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Great opportunity for a strong Internal Medicine BE or BC Hospitalist to join an existing program in a progressive community hospital located in the beautiful NC foothills. This group currently has 6 physicians and one midlevel who admit the majority of the hospital's medical admissions.Good support from specialists including neurology, gastroenterology, cardiology, and oncology.Enjoy competetive benefite (Paid Time Off, CME time/allowance, and more) and an excellent work/life balance! - See more at: http://www.practicelink.com/jobs/401372/physician/hospitalist/North%20Carolina/Hugh%20Chatham%20Memorial%20Hospital#sthash.dUdyOvWz.dpuf
Practicing the good life starts here! Nestled in the pristine rolling foothills and wine country of the North Carolina Blue Ridge mountains, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital offers physicians the ability to practice sophisticated medicine. More importantly, the diversity of the area offers a richness of living and good nature that only small towns can provide!

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital offers a full range of healthcare services. In addition to primary care, specialty services include obstetrics & gynecology, cardiology, general surgery, pulmonology and critical care, nephrology, dermatology, hematology-oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, ENT, urology and gastroenterology. Additional services include restorative care, skilled nursing care, an Alzheimer's Center, home health and assisted living. HCMH is a privately owned, non profit community hospital governed by a seventeen member volunteer Board of Trustees.

We are an 81-bed state-of-the-art facility with new patient towers, new ER and new ICU unit in December of 2009. Patient satisfaction scores are excellent. Primary service area is approximately 50,000 and secondary service area another 60,000. Today, HCMH has become more than just a community hospital. It is a partner with the communities and customers it serves and its very culture promotes wellness and provides the highest quality healthcare possible. The hospital is a private, non-profit organization with an 82-year history of distinguished service. Highlights to a career with Hugh Chatham Memorial include:

. Over 940 employees
. More than 70 physicians representing 26 specialities and subspecialities
. A new $50 million patient tower and state-of-the-art surgical department
. Hospital Sponsored Education Loan Assistance
. An attractive Sign-on Bonus
. Coverage of Relocation Expenses

Elkin, and the surrounding area, provides access to diverse leisure activities, including hiking, water sports, state parks, broad cultural activities including theater and symphony, and the Yadkin Valley area is home to a thriving wine industry and incredible golf courses!
A low cost of living and great schools make this a special place that offers the best of both small town living with sophisticated medical care. Start practicing the good life today!