Pulmonary Critical Care Job In Blacksburg, Virginia
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LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is establishing a new practice of Pulmonary/Critical Care medicine. Large patient base exists due to retirement of physician in community along with shortage of specialists in area. The right candidate will have the option of hospital employment or financial support to establish a new, independent practice. Sign-on bonus and relocation packages are available. Candidates interested in practicing with HCA are eligible to apply for the HCA Stipend Program which provides financial support during completion of residency/fellowship. The hospital has a ten bed ICU, well-established Hospitalist program and a GME program offering residencies in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Dermatology. Teaching options are also available with the local medical school. This is an opportunity to help establish a pulmonary/critical care program with active involvement with establishing evidence-based protocols and policies around critical care medicine. Combined position of inpatient and outpatient care.
Blacksburg is a thriving and growing university town. The town was recently recognized as the number one town in the US to raise children and the top mid-size town in the Mid-Atlantic to practice medicine. Cultural, sporting and outdoor activities are readily available.
Blacksburg, Virginia, a vibrant scenic area nestled in the mountains of southwest Virginia. Home to Virginia Tech, The Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the VT Corporate Research Center the area offers exceptional educational, sporting, and cultural amenities. The area offers ready access to a multitude of outdoor activities: http://www.explorenewrivervalley.com/. Top ranked public schools contribute to Blacksburg’s recent recognition by Bloomberg Business as the best town in the U.S. to raise children.
As one of the four partnering facilities that make up LewisGale Regional Health System, LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is a fully JCAHO-accredited general acute-care center providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, pediatric, emergency, orthopaedic and outpatient services. With 146 beds, LGHM offers comprehensive healthcare for southwest Virginia and is enriched by the financial, technical and professional resources of HCA, the largest non-government hospital organization in the nation. Our mission is to provide patients with personalized treatment and high quality, compassionate care. LewisGale Hospital Montgomery stands among only 5 of all U.S. hospitals to receive Magnet status, the nation’s highest recognition of nursing excellence. Additionally, LGHM’s Emergency Department is a Level III Trauma Center as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. The facility also benefits from a free-standing outpatient Imaging Center which features a 64 slice CT, short-bore MRI, cardiac angiography and breast MRI. Surgical services offers a DaVinci Robot.