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Emergency Medicine Physician in Covington, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

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TeamHealth has an excellent, full-time opportunity for an emergency physician to join the emergency department (ED) team at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Tipton in Covington, Tennessee, an easy commute from Memphis, Tennessee!

Work 12 hour shifts with daily advanced practice clinician coverage and strong nursing support in this ED that has an annual volume of 21,000. TeamHealth also manages the Hospital Medicine program making for high-quality integrated care and improved communication.

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 physicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine physicians who provide the best for their patients.

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our physicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, partners, and physicians alike.

Position Highlights:
  • Independent contractor status
  • Paid malpractice insurance including tail coverage
  • Easy commute from Memphis, TN
  • Strong nursing support
  • Supportive administration
  • Part of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system which adds to stability
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through the TeamHealth Institute
  • Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program and referral program
A part of Baptist Memorial Health
Serving the community since 1964, Baptist Memorial Hospital Tipton is a 100-bed facility located in Covington, Tennessee, just outside Memphis. This facility provides a wide range of award-winning services to the community including Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology and Urology. Baptist Memorial Hospital Tipton is well-recognized for their clinical excellence and patient safety. In 2018, the facility received the Quest Award for High-Value Healthcare at the Top Performance Threshold. The facility has been recognized by Quest for excellence in a variety of categories Baptist Memorial Hospital Tipton is a part of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system, one of the premier health systems in the nation and an award-winning network dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care.


Growing fast in Tennessee!
Just 35 miles from Memphis, Covington offers all the advantages of small town living with the nearby amenities of Memphis, and most recreation enthusiasts will enjoy 80-acre Cobb-Parr Memorial Park, which is used for special community events like the Fall Tipton County Bar-B-Que Festival. It also serves as the home of the Covington Integrated Arts Academy and the Tipton County Alternative Learning Center. This school-park recreation area is a focal point for the entire community.


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