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Busy Orthopedic Surgery Practice Only 50 minutes from Charleston, West Virginia

Logan Regional Medical Center is seeking an Orthopedic Surgeon to join a booming practice. Expect a variety of cases in a general orthopedic surgery practice. LRMC is a level IV Trauma Center with 30,000 plus ER visits per year. The physician will be provided a strong financial package that includes competitive base salary, production incentive, full benefit package, a sign on bonus, relocation, student loan repayment if applicable and a production bonus. Hospital call in 1:3 and office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM. Daily clinic volume could be up to 3o patients. Can sponsor J-1 visa candidates. Logan is a great place to live and practice medicine.

About the Hospital

Logan Regional Medical Center is a 140-bed acute care facility in Logan, West Virginia that is The Joint Commission (TJC) accredited. The hospital offers a full range of health care services in a recently expanded facility. A newly renovated $1.1 million Physical Rehabilitation Unit opened in 2003. A $20 million Emergency Department and Facility Renovation, completed in 2006, added approximately 42,000 square feet to the facility and renovated approximately 8,000 square feet within the existing hospital. The Emergency Department includes 22 rooms, a portable X-ray unit, a CAT scan, a portable ultrasound, X-ray rooms and three trauma rooms. The second floor includes the Womens Center, with three labor and delivery suites, a staging area and a nine-bed nursery with the latest in safety and LDR security features. PACS Technology, which allows physicians in the Emergency Department to make consultations 24 hours a day with radiologists at other facilities across the country, has also been installed. Also, our Cath Lab and IR suite was opened in 2010. The hospital has purchased over $4.2 million in state-of-the-art medical equipment.

The Community

The city of Logan is alive with special events throughout the year. In the summer with live outdoor dramas such as The Wizard of Oz or The Aracoma Story at the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater located in Chief Logan State Park. The city hosts a Civil War Reenactment each September. During October, the Shawnee Trail Encampment features daily frontier living, exhibits by artisans, craftsmen and Buckskinners portraying characters from the 1780s to the 1800s.. During the holiday season, Chief Logan State Park becomes a winter wonderland, with beautiful lights on display as you drive through the park. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College offers two-year associate degrees, in addition to certificates in more than 20 technical and occupational career fields. High school graduates from nine counties in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky attend the college.

Recreation

Camping, fishing, golfing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, tennis, youth soccer leagues, and moreWest Virginia has it all. The state is famous for its white water rafting and has always been considered the greatest hunting area east of the Mississippi. The 4,000-acre Chief Logan State Park, located just four miles north of the city of Logan, is one of the most visited in the state park system. The park offers a 25-site campground, modern restaurant, outdoor amphitheater, conference center and wildlife center. The recreation enthusiast can enjoy 18 miles of hiking trails, a swimming pool with water slide, tennis and miniature golf. Some trails are open for mountain bike enthusiasts. Picnic shelters and playgrounds are found throughout the park. A bocce court is also available. Horseback riding is another popular pastime, with the park stables providing horses. Another attraction at the park is a wildlife exhibit which features animals native to West Virginia: black bears, bobcats, barred owls, red shouldered hawks, wild boar and reptiles. Nearby is the Hatfield and McCoy Trail Systems, open to ATVs, motorcycles, mountain bikers, horses and hikers.
With over 70 hospitals in 22 states, LifePoint Health, a noted industry leader, offers very competitive financial packages to help physicians begin and grow successful practices. In addition to a generous salary or income guarantee, other incentives may include sign-on bonuses, medical education debt repayment, monthly stipend payments while you are still in training, relocation, marketing and practice start-up assistance. Practice models may vary depending on the market but usually include employment, group practice, partnerships and new practice start-ups. In December 2011, LifePoint became one of only 26 organizations in the country chosen by the Department of Health and Human Services to be a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) in the Partnership for Patients initiative, a nationwide public-private collaboration to improve the quality, safety and affordability of healthcare for all Americans. As a result, LifePoint received funding from 2012-2014 to support additional resources for our quality and patient safety programsalongside our HEN partner, Duke University Health System and Duke Patient Safety Center. The LifePoint HEN was among the top performing HENs in the country in adopting evidence-based best practices to build a culture of safety, reduce healthcare-acquired conditions, and reduce readmissions. Together, we remain unified in striving to achieve our mission of Making Communities Healthier. Come practice where you are needed and appreciated.