Job ID: 289468983  |  Last Updated: 11/14/2017

Pediatric Cardiology Opportunity - Carilion Children's in Roanoke, VA

Carilion Children's - Roanoke, VA
Roanoke, VA
Applicant Contact
Penny Daniel
Senior Physician Recruiter
(540) 224-5373
(540) 983-1169
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Carilion Children's is recruiting a third Pediatric Cardiologist for Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia which serves as the tertiary referral center southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia. Carilion Children's 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 24-bed inpatient unit and a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing. It is part of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, an 763-bed teaching/tertiary, Level 1 trauma center, that serves nearly 1 million Virginians.

Join a well established and respected practice with a total of three other pediatric cardiologists providing General Pediatric Cardiology and Fetal Cardiology outpatient care along with inpatient care and consultation for the Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Service. These services are supported by the Pediatric Hospitalists, Pediatric Intensivists, and Neonatology Service. The cardiology service also provides support to Carilion Children's Pediatric Emergency Department and outside emergency departments who require guidance when a fetus, infant, child or adolescent with congenital or acquired heart disease needs emergency care. On-call coverage is 1:3 with 24 hour on-call echo services provided. Competitive salary with incentive, medical and dental benefits, relocation, paid malpractice, paid vacation, CME days and allowance, and much more.

Candidates must be ABMS/AOA Board Certified in Pediatrics and BC/BE in Pediatric Cardiology. Experience in fetal imaging is desired. 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 graduated its inaugural class of doctoral students in 2010.

A five time "All American City" the Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 280,000, located at the southern tip of the Shenandoah Valley and 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 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 9 hospitals, almost 700 physicians representing more than 76 specialties, 209 practice sites, and 261 medical residents and fellows is the largest not-for-profit, physician led multi-specialty clinic in southwestern Virginia.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Employer Profile

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.

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