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Emergency Medicine Medical Director in Athens, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

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TeamHealth has a new Medical Director opportunity with Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens, Tennessee. Starr is a part of LifePoint Health, and is a two-hospital system with campuses in both Athens and Etowah, Tennessee.

The Athens campus provides inpatient and outpatient services through its 118-bed acute care facility and physician practices. The 14-bed emergency department (ED) receives an annual volume of 35,770. There is 24 hours of MD coverage and 36 hours of MLP coverage.

As a TeamHealth physician leader, you will receive support services, networks of communication, educational resources and access to join a community of thousands of professionals to share and shape best practices.

For more than 40 years, our history and national footprint in emergency medicine allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we’ve created robust risk management programs to help our clinicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine clinicians who provide the best for their patients.



Position Highlights:
  • Competitive compensation
  • IC status with company paid malpractice (including tail)
  • Strong and engaged C-Suite leadership
  • Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program and referral program
  • Access to leadership development programs such as Leadership Education and Development (LEAD), Coach Development Academy (CDA), Women in Leadership (WIL), and the National Medical Leadership Conference (NMLC)
  • Association with a leading physician practice in the country
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through the TeamHealth Institute
Commitment to care
Starr Regional Medical Center was formed as a merger of Athens Regional Medical Center and Woods Memorial Hospital. The two-hospital system offers an increased level of care to the region by sharing resources. Starr Regional Medical Center is evaluated and accredited by the Joint Commission. This facility's cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program was re-certified in 2014 by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

 



In the heart of the Volunteer State
Just 50 miles north of Chattanooga and nestles in the Great Smoky Mountains foothills, the Athens area has a strong economy, abundant natural beauty, and a high quality of life. Nearby 39,000-acre recreation area, Watts Bar Lake, hosts activities that include sailing, water skiing, and fishing. Close by you can raft and kayak on the beautiful Ocoee River or go trout fishing on the Tellico River, one of the most scenic trout streams in America.