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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Physician Needed in Southern Illinois

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyPulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedJ-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentYes
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedSign-on, Stipend, Starting, Relocation, Productivity

Details of the Opportunity

Good mix of Pulmonology AND Critical Care!

Our Pulmonary/Critical Care providers believe that communication between the provider and the patient allows them to provide a better quality of life and puts them at ease.

Join an established, collaborative practice of providers, support staff (including a dedicated lung educator), and even assist with developing a lung cancer screening program at our state-of-the-art Cancer Institute. Cover the ICUs at our two largest hospitals, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale (21-bed open ICU) and Herrin Hospital (8-bed open ICU), which are only 15 miles apart.

Benefits of the opportunity include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Productivity bonus
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation bonus
  • Student loan assistance
  • Hospital employed
  • Highly successful J1 and H1 placements 

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale

With 162 acute care beds, Memorial Hospital serves as the area’s regional referral center. Memorial specializes in obstetrics and tertiary services such as vascular, neurology, oncology and cardiology. Other features include:

  • 36,000 ED encounters annually
  • 24-hour Hospitalist program
  • Imaging center includes 128 Slice CT, 3T MRI, PET/CT, and ACR-certified ultrasound services
  • 10 suite modern surgical center with da Vinci Xi
  • Sub-specialty support including Hematology/Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Interventional Radiology
  • Commission on Cancer accredited program
  • Partnership with Prairie Cardiovascular
  • Cardiac services include cath lab, cardiac surgery, vascular, and rehab

Herrin Hospital

Herrin Hospital lies about ten miles to the east of Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. It hosts 114 beds and serves as our system’s center for Rehabilitation Services, Bariatric Surgery, and the Bone and Joint Institute for the system. Other features include:

  • 30,000 ED encounters annually
  • 24-hour Hospitalist program
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants
  • 7-suite modern surgical center
  • Sub-specialty support including Hematology/Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Interventional Radiology

About SIH

SIH is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system and the leading provider of charity care and community benefits in southern Illinois. SIH has 4,000 employees, 650+ physicians and APPs in over 60 specialties providing care for 330,000 patients within southern Illinois.  

Forward-thinking and financially strong, SIH prides itself in fostering leaders, promoting teamwork, and providing quality care coordination and transitions. Our passionate and strategic physician-led medical group administration, alongside our friendly, skilled, and patient-focused staff, work together to cultivate a supportive and positive working environment. Physician engagement surveys analyze our opportunities and focus our actions for improvement. 

About Our Community

Southern Illinois is a hidden treasure in America’s heartland. The region is bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and dotted with accessible lakes nestled among the great hardwoods in the hills of the Shawnee National Forest. The area is rich with state parks, including famous Giant City State Park and Lodge, Garden of the Gods, and Little Grand Canyon. There are numerous things to do in all four seasons including boatingsailing, fishing, hiking and rock climbing. You will find miles of winding horse trails and cycling paths. Enjoy cooler weather while visiting pumpkin patches, going on hayrides, and ice skating. You can also tee up at over 20 golf-courses or take a trip on the southern Illinois wine trail where you can visit dozens of wineries and bed and breakfasts. Music festivals and local fairs are numerous and there are many historical attractions, unique shops and towns, and fine restaurants with local and international cuisine.

Facility & Address

  • SIH
  • Carbondale IL 62902


Contact Information

Michelle Castoldi Physician Recruiter


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