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Primary Care Physician needed in Western North Carolina
Located in Sylva, NC
45m to Asheville, NC
Service Area of 100,000
Full time, permanent opening
Hospital, located 50 minutes from Asheville, NC is seeking a primary care physician to join four well established and respected physicians at the Center for Family Medicine- Franklin who serve Macon County. The hospital employed position includes a competitive base salary with a bonus opportunity, full benefits, a relocation allowance and student loan repayment if needed. There is an established hospitalist program to cover all inpatient activity. This is an excellent opportunity in a growing community.
Sylva is nestled among the surrounding Great Smoky Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,000 feet to more than 6,000 feet and features a quaint and thriving downtown. The Sylva area is 50 miles from Asheville, 110 miles from Knoxville, Tennessee, 50 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and 150 miles from Atlanta, Georgia. It is also convenient to upstate South Carolina and less than three hours from North Carolina's largest city, Charlotte.
Sylva and the surrounding towns of Dillsboro, Cullowhee and Cashiers are known for their proximity to nature and the array of outdoor activities that are readily accessible. The Tuckasegee River provides opportunities for beginner and family whitewater rafting and is considered one of western North Carolina's best trout streams. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for hiking and biking throughout the region. There are active wellness initiatives in Jackson County including opportunities to join group exercise events and healthy eating and lifestyle programs in partnership with the hospital and community organizations. The county features updated recreational parks and venues for physical activities and sports.