Mission Hospital Pulmonology/Critical Care

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 17, 2018

Job Description



Mission Health currently has the unique opportunity for physician candidates to become part of a remarkable tradition of care that has served this region for more than a century. We are currently seeking exceptional Pulmonary Critical Care Specialists to join the well-respected, 15 physician practice of Asheville Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates, an affiliate of Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina.

Mission Health is western North Carolina's only not-for-profit, locally governed, independent healthcare system, and we are the regional referral center for the eighteen most western counties in our state and the adjoining region. Our vision is to help our community Be Well, Get Well, and Stay Well while we provide exceptional, compassionate care to each person in our region and beyond and to achieve our BIG(GER) Aim: To get every person to their desired outcome, first without harm, also without waste and always with an exceptional experience for each person, family and team member.

As the largest employer west of Charlotte, Mission Health employs 11,000 dedicated individuals. Mission Health consists of seven hospitals, including Mission Children's Hospital and over 500 employed providers. Our system includes greater than 1,600 physicians on its medical staff of which over 350 are partners within Mission Medical Associates.

Asheville Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates provides regional expertise in asthma, interstitial lung disease, as well as lung cancer and interventional pulmonology at Mission Hospital in Asheville. The ideal candidate must be board certified or board eligible in pulmonary and critical care medicine. An interest in programmatic development and interventional pulmonology is welcome. Additional Sleep Medicine experience is desirable. We offer competitive benefits and a variety of practice opportunities, including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Relocation services
  • Excellent growth opportunities
  • Opportunity for academic affiliation with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation's Top 15 Health Systems for each year from 2012 to 2015 by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). Mission Health is the only healthcare system in the nation to have ever received this recognition for four consecutive years, and the only healthcare system in North Carolina to achieve this distinction. The commitment of our physicians, advanced practitioners, and medical professionals to our patients as well as our community, is what makes Mission Health western North Carolina's most preferred and successful healthcare system.
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