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North Carolina Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity - Research Triangle Area

Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, North Carolina is seeking an additional orthopedic surgeons to join their medical staff. The medical staff is seeking to expand due to an upcoming retirement and a relocating surgeon. The new surgeon will be employed by the medical center and will receive a strong financial package that includes a sign on bonus, relocation expenses, production incentives, student loan reimbursement and much more. Excellent opportunity to have a busy practice in a community that the whole family will enjoy.

About the Hospital

Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, North Carolina, is a 110-bed, Joint Commission-accredited community hospital that provides compassionate, quality healthcare in a modern, equipment-rich facility. It was the first hospital to become a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare.

To better serve its community, the hospital recently completed a renovation of its Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Suites, Laboratory and Specialty Care Clinic. This improvement emphasizes Person Memorials commitment to its vision to provide progressive facilities, technology and programs that maximize the effectiveness of its medical staff.

The Community

Roxboro, with a population of 9,000, is the largest town and the county seat of Person County, which has a population of more than 39,000. The communitys size encourages small-town hospitality and a gentler pace both founded in progressive goals and an intense community spirit.
Roxboro residents enjoy a mild climate (average temp. of 60 degrees) and many, diverse housing options. From century-old estates and mini-farms to new, contemporary neighborhoods and luxurious lake homes, Roxboro real estate is available in many price ranges and has diversity in size, location and amenities.

Similarly, Roxboro and Person County offer a variety of educational opportunities for students and life-long learners. The community has one public school system, two charter schools, multiple private schools, and a community college. In addition, Roxboro/Person County is home to more than three dozen civic organizations, including Lions Club, Kiwanis Club, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Habitat for Humanity and the Person County Historic Society.

Recreation

Recreational activities are high on the list of favorite things to do in Person County. Among the many offerings are:

Kirby Theater for performing arts

Kirby Gallery for visual arts

Mayo Lake for fishing, hiking, camping and cycling

Hyco Lake for self-guided, paved walking trails and picnic areas

Rock of Ages Winery & Vineyard for wine tastings, tours, special events and concerts

Roxboro Country Club Golf Course

Person County Museum, including several on-site historical sites

Palace Pointe, featuring 8 movie screens, 20 bowling lanes, a roller skating rink, an arcade room, a diner, a billiards room, and private rooms for parties and meeting functions.

Roxboro Motorsports Dragway, an IHRA-sanctioned, 1/8 mile concrete drag strip host to car, truck and bike festivals

Rock Sportsplex, a miniature golf, baseball and driving range complex.
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.