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Practice only 30 minutes from Raleigh, Durham, Wake Forest

Maria Parham is seeking a General Surgeon to join a hospital-employed group of three others. As the only practice in the community, the group is busy and continues to grow. The physician will be provided a strong financial package that includes competitive base salary, a sign on bonus, production bonus, etc.

About the Hospital

Located 40 miles north of Raleigh, North Carolina, in Henderson, 102-bed Maria Parham Medical Center is the regions healthcare leader and the first hospital to become a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the College of American Pathologists, it provides its community with physicians representing a wide range of specialties; highly trained nurses and clinical specialists; and the latest technology. Maria Parham recently completed a $52 million addition and renovation to its facilities.

Maria Parham is home to the regions largest and most comprehensive Emergency Department staffed by board-certified emergency physicians. It also offers the leading maternity center in the four-county area; the regions only Special Care Nursery and CARF-accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit; and the areas largest and most advanced intensive care and progressive care services. In addition, Maria Parham offers state-of-the-art physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Advanced technology is another feature of Maria Parham Medical Center. With two CT scanners, a wide-bore MRI, Nuclear Medicine and a Womens Diagnostic Center, no other hospital in its region can provide the level of care Maria Parham offers. Similarly, the Medical Center is a leader in Surgical Services. With five of the regions newest and best-equipped operating rooms and the largest GI Suite, Maria Parham provides expertise comparable to larger, academic facilities.

Other services include cardiac catheterization, sleep studies, cardiovascular services and the regions only accredited Respiratory Care department. Medical and Radiation Oncology programs affiliated with Duke University Health System are recognized for cutting edge technology and superior clinicians.

The Community

Henderson is the county seat of Vance County, located in north-central North Carolina on the Virginia border. The community offers a small-town feel (the towns population is 16,000, the countys is 45,000), but is less than an hours drive to the larger metropolitan areas of Durham and Raleigh. Hendersons residents enjoy a mild climate (average temp. of 60 degrees) and local amenities including:
A wide variety of affordable property lots and attractive housing, including traditional homes in historic neighborhoods, new homes in convenient subdivisions, country homes in a rural setting and waterfront lake homes.
Two country clubs with golf courses, tennis courts and four swimming pools.
Nearly 800 miles of shore line on beautiful Kerr Lake, offering camping, boating, swimming, sailing and fishing.
A revitalized downtown shopping and business area, designated as a National Register Historic District and a North Carolina Main Street city.
Numerous shopping centers featuring full-line department stores and specialty shops.
More than 60 active civic clubs and community organizations.
Vance-Granville Community College, serving more than 16,100 students annually.

Recreation

From hiking, biking and bird watching to shopping, golfing and dining, Henderson and its surrounding area offers a variety of recreational choices for residents and visitors of all ages.

Among the most popular of the regions destinations is Kerr Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Southeast, with more than 850 miles of shoreline stretching across Vance County and the North Carolina/Virginia state line. Incredibly beautiful, Kerr Lake offers everything from wooded shores and secluded coves to tranquil picnic areas and easy access to water sports like boating, fishing, skiing, sailing and wind surfing.
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.