Neurohospitalist Opportunity- Knoxville, TN
Covenant Health, the largest health system in East Tennessee, is looking for a neurohospitalist to join the region’s leading Comprehensive Stroke Center located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Join our excellent team of physicians who oversee our program headquartered on the campus of our flagship hospital, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.
About this Opportunity
- 100% inpatient opportunity
- 7 days on / 7 days off schedule- two physicians staffed at a time each week
- Currently three physicians in the group- looking to add a fourth to meet our growing demand
- 1 in 3 “home call” when on service (5-6 nights/month total)
- Opportunity to assist with Telemedicine opportunities throughout the system
- Expert medical support staff resources available including epilepsy, neuromuscular, neurocritical care, neurosurgery, neuro-interventional radiology and outpatient neurology
Compensation and Benefits
- Employed opportunity with Covenant Medical Group
- Competitive salary plus productivity bonus opportunity
- Excellent benefits package including full medical, 401k, CME and vacation time
This physician will practice at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, recognized by The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association, and the American Stroke Association as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Fort Sanders Regional is also home to the world-renowned Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, a 73-bed inpatient unit focusing on the rehabilitation of stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, and orthopaedic patients. Our physicians are supported by:
- 24/7 stroke team
- 24/7 neuro imaging
- Dedicated neuro ICU
- Dedicated department of stroke research
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.
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health.
Covenant Health is the region’s top performing healthcare network. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, we are a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of nine acute-care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and the area’s fastest growing physician practice division. Our specialized services include the region’s largest cancer network and the renowned Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, dedicated to helping those recover from debilitating strokes and traumatic brain injuries.
Our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region. This is how we care for more than one million patients and families every year, and one reason why Covenant Health is the only health system in East Tennessee to be on Becker’s 2018 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” and named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers, three years in a row. We invite you to learn more about Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network, and explore physician opportunities throughout the region we serve.
Covenant Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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 (link to Knoxville location page) and why you should call it your next home.