Emergency Medicine Physician – Locum Opportunity – LaFollette, TN

LaFollette, TennesseeEmergency MedicineVariable

Job ID: 4458      Posted: January 25, 2024

Job Details

SMART Recruiting

We have a new SEG EM need open in Eastern Tennessee at LaFollette Medical Center.  Leadership is looking for providers willing to work both days and nights; however, will consider providers wanting only nights.  Please see below for program details!

Facility information

  • LaFollette, TN 37766
  • Specialty: Emergency Medicine
  • Board requirement (years of eligibility defined by facility): BC/BE
  • Board requirement (Example EM, FM, IM): Board eligible in EM, IM, FP with prior ER experience for IM, FP
  • Life Support Certifications Required:  Current ACLS, ATLS, PALS, and Flu vaccine
  • COVID vaccine/exemption required? Vaccine required
  • Reason for Locum need? Resignation/Additional coverage
  • How many shifts per month in Locum Coverage will help stabilize the program? 18 shifts in October / 28 shifts November ongoing
  • Is the Locum Coverage needed short-term (3-6 months) or long-term (6+ months)? Long term
  • Is the Locum Coverage needed for a specific shift type: Days & Nights, need providers willing to cover both
  • Temp/Emergency Privileges granted? Yes with clean files and an active license
  • Start Date: 10/1/2022
  • Annual Patient Volume: 16,000
  • Patients per Hour: 1.7
  • ED Bed Count: 14 beds
  • Shift Times / Coverage Details: 8a-6p & 8p-6a
  • APC Hours of Coverage: 40 hours per week
  • Scribe Coverage: Scribes present from 10am-1am
  • EMR: Cerner
  • Admitting Orders: Admit orders are written by the ED
  • Trauma Center Designation: All trauma cases go to UT Knoxville
Contact: Larry Benjamin, Clinical Recruiter at benjaminl@mysmartlocums.com or 330-994-4229

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