Cardiothoracic Opportunity Available in Kingsport, Tennessee
We are seeking an excellent candidate with:
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certified or Eligible
Training and interest in all aspects of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery
Interest in minimally invasive surgical and structural heart procedures
Preference for being < 10 years from completion of fellowship training
No options for J-1 visa applicants
Wellmont Cardiac Services ( WCS), which is administered by physicians, is part of Wellmont Health System, and is the premier cardiothoracic and vascular group in Northeast Tennessee. WCS is comprised of 41 cardiologists, 5 cardiothoracic surgeons, 5 vascular surgeons and a full complement of non-physician practitioners that work together to form a fully integrated, multi-disciplinary service line for all cardiac, vascular, and thoracic services in Wellmont Health System at 2 major tertiary care hospitals and 7 regional offices.
The applicant will join 2 cardiothoracic surgeons and a Thoracic surgeon at our Kingsport, TN, location working collaboratively with all Cardiology specialties and other specialists to provide high quality, team based care. WCS is comprised of centers of excellence in Cardiothoracic surgery, Valve Clinic, Vascular surgery, and Structural Heart disease. The robust collaborative environment between WCS specialists produces over 700 surgical cases annually at Holston Valley Medical Center and 1100 cases across the system.
WCS is a leader in regional cardiothoracic care with the only regional STEMI transfer program, an active research program, and a strong focus on valvular heart disease with a fully developed and progressive Structural Heart Program. Collaboration continues outside of WCS as well with a well established Thoracic Oncology program.
Kingsport is an outstanding city to call home. Resources include nationally ranked schools, a regional Symphony, safe communities, single-digit commute times, and easy access to 5 nearby TVA lakes, skiing, a multitude of outdoor mountain activities, and the Smoky Mountains. The city has many cultural and recreational opportunities and a strong community spirit.
We offer an excellent Compensation Package, plus a Comprehensive Benefits Package including paid time off, paid malpractice insurance, CME allowance, relocation allowance, and a generous retirement plan with an employer matching contribution!
Partnering with and serving the Kingsport community for more than 80 years, Holston Valley Medical Center houses one of Tennessee’s only six Level I trauma centers—equipped to care for the most critically injured patients—while its Level III neonatal intensive care unit heals the region’s sickest babies.
Holston Valley Medical Center is located within the City of Kingsport, which is part of an area known as the Tri-Cities area, which includes Bristol, Kingsport and Johnson City. Kingsport, TN is well-known for its scenic beauty with four very distinct seasons and many choices of outdoor and cultural activities. The extraordinary mountains, lakes and accessible waterways present opportunities for skiing, fishing, boating, hiking, biking and camping, among other activities. The City of Kingsport is an area active in the arts, theatre, local history and sporting events, such as NASCAR and AAU tournaments. The area’s diversity and range of options for leisure makes it an enjoyable place to live (not to mention the benefit of no state income tax).
Outdoor activities – Hiking/Biking/Lakes
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