Palestine Regional Medical Center, located in the heart of the Piney Woods, has a solo employed opportunity for a motivated Gastroenterologist in Palestine, Texas. It’s a great opportunity to join a growing medical community in a mid-sized east Texas town!
Palestine, situated deep in the heart of east Texas among rolling hills, hardwood forests, and panoramic lakes, is a charming town offering gorgeous scenery and a friendly community conveniently located between Dallas and Houston. The city is home to two local colleges: The University of Texas at Tyler and Trinity Valley Community College.
Palestine is located 45 minutes S of Tyler Pounds Airport, offering daily commuter flights to Dallas and Houston international airports.
Recruitment Package may include:
• Base salary + wRVU production incentive
• Quality bonus
• CME allowance
• Sign-on bonus
• Medical debt assistance
• Relocation allowance
• Residency stipend
• Medical Director Stipend
• Health benefits + Retirement plan
• Marketing + practice growth assistance
Welcome to Palestine, a graceful and romantic city nestled among the pines and dogwoods of east Texas and brimming with rich heritage, rolling hills, scenic waterways, Victorian homes and an antique shopping paradise.
Serving residents of Anderson and surrounding counties, Palestine Regional Medical Center is a 150-bed hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services at its acute care facility, rehabilitation hospital, Birth Place maternity care center and a number of physician practices representing an expansive range of medical specialties.
Palestine is the second oldest city in Texas, with more than 1,600 historical sites. Educational opportunities abound in the community, including two school districts, Trinity Valley Community College, a campus of the University of Texas at Tyler, and a number of other colleges and universities within driving distance. The Palestine Community Theater, Palestine Civic Center and Palestine Public Library help guide the city’s cultural scene, and the Spring Dogwood Trails Festival and Texas Hot Pepper Festival are annual highlights.
Just 20 miles north of town, the 25,000-acre Lake Palestine offers a multitude of opportunities to fish, sail, camp or simply relax. Davey Dogwood Park and Palestine Community Forest contain a combined 900 acres of beautiful nature to explore. Train enthusiasts can take a ride on the Texas State Railroad, an 1896 train pulled by an original steam locomotive through a 30-mile tour of east Texas forest. And the Palestine YMCA offers a full range of activities for the whole family.