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Pulmonologist General Critical Care

CHI Memorial
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Closing date
May 16, 2025

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
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CHI Memorial Hospital is offering for a Pulmonary Medicine Physician to join our growing practice in Chattanooga, Tenn.


  • For over five years we have had strong growth in our clinics and pulmonary consult service. This practice has grown to 13 Doctors and 3 Advanced Practice Providers.
  • Current group has great diversity and allows for a great work environment. 
  • Clinic weeks have protected bronchoscopy time, one week of pulmonary consults around once every 4 weeks.
  • This schedule allows for a great work-life balance with vacation time included.
  • This practice covers a healthy three hospital program however physicians will be assigned only to one hospital for physician efficiency and a continuum of patient care.
  • Current medical intensive care unit beds include 14 MICU, 20 Cardiac Care Unit, and critical care consults in the Cardiovascular ICU.
  • This position focuses on outpatient and pulmonary consultative services.
  • Epic


  • Competitive Base Salary and commencement bonus in year one
  • Relocation, CME, Professional Related Expenses Reimbursement
  • Full Benefits, including 401(K)
  • Compensation and Benefits package
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Malpractice Coverage Provided
  • No State Income Tax
  • CHI Memorial Hospital is a regional referral center
  • Large primary care physicians within the larger medical group
  • Low cost of living
  • Chattanooga has been voted one of the most vibrant and outdoor communities

Pulmonary and Critical Care Program Overview:

  • Pulmonary consult service and procedures
  • Outpatient pulmonary clinic
  • 50-bed ICU rotation with 24/7 in-house coverage, in a 420-bed hospital
  • Three state-of-the-art intensive care units (MICU, CCU, and CVICU)
  • Physicians provide onsite day and night ICU coverage
  • Nights are divided equally with the group
  • Fully equipped bronchoscopy capabilities (EMN, EBUS, robotic, and cone beam)
  • Intensivist-managed and ELSO-accredited ECMO program

About CHI Memorial Medical Group 

  • Chattanooga’s ONLY 5 STAR rated hospital.
  • CHI Memorial tops CMS list in the region.
  • CHI Memorial is ranked the 2nd BEST HOSPITAL in TN by US News.
  • 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 conducted by, ranks CHI Memorial Healthcare System as a leading hospital in the Chattanooga area for patient satisfaction.
  • 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).
  • 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
  • Our Center of Excellence core service lines include Oncology, Cardiac, and Orthopedics.

With the completion of our 320 million dollar renovation in July 2014, 300,000 sq. ft. have been added to the campus, added 96 patient rooms to a brand new seven-story tower, St. Anne’s Chapel with original stained glass windows, a 52 bed, State of the Art, ICU; Guerry Heart and Vascular Center, 7 cardiac catheterization rooms, State of the Art Cardiac Short Stay and Critical Care Unit and grew our patient navigation program to encompass all cancer centers of excellence and the congestive heart failure program.

About Chattanooga

  • #1 OUTSIDE CITY by “Outside Magazine.”
  • A two hour drive to Atlanta, Nashville, and Birmingham
  • Outdoor activities are abundant ranging from hang-gliding at Lookout Mountain, to floating down the Sequatchie River, to biking and horseback riding through the scenic countryside
  • If you are a water sport enthusiast, Nickajack and Chickamauga Lakes are nearby 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)

Area Schools & Education

  • The public school system in the area is well above average
  • There are many excellent private schools providing unsurpassed educational opportunities within the greater Chattanooga area
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) offers a wide range of majors in undergraduate, graduate courses and medical education - 9 residency programs and 4 fellowship programs
    • University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
    • Southern Adventist University
    • Chattanooga State Community College
    • Lee University
    • Dalton State

Area Attractions

  • Tennessee Aquarium
  • Hunter Museum of American Art
  • Creative Discovery Museum
  • IMAX 3D Theater
  • The Tennessee River Walk
  • 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 (Tennessee's largest mall)
  • Chattanooga Lookouts AA Baseball Team (Cincinnati Reds affiliate)
  • Two Professional Soccer Clubs: Chattanooga FC & Chattanooga Red Wolves
  • 21 Golf Courses

Memorial Health Partners and CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:On-site childcare with extended hoursCare@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramAdditional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities


  • Provide excellent, quality, patient experience on daily basis.


Education, Training, and Experience:

  • MD or DO degree
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Ability to obtain an active medical license in state of Tennessee and Georgia
  • Internal Medicine – Pulmonary and Critical Care trained

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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