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EmCare is searching for a Medical Director of Emergency Medicine to become a part of our prestigious practice at Parkridge Medical Center – East located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
47, 000 annual patient visits
34 hour Physician coverage
36 hours of APP coverage
Employee Status w/benefits
Physicians receive a base hourly rate + additional compensation per patient encounter
Facility Name: Parkridge East Hospital (JV) - ED
A facility of Parkridge Health System, 128-bed Parkridge East Hospital in East Ridge provides a full range of medical surgical services such as orthopedics and robotic surgery in addition to the obstetrical programs and women’s services for which the hospital is best known. The Birth Place, a department of Parkridge East Hospital, includes a 22-bassinet Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery and beautiful Labor and Delivery suites. The hospital also features a 24-hour Emergency Department and advanced imaging services.
Known as the Scenic City of the South, Chattanooga is the 4th largest city in the state, located in SE TN at the junction of TN, GA and AL. Located in Hamilton County, Chattanooga is a mid-sized city that combines the best of large and small. Residents enjoy the friendly atmosphere, moderate housing costs, and easy commuting typically associated with smaller communities. At the same time, Chattanooga's cultural and recreational opportunities rival those in much larger metropolitan areas.
Nestled in the heart of the Southeast, Chattanooga is within a day’s drive to almost one-third of the major U.S. market and the densely populated cities of Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham (within 140 mile radius). The city approximates 169,000 population; MSA of 426,000 residents situated in the Great Tennessee Valley.
Chattanooga enjoys an abundance of natural beauty; located where several Mountain ranges converge bringing the states of Tennessee, northern Georgia, North Carolina together at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Tennessee River, which winds through much of Hamilton County, feeds into Lake Chickamauga providing an endless array of water sports. Other unique outdoor activities range from hang-gliding off Lookout Mountain to inner tubing/canoeing down the Sequatchie River to White Water Rafting the Great Ocoee River (third white water river in the US, host to the Summer Olympics) to biking, golfing or horseback riding amidst the scenic backdrop of the mountains.
The recently revitalized Downtown Riverfront draws tourists and residents alike for afternoon/evening strolls. Chattanooga city attractions include: the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theater, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Rock City, Coolidge Park, Ruby Falls, the Incline, the Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga Regional History Museum, Houston Museum of Decorative Arts, Hunter Art Museum, Southern Belle Riverboat, Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. The city supports a vibrant Arts Council (ranked 12th in the nation in per capita donations for the Arts) supporting several fine theaters, Ballet, Chattanooga Symphony and the Opera.
In addition to the significant tourism industry, Chattanooga is also a major industrial city with an extensive network of transportation systems including the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport.
Chattanooga’s school system, public and private, assure a strong foundation for area children. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a wide range of majors in undergraduate and graduate courses in addition to graduate medical education.
Not to be understated, one of the area’s greatest features is financial. Moderate cost of living, low property taxes, No State Personal Income Tax contributes to a more prosperous lifestyle.
HCA Parkridge East Hospital (128-bed suburban hospital) is a sister facility to HCA Parkridge Medical Center (296-bed regional center) located downtown Chattanooga. Parkridge East is recognized for its Women's Center, The SleepWell Center, it’s #1 ranked Orthopedic Services (sited 2001,’02,’04 and 2005) and the Laparoscopic Center of Excellence with one of the most sophisticated operating suites in the country.