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PRN Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for Pediatric Urgent Care in Knoxville, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

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Job Description



A growing pediatric after hours’ clinic in the beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee area is seeking a physician assistant or nurse practitioner interested in picking up shifts per diem in our reputable urgent care facilities dedicated to caring exclusively for pediatric patients. Our service offers a convenient option for pediatric walk-in treatment when the doctor offices are closed.

To be considered for this position, you must be comfortable caring for newborns to patients’ 21 years of age and must be proficient in reading x-rays, splinting, suturing, minor orthopedics and trauma assessment and management, wound care/closures, and incision/drainage of abscesses. The ideal candidate for a per diem position offers practice experience as an advanced practice clinician in an urgent care or fast-track; APC practice experience in a pediatrics outpatient may also be considered if have current procedure skills as mentioned.

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:
  • Enjoy caring for pediatric patients
  • Schedule involves afternoon and evening hours
  • Well-equipped clinics affiliated with East Tennessee Children's Hospital
  • Excellent reputation for providing quality medical care in the Knoxville area
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Paid malpractice insurance coverage
  • Access to TeamHealth Institute
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.