Interventional Cardiologist 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. 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 SummaryLewisGale Hospital Montgomery is located in Blacksburg, VA. Our cardiology practice is looking for a new interventional cardiologist to join existing, well-established general/interventional cardiology group. Clinic is located on hospital campus. Services offered at hospital include emergent PCI-better than average STEMI times; diagnostic and elective catherization, intravascular stent implementation; cardiac angiography, cardiac CT, echo with Doppler/color flow; TEE; Holter monitoring; intra-aortic balloon pumping; nuclear cardio; pacemaker implantation; stress echo; peripheral angiograph and angioplasty; and cardiac rehab.
LGHM is an accredited Chest Pain Center and Magnet nursing facility. There is a 9000 square foot state of the art ICU/CCU with potential for expansion. The hospital supports a GME program which affords the opportunity to participate in graduate medical education with IM and FP residents. A local medical school adds the potential participation in medical student education.
Blacksburg was recently recognized as the “number one town in the country to raise children” and the “best small town Mid-Atlantic to practice medicine”. Home to Virginia Tech and nearby Radford University, educational, cultural and sporting opportunities are readily available. Outdoor activities abound with rapid access to Claytor Lake; the New River, George Washington National Forest, the Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway.