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Description of Position Offered

Position Neonatology Chief
Credentials MD, Neonatology BC
Starting Date Negotiable

Contact Information

Name Dawn Tuell, MD
Title Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Organization East Tennessee State University Department of Pediatrics
Street Address PO Box 70578
City Johnson City
State TN
EMAIL tuell@etsu.edu
Web Site https://www.etsu.edu/com/pediatrics/
Phone 423-439-6222
FAX https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17128


Position of Chief – Division of Neonatology – East Tennessee State University – Mild 4 Season Climate, Situated in the Central Appalachian Highlands.

The Department of Pediatrics at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, located in Johnson City, TN, seeks to recruit a Division Chief of Neonatal Medicine. The Chief will provide overall leadership to the Division, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Niswonger Children’s Hospital and co-direct the Regional Perinatal Center. The Chief will oversee strategic planning, recruitment and program development, and ensure the integration of training and research programs with clinical services. The Chief will lead the division’s support of the Department of Pediatrics’ academic goals in research, education and advocacy.

Specific responsibilities include providing clinical care at the Niswonger 39 bed level III NICU with in-house nurse practitioners, outpatient neonatal high-risk follow-up, teaching of medical students and pediatric residents, quality improvement and academic pursuits. We have approximately 700 NICU admissions per year, with air and ground transport systems. An active perinatology division for maternal evaluation and management is also present through the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The position is a joint hire with Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC) and contingent on external funding. The effective start date is negotiable, provided the required licenses and certifications have been obtained at time of hire. The position is a non-tenure track position and rank will be commensurate with academic experience. Review of applicants will continue until this position is filled. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

For consideration, candidates must apply and submit all required documents to the university’s hiring system and follow any special instructions listed in the posting. https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17128

Our region is located at the base of the Appalachian Mountains and offers excellent schools, a low cost of living and a wealth of outdoor activities. All interested parties must apply at https://jobs.etsu.edu, and may contact Dr. Dawn Tuell, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics by email at tuell@etsu.edu or call at 423-439-6222.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Required Qualifications:


* Completion of Neonatology Fellowship

* Board Certified in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

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