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Vascular Neurologist

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

CHI Memorial Hospital is currently seeking a full-time Vascular Neurologist. This position will be integral to the operations of a world-renowned comprehensive stroke center expert in both clinical care and acute stroke research. Building on one of the largest and most organized stroke referral networks in the US, the position offers outstanding opportunity for a fellowship-trained vascular neurologist interested in working in a high- volume practice at the forefront of the field of vascular neurology.

The position involves a 7-on/7-off schedule with work shared between the acute stroke and general neurology services with heavy emphasis on both services for stroke diagnosis and secondary stroke prevention. Opportunity to be involved in stroke clinicals are also available if interested.

CHI Memorial is a comprehensive stroke center with a strong neuro hospitalist, neuro interventional, and neurosurgery components all under a single highly collegial Institute of Neuroscience. Some participation in our telemedicine program would be expected, however no experience in telemedicine is needed. At the forefront of acute stroke research for over 15 years, our team is looking for candidates with a passion to combine clinical care and involvement in stroke research. Our team currently co-directs the national Neuroscience collaborative for CommonSpirit, our parent company, the second largest health care system in the country. With tremendous support from our hospital administration and tight collaboration with our partners including Baylor St Luke's in Houston and the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, our program is focused on adoption of protocols and technology driving to the very best patient outcomes. With strong academic affiliation, ample opportunities for involvement in teaching and/or research on a local, regional, or national level exist for interested candidates. Located in the internationally renowned mid-sized city of Chattanooga, the position boasts one of the most beautiful and family friendly locations to work and play worldwide.


  • Candidates must be board-eligible, or board-certified in neurology with a fellowship in vascular
  • The position would be supported by a large team of clinicians with expertise in stroke neurology, neuroimaging, neurocritical care, neurointervention, neurosurgery and outpatient neurology.
  • Exceptional clinical research support is available through the Chattanooga Center for Neurologic Research, a world leader in the execution of acute stroke research including artificial intelligence, device, stem cell and other pharma clinical trials. Funding support for research is also available through the Neuroscience Innovation Foundation, a private Chattanooga-based non-profit.
  • Direct tie to CommonSpirit Health offers extensive opportunity for collaboration on clinical and research protocols nationally.
  • Excellent compensation package and favorable call schedule will be offered.
  • A shift work schedule focusing primarily on inpatient stroke patient care.
  • Visa support is provided if needed.
  • Sign On Bonus & Relocation Assistance
  • Full Benefits & CME Allowance
  • 200+ Physician/APP Multi-Specialty Group
  • 3 Hospitals, 40 OR Beds About CHI Memorial
    • CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based 459-bed healthcare system with 3 campuses (Chattanooga and Hixson in TN and Fort Oglethorpe in GA). CHI Memorial is a ministry of CommonSpirit Health, a faith-based network of hospitals and other care centers covering 21 states and accessible to nearly one in four U.S. residents.
    • CHI Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with 4,000 employees and more than 625 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee, North Georgia and Northwest Alabama. CHI Memorial Medical Group is an expansive network of 250 physicians and advanced practice clinicians in 46 practices across our region.
    • CHI Memorial is an award-winning provider of stroke services for the Chattanooga region. As a recipient of the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus and Target Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll awards, our physicians and advanced practice clinical team have aggressively worked to provide the region with the highest quality stroke care.
      --- CHI Memorial earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.
    • Chattanooga's ONLY 5 STAR rated hospital by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
    • CHI Memorial is ranked the Best Regional Hospital and ranked in TN by US News and World Report and is high-performing in eight specialty types of care.
    • CHI Memorial was recognized as one of "100 Great Community Hospitals" in America by Becker's Hospital Review. Community Information
      • Population: 180,273 Metro Population: 574,922
      • No State Income Tax
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Academic affiliation opportunity with Morehouse School of Medicine.
      • 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 programs. Memorial Health Partners and CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

        We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
        • On-site childcare with extended hours, premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
        • Flexible spending accounts
        • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
        • Adoption Assistance
        • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
        • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
        • Wellness Program
        • Additional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities Responsibilities
          • Provide excellent, quality, patient experience on daily basis. Qualifications
            • MD or DO degree
            • Board certified/board eligible
            • Ability to obtain an active medical license in state of Tennessee and/or Georgia Pay Range
              $121.57 - $148.30 /hour

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Chattanooga , Vascular Neurologist, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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