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Hospital Employed 30 Minutes From Nashville

Imagine suburban living only 30 minutes from Nashville. Sumner Regional Medical Center is seeking to employ a physician to provide general neurology services in a 15 Provider group within the Sumner Physician Practices. Specialties include primary care, OB/GYN, gastroenterology, general surgery and sports medicine. Expect a solid referral base from a large number of family practice and other physicians throughout the primary and secondary service areas. Hospital call will be 1 and 3 while practice call will be handled through peer agreements. We anticipate the practice to be primarily outpatient (approximately 70%). A fully supportive staff will be provided with office hours Monday thru Friday 8AM to 5PM. Clinic EMR is eClincalWorks and hospital EMR is Meditech. The cities of Gallatin and Hendersonville afford great restaurants, reasonable housing, a strong public school system and private school options. Activities and cultural events include the Nashville Zoo, Frist Center for the Arts, Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, Ascend Amphitheatre and Bridgestone Arena. For sports enthusiasts enjoy hockey's Nashville Predators, NFL's Tennessee Titans, Nashville Sounds, Vanderbilt University Athletics and much more. Also enjoy beautiful Old Hickory Lake located with opportunities for boating, fishing and water sport activities.

About the Hospital

Sumner Regional Medical Center is a 155-bed acute care hospital that has been serving Gallatin and the surrounding communities since 1959. The hospital serves as the flagship hospital for HighPoint Health System, formerly Sumner Regional Health Systems, Inc. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and serves northern middle Tennessee. The facility celebrated the opening of a new patient tower on its campus in the summer of 2008, featuring 70 all-new private patient wellness rooms, new surgery suites, an all-new emergency department, new PACU, new labor and delivery suites and a new nursery. The hospital also provides inpatient rehabilitation services, a cardiac catheterization lab, a sleep lab, an accredited radiation oncology program, a wound care center offering hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and a state-of-the-art outpatient diagnostic center that houses a dedicated womens imaging program.

The Community

Though just 20 minutes from Nashville, Gallatin is a comprehensive community with a rich history. Many generations of families live in the city, and many people choose Gallatin as their home because it is a place where they find the can live and work. Gallatin is the home of many corporate headquarters, manufacturing and industrial facilities. Also located in Gallatin are a community airport and Volunteer State Community College, which educates students of all ages from across Middle Tennessee.

Recreation

Gallatins town square is a cornerstone of the community with an abundance of history. Featuring a central courthouse and 19th century buildings and churches, it offers a comple-mentary blend of the old and the new. A new public library opened on the downtown square in 2008 and a street-scape revitalization was completed in 2009, making the square a more friendly outdoor gathering place, encouraging people to gather in the heart of the commu-nity. The square boasts numerous restaurants, entertainment venues and unique shopping opportunities, including a new farmers market.

Old Hickory Lake is another of Gallatins best attractions, offering outstanding fishing and water sport opportunities. Public access is available at many locations around Gallatin. An outstanding parks system, a growing greenway, and access to mountain bike trails, a skate park and more makes Gallatin attractive to those who love the outdoors.
With over 70 hospitals in 22 states, LifePoint Health, a noted industry leader, offers very competitive financial packages to help physicians begin and grow successful practices. In addition to a generous salary or income guarantee, other incentives may include sign-on bonuses, medical education debt repayment, monthly stipend payments while you are still in training, relocation, marketing and practice start-up assistance. Practice models may vary depending on the market but usually include employment, group practice, partnerships and new practice start-ups. In December 2011, LifePoint became one of only 26 organizations in the country chosen by the Department of Health and Human Services to be a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) in the Partnership for Patients initiative, a nationwide public-private collaboration to improve the quality, safety and affordability of healthcare for all Americans. As a result, LifePoint received funding from 2012-2014 to support additional resources for our quality and patient safety programsalongside our HEN partner, Duke University Health System and Duke Patient Safety Center. The LifePoint HEN was among the top performing HENs in the country in adopting evidence-based best practices to build a culture of safety, reduce healthcare-acquired conditions, and reduce readmissions. Together, we remain unified in striving to achieve our mission of Making Communities Healthier. Come practice where you are needed and appreciated.