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Physician, Critical Care / Pulmonary Intensivist

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Job ID 40084 Job Category Physician Shift Rotating Employment Type Full-Time Campus WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue) Department PULM & CRITICAL CARE

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:
We are currently seeking Pulmonary & Critical Care physicians to join our expanding group at the WakeMed health system in Raleigh, NC. Our team currently consists of over 25 physicians and 14 APP's. Our physicians provide inpatient critical care, pulmonary consultation, and pulmonary clinic services across the WakeMed campuses in Raleigh and Cary, NC. WakeMed is a tertiary care community hospital that has 6 adult intensive care units, including cardiothoracic, cardiac, medical, surgical trauma and neuro specialties.  Providers work as a part of our eICU, ranked among the top tier in the world for complying with best practices and meeting quality measures.  We provide excellent tertiary care to patients across North Carolina.

Comments from our Intensivists:

"We work closely with our surgical colleagues as well as rounding with a multi-disciplinary team in all of our ICUS."
"Our group has been at the heart of WakeMed's growth over the past ten years as we've built advanced programs in Neurosciences, Heart & Vascular, as well as Interventional Pulmonology."
“Our team prides itself on proving hands-on evidence-based care...”
"Not only is our team at the center of complex multi-specialty care, our physicians and APPs have rising as leaders within the WakeMed health system."

Typical full-time schedule is approximately 16 in-house (8-10 hour) shifts per month, without call from home. Night-shifts are supported with APP assistance and eICU cross-coverage. Range of schedule options available, ranging from pure pulmonary medicine to nocturnist options, if interested.  Great opportunity for those with an interest in clinical teaching as our physicians supervise Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine residents during rotations with us. Sleep training a plus but not required. This group prides itself on evidenced-based medicine, continuing education, and physician retention while prioritizing the work-life family balance. Raleigh is repeatedly recognized as one of the top places to live in the country, with the mountains, beach, and cultural aspects of the city so close to us.

Must be currently Board Certified or Board Eligible by an American Medical Specialty Board. Visa sponsorship not available. Experienced physicians interested in current or future career opportunities are encouraged to submit a C.V. to our WakeMed applicant system for review or contact Kirk Sears in confidence at or 919-350-9071.

Experience Requirements:
Fellowship/Internship/Residency - Related Area Required

Education Required:
Doctorate Medicine Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Medical Physician Required - And Board Certification in Area of Practice Preferred

Hours of Work:
16 ten hour shifts per month

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements:

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