Seeking Gastroenterologist in North Knoxville

Physician: Gastroenterology (GI)
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9764
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Gastroenterology (GI)

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BC/BE Gastroenterologist for an employed opportunity 
  • Join two other practitioners
  • ERCP and EUS trained
  • ED Call Coverage - averaging 10 nights per month

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary based on the MGMA guidelines
  • Incentive Bonus based on WRUVs
  • Commencement/Signing Bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance
  • Relocation Expenses
  • CME, Licensure, Dues, Subscriptions
  • Vacation, Health, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Mid-Level Supervision Compensation

Community Details

  • Knoxville, TN is located in the beautiful foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is home to the main campus of the University of Tennessee.
  • Knoxville, with a metropolitan population of about 600,000 offers extensive water sports and hiking, as well Division I sports and strong academic programs.
  • Knoxville offers an affordable cost of living and no state income tax!

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $40,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Lexington, KY. 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 2,775 sqft  This is a wonderful 4 BR 2.5 BA home in great Powell neighborhood. It has been painstakingly cared for and it show in this one owner home. Huge master suite on main level opens off large family room. New appliances in kitchen with gas range. This home can be yours for $289,900.

The Community.  Surrounded by the unsurpassed natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville, Tennessee is the perfect mix of small town charm and big city fun. The city is filled with great places to work, visit and enjoy. Knoxville is simply the perfect place to call home.

The Employer.  The Medical Center sits in the heart of Powell and is a new, state-of-the-art hospital. The medical center features beautiful private patient rooms with dedicated family spaces including a sleep sofa, wireless Internet access and a second TV. Other amenities include meals on demand, decentralized nursing stations, special materials to reduce noise and the most technologically advanced information and communications systems. The hospital operates a 24/7 ER staffed by board certified physicians and adjacent to the building is the Women's Imaging and Cancer Center.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 183 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 230 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 236 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 240 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 142 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 154 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 159 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 182 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 186 miles to Charlotte, NC

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 22 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 108 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
  • 110 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
  • 130 miles: Asheville, NC (AVL / KAVL) Asheville Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $224,513
  • City Cost of Living Index - 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.8

Colleges and Universities:

  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 9 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 11 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Roane State Community College (about 35 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 43 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)



  • 96.3% White alone
  • 1.3% Black alone
  • 0.9% Two or more races
  • 0.7% Hispanic
  • 0.6% Asian alone
  • 0.2% American Indian alone



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

Major Industry:

  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)



  • Knoxville Parks & Recreation
  • Cumberland Estates Recreation
  • Inskip Recreation Center
  •  Levi Recreation Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Emporium Center / Arts & Culture Alliance
  • Knoxville Performing Arts Company

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:

  • Cansler Family YMCA
  • West Knox County Little League
  • Northampton Swim Club
  • Workout Anytime Powell


  • Powell Place Shopping Center
  • West Town Mall
  • KARM Stores
  • Downtown West Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Historic Market Square
  2. The Knoxville Farmers Market
  3. Maple Hall Bowling
  4. Knoxville Visitors Center
  5. Neyland Stadium