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Assistant, Associate or Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Requisition Number FE03477
Working Title Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinical Physician
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
MD or Equivalent Degree
Required Related Experience
Completion of residency and Pulmonary, Critical Care Fellowship
Required License/Registration/Certification
KY Medical License

Board certified in Internal Medicine

Board eligible in pulmonary/critical care medicine
Job Summary
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is recruiting a Director of our Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) program at the University of Kentucky. Our clinics serve as a quaternary referral center for patients with a variety of ILD diagnoses drawn from a wide catchment area at the UK HealthCare Main Campus, rated the #1 Hospital in the Region by US News and World Report. Our team includes physicians with expertise in evaluating and managing patients with these diagnoses, a dedicated PharmD associated with our University Specialty Pharmacy, a nurse coordinator, and APPs. Our ILD team works closely with our Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, the University’s Lung Transplantation program, interventional pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons, and we hold regular Multidisciplinary Conference Meetings which include representatives from Rheumatology, Chest Radiology, and Pulmonary Pathology. The ILD program is a member of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundations’ Care Center Network and the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research’s Global Clinic Alliance.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in and experience with ILD, evidence of educational and/or research accomplishments within the field of ILD, be board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and qualify at the Associate Professor level or above. Candidates will be responsible for attending on the inpatient consult service and/or Medical ICUs if boarded in Critical Care, attend ILD clinics and will have protected time to serve as director of the ILD clinic. Salaries are commensurate with experience. UK HealthCare is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington, an ideal location to experience the work-life balance we strive to provide for all of our employees. Our university, department, and division are in strong support of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage diverse applicants to apply and to feel supported in our community.

Please include an updated curriculum vitae when submitting your application.

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2023-03-27 Expires: 2023-06-30

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