||Carilion Clinic is searching for a third pediatric surgeon to join an established group of two pediatric surgeons in Roanoke, Virginia. An experienced pediatric surgeon is desired to fill the role of Section Chief of Pediatric Surgery and to serve as the Medical Director for Carilionís Level 1 pediatric trauma center. Candidates should currently hold or meet the criteria for an Associate or Full Professor position and have at least 5 years of progessive leadership experience.
Carilion Children's Hospital serves as the tertiary referral center for 185,000 children in southwest Virginia and provides a full range of pediatric services including the only designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center west of Richmond. Carilion Childrenís is located within Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 763- bed teaching/tertiary care center, and is comprised of an 8-bed PICU, a 27-bed inpatient unit, a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing unit, and a 27 bed Pediatric Emergency Department. Ground and air transportation services are provided by a pediatric critical care transport team. The Section of Pediatric Surgery is in the Department of Surgery which is comprised of 77 faculty surgeons, 55 advanced care practitioners, and 47 residents/fellows in general surgery, plastic surgery, and neurosurgery residencies and surgical critical care and advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowships.
Carilion Clinic is closely affiliated with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, with associated research and student teaching opportunities available. Enjoy working with the excellent resident support, along with hospital-based pediatric subspecialists that include cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, neonatology, neurosurgery, and developmental pediatrics.
Carilion Clinic is the largest not-for-profit integrated health system in western Virginia, serving 1.5 million people. Carilion includes seven hospitals, 220+ practice locations, and 24 GME programs with 700+ physicians in over 70+ specialties. Carilion is a physician-led, collaborative, interdisciplinary Integrated Healthcare Delivery System with a common philosophy of patients first. In 2007, Carilion partnered with Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. The position includes the opportunity for academic appointment to VTCSOM, and research interests are supported.
Roanoke is a multicultural metropolitan area of over 300,000, located at the southern tip of Virginia's spectacular Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the stunning 22,000-acre Smith Mountain Lake. The area offers exceptional outdoor activities but also extensive sports and cultural activities from fine dining, to multiple musical venues and playhouses, to symphonies, opera and ballets. Access to major air travel hubs is convenient through the Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport. The weather features mild winters, an abundance of sunshine, and extended spring and autumn seasons. The region features highly ranked schools and universities, and has been coined "the best kept secret in the east."