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KNOXVILLE, TN (Great Smoky Mountains) - Thoracic Surgery Opportunity

Permanent Placement Resources, LLC

Last Updated: 12/06/21

Job Description

KNOXVILLE, TN (Great Smoky Mountains) - Thoracic Surgery Opportunity Thoracic Surgeon needed for a very busy practice – East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group. Join this well-established Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery group based in Knoxville, Tennessee. ETCVSG performs heart surgery and thoracic procedures in a multi-hospital surgical network with some of East Tennessee’s preferred medical centers – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Parkwest Medical Center, and Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. This position will be based at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, and ideally would be a program director for thoracic surgery. About this Opportunity

  • Employed position
  • Call 1:3, every 2-3 weekends
  • Competitive salary plus RVU bonus <<<
Types of surgeries we would like a thoracic surgeon involved in:
  1. Minimally invasive lobectomy for lung cancer
  2. all esophagectomies for cancer and benign disease/reconstruction of esophagus in selected cases
  3. resection of mediastinal tumors
  4. advanced bronchoscopic procedures ( diagnostic,endobronchial ultrasonographic lymph node biopsy, navigational bronchoscopy)
  5. submucosal GE junction procedures for achalasia
  6. advanced surgical management of GE Reflux disease (could include advanced endoscopic GE junction valve formation)
  7. active involvement with multidisciplinary thoracic malignancies treatment (surgery + chemo + radiation)
About Covenant Health Covenant Medical Group is a member of Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network. Headquartered in Knoxville, we are a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of nine acute-care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and the area’s fastest growing physician practice division. Our specialized services include the region’s largest cancer network and the renowned Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, dedicated to helping those recover from debilitating strokes and traumatic brain injuries.Our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region. This is how we care for more than one million patients and families every year, and one reason why Covenant Health is the only health system in East Tennessee to be on Becker’s 2018 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” and named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers, three years in a row. We invite you to learn more about Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network, and explore physician opportunities throughout the region we serve. About Knoxville, Tennessee Located on the Tennessee River with the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Knoxville is an incredible combination of big city excitement and small town southern charm. Home to the University of Tennessee and a vibrant downtown area with revitalized neighborhoods, Knoxville is a regional hub for nightlife and entertainment, especially in its Old City. Knoxville is also an excellent choice for families, with outstanding public schools and private K-12 schools. Our cost of living is 15% below the national average and Tennessee does not have a state income tax. Learn more about Knoxville, Tennessee and why you should call it your next home.

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Permanent Placement Resources (PPR) is one of the nation's premier physician recruitment agencies. Specializing in full-time placement only, PPR offers a result-driven business model that is effective, fully contingent and free of any upfront charges.PPR represents opportunities in nearly all specialties and in a wide variety of practice settings. Partnered with premier health systems and individu...