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Join the largest and most far-reaching physician owned and governed organization providing primary care in the East Tennessee region.

Summit Medical Group is looking for an outpatient FM, IM, or Peds Physician for Tennessee Valley Primary Care, located in Jefferson City, Tennessee. This established office is a team of 10 physicians who are dedicated to delivering comprehensive, compassionate primary care of the highest quality.

Secure the Perfect Opportunity
Competitive salary plus quarterly productivity bonus
Sign-on bonus and CME allowance
Opportunity for partnership
Want to set your own salary? Opportunity for unlimited income potential
Enjoy a collegial work environment with leadership opportunities
Excellent payor mix
Physician specialties are mixed: 3 FM, 6 Med/Peds and 1 Pediatrician
Days per week is negotiable, 4.5 or 5
Call (phone only) schedule is every 10th day
Supervision of 2 seasoned MLPs
Longevity in office is 2-30+ years with no internal physician turn over
Average Summit Tenure is 15 years
401(k) & Profit Sharing
Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability and Malpractice Coverage (malpractice premiums paid for by SMG)

Enjoy a Work-Life Balance
No hospital coverage and no weekend office hours
No state income tax
Cost of living is 81 (low, US Average is 100)
Great private and public schools
Wonderful outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, skiing, and fishing
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Over 10 Million visitors per year)

Summit Medical Group is a physician owned and led group of over 230 physicians. Summit currently has 55 outpatient offices in 13 counties along with the largest hospitalist program, 3 express clinics, 4 diagnostic & imaging centers, 1 sleep service center, over 260,000 patients, 1 rheumatology office, 7 physical therapy locations, 5 long term facilities and over 65 hospitalist and pulmonary/critical care physicians with 24/7 coverage.

Summit is nationally ranked in the top 10 nationwide for all three categories of NCQA recognition. We are also a top national performer in overall patient experience, scoring in the top 10 percent among healthcare providers nationwide that use Survey Vitals.

Summit organizes corporate sponsorships and volunteer opportunities such as: Flu Shot Saturday, Go Red for Women Luncheon, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk, and United Way of Greater Knoxville.

We focus on quality by using patient satisfaction surveys, clinical quality dashboards, chronic disease management programs and a chronic narcotic surveillance program.

Make the Summit Advantage yours.

Requirements:
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certified or Board Eligible
Summit Medical requires that all of our practicing doctors must be Board Certified. Residents may be board eligible upon applying but must be working towards certification while employed.

Summit does not participate in VISA sponsorship.
Summit Medical Group is the largest and most far-reaching physician owned and governed organization providing primary care in the East Tennessee region. We are located in 14 counties and have 56 outpatient practice sites.

235 Summit physicians provide healthcare services to over 269,000 patients and families a year. Summit operates one of the largest hospitalist programs in the nation which includes over 75 hospitalists and pulmonary/critical care physicians, 24/7 coverage and 5 long-term care facilities.

Summit also has 1 Central Lab (6.35 Million lab tests run annually), 3 Express Clinics, 4 Diagnostic & Imaging Centers, 7 Physical Therapy Centers, 1 Rheumatology office and 1 Sleep Service Center. Our ancillary service centers feature MRIs, DEXAs, Echos, pulmonary function tests, mammograms, etc.

Summit is nationally ranked in the top 10 nationwide for all three categories of NCQA recognition. We are also a top national performer in overall patient experience, according to patient surveys conducted. SMG scored in the top 10 percent among healthcare providers nationwide that use Survey Vitals. The top national performer designation is significant because its an honor we earned through direct feedback from our patients across East Tennessee, Summit Medical Group CEO Ed Curtis said. Its a reflection of the hard work of our physicians, advanced practitioners and staff, and their dedication to providing the highest quality of patient care.

We are recognized as a leader in medical management innovation and technology.

Make the Summit Advantage yours.