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Ascension Health Physician - Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Ascension Saint Thomas is looking for a pulmonary & critical care medicine physician to join our elite team!

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

  • 385-bed regional referral center featuring a modern facility built in 2010

  • Newly-renovated 16 operating room suite

  • 32-bed ICU

  • All private rooms featuring spacious design

  • Beautiful 68-acre campus situated on the bustling “Medical Center Parkway” corridor with convenient access to dining and shopping areas

  • Saint Thomas Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have an established partnership in Middle Tennessee for training medical residents in a variety of specialties including internal medicine, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and general surgery

About Murfreesboro

  • One of the nation’s fastest growing population centers

  • Offers tops schools and a wide range of housing options

  • Quick access to the amenities of metropolitan living including fine dining, live music

  • Home to Middle Tennessee State University

  • Multiple nearby lakes and trails

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Saint Thomas is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pulmonary & Critical Care physician to join our team. This physician will be fellowship-trained in Critical Care & Pulmonary Medicine and preferably possess advanced bronchoscopy skills.

Outstanding communication skills, high emotional intelligence, and the ability to thrive and make decisions in a fast-paced environment are essential. Must possess a strong work ethic, be a team player, and serve as an ambassador for Ascension Medical Group. Competitive compensation and excellent benefits highlight this opportunity.

This position includes a mix of days/nights in the ICUs and clinic. Nurse practitioner support is available. Call is currently shared with five partners at this practice location with additonal partners anticipated.

The practice is based at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, a 358-bed regional referral center that features a modern facility built in 2010. Level II Trauma Services will be opened this summer. The hospital includes a newly-renovated 16 operating room suite, a 32-bed ICU (with plans to add 16 additional beds), and all-private patient rooms. Plans are underway for an open heart surgery program. The beautiful 68-acre campus, including medical office building, is situated on the bustling "Medical Center Parkway" corridor with convenient access to shopiing and dining.

Located just 30 minutes woutheast of Nashville, this community is one of the nation's fastest growing population centers and balances top schools and a wide range of housing options with quick access to the amenities of metropolitan living, including fine dining, live music, and professional sporting events. Murfreesboro is home to Middle TN State University, and with multiple nearly lakes and trails, many families enjoy outdoor recreation and living.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Saint Thomas to provide medical services to patients.

Position Highlights:


  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.

  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.

  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.

  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.

  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.

  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):• Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) .

Visa Eligibility


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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