Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon 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, 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.
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 SummaryThis represents an exciting opportunity for an orthopedic spine surgeon to join a strong base of existing orthopaedic specialists including general, joint reconstruction, and sports medicine. This is a new position created due to the large volume of referrals out of the community for spine services. Dedicated orthopedic center located on hospital campus offers on-site digital x-ray and move-in ready office space. Hospital surgical services have extensive experience and strong equipment/technology support due to a history of high-volume orthopedics. Surgical services has experience/technology to support ortho/spine. Call for ortho/spine is 5 nights per month general ortho call.
This position offers great work/life balance in a highly sought after community. Blacksburg has been recognized as the number one town in the U.S. to raise children (Bloomberg Business) and the top small town in the Mid-Atlantic to practice medicine (Medscape). The town is home to Virginia Tech, the Moss Center for the Arts, the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the VT Corporate Research Center-over 230 biotech research companies. A strong public school system, numerous cultural events and ready access to an abundance of outdoor activities –New River, Jefferson National Forest, Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway, Claytor Lake, and the New River Bike Trail-combine to offer a great lifestyle.
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is a fully accredited general acute care facility. The hospital is a Magnet Designated Facility for Nursing. The hospital has an accredited Chest Pain Center and is Level III Trauma Center. Academic opportunities exist within an established primary care residency program and with area medical students. with an established patient base. Dedicated orthopedic center located on hospital campus offers on-site digital x-ray and move-in ready office space. Hospital surgical services have extensive experience and strong equipment/technology support due to a history of high-volume orthopedics.