Geriatrician

  • Job Reference: 1326783172-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview
Catholic Health Initiatives is seeking a Geriatrician Outpatient physician to join our team at CHI Memorial Medical Group in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life, ST & LT Disability, 31 days Paid Time Off, $3K CME For Professional Fees, Relocation Package, Sign On Bonus
  • Bonuses: Eligible for annual bonuses following the guarantee period
  • Call Schedule: 1:7
  • Compensation: Highly competitive; 50th percentile +plus
About CHI Memorial Medical Group:

CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging specializes in Geriatric Medicine provides quality health care that keeps patients healthy and active. We've proudly attained AFHS, GEDA, and GSV designations to reflect our commitment to exceptional standards.

In addition to providing primary healthcare for those age 55 and older, the CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging focuses on managing and treating complex age-related conditions including memory loss, fall and balance issues and dementia-related behavioral problems.

About Chattanooga
  • 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
  • A two hour drive 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. 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 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 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

Responsibilities
  • Provide excellent, quality, patient experience on daily basis.
Qualifications
Education, Training, and Experience
  • MD or DO degree
  • Board certified/board eligible
  • Ability to obtain an active medical license in state of Tennessee
Pay Range
$101.37 - $125.76 /hour