Chief Hospitalist

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Competitive salary and benefits highlight this opportunity.
May 19, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Hospital Medicine
Full Time
Employment Type
Accepts J1/H1 Visas
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center

Ascension Saint Thomas Chief Hospitalist Opportunity

Greater Nashville Metro (Murfreesboro, TN)

Ascension Saint Thomas Tennessee is seeking a talented, ambitious Chief Hospitalist to join the Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospitalist team.  This is a great opportunity to grow and lead a hospitalist team serving a fast-growing tertiary care hospital in Middle Tennessee.

This physician will be board-certified in internal medicine or family medicine, possess a strong work ethic as well as excellent leadership skills.  Competitive compensation and excellent benefits highlight this opportunity.

The practice is based at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, a 358-bed regional referral center featuring a modern facility built in 2010.  The hospital includes a newly-renovated 16 operating room suite, a 32-bed ICU, and all-private patient rooms.  Growth plans include Level II trauma designation in 2022 and a CV surgery program in 2023. 

The beautiful 68-acre campus, including medical office buildings, is situated on the bustling “Medical Center Parkway” corridor with convenient access to shopping and dining.

Located just 30 minutes southeast of Nashville, this community is one of the nation’s fastest-growing population centers. The community 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 Tennessee State University, and with multiple nearby lakes and trails, many families enjoy outdoor recreation and living.

Ascension Medical Group

As one of the region's largest medical groups with over 612 physicians and providers, covering 32 counties with 109 locations, Ascension Medical Group is a physician-led medical group in middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky.

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is a member of Saint Thomas Health and Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system. Through our Christian healing ministry, we are committed to serving the greater Nashville area and surrounding communities by providing the highest quality healthcare in a caring, compassionate and faith-based environment.

About Ascension Health

Ascension Saint Thomas (AST) is the leading faith-based health care system in Middle Tennessee, with nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employs more than 8,000 associates.  Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is the largest faith-based non-profit health system in the United States. We are the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. 

Position Highlights:

  • Opportunity to lead and manage over 30 hospitalist physicians

    Great working relationships with specialists and emergency room providers

    Dedicated nocturnist team covers nights
    Clinical shifts/hours negotiable according to candidate interest

    Continued leadership development and mentorship opportunities will be provided

    Competitive and comprehensive benefit and compensation package

    Opportunity to care for a diverse patient population


BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine

Five years’ experience in inpatient medicine preferred