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Critical Care / Pulmonologist Physician

Company: Ansible Government Solutions
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently seeking multiple full-time or Locum Tenens Pulmonologists for IMMEDIATE service in at the New Mexico VA Health Care System located at 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Multiple positions are available. Highly competitive full-time and Locum Tenens packages with signing bonuses are available. The Pulmonologists will primarily serve facility MICU needs. If you accept employment with Ansible, you must also acknowledge that any assigned schedule is subject to change at the direction of either Ansible or its customers.

Ansible is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers' success as if it is their own.


  • Direct Patient Care: Estimated 95% of the time involved in direct patient care:
  • Provide clinical Pulmonary/Critical Care services consistent with the range of Pulmonary/Critical Care services as would be provided in a state-of-the-art civilian medical treatment facility and the standard of care shall be of a quality, meeting or exceeding currently recognized national standards as established by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP or CHEST).
  • Services shall be provided on an inpatient consultative basis to all eligible Veterans at the NMVAHCS, in Albuquerque New Mexico. MICU hours are 24/7/365 days per year. No out of center on-call, but holiday work is expected from 7:00AM-7:00PM or 7:00PM to 7:00AM, Sunday through Saturday.
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Resident education is required for this contract. The facility affiliate, the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences center will assign 3-6 Pulmonary and/or Primary Care Residents to be supervised in inpatient clinical rotations. These clinical sessions are normally held from 7:00AM-7:00PM, Sundays through Saturdays at the NMVAHCS.
  • Services will be rendered in the following patient care areas: Medical Intensive Care Unit, consultative services in other inpatient areas of the medical center, e.g. Emergency Room, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Telemetry/Step Down Units, General Medicine Ward, General Surgical Ward, Inpatient and Outpatient Clinics. Providers will augment staff physician coverage in the aforementioned areas.
  • Additionally, MICU procedures anticipated but not limited to are:
    • Airway management including endotracheal intubation
    • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy and accompanying procedures (as allowed in privileges)
    • Noninvasive and invasive ventilator management
    • Thoracentesis
    • Arterial puncture
    • Placement of arterial, central venous and pulmonary artery balloon flotation catheters
    • Insertion and operation of hemodynamic recording systems
    • Insertion and management of chest tubes
    • Moderate sedation
    • Proficiency in use of ultrasound to guide central line placement
    • Clinical and surgical care
    • Operative service including the diagnosis and treatment of of pulmonary disease
    • Intraoperative care
    • Postoperative follow-up
    • Disbursement of medical (no sample medications shall be provided to patients)
    • Discharge education
    • Administration: Estimated 5% of the time involved.

      • Active, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in any U.S. State or Territory
      • Board Certification or Board Eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine
      • Current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certifications
      • Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation (National Agency Check with Written Inquiries)

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Keywords: Ansible Government Solutions, Albuquerque , Critical Care / Pulmonologist Physician, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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