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Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in Athens, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 7/31/2020

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Job Description

Advance your career through our full-time opportunity to work in a busy, rural emergency department (ED) at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens, Tennessee.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of one year of emergency medicine experience as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner, with PALS and ACLS required. We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and flexible scheduling in a fast paced, supportive healthcare environment.

You’ll be able to learn and grow alongside the best in emergency medicine, with mentors, education and avenues for professional development that feed into your career path at TeamHealth. You’ll also be free to focus on making your work meaningful—with the power to make the right decisions for your patients, as part of a community of clinicians who care as much as you do.

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.

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect the practice of medicine, every day, in everything we do.

Position Highlights:
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits
  • Malpractice and tail coverage
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Membership in our Patient Safety Organization
  • PTO
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through TeamHealth Institute
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Association with a leading clinician practice
Commitment to careStarr 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 StateJust 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.