Pediatric Cardiology Opportunity in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia
July 25, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Pediatric Cardiology Opportunity in the Blue Ridge Mountains of VA - Carilion Children’s, Roanoke, VA
Carilion Children's is recruiting a fourth Pediatric Cardiologist for Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia which serves as the tertiary referral center for 185,000 children in southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia. Carilion Children's provides a full range of pediatric services including Level 1 Trauma Pediatric ER, but excluding ECMO, open heart and transplants. The hospital includes an 8-bed PICU, a 24-bed inpatient unit and a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing. It is part of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 763-bed teaching/tertiary, Level 1 trauma center, that serves nearly 1 million Virginians.
Join a well-established and respected practice with a total of three other pediatric cardiologists providing General Pediatric Cardiology and Fetal Cardiology outpatient care along with inpatient care and consultation for the Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Service. These services are supported by the Pediatric Hospitalists, Pediatric Intensivists, and Neonatology Service. The cardiology service also provides support to Carilion Children's Pediatric Emergency Department and outside emergency departments who require guidance when a fetus, infant, child or adolescent with congenital or acquired heart disease needs emergency care. On-call coverage is 1:3 with 24 hour on-call echo services provided. Competitive salary with incentive, medical and dental benefits, relocation, paid malpractice, paid vacation, CME days and allowance, and much more.
Candidates must be ABMS/AOA Board Certified in Pediatrics and BC/BE in Pediatric Cardiology. Experience in fetal imaging is desired. Candidates must also possess interest and enthusiasm for clinical service and teaching pediatric residents and medical students. Research activity is encouraged and supported at the new Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine & Research Institute, which graduated it's inaugural class of doctoral students in 2010.
A five time "All American City" the Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 300,000, located at the southern tip of the Shenandoah Valley and surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. The region offers recreational, cultural, and professional opportunities, including: Mild four seasons, biking the Blue Ridge Parkway to hiking the Appalachian Trail, boating, swimming, superb fishing and lake front properties at Smith Mountain Lake, theatre, symphony, opera, fine arts, history and science museums, a planetarium, and snow skiing two hours away offering chalets or five-star lodging. Award winning public schools, magnet centers, private institutions, and nationally ranked and acclaimed colleges and universities.
Carilion Clinic, with 9 hospitals, 700 physicians representing more than 76 specialties, 209 practice sites, and 261 medical residents and fellows is the largest not-for-profit, physician led multi-specialty clinic in southwestern Virginia.
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Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.