Nurse Practitioner Job In Morristown, Tennessee
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Tonnova Lakeway Morristown in Morristown, TN is seeking a FNP or Family Medicine PA for their clinic.
- Employed position
- Current call is 1/3 clinic only
- Located approximately 1 hour from Knoxville, TN
Morristown has a strong economy, active business/professional sector, and civic minded leaders are forging a bright future. Excellent public and private schools, great recreational/sports facilities, and active local cultural scene help make living in Morristown “just right”. Located just off I-81 in the gently rolling hills of eastern TN, Morristown is 40 minutes from the attractions of Knoxville (178,000)-- close enough for an entertaining night at the symphony or an exciting U.T. football game, but far enough out to escape traffic and congestion. Asheville, NC is just 65 miles east, and the excitement and scenery of Gatlinburg and the Great Smokys is only 50 miles away. Morristown's setting amidst rolling, hardwood forests and two local lakes--with easy access to larger metro areas-- is "just right". Remember no personal income tax in Tennessee!
Lakeway Regional Medical Center is a 135-bed community hospital with a large array of services and capabilities. The hospital’s continued growth echoes its position as the community’s choice for inpatient care. Its established Hospitalist program is available to cover inpatients, leaving more time in the office to maximize patient visits.
Morristown, with a population of over 28,000 and a total county population of 60,000, is located in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee, bounded on the north by Clinch Mountain and on the southeast by the Great Smoky Mountains. The valley is also bounded on the north by Cherokee Lake and on the south by Douglas Lake, both upper reservoirs of the Tennessee Valley Authority System. There are over 118 churches representing 25 denominations in the city and county. Morristown has a mild climate with an average summer temperature of 77.2 degrees and a winter average of 42.0 degrees. There are more than 100 civic and service clubs, organizations, fraternal groups and sororities in Morristown. Presently, there are 110 manufacturing plants in Morristown, employing more than 20,000. Furniture and plastics are the primary products, while other industries include chemical, industrial machinery, textiles, automotive supplies, lumber and numerous small business operations. Two major federal highways intersect in the city, while Interstate 81 passes within 3.5 miles. Knoxville, home of the University of Tennessee, is 35 miles to the southwest. A new regional shopping mall recently opened here. Diversity in size, market and product creates a healthy base for the economy of Morristown and makes the community a vital part of the health of East Tennessee.
Lakeway to the Smokies has become the recreation by-line for Morristown because of its proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains and two TVA lakes: Cherokee and Douglas. The Country Club boasts an 18-hole golf course and swimming pool and excellent dining facilities. City parks, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, bowling alleys, six indoor theaters, nine AYSO soccer fields and two public golf courses, add to recreational pleasure. Panther Creek State Park is located in Morristown at a scenic and historic site on the Cherokee Reservoir. This 1,900 acre Tennessee State Park offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, tent and trailer camping and picnic areas and hiking, biking and horse trails. Additional proposed park facilities include a marina, lodge and camping areas. The Theater Guild, the oldest amateur company in Tennessee, performs six plays each year.
A consolidated school system of 13 elementary schools, four middle schools, two high schools and one special education center serves over 10,000 students. In addition to the public school system, there are two private schools in Morristown. Walters State Community College is located in Morristown and serves an 11-county area of Tennessee. There is also a state area vocational school, a business and secretarial school and beauty culture school. Several institutes of higher learning are located in Knoxville, including the main campus of the University of Tennessee and the School of Veterinary Medicine. The East Tennessee State University Quillen School of Medicine is located in Johnson County, 60 miles northeast of Morristown, along with East Tennessee State University.
Lakeway Regional Hospital is a 135-bed, acute care facility offering a range of services including emergency, rehabilitation, intensive care, medical/surgical, gastroenterology, orthopedics, and obstetrics and gynecology. More than 140 physicians support the community with more than 30 specialties and sub-specialties. The facility has received accreditation by The Joint Commission including the clinical lab accreditation.