Catholic Health Initiatives Pulmonologist/Critical Care - Academic Affiliation - Grand Island in Grand Island, Nebraska

Seeking Pulmonologist/Critical Care

Join our Specialty Clinic located in Grand Island, Nebraska

J1 and H1B Visa candidates welcome!

Grand Island Specialty Clinic is seeking a quality driven, patient centered Board Certified/Board Eligible Pulmonology Critical Care physician to join our multi-specialty group in Grand Island, Nebraska - 90 miles from Lincoln, Nebraska. CHI Health St. Francis has a catchment area of over 150,000 residents and provides a full complement of medical specialties. CHI Health St. Francis opened a beautiful 159 bed patient tower in 2010.

Practice Description:

  • 16 Bed Open ICU

  • Great balance between Pulmonary and Critical Care

  • Round on 8-10pt/day seeing 4-5 new IP consults/day

  • Provide high quality customer service to patient and family members by working with a team of hospitalists, cardiologists, infectious disease, nephrology and oncologists.

  • 15 - 18 patients per clinic day

  • Clinic schedule Monday – Friday 8:00 to 5:00

  • 4 Bed Accredited Sleep Lab

  • Option to read sleep studies if Board Certified in Sleep Medicine

  • 3-4 Sleep Studies per day

  • Procedures

  • EBUS

  • Navigational Bronchoscopy

  • Thoracentesis

  • PFT's

  • Sleep Studies

  • Spirometry

  • Call 1:2

  • Work with our oncologists and the lung nodule registry

  • Employment position with salary guarantee plus productivity based wRVU incentive

  • Option to become Adjunct faculty with Creighton University School of Medicine

  • Benefits package includes: Health, dental, vision, retirement savings, relocation package, annual CME allowance, paid malpractice insurance, and tail coverage.

Practice within CHI Health Saint Francis

I look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please contact me:

Terri Bangert, MAA, FASPR


The Physician Network is physician-led, physician directed organization established to provide convenient access to care for physicians and their patients to the Christ centered health care services provided throughout the CHI Nebraska ministries.

Quick facts about The Physician Network:

  • is a wholly owned subsidiary corporation of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), the nation's second largest Catholic health care system.

  • over 340+ providers and consists of 50+ practice locations located throughout Nebraska.

  • allows physicians in a variety of specialties to focus their efforts on the practice of medicine and be assured that the business and financial aspects of the office operation are handled competently and professionally in a market-leading manner.

The Physician Network's affiliate hospitals include CHI Health Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and CHI Health Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln; CHI Health Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island; CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney; and CHI Health St. Mary's Community Hospital in Nebraska City.

Grand Island is the third largest city in Nebraska, with an estimated population of 50,000. The community also serves residents in much of rural Nebraska including an area of over 100 square miles with an estimated population of over 200,000. There is truth to the stereotype of Midwestern hospitality. We smile a lot and often wave as we pass each other on the highway. Grand Island has all the components that make living affordable and enjoyable.

Incorporated in 1872, Grand Island has a rich history reflected today in the stability of the community and the outstanding quality of life for its residents. Hall County.Located in the center of the State, Grand Island is accessible to Central Nebraska Regional Airport. It is known as the retail hub of central Nebraska, offering lodging, dining, shopping, entertainment, service programs, and information to the 30-plus rural communities in a 90-mile surrounding area.

More than 90 manufacturing plants provide jobs for over 7,000 people, drawing from a rural population base of talented and diverse workers. Grand Island is Nebraska’s largest city outside of the Omaha & Lincoln Metropolitan area; it's the third largest retail trade center in Nebraska. Named Outstanding Nebraska Community in 1997. World Trade Magazine has ranked Grand Island 9th in the Top 10 List of Smaller Communities with an excellent quality of life.

The city is served by 19 public and 7 private schools. Post-secondary educational instittions include Central Community College, College Park – (Doane & Bellevue Adult Education Facility), and the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. 56 churches are in and around Grand Island.

Top Five Employers

•Swift & Company: 3,500 employees

•Chief Industries: 1,641 employees

•CHI Health St. Francis: 1,300 employees

•Case IH (formerly Case New Holland): 750 employees

•McCain Foods, USA: 546 employees

CHI Health St. Francis:

  • Level III Trauma Center

  • 159 bed regional referral center

  • A member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI)

  • Recently completed a $40 million, 9 story patient care tower

Services Include:

  • Alcohol and drug treatment center

  • Cancer treatment center

  • Cardiopulmonary Care

  • Hospice and home care services

  • Inpatient rehabilitation unit

  • Joint replacement center

  • Maternal child

  • Pain management

  • Radiology

  • Trauma services

  • Neurosurgery

Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are combining to form a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With no geographic overlap in hospital service areas, the combination brings together two leading health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states.

The new health system will build a stronger operational and financial foundation to expand access to quality care, build upon complementary resources and capabilities, and reinvest in critical areas to accelerate improvements in care delivery that promote the shift from sick-care to well-care.

We will continue building upon our shared healing ministry of providing quality health care for all people with compassion. With strong leadership, sound strategic direction, commitment to ministry, and thoughtful stewardship, the new system will be positioned to create a healthier future for our people and communities.

Who is Catholic Health Initiatives?

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities. One of the largest health systems in the nation, Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives operates in 17 states with 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; nursing colleges; home health agencies; senior living communities; and other facilities and services. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, Catholic Health Initiatives provided $2.1 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.