Surgical Oncology in Knoxville, TN

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
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Facility: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 
Address: 1901 Clinch Avenue 
Knoxville, TN 37916 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Surgery : Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Premier Surgical Associates seek a fellowship trained Surgical Oncologist to join our well-established team of thirty surgeons. Our opportunity is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, a tertiary care, regional referral center, home to the area’s largest regional cancer program, the Thompson Cancer Network, and a member of Covenant Health.

Premier’s physicians value the independent practice of medicine and believe that the independentpractice model provides patients with the highest quality of care. Independent practice provides physicians the freedom to practice giving patients the widest range of healthcare options.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Premier’s thirty physicians comprise the area’s largest private, independent surgical group
  • Provide services at four of the area’s five hospitals
  • Join an existing and well?established surgical oncology practice
  • Surgical opportunities include pancreas, hepatobiliary, endocrine, colorectal, breast, melanoma and sarcoma
  • Supported by a full?time surgicalist program reducing call burden and clinic interruptions
  • Multiple tumor conferences each month across the system
  • Competitive salary, partnership track, group health, dental, life, disability and retirement benefits
  • Annual CME allowance, relocation package
  • Growth and leadership opportunities both with Premier and in Covenant’s Regional Cancer Program

Learn more at www.premiersurgical.com

About Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Located in Knoxville, TN, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is the region’s only referral center for strokeneurosurgeryorthopedicsoncologycardiologyneurologysurgery, and obstetrics

With a team of 650 physicians in 45 specialties and more than 1,000 nurses, technologists, therapists, pharmacists, and dietitians, we use a multidisciplinary approach to provide comprehensive, individualized patient care. 

As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke.  We are the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.

We are also home to the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, which is nationally recognized for both inpatient and outpatient treatment of stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and orthopedics. 

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health.

About Covenant Health

Covenant Health is the region’s top performing healthcare network. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, we are a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of nine acute-care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and the area’s fastest growing physician practice division. Our specialized services include the region’s largest cancer network and the renowned Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, dedicated to helping those recover from debilitating strokes and traumatic brain injuries.

Our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region. This is how we care for more than one million patients and families every year, and one reason why Covenant Health is the only health system in East Tennessee to be on Becker’s 2018 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” and named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers, three years in a row. We invite you to learn more about Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network, and explore physician opportunities throughout the region we serve.

Covenant Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. 

About Knoxville, TN

Located on the Tennessee River with the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Knoxville is an incredible combination of big city excitement and small town southern charm. Home to the University of Tennessee and a vibrant downtown area with revitalized neighborhoods, Knoxville is a regional hub for nightlife and entertainment, especially in its Old City. Knoxville is also an excellent choice for families, with outstanding public schools and private K-12 schools. Our cost of living is 15% below the national average and Tennessee does not have a state income tax. Learn more about Knoxville, Tennessee (link to Knoxville location page) and why you should call it your next home.

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Contact: Heather Kunkewitz 
Phone: 865-374-0434
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