Gastroenterology Opportunity with Private Practice Specialty Group

Physician: Gastroenterology (GI)
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10838
Verified Date:01/02/2023
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Gastroenterology (GI)

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • A private practice single specialty group and The Medical Center are seeking a Gastroenterologist to provide services to patients in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. 
  • Physicians enjoy access to a Level III trauma center with an Endoscopic Ultrasound capability.
  • The practice has its own Endoscopy Center with state-of-the-art equipment and clinical staff delivering the best care in a comfortable, safe and confidential environment.
  • Qualified physicians must be BC/BE.
  • Experience or training in ERCP required. EUS a plus.

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary
  • Signing Incentives
  • Moving Allowance
  • Full Benefits

Community Details

  • Located 90 minutes from the Asheville, North Carolina and the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg areas, Kingsport, TN offers a great family friendly atmosphere with excellent public and private schools and access to several local colleges.
  • No State Income Tax!
  • Access to three large lakes, our area provides a wealth of hiking, biking, golf, skiing, fishing, camping, boating and kayaking opportunities.
  • Local Regional Airport with easy access to international flights via hubs in Charlotte, NC and Atlanta. GA
  • Farm to table dining and craft breweries
  • Easy, light traffic commutes – even from other cities

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Knoxville, TN Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  3 beds 2 baths 2,185 sqft  Beautiful Home offers a cozy living room with a wood burning fireplace, spacious kitchen with granite countertops, and beautiful hardwood floors throughout. This home can be yours for $299,000.

The Community.  

Kingsport is a city full of originals. Pal’s Sudden Service was born here, as was the recipe for the Original Long Island Iced Tea. The hand-carved carousel is a beloved original too, as is our music, brews, cultural experiences and outdoor adventures. As a city of makers, more originals are soon on the way!

The Employer. 

Strives to bring the very best in neuroscience to the community of Kingsport, TN. This town of roughly 50,000 is part of a regional population of nearly half a million people. This neuroscience practice operates out one of the three tertiary centers. The size of the community requires an additional neurosurgeon to meet its need. The practice is looking forward to adding a team member with the skill and energy to meet the demands of this Level 3 trauma center and growing region.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 172 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 274 miles: Raleigh, NC (RDU / KRDU) Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • 276 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 286 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 288 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 132 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 149 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 157 miles to Greensboro, NC
  • 207 miles to Durham, NC
  • 207 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 213 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 218 miles to Atlanta, GA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 14 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
  • 99 miles: Asheville, NC (AVL / KAVL) Asheville Regional Airport
  • 113 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 158 miles: Greenville, SC (GSP / KGSP) Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
  • 165 miles: Beckley, WV (BKW / KBKW) Beckley Raleigh County Memorial Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $206,988
  • City Cost of Living Index - 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 87.6

Colleges and Universities:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 9 miles)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 19 miles)
  • King University (about 22 miles)
  • Tusculum College (about 29 miles)

Demographics:

  • 89.3% White alone
  • 3.5% Black alone
  • 3.0% Two or more races
  • 2.4% Hispanic
  • 1.3% Asian alone
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
  • 0.07% American Indian alone
  • Other race alone 0.05%

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - No Income Taxes
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • Property Tax Rate- .68%
  • County Tax Rate- 2.25%
  • City Tax Rate- .25%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Chemicals (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)

Recreation:

  • 36+ parks located throughout Kingsport
  • Bays Mountain Park is a 3,550-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee.  Offering a variety of features, visitors to Bays Mountain Park can enjoy a picturesque 44-acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles, and an Adventure Ropes Course complete with a 300-ft. zip line
  • Brickyard Park is a 43-acre premier sports facility and community park, located on property formerly owned by General Shale, Inc.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Main Gallery is located on the second floor of the Renaissance Center. It is operated by the Kingsport Art Guild and features a wide variety of curated and juried shows throughout the year. It is free and open to the public Monday- Friday 9 am- 5 pm and on Saturday from 9 am- 12 Noon.
  • Gallery 239
  • The Atrium Gallery
  • The Beverly Gallery

Sports for the Spectator:

  • 132-mile drive to Charlotte, home to professional sports teams such as Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, and more.
  • Watch division 1 sports at East Tennessee State University, only 19 miles from Kingsport

Sports for the Participant:

  • Archery Classes
  • Youth soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball programs available
  • Adult softball, volleyball, and basketball programs available

Shopping:

  • Fort Henry Mall
  • Kingsport Pavilion
  • Downtown Kingsport
  • East Stone Commons
  • Kingsport Farmers Market
  • Reedy Creek Terrace

Top Five things to do:

  • 1. Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium
  • 2. Warriors' Path State Park
  • 3. Kingsport Carousel & Park
  • 4. Lamplight Theatre
  • 5. The Kingsport Greenbelt