Pulmonary Critical Care Opportunity in Northern Louisiana -- Ruston, LA

Northern Louisiana Medical Center
Facility: Northern Louisiana Medical Center 
Address: 401 East Vaughn Avenue 
Ruston, LA 71270 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pulmonary Disease 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Opportunity Description

Seeking a Pulmonologist/Critical Care in Northern Louisiana College Town!

Northern Louisiana Medical Center, a 171 bed hospital, is assisting in recruitment of a BC/BE Pulmonary/Critical Care physician to provide coverage for referrals from 5 parishes.

  • Join a busy, existing practice
  • Potential partnership track to join a 50+ Physician Strong Medical Group
  • 17 bed Open ICU
  • Sleep candidate preferred
  • Sleep Lab located in the hospital
  • Physician to coverage at hospital and at a Long-Term Acute Care facility (across the street from the hospital).
  •  $12 Million hospital renovation budgeted over the next two years
  • Strong referral base comprised of 15 Primary Care physicians

Ruston, LA is located in Northern Louisiana, right on I-20, just 30 minutes from Monroe and an hour to Shreveport and has a population well over 45,000 people in Lincoln Parish.

  •  Home of Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University
  •  #1 rated golf course in LA – Squire Creek Country Club designed by Tom Fazio
  •  Home to the Annual Peach Festival
  •  Two airports within 1 hr - connect to DFW, IAH and ATL international airports
  •  Small town, family friendly living with big city amenities

Competitive Recruitment Package May Include:

  • Relocation allowance
  • Commencement bonus
  • CME assistance
  • Medical education debt repayment

Visa Assistance is Available


Location Description

Northern Louisiana Medical Center is a 159-bed facility with a 12 bed Long Term Care skilled Nursing unit, in Ruston, LA. We are accredited by The Joint Commission. Ruston has a population of 20,546 and is located just off I-20 between Shreveport and Monroe. The hospital is highly accessible to patients located throughout its primary service area, Lincoln Parish, which is a growing area in North Louisiana, and has a population of 45,000.

The economy in Ruston and Lincoln Parish is firmly rooted in education by Louisiana Tech and Grambling State University, the two largest employers in the area. Other companies include:

  • Weyerhauser - Administrative offices and several manufacturing plants
  • St. Gobain Containers - Supply Tobasco bottles
  • Federal Home Products - Stainless steel kitchen products
  • Smurfit-stone Containers - pulp and paper manufacturer
  • Davidson Transportation - Long distance trucking
  • Hogan Hardwoods - Lumber

We have lots of out door activities:

  • Fishing and Hunting
  • Squire Creek Country Club, 18 hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio
  • Annual Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival
  • LA Tech University Golf Course
  • Ruston Country Club
  • Antique Shopping
  • Louisiana Military Museum

Contact Information
Contact: Crissy Dale 
Phone: 615-465-2761
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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