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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Rutherford Regional Medical Center
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Rutherford Regional Health System is seeking a BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join its growing multi-specialty group in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. The incoming physician will enjoy a collaborative medical staff, superior administrative support, and an excellent work/life balance. RRHS is a 148 - bed hospital with over 25,000 annual ER visits.

Located in SW North Carolina in foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rutherfordton offers small-town charm while providing easy access to Charlotte and Asheville. Whether you are looking for a place to live or visit, we invite you to enjoy our community.

Asheville - 1 hour; Charlotte- 1 hour 15 minutes

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

About Rutherford Regional Medical Center

Whether for work or play, Rutherford County – halfway between Charlotte and Asheville, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains – offers a charming and scenic environment for all.

The Hospital

RRHS Exterior

Founded in 1905, Rutherford Regional Health System is a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare and serves Rutherford County and the surrounding region. It provides a full array of inpatient and outpatient services at its 143-bed acute care facility and a number of physician practices. It is a four-time recipient of the Thompson Reuters Top 100 Performance Improvement Leader designation and has been recognized as one of America's Top 100 Community Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review.

The Community

Forest City Main Street

Established in 1787, Rutherfordton is the seat of Rutherford County and one of the oldest towns in western North Carolina. This Revolutionary War-era town has managed to keep its old-time charm while keeping step with the 21st century, from the cluster of antebellum homes in the historic district at the north end of town to the fiber optic hub on the south end. The town’s ridgetop elevations offer stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and its location in the Isothermal Belt offers mild weather and outstanding beauty in four distinct seasons. Nearby Lake Lure and Chimney Rock are two of the most visited tourist destinations in North Carolina, and the county is located less than five hours from the Atlantic Ocean.

Rutherford County features a number of hiking, walking and cycling trails, as well as several scenic golf courses. The area boasts a number of bed and breakfast establishments and draws visitors from across the region for numerous outdoor festivals and cycling.

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Rutherford Regional Medical Center
288 S. Ridgecrest Avenue
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
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