The neurosurgery service line at a community hospital in Virginia is seeking expansion, with the addition of a qualified, experienced and collegial neurosurgeon. The plan is to eventually hire two as the service line expands.
This busy, blossoming tertiary hospital, operating 506 beds, and serving a population of over 1 million patients per year, offers state of the art technology and equipment, and prides itself on safe, high-quality, patient-centered care, and was recently recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a 'Top Hospital for Safety Score of 'A.''
Call will be shared with a local neurosurgeon in the community and can be 1 in 2 or 1 in 3, depending on the desire of the candidate. Locums will be provided to keep call at 1 in 3 if necessary. This is a start-up service line and the hospital will provide plenty of support to assist with the start-up including marketing efforts. This is a large regional health system that serves a population of 1+ million patients every year, and the hospital is eager to begin neurosurgical services. Prior year data shows volumes well above 500+ Neurosurgical cases total that would provide an immediate book of business for a neurosurgeon. There is a large internal referral network. Significant outmigration is documented with approximately 239 transfers outside of their market from their four-hospital system in the region that can be captured.
This hospital is part of a large multi-specialty group, employing over 220+ employed Providers. There are Primary Care Physicians, General Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rheumatology, ENT, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, OB/Gyn, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Critical Care, Spine Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Urology.
A competitive compensation and full benefits package are offered including a guaranteed base plus an RVU based incentive plan, call pay and a medical directorship, full health benefit package, 401K retirement plan, relocation assistance, and signing bonus.
• 506-bed tertiary care center
• Non-trauma designated hospital, looking to eventually become Level II center
• Teaching opportunities available through local affiliations with medical students presently in facility, and GME Residency Programs in IM, FP, Behavioral Health and ER exist. 150 Residents by 2021
• Clinical research support available
• 3T and 1.5T GE MRI units
• Two 64-slice GE CT units
• Brain Lab Navigation unit
• Synergy S Radiosurgery unit
• Five GE OEC C-Arm units
• Block OR time
The community is in a beautiful part of the country where you’re surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, which provides you with a plethora of outdoor activity. From hiking, bicycling, or fishing, this area is always a delight. The area, being a mid-sized town boasts many of the amenities that you would find in a larger town, but also gives you the ability to make a quick trip to a larger city, with its close proximity. This is a very family-friendly atmosphere where the people are nice and the community feels like family. There are plenty of terrific school options available.
No or low trauma call
Visa support available
|Subspecialty: General Neurosurgery|