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Inpatient Rehab Unit Needs Part-Time PM&R

This is an excellent opportunity for a physician that wants the challenge and rewards of taking over an existing rehab unit in a busy, regional hospital system. Danville Regional Medical Center (DRMC), a LifePoint Health facility, is expanding its Inpatient Rehab Unit and seeking that Physiatrist who is motivated to take this service line to a new level. There is an excellent support team, fully staffed and eager to get the new physician on board. DRMC plans to grow the unit from 10 to 18 beds, and full-time PM&R coverage is needed. The physician will join a large orthopedic surgery practice. A competitive financial package will be offered to the right provider.

About the Hospital

Licensed for 250 beds, Sovah Health - Danville is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. For more than 120 years, this hospital has been part of the community and has an active medical staff of approximately 165 members and employs over 1,300 associates. The hospital provides over 25 medical specialties and 14 surgical services to the community. Danville Regional has the largest, leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities (including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites), open-heart surgeries and other complicated procedures in the area, including those usually found only at large teaching hospitals.

The Community

Theres plenty to do and see in Danville. Millionaires Row along Main St. features beautiful Victorian homes. The newly renovated North Theater provides a venue for theatre, arts and music. Carrington Pavilion hosts top concerts. The Festival in the Park, held at Ballou Park in early May, features free live entertainment, craftsmen and artists, and the River City Chili Challenge. The Danville Science Center features hands-on exhibits and special programs. VIRginia International Raceway hosts amateur and professional automobile and motorcycle events, driving schools, club days and private test rentals. Theres also the Danville Braves, the Rookie League team of the Atlanta Braves. Also, during butterfly season (April to October), dont miss the beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden, one of only a few butterfly greenhouses in Virginia. Education is an important part of community life. Averett University offers 35 undergraduate degrees and three masters degrees. Danville Community College offers many educational options, including an affiliation with Old Dominion University.

Recreation

Outdoor activities can be enjoyed all year thanks to Danvilles mild, four-season climate. The Dan River, which runs through the city, is a beautiful natural resource for fishing and also offers many other recreation activities. Danvilles River Walk Trail boarders parts of the river where you can enjoy many miles of paved paths whether you are a walker, runner, biker or skater. From this path, you can see scenic views of the Dan River, connect to woodland trails as well as other facilities. Bordering the river is Dan Daniel Memorial Park, 170 acres of wetlands and woodlands. There are many lakes within easy driving distance for camping, fishing and boating, including Smith Mountain Lake, VA; Hyco Lake, NC and Buggs Island Lake in Clarksville, VA. The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is less than an hour away, and the beaches of North and South Carolina are within a four-hour drive.
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.