PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY POSITION AVAILABLE – CARILION CHILDREN’S & VIRGINIA TECH CARILION SCHOOL
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
Offering a great opportunity at Carilion Clinic and the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Carilion Children’s Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, we are recruiting a fourth Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join our team and replace a retiring physician.
The new physician will join an established clinic-based, academic practice to provide comprehensive Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutritional care services as part of the only tertiary center in southwest Virginia. In addition to clinical care, there are remarkable opportunities in teaching, clinical research, and quality improvement. The position includes a faculty appointment with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine based in Roanoke, VA.
The new candidate will join a team of three experienced Board-Certified Pediatric Gastroenterologists who provide comprehensive services for our population of over 300,000 children including ambulatory care in our new state of the art facility, the full breadth of procedural care of all levels of complexity at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and inpatient consultation services for the pediatric inpatient units supported by the Pediatric Hospitalists, Pediatric Intensivists, Neonatologists, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine providers. On-call coverage is 1:4.
Our full service 92-bed Children’s Hospital provides universal care and intensive care to neonatal, pediatric and adolescent patients. It also has the second largest neonatal intensive care unit in Virginia and the only pediatric intensive care unit and dedicated pediatric unit in southwest Virginia. It includes an 8-bed PICU, a 24-bed inpatient unit and a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing unit and is part of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, our 703-bed teaching/tertiary, Level 1 Trauma and Academic Center serving one million people in western Virginia.
Carilion Clinic is a progressive, emerging leader in American healthcare dedicated to improving outcomes and enhancing value for every patient, while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research in partnership with Virginia Tech and Virginia Tech Carilion Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. Carilion Clinic operates 7 hospitals, 247 outpatient clinics, 800+ physicians representing more than 78 specialties, along with over 300 residents and fellows in 28 ACGME programs. Education and research activities and opportunities abound through our intimate relationships with Virginia Tech Carillon School of Medicine (VTCSOM) and the Virginia Tech Carillon Research Fralin Institute (VTCRI), and Virginia Tech University. Carilion Clinic maintains an active Office of Sponsored Projects to support and encourage the development of physicians to develop and grow clinical research projects.
We are actively involved in interprofessional education to include medical students from VTC School of Medicine and Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, residents from multiple Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech training programs, allied health science students, and VT undergraduate and graduate students.
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 sensational outdoor activities but also a surprising array of cultural and professional activities, including: Mild four seasons, biking the Blue Ridge Parkway, 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, snow skiing two hours away offering chalets or 5-star lodging. Access to major air-travel hubs is remarkably easy through the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The region features award winning public schools, magnet centers, private institutions, and nationally ranked and acclaimed colleges and universities. It has been coined “The best kept secret in the East”.
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.