Pulmonology - Outpatient Only

Employer
CHI Memorial
Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1960980
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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100% Outpatient Pulmonary Medicine

  • Buz Standefer Lung Center - PFT w/ Body Box, X-ray, 6 min walk, & Lab embedded in clinic.
  • BE/BC in Internal Medicine & Pulmonary Medicine
  • Monday - Friday schedule w/ 1:4 Call
  • General outpatient pulmonology with Hospital Consults (No Critical Care)
  • Employed position with CHI Memorial Medical Group
  • Salaried position – competitive compensation
  • Quality Incentive Bonus
  • Full Benefits with 401K match, CME, Professional Dues and Relocation
  • Malpractice (modified claims made – includes tail coverage)
  • Sign-on/Commencement Bonus
  • “Best Practices” protocols resulting in documented improved patient outcomes while providing the best quality of care in Chattanooga

ABOUT CHATTANOOGA, TN

  • #1 OUTSIDE CITY by Outside Magazine!
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee is noted as "The Scenic City" and “GIG City” – fastest internet in the South; nestled in the heart of the mountains where the states of Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee meet.
  • Two hours to Atlanta, Nashville, and Birmingham.
  • "America's Top-Rated Cities" and "Top 10 City" in which to live and play; "Top 10 Southern Mid-Markets with Highly Diversified Economies" and one of the "Smartest Cities in the World" in which to live.  Voted “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine in 2015 and 2011. 
  • This vibrant city blends "Big City" amenities with an ease of a smaller city offering: a family friendly and safe atmosphere in which to live, easily commutable, moderate cost of living, $120 million revitalized riverfront, very active Arts Council, Museums, and an extensive green way system.
  • 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 Summer Olympics). Chattanooga also has numerous challenging golf courses (Chattanooga plays host to the PGA Event - Provident Classic).
  • The public school system in the area is very good and offers excellent local private schools providing unsurpassed educational opportunities from Signal Mountain to Lookout Mountain.
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a wide range of majors in undergraduate, graduate courses and medical education - 9 residency programs and 4 fellowship program

City Information:                                                                            

  • Population:  180,273
  • Metro Population: 574,922
  • 9% growth in population
  • Median Age: 39.7
  • Average Temp: 60.5 degrees F
  • Moderate climate with four distinctive seasons
  • No State Income Tax
  • Great Public & Private School options
  • Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and Cumberland Plateau

Area Attractions:

  • Tennessee Aquarium
  • Hunter Museum of American Art
  • Creative Discovery Museum
  • IMAX 3D Theater
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • Chattanooga Zoo
  • Rock City
  • Ruby Falls
  • Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra
  • White Water Rafting
  • Rock Climbing – Largest Indoor Facility - Mountain Climbing
  • Hamilton Place Mall is TN's largest mall - 5 Regional Shopping Malls 
  • Chattanooga Look Outs AA Baseball Team (Cincinnati Reds affiliate)

Parks:

  • 106 sites throughout Chattanooga
  • 800+ acres maintained
  • 35 miles of greenway & trails
  • 53 tennis courts
  • 41 playgrounds
  • 8 outdoor fitness zones
  • 6 youth athletic association facilities
  • 3 dog parks
  • 21 Golf Courses

ABOUT CHI MEMORIAL

Chattanooga’s ONLY 4 STAR rated hospital.  CHI Memorial tops CMS list in the region.  

CHI Memorial is ranked the 3rd BEST HOSPITAL in TN by US News, with Vanderbilt and UT-Knoxville leading the state respectively.

CHI Memorial is recognized as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, the health care industry's leading source of information on hospital quality and “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review. 

 A survey, by Medicare.gov, intended to help consumers purchase the best health care insurance ranks CHI Memorial Healthcare System as tops in the Chattanooga area for patient satisfaction.

To see the story, Control and click on the link:http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2016/jan/07/memorial-ranked-top-local-hospital-patient-sa/343529  

CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based 443-bed healthcare system with 3 campuses (Chattanooga and Hixson in TN and Fort Oglethorpe in GA).  The acquisition of formerly Cornerstone Medical Center was completed in December 2017.

CHI Memorial is a Regional Referral Center of choice… over 700 Physicians on staff and over 4,000 associates, and 550 very active volunteers providing healthcare throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.  Our Center of Excellence core service lines include Oncology, Cardiac, and Orthopedics.

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.

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