Family Practice Program Director Needed
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LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery, Blacksburg, VA
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, orthpaedic 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.
LEWISGALE HOSPITAL MONTGOMERY is located in 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. In 2012, Businessweek named it a "Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids," citing excellent schools, affordable living, and a low crime rate. Southern Living dubbed it one of the best college towns in the South, and Sperling's Best Places ranks it eighth on its list of Emerging Metro Areas. Roanoke, which has an airport, is about 45 minutes away. Blacksburg's population is young -- roughly one half are students -- and one third of the town's households have children.
Job SummaryYou are invited to consider an exciting position to provide leadership, organization, operation and general administration of the Family Medicine Residency Program sponsored by VCOM/LewisGale Montgomery Hospital. The Program Director has the responsibility and authority for the educational content and conduct of the residency program.
The Program Director will lead the conversion process from AOA to ACGME accreditation for the Family Medicine Residency Program. A minimum of 1200 hours per year must be dedicated to residency training activities to include teaching, preceptoring, administration, and scholarly activities. Minimum of 3 years' experience is required.
Blacksburg is a thriving, dynamic community. Recently recognized as the “number one town in the US to raise children” and the “top small town in the mid-Atlantic to practice medicine”. Home to Virginia Tech and the Virginia college of Osteopathic Medicine, the town offers generous amenities include the VT Moss Center for the Art and Division III college sports. A multitude of outdoor activities are readily available due to our proximity to the Appalachian Trail, Jefferson National Forest, New River, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Claytor Lake.
This position affords the right candidate a mix of academic practice balanced with the gracious lifestyle of Blacksburg.