TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a physician to join our emergency department team at a LifePoint Health facility in Athens, Tennessee. Starr Regional Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient services for McMinn, Monroe and Meigs counties through its 118-bed acute care facility and physician practices. It is a past winner of LifePoint’s High Five Award, given to hospitals who best demonstrate the company’s High Five Guiding Principles. Whether you fish, hunt, hike or golf, the region’s majestic mountains, vast forests and miles of waterways provide a host of recreational pursuits. Watts Bar Lake, the Ocoee River and the Tellico River offer fishing and water sports enthusiasts ample opportunities for fishing, white-water rafting, kayaking and more. Bald River Falls and the Cherokee National Forest promise hiking, fishing and camping. Golfers can tee off at a number of clubs and courses. Nearby is Lost Sea, the world’s largest underground lake.
- Sign-on bonus
- Paid professional liability insurance
- Well situated with close proximity to Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Nashville
- Engaged Medical Director
- Very supportive C-Suite
- Competitive base rate
- Flexible schedule
A part of LifePoint Health
Starr Regional Medical Center is a two-hospital system with locations in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee. These facilities offer a wide range of care services to the southeastern Tennessee community. In addition to an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Starr Regional Medical Center offers skilled nursing care, outpatient rehabilitation services, maternity care, emergency care and more. Starr Regional Medical Center is a LifePoint Health facility dedicated to making communities healthier.
The ideal home for the outdoor enthusiast
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Athens is a growing city that offers a low cost of living, tons of recreational acitivities and easy access to metropolitan amenities. In addition to its close proximity to the Smoky Mountains, Athens is also near the Nantahala National Forest which offers white water rafting, biking and horse-riding trails. Boating and water sports are also available at Watts Bar Lake and Chickamauga Lake! When you're not exploring all Athens has to offer, make the one hour drive to Knoxville and Chattanooga!