University of Tennessee Health Science Center
College of Medicine Chattanooga
Chair of Pediatrics
Medical Director Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.
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 Medical Director 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 Medical Director 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:
Chief Administrative Officer
Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
910 Blackford St.
Chattanooga, TN 37403
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.