Our growing pediatric nephrology practice, located in Knoxville, Tennessee is currently seeking an additional board eligible/certified pediatric nephrologist. This is an opportunity to join a full-time pediatric nephrologist and nurse practitioner. Our practice is a blend of office-based care and hospital inpatient consultations and admissions. All forms of acute renal replacement procedures are conveniently performed at our Children's Hospital's PICU. Our telemedicine program has significant potential to extend consultative care to remote areas. Functions include:

  • Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs.
  • Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic, and long-term healthcare issues.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Records physical findings and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition.
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned as well as nursing clinical staff
  • Orders studies, test and ancillary services
  • Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with regulatory standards.
  • Consults with Medical Director and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients
  • May refer patients to specialized health resources for treatment.
  • Orders appropriate diagnostic screening tests according to protocol.

POSITION: Pediatric Nephrologists - Full Time

REQUIREMENTS: Board Certified/Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist

ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident

CONTACT: Linda Cox-Collier
Dept: Physician Services
Phone: 865-541-8532
Fax: 865-541-8520

ABOUT: Our practice is associated with East Tennessee Children's Hospital, a comprehensive medical center in the Tennessee Valley with more than 100 pediatric subspecialists serving families from East Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia. East Tennessee offers a blend of small-town southern charm and big-city opportunity.

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