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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 SummarySeeking a full-time Physician for practice at LewisGale Montgomery-Blacksburg, VA ED features include 24,000 annual patient visits, 16-bed ED; 24 hour physician + 24 hour PA/NP coverage; Level III Trauma Center, Chest Accreditation, active STEMI program, Magnet Nursing facility;
Educational opportunities are available with medical students from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care interns and residents from LGHM GME program.
The area is home to two large universities, Virginia Tech and Radford University, and a large community college. During your free time you will have access to an abundance of outdoor activities. Claytor Lake –ten minutes from the hospital-offers boating, skiing, fishing. You will have easy access to the New River, Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Jefferson/Washington National Forests. The New River Trail offers 57 miles of linear trail for biking. Hiking, biking, fishing, hunting and more are at your fingertips. If college sports are of interest-you won’t be disappointed! Cultural activities are readily available. The Moss Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech brings international artists to the area.
“Best Place in the US to Raise Kids” by Bloomberg/Businessweek
MedScape: best town in Mid-Atlantic to Practice Medicine