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Medical Director

Urgent Care Pediatrician Medical Directorship in Knoxville, Tennessee

Join TeamHealth's urgent care team as a full-time physician at a reputable and growing pediatric after hours' clinic in the beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee, area. Enjoy a flexible schedule that consists of afternoon and evening hours. You will enjoy getting to work collaboratively with experienced nurse practitioners or physician assistants. In-house lab and x-ray services are available.

This is an immediate opening, so strong consideration will be given to a candidates already licensed in Tennessee with a current Tennessee DEA. To be considered for this position, you must be proficient in suturing, ordering of proper splints, wound care management, foreign body removal, assessment of minor trauma or orthopedic injuries, and have the ability to read and interpret x-rays.

You are joining a team that promotes the development of your skills and fosters an environment of care. Learn and grow through mentorship, education and wellness support to enhance your career development. You will join a network of thousands of clinicians nationwide promoting communication and collaboration, and you are gaining confidence with dedicated support of risk management resources.

The ideal candidate will offer practice experience as an advanced practice clinician in an urgent care or fast-track, advanced practice clinician (APC) practice experience in an outpatient pediatrics setting will also be considered. You must be comfortable caring for newborns to patients 21 years of age and be proficient in reading x-rays, splinting, suturing, minor orthopedics, minor trauma assessment and management, wound care/closures, and incision/drainage of abscesses.

It's all about you at TeamHealth. You will join a network of thousands of clinicians nationwide promoting communication and collaboration, and you are gaining confidence with dedicated support of risk management resources. You are part of a community who is as dedicated to making the right decisions for patients as you are.

Position Highlights:

  • Leadership opportunity with medical director stipend
  • Leadership and growth opportunities to further your career
  • Reputable childrens' after hours' urgent care clinic
  • Enjoy caring for pediatric patients
  • Flexible schedule to support a balanced lifestyle
  • Work collaboratively with advanced practice clinicians
  • Excellent support staff in place
  • In-house lab and x-ray services
  • Facilities affiliated with East Tennessee Children's Hospital
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Paid professional liability insurance coverage
  • Full benefits package available
  • Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program and referral program
  • Collaborative practice environment
  • Paid professional liability insurance
  • Association with a leading physician practice in the U.S.
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through TeamHealth Institute

East Tennessee Children's Hospital Urgent Care

Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Practice Made Perfect

East Tennessee Children's Hospital, in partnership with TeamHealth, opened Knoxville's first pediatric urgent care center in 2018. Children's Hospital Urgent Care is a convenient option for pediatric walk-in treatment when your doctor's office is closed. Our centers are dedicated to supporting families and their physicians by delivering immediate medical attention to children, from newborns through 21 years of age. As partners with your child's physician, we provide timely reports sent directly to your doctor's office to ensure continuity of care.

 

A growing city in the Great Smoky Mountains!

Home to The University of Tennessee and the corporate headquarters of many national companies, Knoxville offers excellent public schools, a low cost of living and no state income tax. Add to those perks, endless outdoor recreation opportunities, a growing culinary scene, great family entertainment availability and an active music scene that includes the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. With more than 100 miles of greenways and bike trails, Knoxville is the outdoor enthusiast's dream. Go paddle boarding or kayaking with friends on the Tennessee River or in one of the many local lakes and quarries, or skip over to south Knoxville's Urban Wilderness for paved and off-road biking trails. For those looking for a challenge, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just an hour away with access to the famous Appalachian Trail! Outdoor activities, however, are just part of the fun this city offers. Its growing downtown area features restaurants, shopping, pubs and much more. Stop by the vintage Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain for root beer floats or sundaes, go bowling at Maple Hall where you can enjoy delicious cocktails and appetizers, or eat at one of the many regionally recognized restaurants. This mid-sized city has much to explore and offers easy access to other large cities like Chattanooga, Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta and Lexington.

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