ObGyn at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

  • Covenant Health
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Aug 20, 2019
Full time Ob / Gyn

Job Description

Fort Sanders Women’s Specialists is looking to add an employed physician in 2020.

About this Opportunity

  • Call currently 1:6
  • One hospital (Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center) – referral center within Covenant Health
  • Partnered with the Fort Sanders Perinatal Center

Join a dynamic practice that delivers over 1,500 babies annually.  They have one main location and 4 satellite offices, and is developing a midwifery practice to manage low risk deliveries, phone triage, routine rounding, etc.

We offer diverse opportunities for gynecologic surgery including robotics, urogynecology, and minimally invasive gynecology.

The group includes 6 general ob/gyns, 2 gynecologists, 1 CNMW and one gynecologic sonographer.  The perinatal center includes 3 perinatologists, 5 mid-level providers, 8 sonographers, 3 genetic counselors, and 2 dieticians.

Typical work pattern involves being completely off the day after call, surgery day every 2-3 weeks with no office responsibility after surgeries completed.  Office hours from 8-4:30 when not on-call, post-call or surgery day.

Benefit package includes:

  • 200 hours of combined time off annually
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Comprehensive health care

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.

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