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Outpatient Neurologist Opportunity in the Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains

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Neurologist Position | Lynchburg, VA

 

Our Vision and Where You Fit In

        Centra values integrity, excellence, respect, and diversity. As we pursue our mission to improve the health and quality of life for the communities we serve, we want to make certain we consistently reflect each of these values in our service and interactions with our patients, their loved ones, and others. We continue to demonstrate excellence as our leapfrog scores and gains over the past two years are impressive! You will find our non-profit, provider-led health system to be an organization that encourages collaboration, new ideas, and success. Every employee has a “voice” here at Centra, and our “just cause” initiative ensures that each person will be heard.  

          The CMG Neurosciences division has grown significantly in the past several years to include specialized Epilepsy services complete with epilepsy monitoring unit, neurodiagnostics and research, stroke and neurovascular services and development of a comprehensive headache center with plans for expansion to treating concussions.  CMG Neurosciences has also developed a movement disorders program along with a dedicated MS Clinic to address the specific needs of these patients. This will include the development of a robust DBS program including surgical options and medical management of DBS devices. The department has 3 full time neurosurgeons trained in spine, complex spine, and vascular neurosurgery.  Within the neurovascular services, the team offers a full range of clinical capability from endovascular procedures to open cerebrovascular procedures addressing AVMs, aneurysms, and tumors.  Finally, the department has begun to dedicate resources to the development of research within the Neurosciences department; these efforts will continue to expand with the addition of the MS clinic and the Movement Disorders program as well as with the expansion and interest of the providers who join the team.  Centra is continuing to grow, with plans to expand into a larger campus in the next few years. These plans include the construction of a new specialty office building, which will house the Brain and Spine programs along with other surgical specialists. 

        Our location is ideal. Positioned in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and less than 20 minutes from the Appalachian trail, you will be surrounded by beauty and endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Our hospitality is notable. Our dedication to our mission of inspiring hope and advancing health and healing is ongoing. You can thrive and make a difference here at Centra!

 

You Can Expect:

  • Collaborative, compassionate team including seasoned APP support
  • Hospital employed
  • Nationally competitive compensation package
  • $20k in upfront bonuses
  • Up to $100k in student loan repayment
  • Up to $10k in relocation assistance
  • Up to $7,500 CME Allowance
  • Matching 403(b) (100% match up to 3%)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as supplemental options
  • Malpractice insurance covered
  • 224 hours of allowable time off

 

Mentorship Program

          Effective mentorship is crucial for creating a well-balanced team.    Our mentorship program includes a collegial-style approach where the successful candidate will work alongside another physician  in the practice. Our program provides an excellent orientation in both the clinical and administrative components of the position.  Patient volumes will gradually ramp up as the candidate feels comfortable.  We believe that good  mentorship, including structured mentorship  programs, is important in retaining and promoting physicians especially as they transition from resident to full attending.

 

About Centra Medical Group

      Centra Medical Group (CMG) is composed of 500+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers and serves over 250,000 central and southern Virginians. CMG offers an integrated healthcare system, including 4 hospitals, 5 regional medical centers, 70+ physician practices, including primary care, medical, and surgical specialists. At Centra Medical Group you will find the kind of leadership (physician-led) and partnerships necessary to thrive in today’s healthcare marketplace. CMG fosters a vibrant, collaborative team environment with a strong priority on physician  satisfaction.

      Centra is continuing to grow, with plans to expand into a larger campus in the next few years. These plans include the construction of a new specialty office building, which will house the Brain and Spine programs along with other surgical specialists. In addition, a new 5-story patient care tower will house an additional 100 patients at Lynchburg General Hospital. The LGH Emergency Department will be replaced and incorporated as part of the new Northeast Tower. The new Emergency department will include 71 treatment rooms, five trauma bays, and four imaging rooms. Enhancements will include a split flow model of care to expedite and enhance patient experience of care,  an integrated EmPATH psychiatric patient space, super track/imaging/results lounge and improved connectivity and utilization of the ED observation unit.

 

Required Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will either practice general neurology or have a subspecialization in Movement Disorders, Headache or Vascular.
  • Completion of medical degree and residency/fellowship training  
  • MD/DO with certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) board in physician's primary specialty. Must be board certified or board eligible.

 

 

Our Community

      Located in the heart of Virginia, Lynchburg is a thriving city known for its history, outdoor beauty, and quality of life. It is big enough to offer amenities such as convenient air and Amtrack service, yet small enough to be free of traffic congestion and urban crime rates. Lynchburg is conveniently located along the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, just three hours from Washington, D.C. and coastal beaches, and only minutes from  lakefront communities, mountaintop trails, and ski slopes. There are two lakes within 40 miles of the area (Smith Mountain and Leesville) where lake lovers can enjoy boating, prime time fishing, and scenic views. The multitude of trails surrounding the Peaks of Otter located off the Blue Ridge Parkway are perfect for those who enjoy camping and hiking. The Lynchburg area provides a broad range of housing options, acclaimed schools, a vibrant arts community, and temperate weather. Our community is surrounded by four universities and colleges providing diversity in the community and opportunity for undergraduate and graduate education.

 

Check out some of our top attractions in the area and visit next time you are here!

  • Downtown Lynchburg
  • Peaks of Otter
  • Smith Mountain Lake
  • James River Adventures
  • Amazement Square
  • Academy of the Arts  

 

EOE


Our caregivers at Centra are the most valuable asset we have, and it is our mission and commitment to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment.
When recruiting and retaining talent at Centra, our hiring needs are based on matching a candidates job qualifications with our job requirements and department needs without regard to race, color, age, religion or belief, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

 

Be yourself. Be a partner with Centra

 

Company

Company Overview

There's no better place to live or raise a family!

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and bordered by the historic James River, Lynchburg and its surrounding counties boast a thriving business climate, top ranking public school systems, a wealth of recreational opportunities, dozens of arts and entertainment opportunities and affordable cost of living. With its rich history, natural beauty and southern hospitality, the central Virginia region is an ideal place for you and your family to live.

Central Virginia offers a seemingly endless array of outdoor activities - from extensive networks of hiking, biking and skiing trails to golf, boating, kayaking, fishing, swimming, cycling, hang gliding, horseback riding, rock climbing and more, plus miles of scenic drives with breathtaking views. National Geographic Adventures magazine listed Lynchburg among its 50 Top Adventure Towns in the U.S. and Golf Digest has ranked Lynchburg among its top metro areas.

The Lynchburg area has received top rankings for quality of life.

* Forbes Magazine named Lynchburg among its Best Places for Business and Best Place for Business and Careers.
* Inc.com ranked Lynchburg among its Boomtown Best Cities for Doing Business.
* National Geographic named Lynchburg one of the Top Small Towns to Live and Play.

Award-winning care and satisfaction. They're what make Centra the provider of choice.

Centra is a not-for-profit regional health care system based in Lynchburg servicing central Virginia with three hospitals and more than 5,200 health care professionals.

As the largest health system in the region, Centra provides a full spectrum of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, surgical, emergency, neurology, orthopaedics, family practice, women and children's rehabilitation and senior services. Whether you are referring patients for specialized care or consulting with patients on their treatment options, Centra allows you to offer services supported by the most advanced medical technologies.

Centra's quality of care ranks in or near the top 10% of hospitals nationwide, according to results published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Hospital Compare initiative. Centra has also ranked as one of the top heart hospitals and holds one of the highest ratings in the country for cardiac surgery by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Our Physicians, nurses and staff take great pride in the awards we have received for outstanding quality of care and health system innovations.

* Forbes Safest Hospitals in America: Forbes magazine named Centra as one of the safest hospital in country, ranking in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for low complication and mortality rates.
* Premier CareScience Award: Fewer than 50 health care organizations nationwide receive this award for superior quality, efficiency and process of care. Centra was the only health system in Virginia to receive this recognition.
* Magnet Nursing Award: Centra is one of 289 U.S. hospitals that have been awarded this highest recognition for excellence in nursing, an award Centra has held since 2005.
* 100 Most Wired Hospitals: Recognized as one of the 100 Most Wired Hospitals in the country for delivering excellent patient care Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

If you and your family are looking for the right mix of professional growth and superior quality of life, Centra tops the list!

 

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