Employed Critical Care Opportunity in Chattanooga, TN!
Third Party Search Firms Not Allowed
Parkridge Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN
Parkridge Medical Center, a member of the TriStar Health System, has provided excellent healthcare to Chattanooga since we opened our doors on February 28, 1971.
Our approach to healthcare is on the cutting edge, but our soul is in traditional medicine. Patients and family members come first. We have had a long-standing commitment to our community and mission to provide compassionate care close to home. It is this commitment that has fueled our growth, energized our staff, satisfied our patients and propelled us to become an outstanding healthcare facility. We are very proud that Parkridge has a Pastoral Care Service to help our patients with life's difficulties.
Chattanooga, Tennessee, a progressive centrally located mid-size city in the Southeast, has often been described as a city on the move. Noted as "The Scenic City" it is nestled in the heart of the mountains where the states of Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee converge, two hours of Atlanta and Nashville with an MSA population of 479,435 residents. Over the years, the city has been sited as one of "America's Top-Rated Cities" (A Statistical Handbook, 2002); "Top 10 City" in which to live and play by (Outside Magazine, Fall of 2001); "Top 10 Southern Mid-Markets with Highly Diversified Economies" (Southern Business & Development); and as one of the "Smartest Cities in the World" in which to live (U.S. News & World Report).
Outdoor activities are abundant ranging from hang-gliding off Lookout Mountain, to floating down the Sequatchie River, to biking and horseback riding through the scenic countryside. If you are a water sport enthusiast, you will want to visit nearby Nickajack and Chickamauga Lakes or kayak/raft down the Great Ocoee River (host to the 1997 Summer Olympics). The area also has numerous challenging golf courses (Chattanooga plays host to the Provident Classic, a PGA event). The public school system in the area is very good - excellent local private schools providing unsurpassed educational opportunities. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a wide range of majors in undergraduate, graduate courses as well as medical education and The University of The South at Sewanee, TN is known worldwide for its excellent liberal arts program.
This vibrant city blends "Big City" amenities with an ease of a smaller city offering: a friendly/safe atmosphere in which to live, easy commuting (excellent transportation infrastructure), moderate cost of living, $120 million revitalized riverfront, very active Arts Council, Museums and an extensive green way system. Tennessee is one of few states in the U.S. without a Personal Income Tax. East TN boasts a moderate climate with four distinctive seasons. While snowfall is normal in the nearby mountains, both snowfall and extremely cold temperatures are minimal in the area. The summers are typically in the 80’s and 90’s while Spring and Fall have warm days and cool evenings with vivid foliage and a great many clear, sunny days.
Job SummaryDynamic opportunity to join an employed group of Pulmonology and Critical Care Physicians! As part of an expanded coverage model to provide intensivist services, we are seeking additional Board Certified or Board Eligible Critical Care physicians. The current Medical and Surgical ICUs are being expanded from 24 total beds to 30 beds in a completely renovated unit by the end of the year.
• Call Rotation 1:4
• Hospitalists are onsite 24/7 and will be the admitting physician, while consulting the intensivists on all critical care patients
• 50 / 50 mix of Med / Surg patients. No pediatrics.
• Average of 20 patient encounters per day
• Must be Critical Care Board Certified or Board Eligible
This practice offers a base salary, full benefits package, stability with a financially sound institution, leaving the day- to- day operational hassles to be managed for you.
Please contact Corey Hunter for more information!