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Nurse Prac Acute Care Inpt

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Erlanger Health System is seeking an impressive Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our World-Class Hospitalist team!  Advanced Practitioners with a passion for hospital medicine and equally impressive clinical competence should apply.  Applicants with current or previous experience working independently in a healthcare setting are highly preferable.  Additionally, this position requires Acute Care Certification for Nurse Practitioners. 

As the regions only Level 1 trauma, referral, and tertiary care center for Southeast Tennessee, Northwest Georgia, Western North Carolina & Northern Alabama, our 550 bed facility, and 78 bed ICU allows for a challenging and financially rewarding career. 


Education, Training, & Experience

  • Master degree in Nursing (MSN) or Physician Assistant (PA) from an nationally accredited program
  • National certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC) or an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC) or  Physician Assistant (PA)
  • 3 years of previous experience working independently in a healthcare setting is highly preferable 
  • Board Certified
  • BLS certification required
  • ACLS certification required
  • Unencumbered DEA

Hospitalist Program Overview

  • 7on/7off, 12 hour shifts, average 15 shifts per month
  • Hours 7am - 7pm (days), 10am - 10pm (mids), & 7pm - 7am (nights)
  • Current group of 30+ physicians & 8 advanced practice providers
  • 2 physicians and 1 advanced practice provider on each night
  • 24 hour in house critical care support and coverage
  • Outreach opportunities available at our North and East campuses, located 15 minutes away

Benefits of Working at Erlanger Health System

  • Excellent compensation and benefits package
  • 22 Days of Paid Annual Leave and 5 Days CME per year
  • Malpractice Coverage
  • Erlanger is the only Level I Trauma Center in a 100 mile radius.
  • Erlanger is a teaching hospital and is affiliated with UTCOM Chattanooga.
  • Erlanger/UT Chattanooga offers 10 residency programs. Currently employ 250+ physicians and is growing each year.
  • Chattanooga has a thriving economy with a low cost of living and NO TN state income tax.
  • 100 miles to Atlanta, 130 miles to Nashville

Erlanger Health System Dramatically Different


Erlanger is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of an entire four-state region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is the 7th largest public hospital in the U.S., and recognized as one of the nations finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare. 

Interested Candidates should contact: Nicholas Benton, Physician Recruiter,

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2017
Date Closes November 8, 2017
Requisition 19016
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00