Catholic Health Initiatives Region's Premier Pediatric Group in Chattanooga, Tennessee

CHI Memorial Pediatric Diagnostic Associates is looking for a passionate, values-driven Pediatrician to continue the great work of one of retiring physicians – including absorbing a full practice from day one. A fabulous opportunity to start with a highly respected and well established group!. PDA is the longest practicing pediatric group in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. Our physicians are continually voted by patients and parents as “Best of the Best” (annual contest by Chattanooga Times Free Press).

  • BE/BC Pediatrician

  • 3 Clinic Sites

  • Practice model allows providers to focus on patients while supported by full team to handle HR, billing, coding, marketing, quality improvement, etc.

  • Provide continuity of care by caring for your panel of patients

  • 4 day work week, group rotates through weekend shifts

  • 20 – 25 patients per day

  • Same day urgent care openings

  • Office opens at 7:30 am, typical hours are 8 to 5

  • Call is shared by 11 physicians

  • Newborn rounding only – NO C-sections

  • Supported by all Pediatric Sub-specialties except Rheumatology

    • #1 OUTSIDE CITY by Outside Magazine!
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee is noted as "The Scenic City" and “GIG City” – fastest internet in the South; nestled in the heart of the mountains where the states of Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee meet.

  • Two hours to Atlanta, Nashville, and Birmingham.

  • "America's Top-Rated Cities" and "Top 10 City" in which to live and play; "Top 10 Southern Mid-Markets with Highly Diversified Economies" and one of the "Smartest Cities in the World" in which to live. Voted “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine in 2015 and 2011.

  • This vibrant city blends "Big City" amenities with an ease of a smaller city offering: a family friendly and safe atmosphere in which to live, easily commutable, moderate cost of living, $120 million revitalized riverfront, very active Arts Council, Museums, and an extensive green way system.

  • Outdoor activities are abundant ranging from hang-gliding off Lookout Mountain, to floating down the Sequatchie River, to biking and horseback riding through the scenic countryside. If you are a water sport enthusiast, you will want to visit nearby Nickajack and Chickamauga Lakes or kayak/raft down the Great Ocoee River (host to the Summer Olympics). Chattanooga also has numerous challenging golf courses (Chattanooga plays host to the PGA Event - Provident Classic).

  • The public school system in the area is very good and offers excellent local private schools providing unsurpassed educational opportunities from Signal Mountain to Lookout Mountain.

  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a wide range of majors in undergraduate, graduate courses and medical education - 9 residency programs and 4 fellowship program

City Information:

  • Population: 180,273

  • Metro Population: 574,922

  • 9% growth in population Median Age: 39.7 Average Temp: 60.5 degrees F

  • Moderate climate with four distinctive seasons No State Income Tax Great Public & Private School options

  • Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and Cumberland Plateau

  • Area Attractions:

  • Tennessee Aquarium

  • Hunter Museum of American Art

  • Creative Discovery Museum IMAX 3D Theater Chattanooga Choo Choo Chattanooga Zoo Rock City Ruby Falls Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra White Water Rafting Rock Climbing – Largest Indoor Facility - Mountain Climbing

  • Hamilton Place Mall is TN's largest mall - 5 Regional Shopping Malls malls)

  • Chattanooga Look Outs AA Baseball Team (LA Dodgers affiliate)

Parks:

  • 106 sites throughout Chattanooga 800+ acres maintained 35 miles of greenway & trails 53 tennis courts 41 playgrounds 8 outdoor fitness zones 6 youth athletic association facilities 3 dog parks 21 Golf Courses

Chattanooga’s ONLY 4 STAR rated hospital. CHI Memorial tops CMS list in the region.

CHI Memorial is ranked the 3rd BEST HOSPITAL in TN by US News, with Vanderbilt and UT-Knoxville leading the state respectively.

CHI Memorial is recognized as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, the health care industry's leading source of information on hospital quality and “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

A survey, by Medicare.gov, intended to help consumers purchase the best health care insurance ranks CHI Memorial Healthcare System as tops in the Chattanooga area for patient satisfaction.

To see the story, Control and click on the link:http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2016/jan/07/memorial-ranked-top-local-hospital-patient-sa/343529

CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based 443-bed healthcare system with 3 campuses (Chattanooga and Hixson in TN and Fort Oglethorpe in GA). The acquisition of formerly Cornerstone Medical Center was completed in December 2017.

CHI Memorial is a Regional Referral Center of choice… over 700 Physicians on staff and over 4,000 associates, and 550 very active volunteers providing healthcare throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Our Center of Excellence core service lines include Oncology, Cardiac, and Orthopedics.

With the completion of our 320 million dollar renovation in July 2014, 300,000 sq. ft. have been added to the campus, added 96 patient rooms to a brand new seven-story tower, St. Anne’s Chapel with original stained glass windows, a 52 bed, State of the Art, ICU; Guerry Heart and Vascular Center, 7 cardiac catheterization rooms, State of the Art Cardiac Short Stay and Critical Care Unit and grew our patient navigation program to encompass all cancer centers of excellence and the congestive heart failure program.

Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are combining to form a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With no geographic overlap in hospital service areas, the combination brings together two leading health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states.

The new health system will build a stronger operational and financial foundation to expand access to quality care, build upon complementary resources and capabilities, and reinvest in critical areas to accelerate improvements in care delivery that promote the shift from sick-care to well-care.

We will continue building upon our shared healing ministry of providing quality health care for all people with compassion. With strong leadership, sound strategic direction, commitment to ministry, and thoughtful stewardship, the new system will be positioned to create a healthier future for our people and communities.

Who is Catholic Health Initiatives?

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities. One of the largest health systems in the nation, Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives operates in 17 states with 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; nursing colleges; home health agencies; senior living communities; and other facilities and services. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, Catholic Health Initiatives provided $2.1 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.