Nephrology at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

  • Covenant Health
  • Oct 29, 2019
Full time Nephrology

Job Description

Covenant Health and East Tennessee Nephrology are seeking a fourth physician to add to a thriving busy nephrology practice. This practice is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, in Knoxville, TN.

About this Opportunity

  • Call 1 out of 4 and every 4th weekend; Friday includes weekend call
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Cover one hospital, possibly two in the future
  • Group goes to 6 dialysis clinics throughout the area
  • One nurse practitioner to assist physicians
  • Hospitalist on call in-house to assist 24/7 with admissions
  • Board Certified or Board eligible
  • No visa sponsorship available
  • Monthly travel allowance
  • Medical insurance and retirement benefit
  • Pathway to partnership and medical directorship

The group provides all aspects of renal care including inpatient and outpatient, AKI/CKD care, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, plasmapheresis, CRRT, and pre and post follow-up kidney transplant patients.

About Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

This opportunity is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center,  the region’s only referral center for stroke, neurosurgery, orthopedics, oncology, cardiology, neurology, surgery, 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.  The area’s largest regional cancer program, the Thompson Cancer Network, is headquartered on the campus of Fort Sanders.  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, Tennessee

Knoxville is an incredible combination of big city excitement and small town southern charm.  Located on the TN River with the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Knoxville is home to a vibrant downtown area, anchored by wonderful local restaurants and boutiques. Revitalized, historic neighborhoods dot the downtown landscape.

  • Cost of living 15% below the nation average
  • No state income tax
  • Excellent public school, most ranking in the list of top ten schools statewide
  • Private K-12 schools (including Christian, Catholic, and Montessori), University of TN, and numerous community colleges and technical program.

More Information