Pulmonary/Critical Care - Ephrata

Lancaster, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 58567

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Ephrata, PA


WellSpan Health, a sophisticated medical community in south central Pennsylvania, seeks two full-time Board Certified or Board Eligible Pulmonary/Critical Care physicians to join our well-established practice.  WellSpan is committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities.

About the Practice:

  • Full service consultative practice
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep (preferred)
  • 2020 Fellows will certainly be considered and are welcome to apply
  • Join 3 experienced physicians, 1 Prosthodontist & 3 Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • One APC covers 50% inpatient and 50% outpatient
  • This practice is moving to a brand new 12,000 SF facility in early 2020
  • The group’s offices feature full PFT Labs with fulltime Respiratory Therapists
  • Call is currently 1:4 and taken one week at a time
  • Employment with WellSpan Medical Group, which employs 1,600+ providers
  • Ephrata Community Hospital (ECH) is a 130-bed hospital with a robust PCI Program
  • 10-bed state-of-the-art and closed ICU
  • Busy non-trauma Emergency Department sees about 40,000 patients per year
  • ECH employs a COPD Navigator to help reduce hospital admissions
  • The Ephrata area of Lancaster County is growing exponentially
  • Young families choose Ephrata, as it’s an easy commute to the Philadelphia suburbs
  • Lancaster County is now the 2nd largest retirement destination in the entire U.S.
  • Newly renovated Ephrata Cancer Center with Medical & Radiation Oncology
  • Sleep Lab Medical Director specializes in adult and pediatric sleep disorders
  • Large primary care referral base assures a steady stream of complex cases
  • 24/7 Hospitalist Service handles all admissions
  • Nocturnist coverage allowing physician not to return @ night unless necessary
  • Entire WellSpan system transitioned to EPIC in 2017


  • Guaranteed/competitive base salary with productivity bonus
  • Generous signing bonus
  • Five weeks of paid time off and six paid holidays
  • Excellent benefits including a Retirement Plan (403b) 
  • Professional liability insurance with tail coverage
  • Full relocation at no cost
  • $4,500 CME Stipend Per Year

About the Lancaster Community:

  • Lancaster is a family-oriented community with excellent schools
  • A low cost of living and low crime rates
  • This ethnically diverse community features many recreational and cultural opportunities
  • Excellent restaurants, symphony, theater, live music and a large artist community
  • Rails to trails for bicycling & hiking, minor league baseball, golf, etc.
  • Easily commutable to Philadelphia & King of Prussia via the PA Turnpike
  • Centrally located to several major metropolitan areas including Baltimore, D.C. & NYC


For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more, please contact:

Tammie Chute, Physician Recruiter

Phone: 717-267-7780

E-mail: tchute@wellspan.org

Tammie Chute
Tammie Chute
Physician Recruiter
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)