Palliative Care Opportunity in Northeast TN
Johnson City, TN
Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwest North Carolina and Southeast Kentucky. Our system has 815+ physicians and advanced practitioners and was created to improve the health of the people we serve. Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals, including a dedicated childrens hospital, community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.
As the premier healthcare provider of Northeast Tennessee, Johnson City Medical Center and Ballad Health Medical Services are seeking a BC/BE, Palliative Medicine Specialist to practice in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. Work and play in small University town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern TN while taking advantage of one of the top Palliative Medicine opportunities in the Southeast! Join a highly reputable, growing practice located in Johnson City, TN, serving 1.3 million people in the Tri-Cities area. This well-established, employed group of Palliative Medicine physicians and extenders, are seeking a Board Eligible/ Board Certified Palliative Medicine Specialist . Johnson City Medical Center (JCMC) is 445 bed Level I Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center with all available specialties - Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Oncology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, OBGYN, etc.
Highlights of the position
- Joining 3 other Palliative Medicine Physicians, and 9 APPs in the Ballad Palliative Medicine program
- Teaching responsibilities with medical students, residents and fellows from East Tennessee State University and Lincoln Memorial University
- Highly competitive salary base plus quality bonus and benefits
- Palliative Medicine Services include Inpatient, outpatient, In-home and supervision duties of extenders primarily in the Southern market.
Six thousand foot peaks, The Appalachian Trail, world class fly fishing, four ski areas, several class IV-V rivers and numerous lakes are all within a 60 minute drive. Enjoy rail trails, miles of hiking and biking trails, breweries and outstanding restaurants all within the city limits.