General Surgeon

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Are you a passionate, patient-centered physician ready to serve a rural mountain community and make a difference in peoples' lives and well-being? Then, please consider joining the fantastic healthcare providers at the Stephens County Hospital (SCH) in Toccoa, GA. You will be working alongside a professional and compassionate team offering continuity of care services for patients with medically chronic conditions and urgent medical needs that might emerge at various stages of their lives. Will you be the one who enables our healthcare system to deliver exceptional patient outcomes and provides access to much needed surgical services in our rural community?

 

We are actively seeking a General Surgeon to join this exceptional hospital-owned practice in Northeast Georgia. Stephens County Hospital is a 96 bed independent community hospital in a rural market. The position would consist of:

 

  • 1.5 to 2.5 days of clinic coverage per week
  • Shared Hospital Coverage with 1-2 other established Surgeons (scheduled cases + call coverage)
  • Wound Care Center Coverage (hospital will provide training for hyperbaric oxygen therapy)

 

Expected case-load to include:

  • Bread and Butter General Surgery
  • Upper and Lower GI (screening and diagnostic)

 

We offer a competitive compensation package, relocation allowance, signing bonus, RVU productivity bonuses, and generous paid time off. The heart of our mission is to provide excellence in healthcare with compassion for Every Life We Touch, to ensure high-quality clinical care, and create the best experience possible for every patient.

 

This is an amazing opportunity to live and practice in the beautiful Northeast Georgia Mountains - an area full of outdoor activity including hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, camping, fishing, hunting, and a wide variety of other outdoor activities. Our community is a historic town, which regularly hosts music festivals, concerts, and has been featured in 7 films with an 8th currently in production. This is a great area for physicians seeking an active lifestyle, looking to relish in small-town living, and seeking a high quality work-life balance. It is an ideal location for young families with access to great public and private schools. We are also conveniently located within close proximity to major metropolises in Atlanta, Greenville, and Asheville, with some other larger cities like Athens and Gainesville nearby as well.

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