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Growing Section of Pediatric Endocrinology at Carilion Children's Hospital/Virginia Tech School of Medicine in Roanoke, VA --

Carilion Clinic is searching for a third Pediatric Endocrinologist for Carilion Children's Hospital in
Roanoke, Virginia which serves as the tertiary referral center for 185,000 children in southwestern Virginia and provides a full range of pediatric services including Level 1 Trauma Pediatric ER, but excluding ECMO, open heart and transplants. The hospital includes an 8-bed PICU, a 27-bed inpatient unit and a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing and is part of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, an 703-bed teaching/tertiary, Level 1 trauma center, that serves over 1 million in southwestern Virginia.

Join an established practice with two other pediatric endocrinologists providing outpatient care and inpatient consultations for patients on the pediatric hospitalist service with the support of the Pediatric Hospitalists and Intensivist Services Program and working closely with CDEs from Carilion Diabetes Management, an active and growing ADA accredited program. Other hospital based pediatric physicians include: General Pediatrics, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Neonatology, Surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Hematology & Oncology, Psychiatry, Allergy, and Developmental Pediatrics. The Roanoke Valley features a cohesive pediatric community with more than 20 pediatricians in private practice. Pediatric specialists in private practice include rheumatology, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology support.

Candidates must be ABMS/AOA Board Certified in Pediatrics and fellowship trained in Pediatric Endrocrinology. Candidates must also possess interest and enthusiasm for clinical service and teaching pediatric residents and medical students. Research activity is encouraged and supported at the new Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine & Research Institute, which recently graduated it's inaugrual class of 2010.

Competitive salary with incentive, medical and dental benefits, relocation, paid malpractice, paid vacation, CME days and allowance, and much more.

A five time "All American City" the Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 250,000, located at the southern tip of the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. The region offers recreational, cultural, and professional opportunities, including: Mild four seasons, biking the Blue Ridge Parkway to hiking the Appalachian Trail, boating, swimming, superb bass fishing and lake front properties at Smith Mountain Lake, theatre, symphony, opera, fine arts, history and science museums, a planetarium, and snow skiing two hours away offering chalets or five-star lodging. Award winning public schools, magnet centers, private institutions, and nationally ranked and acclaimed colleges and universities.

Carilion Clinic, with 7 hospitals, 220 practice sites, and over 650 physicians representing more than 60 specialties, is the largest not-for-profit, physician led multi-specialty clinic in southwestern Virginia.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals witih Disabilities
Carilion Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician-led healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. Carilion Clinic is committed to patient-centered care, education and research, supported by an ongoing commitment to quality and service. With nationally recognized specialists, primary care physicians, award-winning nurses and the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities, Carilion Clinic is bringing tomorrow's healthcare into focus today. Carilion Clinic offers the region's only Level 1 trauma center (with Lifeguard emergency transport helicopters) and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. As one of the largest hospitals in the state of Virginia, the 703-bed facility located in Roanoke recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, labor and Delivery Unit, and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room. Carilion Clinic has facilities in communities throughout Southwest Virginia. They include 8 hospitals, more than 220 physician practices, and 25 GME programs. With over 11,000 employees and more than 650 physicians representing 60 specialties, Carilion is a healthcare leader. Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic brought together the power of research, innovation and medicine to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, which opened in August 2010. The school and research institute will capitalize on Virginia Tech's world-class strength in basic sciences, bioinformatics and engineering. They will also utilize Carilion's excellent physicians and rich history in medical education to train the next generation of physician leaders.