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Southwest Virginia Vascular Sugery Opportunity

Clinch Valley Medical Center is seeking a Vascular Surgeon to join a busy practice. The surgeon will take over an established practice equipped with state of the art technology. The provider will be offered a strong financial package that includes competitive base salary, a sign on bonus, production bonus, etc.

About the Hospital

Having served this region since 1938, Clinch Valley Medical Center (CVMC) is a 200-bed facility and the largest acute-care hospital in far southwest Virginia. The hospitals medical staff represents 33 medical specialties.

Clinch Valley Medical Center is a leader in offering the latest medical technology, including PET/CT fusion scanning. CVMC was among the first healthcare facilities in the world to offer image-guided radiation therapy (IG-IMRT) as part of its Cancer Treatment Center. The hospital was the first in the region to use bar-code technology to enhance patient safety, and it is repeatedly ranked as one of the nations top hospitals for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

In addition to PET/CT scanning, which fuses two technologies for remarkable clarity, CVMCs advanced diagnostics include MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, a two-bed Sleep Studies lab and an accredited 24-hour Laboratory. The Womens Health Center offers Bone Density Scanning, Mammography, Ultrasound and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy.

The Community

The town of Richlands is located in the western part of Tazewell County, a land of beautiful rolling hills, clear rivers, lush pastures and scenic mountains. The County is part of the Clinch River Basin, named by The Nature Conservancy as one of the 20 Last Great Places in the world.

The county is home to Southwest Virginia Community College, which offers more than 80 programs of study and hosts many cultural and musical events throughout the year - everything from jazz to traditional Appalachian music and classical ensembles. The Historic Crab Orchard Museum is a reconstructed pioneer settlement that features many living history events and offers an overview of the regions rich heritage. One of the areas more spectacular natural features is Burkes Garden, a 20,000-acre mountain-top bowl also known as Gods Thumbprint.

Recreation

The Four Seasons Country of Tazewell and neighboring counties provides many opportunities for golfers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts. Nearby is world-class whitewater rafting on the worlds second-oldest river, the New River, and skiers can take to the slopes at nearby Winterplace Resort. Fishermen can choose to cast a lure in numerous native trout streams, quiet lakes or local rivers. Hiking in national forests and mountain biking on country roads are among the many other outdoor activities available. The nearby Jefferson National Forest, for example, features more than 400 miles of maintained trails, including 60 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

Tazewell County is also home to six of the eight designated points for the Mountain Heritage Loop, part of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail. Other wildlife in the area include black bear, trophy whitetail deer and wild turkey.
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.