fellowship trained are welcome

Required Certification/Registration:

New York State Medical License Current

Board Certification in Internal Medicine/ Family Medicine (to be Board Certified within 5 years upon residency completion)

Board Certification Pulmonary and/or Critical Care (to be Board Certified within 5 years upon fellowship completion)

New York State DEA required

New York State Infection Control Certified

BLS certification preferred

ACLS certification required

ECFMG required if applicable

Physical Requirements: Prolonged standing. Psycho-motor skills allowing for insertion of airways, chest tubes, arterial lines,

And specialty-specific procedures

Working Conditions:

• Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility. No routine exposure to hazards.

• Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform a full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 10 lbs.

• Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills, and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary.

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