Covenant Health
Knoxville, Tennessee
Feb 05, 2021
Feb 05, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Covenant Health and Knoxville Digestive Disease Consultants are seeking an experienced BE/BC gastroenterologist to join this established, rapidly growing practice in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee.

About this Opportunity

  • Employed position with the region s top healthcare system
  • Thriving practice with an active new patient waitlist
  • Support of full-time nurse practitioner
  • Call 1:4 covering Parkwest Medical Center only
  • Clinic is connected to hospital for convenient access
  • ERCP required, EUS preferred
  • Competitive compensation package with RVU bonus potential
  • Excellent benefits including sign-on bonus, CME allowance, paid malpractice insurance, flexible relocation assistance and 401K with employer contribution
  • Student loan assistance

About Parkwest Medical Center

Parkwest Medical Center, a member of Covenant Health, is West Knoxville s largest hospital and the region s destination for elite heart care. Parkwest Medical Center is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, has a nationally recognized emergency department, and offers award-winning care in gastroenterology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and obstetrics. Our team of 650 physicians and 1,700 employees work together to make sure that everyone who walks through our door is Treated Well. Well Treated .

Parkwest s recent $100 million expansion added a new patient tower, and new surgical spaces such as the ambulatory staging unit, PACU, and surgery waiting area.

About the Facility

  • 492 licensed beds, including 155 beds at Peninsula Hospital
  • 30 critical care beds
  • 39 emergency beds
  • 29 surgery suites
  • 4 cath labs & 2 EP labs
  • 24 LDRP suites

About Knoxville, Tennessee

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.

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 six times in a row by Forbes as a Best Employer.

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