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LAKESIDE LIVING & NO STATE INCOME TAX!

Located only an hour from Huntsville and Chattanooga and 90 minutes to Nashville. Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester is seeking another Orthopedic Surgeon to join medical staff. The ideal candidate will have some training in Hand/Upper Extremity or Spine and willing to do general procedures as well. Call will be 1:3 with a robust Hospitalist program in place. This is a great opportunity to be part of a regional system with the added support of a highly regarded national healthcare company. A primary care and specialty referral base is in place to support the success of the program. This is a hospital employed position with an opportunity to enjoy DAILY lakeside living. The hospital is offering a generous salary with uncapped bonus potential and financial package that includes sign on bonus, relocation, full benefits that include paid vacation, health, dental, life, std, ltd, 401K, CME and student loan assistance available. Winchester has very good schools including The University of the South in nearby Sewanee. Exceptional real estate options on and around the lake. Enjoy the beautiful waterfront lifestyle on Tims Ford Lake, only 90 minutes from Nashville and just an hour to Huntsville and Chattanooga. Candidates with visas welcome to apply. NO STATE INCOME TAX!

About the Hospital

STRHS - Winchester, in conjunction with its sister campus,STRHS - Sewanee, is a 152-bed acute care and 46-bed skilled care facility. The hospital is Joint Commission-accredited and serves south-central Tennessee. The facility features a 10-bed ICU, a 12-bed Geriatric Psychiatry Unit, a 12-bed Inpatient Physical Rehab Unit, a Skilled Nursing Unit, Sleep Lab, Cardiac Cath Lab, five OR Suites and two Endoscopy Suites. There is also a 13-bay Emergency Room with more than 15,000 annual visits. Emerald-Hodgson Hospital has a four-bay Emergency Room that sees over 5,000 patients every year. Radiology services include MRI, CT, PET/CT, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound and X-ray.

The Community

The city of Winchester is conveniently located in southern Tennessee. Three major metropolitan areas (Huntsville, Chattanooga and Nashville) are within convenient driving distance, each offering a host of cultural, recreational and entertainment activities. The community features top-rated schools, both public and private. The economy is strong and growing steadily, thanks to major employers such as Nissan, Shaw Carpets and Arnold Engineering. Within a short distance is The University of the South, located on a beautiful 10,000-acre campus atop the Cumberland Plateau in Sewanee, Tennessee. This nationally acclaimed liberal arts college also offers graduate studies in theology. The area around Winchester was once used extensively by Native Americans as a hunting and fishing territory. Archaeological excavations in the region have uncovered numerous artifacts and sites.

Recreation

Winchester surrounds beautiful Tims Ford Lake, which attracts visitors from miles around for its wonderful fishing, boating and water skiing. The 10,700-acre lake is one of the most picturesque in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing and recreational lakes in the Southeast. Year-round fishing also provides a substantial yield of bluegill, catfish and crappie. The park has almost five miles of paved trails that allow the hiker and cyclist to explore its natural surroundings. Tims Ford State Park has a beautiful, L-shaped swimming pool, one of the largest in the Tennessee State Park system, with a 12-foot diving pool, childrens wading pool and a bathhouse. Tims Ford State Park also has a 52-site campground, with water and electric hook-ups at each site. The Bear Trace at Tims Ford is a 6,790-yard golf course designed by The Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus. The course has received widespread acclaim, including being named one of the Top Ten Places You Can Play by Golf Magazine and one of the Best New Destinations in Tennessee. Situated on a peninsula surrounded by Tims Ford Lake, this bent-grass, links-style par 71 course has been described by one national publication as a glittering newcomer. Just down the road in Lynchburg is the Jack Daniels Distillery, the nations oldest registered distillery and a favorite tourist destination.
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