General Surgery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

  • Covenant Health
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Aug 27, 2019
Full time Surgery - General

Job Description

Premier Surgical Associates seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon to join our well‐established team of thirty surgeons.

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.

About this Opportunity

  • 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 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

About Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

This position is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, 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. 

About Covenant Health

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network with nine acute-care hospitals, outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer. Our more than 10,000 employees, volunteers, and 1,500 affiliated physicians are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the more than one million patients and families we serve every year. Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named three years in a row by Forbes as One of America’s Best Employers.

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 and why you should call it your next home.

More Information

http://www.premiersurgical.com/

http://www.covenanthealth.com

http://www.fsregional.com

https://www.covenanthealth.com/count-on-covenant-health