Neuro Hospitalist

  • Job Reference: 1326783157-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Restaurant & Service, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


This position will be integral to the operations of a world-renowned stroke neurology team expert in both clinical care and acute stroke research. Building on one of the largest and most organized stroke referral networks in the US, the position offers outstanding opportunity for a fellowship-trained vascular neurologist interested in working in a high-volume practice at the forefront of the field of vascular neurology. The position involves a 7-on/7-off schedule with worked shared between the acute stroke and general neurology services with heavy emphasis on both services for stroke diagnosis and secondary stroke prevention. CHI Memorial operates as a comprehensive center with a strong neuro hospitalist, neuro interventional, and neurosurgery components all under a single highly collegial department of Neuroscience. Participation in our telemedicine program would be required; however, no experience in telemedicine is needed. At the forefront of acute stroke research for over 15 years, our team is looking for candidates with a passion to combine clinical care and involvement in stroke research.

Our team currently co-directs the national Neuroscience collaborative for CommonSpirit, our parent company, the second largest health care system in the country. With tremendous support from our hospital administration and tight collaboration with our partners including Baylor St Luke's in Houston and the Barrow in Phoenix, our program is focused on adoption of protocols and technology driving to the very best patient outcomes. With strong academic affiliation, ample opportunities for involvement in teaching and/or research on a local, regional, or national level exist for interested candidates.

Located in the internationally renowned mid-sized city of Chattanooga, Tenn, the position boasts one of the most beautiful and family friendly locations to work and play worldwide.


-Candidates must be board-eligible, or board-certified in neurology with a fellowship in vascular neurology.
-The position would be supported by a large team of clinicians with expertise in stroke neurology,
neuroimaging, neurocritical care, neuro-intervention, neurosurgery and outpatient neurology.
- Exceptional clinical research support is available through the Chattanooga Center for Neurologic
Research, a world leader in the execution of acute stroke research including artificial intelligence,
device, stem cell and other pharma clinical trials. Funding support for research is also available through
the Neuroscience Innovation Foundation, a private Chattanooga-based non-profit.
- Direct tie to CommonSpirit Health offers extensive opportunity for collaboration on clinical and research
protocols nationally.
- Excellent compensation package and favorable call schedule will be offered.
- A shift work schedule focusing primarily on inpatient stroke patient care.
- Visa support is provided if needed.
- Sign On Bonus & Relocation Assistance
- Full Benefits & CME Allowance
- 200+ Physician/APP Multi-Specialty Group
- 3 Hospitals, 40 OR Beds

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
  • 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

  • Provide excellent, quality, patient experience on daily basis.
Education, Training, and Experience
  • MD or DO degree
  • Board certified/board eligible
  • Ability to obtain an active medical license in state of Tennessee and/or Georgia
Pay Range
$156.57 - $170.85 /hour