Erlanger Hosts Career Fair This Saturday; Medical Assistants, LPNs, And Techs Asked To Apply

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Erlanger Health System will host a career fair at the Erlanger Medical Mall on Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 
 
Erlanger is seeking experienced medical assistants, licensed practical nurses, orthopedic techs, and cardiac techs to join its physician practices division. Attendees are asked to bring their resume. Hiring managers will be available to conduct on-the-spot interviews. 
 
"Erlanger Health System, an academic medical center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and a Level-One Trauma Center for adults, was voted as the Best Place to Work in the Chattanooga Times Free Press’s 'Best of the Best 2016.
'  It is the seventh largest public healthcare system in the United States and largest employer in Chattanooga. As the only provider of tertiary care services spanning a 50,000 square-mile region encompassing southeast Tennessee, northwest Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina, Erlanger consists of five hospitals and six emergency departments, provides medical services for a fleet of five helicopters and offers centers of excellence in neurosciences, cancer care, cardiology, orthopedics, trauma, women and children's care, and transplant services," officials said.
 
Free parking will be available in the Medical Mall parking garage for attendees. The Erlanger Medical Mall is located at 975 E. Third St. in Chattanooga. If you are interested but cannot attend, e-mail careers@erlanger.org.


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