Primary Care Opportunity 30 Mins From Knoxville, TN

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9878
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Primary Care physician.
  • Traditional inpatient/outpatient practice
  • Anticipated call 1:6
  • Strong payer mix with an above average percentage of insured patients
  • Office space available at the newly renovated Medical Center 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Situated in the beautiful Cumberland Mountains and near clean, clear Norris Lake, LaFollette, TN is an area with an abundance of outdoor activities.
  • LaFollette is 35 minutes from Knoxville, TN - home to the main campus of the University of Tennessee.
  • You are also within half an hour of fine dining, entertainment, cultural amenities/arts and regional shopping malls.
  • In LaFollette you can choose to live on the lake, golf course, residential subdivision or a mountain top retreat!

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine 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. 3 beds 3 baths 3,100 sqft  This gorgeous custom home has a breathtaking view of Norris Lake, and comes with a garage/workshop! Conveniently located close to boat launches and marinas, this home will make a perfect full time residence or vacation get away! With gleaming hardwood floors, master suite on the main level, and storage galore, this home is the perfect choice.  This home can be yours for $342,000.

The Employer.  Sits in the heart of Campbell County and has served residents since the 1950's with excellent care with a compassionate heart. Patients can access a large, modern emergency department, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and easy patient registration. The hospital also offers an outpatient rehabilitation center and clinics conveniently located in the area.

The Community.  Campbell County is called the "soul of the Appalachians", nestled between the Cumberland Mountains and foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Campbell County was established in 1806 and offers a unique quality found in small communities. With a historic character, a temperate climate, friendly citizens, and a variety of recreational opportunities Campbell County is a proud community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 185 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 224 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 226 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 258 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 117 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 149 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 158 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 183 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 193 miles to Cincinnati, OH

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 56 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 137 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
  • 139 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
  • 156 miles: Lexington, KY (LEX / KLEX) Blue Grass Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $96,152
  • City Cost of Living Index - 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.8

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 26 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 30 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 30 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 32 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

 

Demographics:

  • 96.1% White alone
  • 1.6% Two or more races
  • 1.5% Hispanic
  • 0.4% Black alone
  • 0.3% American Indian alone

Taxes:

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

 

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Recreation:

  • LaFollette Recreation Center
  • Lonas Young Memorial Park
  • Lake Norris
  • Cumberland Trail (Tank Springs Trailhead)

Arts & Culture:

  • Emporium Center / Arts & Culture Alliance
  • Campbell Culture Coalition Inc
  • Campbell County Historical Society Museum & Library

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:

  • Bob Temple North Side YMCA
  • Castleton's Family Fitness
  • Tumblebees Gymnastics
  • Lafollette youth football
  • LaFollette Little League Baseball and Softball

Shopping:

  • Woodson's Mall
  • Petals of Grace Flowers-Gifts
  • Quilt Patch
  • Common Ground Coffee Shop

Top Five things to do:

  1. Cove Lake State Park
  2. Norris Dam State Park
  3. Norris Lake
  4. Tiki Club
  5. Norris Paddling Adventures