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Metro TN Pulm/CC need for a strong clinician as well as an academic appointment!

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7 Sep 2023
DO YOU WANT TO ENJOY THE PERFECT BALANCE OF EXCELLENT FINANCIAL COMPENSATION, INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGE AND FAMILY TIME? DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A FRIENDLY AND DYNAMIC ATMOSPHERE? The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville has an INCREDIBLE opportunity for a clinician educator to join a group of 13 EXPERIENCED pulmonary and critical care medicine faculty physicians in a hospital-owned employed practice. Admitting and rounding is done at one hospital ONLY. For those interested in developing additional skills, the practice offers subspecialty areas of expertise in cystic fibrosis, sleep, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and state-of-the-art interventional pulmonology.

What makes this position unique is the balanced work schedule.

1st week (Mon thru Sun) is shared daytime attending critical care service(only night call that week is 1 or 2 nights on the weekend) followed by Monday and Tuesday off.

2nd week of Office - typically follows critical care week with office Wednesday through Friday with one night call and the next day off.

3rd week is shared hospital consult service with many procedural opportunities. This rotation alternates between being attached to weekend floor rounds with Monday off vs entire weekend off.

Pulmonary/Critical Care fellows and Internal Medicine residents provide in-house floor and ICU coverage. You will have the privilege of working at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Campus, a 609-bed tertiary care facility, which is a Level I Trauma Center and the only academic medical center in the region. Our pulmonary program has been nationally ranked 4/5 years and high performing in pulmonary and COPD.

We offer a clinical position with a commitment to teaching and the potential for participation in clinical research in support of our Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship. This is a strong and stable group of physicians who have achieved and promoted a team atmosphere. The position offers an excellent starting salary plus production-based incentive, full benefits, malpractice insurance and relocation assistance. Graduating fellows and experienced providers are encouraged to apply. Knoxville is a fantastic area to live and work, as all major metro amenities are close at hand.

Living and practicing in Knoxville:

You will be part of a vibrant city that was previously voted the Best Place to Live Among Mid-Sized Cities.

This rapidly-growing Southeastern metropolitan city is known for its quality of education, affordable cost of living and temperate climate, with a perfect mix of city amenities and congestion-free living. Knoxville is home to the main University of TN campus.

Some of what you can expect to find include:

  • Cost of living that is 16.3% below the national average
  • Stable economic climate bolstered by the operations of The University of Tennessee, Tennessee Valley Authority, Oak Ridge National Laboratories and other growing industries
  • No personal or state income tax
  • Outdoor recreational activities such as boating, hiking, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking all in the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae complete with all positions held, honors, publications, and teaching experience to:
Ray Thomas
Director of Recruitment
Toll Free ext. 204
Fax line 1-

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  • Job Reference: 1108278617-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: NHR
  • Location: Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent