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Growing Virginia Women's Center Adding Employed OB/GYN

Wythe County Community Hospital, a LifePoint Health facility, is looking for an obstetrician-gynecologist who enjoys quality of life and a great work environment. The community is a great fit for the person loving the great outdoors and wanting to enjoy the beauty of the mountains, rivers, lakes and streams of the pristine Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. This safe, friendly community is a great place to raise a family, yet close enough to larger cities for sporting events, the arts, and fine dining. Our facility is a 100 bed, Accredited Chest Pain facility located only one hour and fifteen minutes from Roanoke, VA and Winston-Salem, NC, with great access to Interstates 77 and 81. This position is an employment arrangement for a full time board certified or board eligible candidate. Must be trained in laparoscopy. Practice in a newly built women?s wing at the clinic with an option to work offsite and independently in a satellite clinic in our secondary market. Annual hospital births are over 350 with our hospital being the only birthing center close by. Level 1 Nursery with 2 pediatricians to assist with c-sections and high risk pregnancies. Women?s Center at the hospital has 3 LDRP suites for labor, delivery, recovery, and post-partum. Group dynamics include 1 Obstetrician-Gynecologist, 1 family practice physician and 2 midlevel practitioners. Competitive compensation wRVU model plus bonus. Sign on bonus, student loan repayment and relocation allowance are negotiable as is a stipend for last year residents.

About the Hospital

Wythe County Community Hospital is a 100-bed acute care hospital that serves the residents of Wythe and Bland counties and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. The hospital is located at the intersection of Interstates 77 and 81, bringing thousands of travelers through the area each year. The hospital offers 24-hour Emergency Care, Surgery, Extended Care Services, Intensive Care, Womens Services (Obstetrics, Womens Center, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Mammography), Radiology Services (General Radiology, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and CT), Rehabilitation Services, Hospice, Home Health, Cardiology, Respiratory, Cancer Services, Pastoral Care and Community / Occupational Education.

The Community

As the county seat of Wythe County, Wytheville abounds in restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Several major cities, including Roanoke, Virginia, Bristol-Kingsport, Tennessee and Winston-Salem, North Carolina are within a two-hour drive and offer plenty of opportunities for sports, concerts, fine dining and cultural events. History buffs will enjoy the citys many historical sites, including the Rock House Museum, the Thomas J. Boyd Museum, the Wytheville Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. For entertainment, theres the state-of-the-art German-themed Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre and the Chautauqua Festival. Sponsored by the Wythe Arts Council, the festival is an annual source of entertainment, enjoyment and education, with arts, crafts, music, hot air ballooning, magic, drama, dance, and nightly entertainment. Educational opportunities are available through Wytheville Community College and a satellite location of Old Dominion University. There are five elementary schools, one primary school, three high schools, and a vocational/technical school in Wythe County, as well as over 100 churches.

Recreation

As the county seat of Wythe County, Wytheville abounds in restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Several major cities, including Roanoke, Virginia, Bristol-Kingsport, Tennessee and Winston-Salem, North Carolina are within a two-hour drive and offer plenty of opportunities for sports, concerts, fine dining and cultural events. History buffs will enjoy the citys many historical sites, including the Rock House Museum, the Thomas J. Boyd Museum, the Wytheville Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. For entertainment, theres the state-of-the-art German-themed Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre and the Chautauqua Festival. Sponsored by the Wythe Arts Council, the festival is an annual source of entertainment, enjoyment and education, with arts, crafts, music, hot air ballooning, magic, drama, dance and nightly entertainment. Educational opportunities are available through Wytheville Community College and a satellite location of Old Dominion University. There are five elementary schools, one primary school, three high schools and a vocational/technical school in Wythe County, as well as more than 100 churches.
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.