Physician - Pediatrics

Position Code
486
Location
US-TN-Atoka
Status
Regular Full-Time
Department
MG Atoka Pediatrics

Overview and Responsibilities

Pediatrics – MD/DO – Covington, TN

BMG | Atoka Pediatrics

Highlights

  • 1 full time physician
  • Dr. Casama has been serving the citizens of Tipton and surrounding communities for 7 years
  • Very busy practice (Outpatient: 20-25 patients a day Newborn Nursery: Up to 5)
  • Ability to work in all arenas of Pediatrics: Outpatient, Inpatient and Newborn Nursery
  • Covers 1 facility: Baptist Memorial Hospital - Tipton 
  • Newborn Nursery and ER Call: 1:3 (share call with Dr. Casama and another local Pediatrician)
  • Less than 1 hour from hospitals that can provide higher level of care
  • Great collaborative and collegial physicians and administrative team

Community Information

Covington is located in Tipton County on the Mississippi River approximately one hour north of Memphis, and is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Tipton County has been voted the number three safest rural community in America by The Progressive Farmer, an agricultural and country living magazine which has been in publication since 1886. Covington has no state income tax and a low cost of living. Many people are relocating to Tipton County to enjoy the quieter, less expensive lifestyle while still being close to the nearby metropolitan area.

 

Covington has a strong educational system. School options for families include public, private, home, and alternative schools.  Recent changes in the public schools have positioned Covington as a leader and innovator in education. A new magnet school is a county school focusing on the arts. College and technical schools are here in town and the University of Memphis and the University of Tennessee - Martin are within an easy drive. Find peace and quiet in Covington while still having plenty of amenities and activities at your fingertips. 

 

Additional Resources

Learn more about BMH – Tipton

Learn more about Covington

Covington Schools

Learn more about Tipton

Tipton County Museum

Qualifications

  • Must have an M.D. or D.O.
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Must have or be able to attain a TN Medical License

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