Pulmonologist Needed for Private Practice in Beautiful Middle Tennessee – No State Income Tax

Physician: Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:7614
Verified Date:10/05/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking to add an Additional Pulmonologist to Join a Successful and Established Pulm/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine Practice.
  • Practice currently has two board certified pulmonologists and 3 certified nurse practitioners serving two locations.
  • Sleep Medicine is optional. 
  • Strong referral base from community family practice MD, internist, cardiologist and other hospital affiliated practices
  • Weekend and Time off coverage available by other providers and/or Telemedicine
  • State of art EMR- Eclinical works and provider uses Mmodal dictation software
  • Recently upgraded office space- 6 exam rooms, PFT room, provider offices
  • Office space is close to hospital

Compensation Details

  • RVU based bonus
  • Commencement bonus 
  • Assistance with medical education debt
  • CME expenses 
  • Relocation assistance 
  • 401K, Profit sharing, PTO, and CME allowance

Community Details

  • Located just 12 miles from Tullahoma is the world famous Jack Daniels Distillery, a landmark known worldwide.
  • There are three lakes in the area as well as a wide variety of hiking and mountain biking areas.
  • An 18-hole golf course and state-of-the-art Splash Park also add to the city's recreational amenities.
  • The city hosts music, art and sports activities throughout the year and is home to the University of Tennessee Space Institute.
  • Arnold Air Force Base and the Arnold Engineering Design Center for the US Air Force are located close by.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Pulmonary Critical Care Salaries In Nashville. 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.  4 beds 3 baths 2,947 sqft  This is a very nice 4 or 5 bedroom home. It has a covered back porch, fenced back yard, nice landscape, and a brand new kitchen.  This home can be yours for $269,000.

The Employer. 100+ bed facility in Tullahoma, TN. The Hospital maintains an excellent reputation providing specialty services including Ortho, Neurosurgery, Interventional Cardiology, Pulmonology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics and Urology.

The Community. Tullahoma is a diverse, well-educated cosmopolitan community with small town values. Located in the heart of southern middle Tennessee, it is centered approximately 65 miles from three major metropolitan cities - Nashville, and Chattanooga (TN) and Huntsville (AL). The public school system is considered the citys greatest asset and is known throughout the state for its achievements in academic excellence.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 73 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 163 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 207 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 246 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 64 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 132 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 152 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 201 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 210 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 73 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 73 miles: Huntsville, AL (HSV / KHSV) Huntsville International Airport
  • 86 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
  • 124 miles: Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL / KMSL) Northwest Alabama Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $124,108 
  • City Cost of Living Index - 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.8

Colleges and Universities:

  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 35 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; Full-time enrollment: 21,628)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 46 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 51 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 53 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)



  • 86.3% White alone
  • 4.8% Hispanic
  • 4.0% Two or more races
  • 3.4% Black alone
  • 1.2% Asian alone



  • State Income Tax Rate - 5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.45%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.68%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)



  • D.W. Wilson Community Center
  • Arnold Air Force Base Outdoor Recreation
  • 18-hole golf course
  • State-of-the-art Splash Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Tullahoma Art Center Inc
  • Fugates Martial Arts Center
  • Beechcraft Heritage Museum

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Tennessee Titans are a professional American football team based in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • The Nashville Predators are a ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center
  • Tullahoma Little League - Blue Sombrero
  • Planet Fitness


  • Northgate Mall Tullahoma
  • Cherokee Square Shopping Center
  • It's Glow Time Mini Golf
  • Lincoln Plaza Shopping Center


Top Five things to do:

  1. Short Springs Natural Area
  2. Machine Falls
  3. Hands-On Science Center
  4. Beechcraft Heritage Museum
  5. Jefferson Street Park