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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 SummaryPrimary Care opportunity in Blacksburg, VA. LIFESTYLE practice in family-focused community. Well-established independent primary care practice located on hospital campus is adding an additional provider. NO NIGHT HOSPITAL CALL, NO WEEKEND ADMISSIONS but opportunity on own patients during the daytime. Hospitalist group provides nighttime coverage and weekend admission support. Immediate patient base due to upcoming transition of busy provider to hospitalist group. Ideal candidate will be Internal Medicine or Family Medicine with experience in inpatient medicine. Healthy work environment! Lab and X-ray on site.
Income guarantee provided by hospital along with options for Student Loan repayment, sign-on bonus, and relocation. Options available for medical education with local medical school and primary care residency program
Blacksburg is a thriving community. The community was recently recognized by Bloomburg Business as the number one town in the US to raise children and by MedScape as the number one small town in the Mid-Atlantic to practice medicine. Home to Virginia Tech, the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a rapidly expanding biotech research park the area offers cultural and education amenities not available in communities of similar size. Outdoor amenities include hiking, biking, fishing through the Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway, New River, Claytor Lake and the New River Trail (biking). Numerous Virginia Scenic By-Ways run through the area.