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Pulmonologist - New Locums Opportunity to Practice in Guam

Global Medical Staffing
Posted Date
Mar 25, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Position Type
Locum Tenens

Job Details

Looking for something different? Practice within the US medical system on an exotic island paradise within Asia. Join our visionary team as we create a new standard of pulmonology care in Micronesia (Guam)! Young 125-bed hospital that was started 7 years ago to meet the unique challenges and fill the tremendous need of delivering high quality specialty care within our remote island home. You will be supported by a team of respiratory therapists, backed by advanced diagnostic tools.
Housing, car, and roundtrip airfare for you and a spouse (if applicable) with 6-month commitment.
Conditions Treated:
Asthma Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Emphysema Pneumonia and other Pulmonary infections Bronchiectasis Interstitial lung disease lung Cancer Chronic Cough and work-related respiratory issues
Summary of Job Duties and Tasks:
* Responsible for evaluating and treating pulmonary conditions on an inpatient and outpatient basis. * Provides direct care to hospitalized patients, including diagnosis, treatment, and the performance of medical procedures (within the scope of practice as a pulmonologist). * Conducts daily hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service. * Examines patients, obtains medical histories, performs and interprets diagnostic tests, and documents all services in patient's medical record. * Coordinates with hospital medical practitioners, departments, and administration to ensure high quality and effective patient care. * Communicates, consults, and collaborates with all physicians, the interdisciplinary team, and other healthcare personnel reviewing patients' progress and variances, and ensures a timely hospital discharge. * Converses daily with families, referring physicians, other specialists, administration, and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service. * Provides distinctive, personalized care and services by listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of internal staff and referring physicians/specialists. * Exceeds patient expectations by providing empathetic bedside manners. * Educates patients on wellness, prevention, and early detection by providing materials and resources to patients and their families. * Ensures that proper patient documentation is timely, accurate, and complete, and compliant with office, hospital, and government entities. * Works with practice management to ensure proper compliance with billing, coding, and CPT code assignment. * Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with hospital departments and hospital administration, promoting teamwork and camaraderie. * Acts in a positive and professional manner, complying with hospital policies, procedures, and federal and state laws
This hospital is deeply passionate about serving this important community need, and we also love our beautiful island lifestyle! Our region of Micronesia is home to world class diving, fishing/boating, paddleboarding, surfing, and kiteboarding. We are a diverse community of active hikers, bikers, cross fitters, history buffs, farmers, and tennis and badminton players.
Pick up the phone and call us!
  • Board certified
  • Active license
  • Weekdays
  • Average 10 - 12 beds in use
  • Pulmonary function testing, bronchoscopy, biopsies, chest tubes, lung cancer screening
  • Hospital privileges required
  • DEA required
  • Beautiful island location
  • Most assignments provide housing, travel and transportation
  • Licensing/Registration and immigration assistance
  • Only US agency currently offering international assignments
  • GMS reps available 24/7 for assistance
  • Member of NALTO


In the early 1990s, Australia and New Zealand had an urgent need for doctors. A need we were born to fill in the form of an unprecedented business. Since then, we’ve successfully matched thousands of doctors with clients around the world. Today, we place doctors in New Zealand, Australia, Guam, the Caribbean, Canada, China, and of course, the US. Historically, we’ve had doctors in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates — and we regularly expand into new countries. This worldwide reach means that if a location is placeable, we’re probably there. And it makes us unique among locum tenens agencies.

Our reach is global. But our service is personal. And our size allows us to move with both the speed and attention to detail our doctors and clients deserve. At the same time, we’re part of the CHG family of companies, which gives us the resources and support of the largest organization in locum tenens. Although we operate independently, we’re backed by a powerhouse of resources to ensure everything goes to plan.

Company info
7259 Bingham Jct Blvd

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