OB/GYN Hospitalist position–90 minutes from Knoxville, Tennessee and Asheville, North Carolina!

Physician: Hospitalist
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:11343
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Hospitalist Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking full time experienced board-certified OB/GYN Hospitalist to join our team. 
  • As a member of our OB/GYN Hospitalist team, you will provide delivery, surgical and consult services to our Women’s Health population (anticipating 600 deliveries this year).
  • Our growing OB/GYN Hospitalist team at has become the anchor point for this service line and opportunities for additional shifts at other locations are available.
  • Employed position - Potential earnings in excess of $300K
  • Incentives for extra shifts worked
  • 15 Shifts per month (mix of days and nights)
  • Inpatient coverage for Labor & Delivery
  • OB Triage
  • Manage OB emergencies
  • Da Vinci Surgical Robot
  • EPIC EMR health system-wide
  • Coverage on the post-partum floor
  • Provide Emergency Department consults


Compensation Details

  • Signing incentive
  • Performance bonus
  • Moving allowance
  • Full benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision)
  • 403B Retirement (or 401K were applicable)
  • Annual CME allowance and days

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. 

A 22-hospital health system, covering a 27-county area and is made up of three tertiary facilities, 19 community/critical access hospitals, seven cancer centers, 18 Urgent Care locations, 40+ primary care and multiple specialty offices through its employed arm, made up of over 800 physicians and advanced practitioners.

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)


  • 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%



  • 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%)


  • 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


  • 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