General Surgery 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 : General 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Premier Surgical seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon 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, and a member of  Covenant Health. Covenant is the area’s largest employer with 10,000 employees, 1500 affiliated physicians and 11 hospitals.

Successful candidate will have completed an additional MIS or similar fellowship.

Premier’s physicians value the independent practice of medicine and believe that the independent practice 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, providing services at four of the area’s five hospitals
  • Join an existing and well?established multi?specialty surgical practice
  • Surgical opportunities include a wide variety of general, robotic and minimally invasive cases including breast, colorectal, gall bladder, stomach, nissen, hernia and endocrine surgery
  • Supported by a full?time surgicalist program reducing call burden and clinic interruptions. No weekday call. Night and weekend call rotates 1 in 5.
  • 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 the Covenant system

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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