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Date Posted: 07-NOV-2017
PIN Number: #23291
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Family Medicine in Jackson, TN is recruiting interested family physician applicants that desire further training in hospital and critical care medicine. Our fellowship program will focus on the Society of Hospital Medicine curriculum to improve skills in hospital medicine and allow the graduating fellow to become more marketable for job opportunities in hospital medicine.

Our curriculum will be heavily geared for management of the hospital patient from admission through discharge and will include patients in our open-access ICU beds. Our fellows will participate in daily ICU rounds with our Critical Care specialists to gain more exposure and a much deeper understanding of critical care medicine. Each fellow will be supervised by experienced attending physicians and receive one on one teaching for our fellowship service. We have rotations in critical care, hospice and palliative care, administration and leadership development as well as elective time. You will receive training in transitions of care in both hospital follow up clinics and transitional care at our skilled nursing facility. We will have ultrasound guided central line and advanced airway training during orientation for the fellowship to also include hands on training in ventilator management.

The fellows will receive a competitive salary to include all University benefits. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Requirements for application are successful completion of ACGME approved family medicine residency program, unrestricted license or eligibility for an unrestricted license in Tennessee, eligibility for medical staff privileges at Jackson Madison County General Hospital, must be ACLS and ATLS certified prior to start date, copy of step 3 board score report, letter of recommendation from program director and 2 additional letters of recommendations. For further information, please contact Heather Cavness at or 731-423-1932, ext. 262. Or visit our website at:

Interested applicants should submit their CV along with a personal statement as to why you are seeking the position to Dr. Gregg Mitchell, Program Director, Hospitalist Fellowship.

294 Summar Drive
Jackson, TN 38301

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.