St. Mary's Medical Group and St. Mary's Health Care System (SMHCS) has an excellent
full time employment opportunity for a Fellowship trained, Board Certified or Board Eligible
Electrophysiology Cardiology physician to join an established practice located in Athens,
The selected physician will join a group of nine Cardiology physicians and five Advanced
Practice Providers that specialize in conditions of the heart, lungs, esophagus, diaphragm
and great vessels at Oconee Heart and Vascular Center. Oconee Heart and Vascular is a
well-established and respected group of providers with five offices located throughout our
Teaching opportunities are also available with hospital based Internal Medicine residency
and area medical students. New graduates and experienced physicians will be considered.
This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding Electrophysiology Cardiologist to join
the team at St. Mary's Medical Group.
St. Mary's Health Care System offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package
that includes: Competitive base salary guarantee with annual bonus opportunity Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances Paid malpractice, including post-SMHCS employment tail coverage CME time & expense allowance Paid time away from the practice Retirement savings program with employer matching program Cell Phone Reimbursement
ABOUT THE FACILITY
St. Mary s Medical Group (SMMG) partners with numerous physicians, nurses, and
medical professionals across several multi-specialty groups, single specialty groups, and
solo practitioners, all offering exceptional levels of board certified care.
St. Mary s Medical Group covers a vast geographic region including the Clarke/Oconee
county area, Greene County, Franklin County, and a large system of satellite offices in
surrounding counties. The medical professionals that comprise St. Mary s Medical Group
proudly uphold the Mission and Values of St. Mary s Health Care System, and are
dedicated to the patients they serve.
St. Mary's Health Care System is a dynamic, fast-growing Catholic health care system
whose mission is to be a compassionate and transforming healing presence in a multi-
county region of Northeast Georgia. St. Mary's history of compassion and care for the
people of Northeast Georgia dates to 1906 - more than 110 years. We have been in
continuous operation since 1938 under the sponsorship of the Missionary Sisters of the
Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, and since 2013, Catholic
Health Ministries. Our values and mission flow from their devotion and service to God and
With three hospitals in Athens, Greensboro and Lavonia, Georgia, St. Mary's Health Care
System serves Northeast Georgia with award-winning programs in stroke care and
neurology, cardiac care, joint replacement, general surgery, gastrointestinal care, women's
health, palliative and hospice care, and overall clinical excellence. In conjunction with the
Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, we are the official
participating site for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, a thriving IM GME program
accredited for 34 medical residents in rotation throughout St. Mary's Hospital's clinical
units, an outpatient medical clinic in Athens, and at a rural inpatient and outpatient setting
in Greene County. In addition, since 2006 we have four times received the Large Hospital
of the Year distinction from the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
St. Mary's Health Care System is part of Trinity Health, a Catholic national health care
system located in Livonia, Michigan.
COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION Athens, Georgia - Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is as much a city of
knowledge as its Greek counterpart. Located about 70 miles east of Atlanta, Athens is a
small but diverse urban center with a restored Victorian-era downtown rich with culture,
thriving music and arts scenes, year-round recreation activities, trendy shops, art galleries,
and distinctive dining, all of which help support the local small-business economy. Historic
architecture and impressive gardens complete the unique blend of traditional heritage and
trend-setting southern culture. Whether you love Jazz, Classical music, Rock, Rap or
Country, or enjoy live theater, Division 1 collegiate football or running in a charity 5K, our
region has something for you.
Oconee County school district was recently ranked by Niche.com among the highest in
both the state of Georgia and in the US. In addition to the exceptional public schools, there
are multiple private schools in the area from which to choose.
Clarke and Oconee counties provide hundreds of acres of trails and parkland to enjoy,
ranging from hiking trails and classes at facilities such as the State Botanical Garden of
Georgia and Sandy Creek Nature Center to amenities such as athletic fields, tennis
courts, mountain bike trails, pools and splash pads, picn