Pediatric Hospitalist Job In Sylva, North Carolina
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Harris Regional Hospital (HRH), a Duke LifePoint Hospital, is looking for a BE/BC Pediatrician to spearhead the development of a new pediatric hospitalist service line. HRH will be the only the only provider west and south of Haywood county for deliveries and west and south of Asheville for inpatient pediatrics.
The ideal candidate will combine solid training with an excellent bedside manner and a commitment to providing patient-focused care.
- Hospital Employed
- Responsibilities will be rounding on our 9 bed pediatric unit and rounding on all newborns and attending high risk c-sections
- Inpatient only
- The hospital’s service area includes 160,000 people in western North Carolina
- Competitive salary + wRVU production bonus
- Relocation assistance
- Sign On Bonus
- Medical Debt Assistance
Sylva, NC is less than one hour west of Asheville and adjacent to the university town of Cullowhee, NC, home of Western Carolina University. Sylva and the surrounding area feature hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, water falls, and whitewater rafting and kayaking. The area is surrounded by access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Nantahala Outdoor Center, the cultural legacy of Cherokee, NC and Harrah’s Cherokee Resort and Casino. Jackson County, where Sylva is located, is known as the official North Carolina Trout Capital with clear mountain streams running throughout the county. Mountain golf and snow skiing are also within a few minutes’ drive.
Bryson City is the county seat of Swain County, which has a population of 14,500. Bryson City borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and provides several entrances to the park in addition to a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities. Landmarks surrounding Bryson City include the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Nantahala River/Nantahala Gorge, Fontana Lake and Fontana Dam. A picturesque and memorable downtown features one-of-a-kind shopping and dining experiences as well as the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Southwestern Community College, which has been ranked among the top community colleges nationally, has a campus in Swain County, just west of Bryson City.
As a gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Swain County features miles of hiking and biking trails as well as nearby campsites and horseback riding opportunities. Rivers surrounding the area include the Nantahala, Tuckasegee and Oconaluftee, all of which provide recreational and fishing options. Bryson City is known for whitewater rafting and offers a variety of outfitters providing guided rafting, kayaking and canoeing trips. The Tsali Recreation Area trail system has some of the best bike trails in the region.
Located 50 minutes west of Asheville, North Carolina, Sylva is the county seat of Jackson County. It features a beautiful region filled with mountain trails and waterfalls as well as a unique Main Street district anchored by hometown shops and restaurants. The Sylva area is home to Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, which recently attained an all-time high enrollment of 10,000 students, and Southwestern Community College which has earned national rankings as one of the best community colleges.
Harris Regional Hospital, established in 1925, is an 86-bed acute and specialty care facility serving the western North Carolina counties of Jackson, Swain, Graham, and Macon as well as parts of North Georgia. The hospital offers two dozen medical specialties, and its major service lines include women’s care, orthopaedics, general surgery, cardiology and emergency medicine. The hospital serves as a medical hub for patients from around the region with more than half of the hospital’s patients coming from outside Jackson County. In addition, Harris Regional Hospital operates an urgent care in Sylva and an outpatient facility in Franklin, North Carolina. The hospital is also affiliated with various regional organizations through clinical and community partnerships that benefit the health of the region. Harris Regional Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.