Pulmonologist needed about 60 miles from Nashville and Chattanooga, TN
No visa's. BC/BE Pulmonologist needed to join this community. There are no other Pulm's in the area right now. This is mostly outpatient with limited CC which can be phone consults/backup for Hospitalists. Call is 7 days a month. Hospitalists are currently doing all vents. If the new Pulm would like to do more CC the hospital is open to that. Financial: - Competitive salary or income guarantee - Benefits offered with employed position - Sign on bonus, loan repayment, training stipend, relocation, marketing, CME, etc. Facility: - JCAHO-accredited - Employs nearly 400 people - Modern facility, which was built in 1997 - Small to mid sized acute care facility - Hospital features a 24-Hour Emergency Department with Physician Coverage and round-the-clock Imaging and Laboratory Services, a med/surg unit and comprehensive surgical services, Endoscopy, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation, a Family Birth Unit, a 15-bed Intensive Care Unit, Opthamological services, and comprehensive Diagnostic and Imaging services. Location: - 60 miles from Chattanooga and Nashville, TN - 100 miles to Knoxville, TN - 200 miles to Atlanta, GA - They have a recently renovated downtown area with new streets, storefronts and fountains features restaurants, art galleries, craft centers and retail stores. - Located in the foothills of the Cumberland Plateau, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in Tennessee, the city combines the quiet, laid-back charms of small-town living with easy access to the thriving metropolitan areas of Nashville and Chattanooga. - The Civic Center is a multi-purpose facility that includes a basketball gym, state-of-the art weight room, walking trail and indoor and outdoor tennis courts. - For summertime fun, there's a $2 million Pool, complete with a three-meter diving board and water slides. - Theres a greenway that offers scenic views for walking, jogging, biking and roller blading. - For families, theres the security of a small town coupled with the support of a strong school system. - The school system, which consists of five K-8 schools, three K-5 schools, one 6-8 middle school, and one 9-12 high school, serves over 6,000 students. - All schools in the system have been accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and students consistently score above state and national averages on standardized tests. - For recreational enthusiasts it offers easy access to a host of state and national parks, golf courses, lakes, mountains and countless other opportunities to enjoy the Great Outdoors. - Hunting, fishing, camping, canoeing and kayaking are all popular outdoor activities. - The area is famous for it caves, attracting spelunkers from across the nation. - For golfers, there's a championship 18-hole course. - The nearby state parks of Rock Island, Fall Creek Falls and Old Stone Fort offer abundant space for hiking and camping. - The 15,590-acre Savage Gulf Federal Reserve is a wilderness area with sheer sandstone cliffs, rugged canyons, breathtaking views, 50-foot waterfalls and miles of hiking trails. It also features Stone Door, a spectacular 10-ft. wide, 100-ft. deep crack that serves as a passageway connecting the top of the plateau with the gorge below.