PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY FACULTY/CHIEF OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY DIVISION – CARILION CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL & VIRGINIA TECH CARILION SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, ROANOKE, VA
Offering an exceptional opportunity, Carilion Clinic and the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology of Carilion Children’s Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia are seeking a fourth pediatric GI physician to replace the current chief who is retiring after 21 years of service.
The new physician, if qualified, could lead as the Chief of the Division a team of three remaining experienced Board Certified Pediatric Gastroenterologists in a clinic-based, academic program with remarkable opportunities in teaching, research, and clinical pediatric gastroenterology. If the candidate is seeking a non -leadership position, the same opportunity is available for a staff faculty pediatric gastroenterologist.
The position includes a faculty appointment with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine based in Roanoke, Virginia.
The Carilion Children’s Hospital is a hospital within a hospital model based in the Level One 763-bed Trauma and Academic Center Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital which serves over one million people in Southwestern Virginia. Our full-service Children's Hospital provides universal care and intensive care to neonatal, pediatric and adolescent patients. There are 24 Medical/Surgical, 6 PICU and 60 NICU beds in the Children’s hospital. We have the second largest neonatal intensive care unit in Virginia and the only pediatric intensive care unit and dedicated pediatric unit in Southwest Virginia.
Pediatric subspecialties available include hematology/oncology, cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, developmental pediatrics, allergy/immunology, radiology, nephrology, genetics/metabolism, pediatric surgery, pediatric anesthesia, orthopedics, and neurosurgery, craniofacial, otolaryngology, and rehabilitation medicine.
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 Physician group is a physician led group operating within the Carilion Clinic. It is a multi-specialty, not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. Carilion Clinic operates 7 hospitals, 220 outpatient clinics, 700+ physicians representing more than 75 specialties, along with 280 residents and fellows in 25 ACGME programs in affiliation with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
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.
We are looking for a dynamic, growth-focused pediatric gastroenterology leader of excellent clinical experience, proven academic interest, and great vision and creativity. There are few positions in the country that can boast such wonderful potential.
Our program provides comprehensive pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutritional care coverage to over 300,000 children in a large, rural, multi-state area. Clinical pathology is exceptionally broad and our pediatric gastroenterologists perform the full breadth of procedures of all levels of complexity.
Other requirements include:
MD/DO, Board Certification in Pediatrics/Pediatric Gastroenterology
Evidence of strong organizational, communication and leadership skills
Physician leadership experience with emphasis on team-building; development of integrated collaborative models of care, education, and research; and managing people and programs.
Roanoke is a metro area of 300,000, located at the southern tip of Virginia's spectacularly beautiful Shenandoah Valley surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and close to the 22,000 acre Smith Mountain Lake. The area offers sensational outdoor activities but also a surprising array of cultural activities from fine dining, to multiple musical venues and playhouses, to symphonies and ballets. Access to major air-travel hubs is remarkably easy through the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The weather features mild winters, an abundance of sun, and extended springs and autumns. The region features top-notch schools and Universities and has been coined “the best kept secret in the East”.
For additional information or confidential inquiries, please contact Dr. Michael Hart, M.S, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Director Pediatric GI & Nutrition, Carilion Children’s & Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine, 102 Highland Avenue, Suite 305, Roanoke, VA 24013. Phone: 540-529-3072; Fax: 434-316-0138; Email: email@example.com or Penny Daniel, Senior Recruiter, Carilion Clinic, Phone: 540-2245373; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Carilion Clinic
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.