Pulmonary Disease needed for Beautiful East TN- 45 min to Knoxville

Physician: Pulmonary Disease
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9782
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Negotiable
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Pulmonary Disease

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Looking for a pulmonologist
  • Outpatient and Inpatient focused practice 
  • Ample opportunity for large volumes and rapid practice growth

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary with a strong earning potential
  • Excellent benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Morristown is a vibrant community of 27,000 that feels like a hometown with tree- lined streets and plenty of southern hospitality.
  • Morristown has a strong economy, active business/professional sector, excellent public and private schools, recreational/sports facilities, and active local cultural scene.
  • Located just off I-81 in the gently rolling hills of eastern TN, Morristown is 40 minutes from the attractions of Knoxville (178,000) -- close enough for an entertaining night at the symphony or an exciting U.T. football game, but far enough out to escape traffic and congestion.
  • Asheville, NC is just 65 miles east, and the excitement and scenery of Gatlinburg and the Great Smokies is only 50 miles away.

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.  4 beds 3 baths 3,080 sqft  Beautiful Home, CUL-DE-SAC in Hamblen County. This 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathroom home features a maintenance free vinyl exterior. Upon entrance, Walk into an Open Floor Plan Living Room, and dining room with hardwood floors throughout. Spacious Kitchen, with State of the art stainless steel appliances. Breakfast Room adjoins to kitchen with windows outlooking to backyard. Home also features many new upgrades, new ceiling fans, updated electrical, All New Upstairs hardwood flooring, newer heat pump (1yrs old), new security system, new main lower bathroom, new paint throughout home, and many more upgrades. This home can be yours for $299,900.

The Community.  More than 80,000 people call Cleveland and Bradley County home, and the hospital's primary and secondary service area encompasses approximately 200,000 people. One of the fastest growing cities in Tennessee, Cleveland is nestled away in the breathtaking foothills of the Tennessee Mountains. Cleveland is not only a beautiful place to be, it is only minutes away from the main thoroughfares allowing easy access to Chattanooga, Knoxville and Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia and Asheville, North Carolina. This allows residents of Cleveland the opportunity to experience many social and recreational activities.

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Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 209 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 223 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 253 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 270 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 142 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 153 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 181 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 195 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 196 miles to Greensboro, NC

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 60 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
  • 61 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 101 miles: Asheville, NC (AVL / KAVL) Asheville Regional Airport
  • 150 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $169,390
  • City Cost of Living Index - 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.8

Colleges and Universities:

  • Walters State Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown (FT enrollment: 532)
  • Tusculum College (about 30 miles; Greeneville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 33 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 40 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)



  • 68.9% White alone
  • 21.8% Hispanic
  • 6.4% Black alone
  • 3.1% Two or more races
  • 0.3% American Indian alone
  • 0.2% Asian alone



  • State Income Tax Rate - No Income Taxes
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 9.25%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)



  • Talley Ward Recreation Center
  • Morristown Parks & Recreation
  • West Recreation Center
  • Fred Miller Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Morristown School of Dance Art
  • Rose Center
  • Theatre Guild
  • Martial Arts Athletic Center

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Tennessee Smokies provide professional baseball for the area; they play at Smokies Baseball Park, located in Sevierville, Tennessee
  • The Knoxville Ice Bears, part of the Atlantic Coast Hockey League, play at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum.
  • Area residents attend the sporting events of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. The 104,079-seat Neyland Stadium on the UT campus is the largest collegiate stadium in the South.
  • The Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena, a 25,000-seat basketball arena, is home to the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the Lady Volunteers basketball teams. It also hosts a variety of other community events.

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA of Greene County
  • National Fitness Center
  • Morristown Parks & Recreation - baseball, softball, soccer and more
  • Boys & Girls Club of America


  • College Square Mall
  • Crossroads Square
  • Manley Village Shopping Center
  • Crescent Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Rose Center
  2. Crockett Tavern Museum
  3. General Longstreet Museum
  4. Panther Creek State Park
  5. Barton Springs