Hospitalist Job In Beckley, West Virginia
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Raleigh General Medical Center has an opening to join it's robust Hospitalist team. The program has experienced stability as it's been managed by the same organization for the past eight years. Enjoy a schedule of 7 days on/7 days off, with an average of 15 shifts per month. The hospital is a full service acute care facility with all specialties offered with the exception of neurosurgery, transplant surgery and open-heart surgery. RGH is one of the busiest level III trauma centers in the country with about 50,000 ED visits per year. The group will provide a very competitive compensation package. Beckley is only one hour from the capital city of Charleston and boasts a wide variety of dining options, outdoor activities and golf course community living typically found in larger cities. White water rafting, hiking, biking, rock climbing and national and state parks right in its backyard. Beckley is an ideal place to live with a low crime rate, great school systems and numerous entertainment options.
Beckley is the largest city in southern West Virginia. Interstates I-77 and I-64 converge at Beckley with the U.S. Route 19 (US-19) expressway also serving the area. Tourism, technology, and transportation thrive here amid three national parks in the very center of the Eastern U.S. But perhaps more than a great place to work, Beckley is an ideal place to live. Even in the heart of the largest city in southern WV, you'll find woodland and park around every corner.
Beckley is located approximately 25 miles south of Fayetteville, WV; 50 miles west of Lewisburg, WV; 50 miles north of Bluefield, WV; and 55 miles southeast of Charleston, WV. Beckley-Raleigh County is the hub for retail facilities, financial resources and medical services for southern West Virginia, serving a market area of seven counties.
Tamarack, the state’s premier showcase for fine arts, handcrafts and Appalachian cuisine, is located in Beckley. The Appalachian Festival is a four-day, citywide celebration that takes place during the third week of August each year. The Cliffside Amphitheater at Grandview has produced two of the world’s most captivating outdoor dramas for more than 40 years: Honey in the Rock, the nation’s oldest Civil War Drama, and the Hatfields and McCoys. At the Exhibition Coal Mine, one can ride through the dark passages of a vintage coal mine. The guides are veteran miners and provide firsthand accounts of the daily responsibilities and travail of past and present day miners. As you ride through the mine in vintage "man cars" 500 feet below the ground, you will see working equipment and displays demonstrating old mining techniques. As experienced coal miners, your guides can tell you exactly what went on down in those dark passages.
Wild, wonderful West Virginia is a paradise for the outdoor enthusiast. Thousands of tourists visit southern West Virginia each year to challenge the whitewater of the New, Gauley and Greenbrier Rivers. Twenty-two guide companies operate on the rivers. New River Gorge, the state’s most popular outdoor recreation destination, is located just minutes from Beckley. It features the New River Gorge Bridge, the world’s longest single arch steel span bridge and the second highest bridge in the United States. This part of West Virginia is a skier’s wonderland, as Winterplace Ski Resort is situated on southern West Virginia's highest peak, featuring 27 trails. Rock climbing on the monolithic cliffs that line the edges of the New River Gorge is also popular. For golfers, there are 17 courses within an hour’s drive including three at the world-famous Greenbrier. Hunting is a way of life here: black bear, turkey, whitetail deer, squirrel, grouse, bobwhite, cottontail rabbit, mink, fisher, beaver, bobcat, woodchuck, weasel, and red and grey fox are all native to the area. You can also fish for trout, bass, bluegill, muskie, catfish and walleye. There are hundreds of wooded trails for the hiker, and one of the largest limestone regions in the east attracts caving enthusiasts from across the country.
Tennis, swimming, trails and a campground are available at New River Park. Lake Stephens, west of town, is a 303-acre lake with swimming, fishing and boating. Nearby, the northern end of the New River Gorge National River is surrounded by 90 wooded acres with overlooks of the gorge and Horseshoe Bend. The area features hiking, picnicking and playgrounds. Whitewater rafting is popular on the New and Gauley Rivers.
Raleigh General Hospital, southern West Virginia’s leading medical center, has served the city of Beckley and surrounding counties since 1921. The hospital offers a full range of services including Trauma, OB, Advanced Imaging Services, Lithotripsy, Cardiac Catheterization, Oncology, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Additionally, we offer the following surgical services: General, Orthopedic, Vascular, Spinal, Gyn, ENT and Podiatric. Each year, the hospital admits 12,000 patients, delivers 1,650 babies and treats nearly 50,000 people in its Emergency Department. Approximately 6,000 inpatient surgeries, 7,300 outpatient surgeries and 6,000 endoscopies are performed annually.
Other services include a Comprehensive Community Education Program, Partners in Education, Senior Friends Program, Health Focus Seminars, Life Skills (Diabetes) Support Groups and Childbirth Classes.