Pediatric Surgeon with Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Carilion Clinic, Roanoke Virginia
Carilion Clinic is searching for a third pediatric surgeon to join an established group of two experienced pediatric surgeons in Roanoke, Virginia. Carilion Children's Hospital serves as the tertiary referral center for 185,000 children in southwest Virginia and provides a full range of pediatric services including the only designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center west of Richmond. Carilion Children’s is located within Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 763- bed teaching/tertiary care center, and is comprised of an 8-bed PICU, a 27-bed inpatient unit, a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing unit, and a 27 bed Pediatric Emergency Department. Ground and air transportation services are provided by a pediatric critical care transport team. The Section of Pediatric Surgery is in the Department of Surgery which is comprised of 77 faculty surgeons, 55 advanced care practitioners, and 47 residents/fellow’s general surgery, plastic surgery, and neurosurgery residencies and surgical critical care and advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowships.
Carilion Clinic is closely affiliated with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, with associated research and student teaching opportunities available. Enjoy working with the excellent resident support, along with hospital-based pediatric subspecialists that include cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, neonatology, neurosurgery, and developmental pediatrics.
Carilion Clinic is the largest not-for-profit integrated health system in western Virginia, serving 1.5 million people. Carilion includes seven hospitals, 220+ practice locations, and 24 GME programs with 700+ physicians in over 70+ specialties. Carilion is a physician-led, collaborative, interdisciplinary Integrated Healthcare Delivery System with a common philosophy of patients first. In 2007, Carilion partnered with Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. The position includes the opportunity for academic appointment to VTCSOM, and research interests are supported. Leadership opportunities are available for Pediatric Trauma Medical Director and/or Surgical Simulation & Research positions.
Roanoke is a multicultural metropolitan area of over 300,000, located at the southern tip of Virginia's spectacular Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the stunning 22,000-acre Smith Mountain Lake. The area offers exceptional outdoor activities but also extensive sports and cultural activities from fine dining, to multiple musical venues and playhouses, to symphonies, opera and ballets. Access to major air travel hubs is convenient through the Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport. The weather features mild winters, an abundance of sunshine, and extended spring and autumn seasons. The region features highly ranked schools and universities and has been coined “the best kept secret in the east.”
The Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is a strong and growing presence in regional healthcare. Our Department is based in Roanoke Virginia and has clinical, educational, and research sites throughout the region. Our Faculty are based in Roanoke at the Carilion Clinic (a Top 100 Hospital), in Radford at the Carilion New River Valley Hospital, at the Salem VAMC, and at the Catawba Hospital. We are part of the VTC School of Medicine, one of the newest and most innovative medical schools in the nation. We work closely with the VTC Research Institute, headed by the neuroscientist Michael Friedlander PhD, that has over $70 Million of current funding. The Department is focused on the extensive development and implementation of patient-centered research utilizing measurement-based care.
About the Roanoke Valley
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas.
The Roanoke Valley was named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel and our mountain biking has been featured by internationally known outlets such as Pinkbike, Singletracks, Men's Journal, and Mpora. The popular Carvins Cove is regarded as a bucket list trail system for mountain bikers from around the world.
Interested in hiking? Roanoke is the largest city on the Appalachian Trail, and the local trio of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs has become collectively known as the Triple Crown of Virginia - showcasing three of the most beautiful summits of the A.T.
The region is home to the Blue Ridge Parkway, regarded as "America's Favorite Drive" because of its spectacular beauty, Smith Mountain Lake - the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge," and four amazing Virginia State Parks.
Located at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas.
For more information contact Andrea Henson, Director of Provider Recruitment, Carilion Clinic, 540-224-5241, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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