Orthopaedic Surgery Opportunity in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Employer
HCA Healthcare - TriStar Division
Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posted
Sep 30, 2021
Closes
Sep 30, 2022
Ref
2116733
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Parkridge Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee is seeking a board certified / board eligible orthopaedic surgeon to join a rapidly growing two-physician group

Qualified Candidates:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in general orthopaedic surgery
  • Fellowship trained in sports medicine or joint replacement is preferred but not necessary
  • Must be willing to do some general orthopaedics and minor trauma in addition to their subspecialty
  • Senior partner is a leading practitioner of minimally invasive resurfacing partial knees. Looking for a surgeon he can train in this technique, who will be able to inherit a practice with a high demand for this procedure in the area.
  • Active Tennessee license or the ability to obtain one

Benefits / Incentives:

  • Comprehensive and robust benefits package including 401k, CME, occurrence-based malpractice
  • Employment with HCA physician services group
  • Relocation support is available
  • Sign-on bonus is available

About the Practice:

  • High volume practice with two surgeons: senior partner does mostly elective lower extremity surgery including hip and knee arthroplasty and foot surgery. Junior partner is a busy fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon
  • Two physician assistants are employed and another is being actively recruited to accommodate volume
  • Flexible call arrangements. Shared coverage is available with other surgeons

About Parkridge Medical Center:

  • 275-bed hospital
  • Primary stroke and advanced cardiovascular center
  • 24/7 tele-neurology support for acute stroke and other neurologic emergencies
  • Accredited chest pain center
  • Advanced surgical services including endovascular care and orthopedic/spine procedures

Community information

Tucked between the mountains of Southeast Tennessee, along the beautiful Tennessee River, Chattanooga is one of America s most breathtaking, technologically progressive and recreationally attractive cities anywhere. There is a world of outdoor adventure, amazing restaurants, live events, art and world-class attractions awaiting.

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