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Date Posted: 17-MAY-2017
PIN Number: #23189
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine Chattanooga, and Chief Medical Officer of the Children?s Hospital at Erlanger, in Chattanooga, TN.

The UT College of Medicine is a four campus system with campus locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Nashville. As the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the College of Medicine Chattanooga (COMC), the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a fully accredited residency program in Pediatrics, supporting patient care programs and activities in conjunction with department faculty, developing the skills of department faculty, and providing appropriate resources to support and advance the department?s education and research programs. In all patient care endeavors, the Chair will coordinate with the leadership of the COMC to best meet the needs of the Children?s Hospital at Erlanger. The Chair will be responsible for the research program of the department, and will adhere to all research policies of the Children?s Hospital at Erlanger, Erlanger Hospital System, and the COMC. Additionally, as the Chief Medical Officer of the Children?s Hospital at Erlanger, the successful candidate will assume responsibility for the planning and administration of clinical programs at the Children?s Hospital at Erlanger. This position is responsible for achieving institutional objectives related to staff development, financial performance, regulatory compliance, marketing, and public relations.

Candidates are required to hold an M.D. or D.O. degree. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in a substantial academic leadership role, knowledge of and experience with LCME, ACGME, and ACCME requirements, and demonstrated experience and skills in fiscal management, developing clinical practice plans, engagement in scholarly activities, communications, fund raising and development, and fostering collaborative working relationships with colleagues and community partners.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

Qualified applicants should send a CV and cover letter to:
Don Mueller
Chief Administrative Officer
Children?s Hospital at Erlanger
910 Blackford St.
Chattanooga, TN 37403

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.