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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. Surgical services offers a DaVinci Robot.
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 SummaryPediatric academic practice in Blacksburg, VA. This is a blended position that includes 3 weeks per month of clinic/academic. The fourth week will be inpatient/ nursery call with NO clinic time. No evening or weekend hours during clinic schedule. Mommy calls are answered by Family Medicine residents. Other job responsibilities include pediatric lectures, instruction of Pediatric and Neonatal Simulations, and participation in Pediatric Club activities.
Opportunity for a pediatrician to join teaching facility to include 3rd year VCOM students and LewisGale Family Medicine residents. As part of your appointment you will also be appointed as Associate Faculty of VCOM.
VCOM offers a very generous benefit program include the opportunity for student loan reimbursement. The hospital is offering relocation, student loan support and sign-on bonus.
Home to VCOM and Virginia Tech, Blacksburg is a growing thriving community. The town has received many accolades including Best Town in US to raise children and best small town Mid-Atlantic to practice medicine.