Posted: Feb 9, 2023

Physician Dickson County – Tennessee Department of Health

Salary: $168,000.00 - $192,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A
Health Services


                                 Dickson County – Tennessee Department of Health


Loan Repayment of up to $100,000 per year for 2 years and potential signing bonus - available for qualifying candidates


Job Overview:

The Mid-Cumberland Region of the Tennessee Department of Health provides primary care services in eleven (11) counties in the region by staffing safety-net clinical sites. These clinics are staffed by both physicians and advanced practice nurses and serve the uninsured and underinsured population. This position will be based at the Dickson County Health Department and will involve working at other surrounding county primary care sites.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose, treat, and manage chronic and acute diseases in adults and children using evidence-based medicine approaches in an outpatient setting
  • Consult with other health department staff
  • Precept three advanced practice nurses in multiple sites, to include chart review, clinical mentoring, and consultation
  • Participate in county and region-based activities as requested by county and regional supervisors
  • Follow health department guidelines, protocols, and program recommendations
  • Follow professional development directives from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners, including having and maintaining a valid unrestricted medical license


Minimum Requirements:


  • MD or DO degree
  • Valid and unrestricted Tennessee medical license
  • Valid DEA license
  • Residency training in a primary care specialty such as Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Valid Tennessee driver's license and available transportation as position requires at least monthly travel to different sites