Chief of Neurosurgery-Carilion Clinc and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
December 22, 2017
Roanoke, United States
Full-time - Board Certified
Academic Medical Center
An exceptional neurosurgery leadership opportunity. Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech Carillon Neurosurgery (CC-VTC) is looking for a new Chief of Neurosurgery to lead a growing team of 9 Neurosurgeons, 7 residents, and 11 ACP's. CC-VTC Neurosurgery is a clinic-based, academic program with remarkable opportunities in teaching, research, and clinical neurosurgery. Based in the level one trauma center Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke Virginia, the program provides neurosurgical coverage to over 1 million people in a large, rural, multi-state area. Clinical pathology is exceptionally broad and our neurosurgeons perform procedures of all levels of complexity in all subspecialty domains. We run a highly successful resident training program that recently converted from AOA to ACGME accreditation. Education and research activities and opportunities abound through our intimate relationships with the Virginia Tech Carillon School of Medicine (VTCSOM), the Virginia Tech Carillon Research Institute (VTCRI), and the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience (VTSoN), and Virginia Tech proper. VTCRI is in the process of a 90 million dollar expansion as a part of a larger Virginia Tech-Crilion Clinic Health Sciences and Technology initiative. We are actively involved in the education of medical students from two local medical schools, residents from multiple CC-VTC training programs, allied health science students, and Virginia Tech neuroscience undergraduate and graduate students. The CC-VTC system and the neurosurgery program stand on the brink of unprecedented expansion and opportunity through the burgeoning relationship with Virginia Tech. We are looking for a dynamic, growth-focused neurosurgery 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.
Other requirements include: Board Certification in Neurosurgery (subspecialty interest/training preferable) At least 5-10 years of progressive neurosurgery leadership in an academic setting 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.
Carilion Clinic features more than 680 physicians, 240 practice sites, seven not-for-profit hospitals including Carilion Roanoke Memorial a 703 bed teaching/tertiary care center with Level 1 Trauma (the second largest hospital in the state). In 2007, Carilion Clinic partnered with Virginia Tech to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute and the first class of doctoral candidates began course work in August 2010.
Roanoke is a metro area of over 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 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.”
Carilion Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician-led healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. With over 680 physicians and 240 practice sites, Carilion Clinic is committed to patient-centered care, education and research, supported by an ongoing commitment to quality and service. With nationally recognized specialists, primary care physicians, award-winning nurses and the latest technol...ogy and state-of-the-art facilities, Carilion Clinic is bringing tomorrow's healthcare into focus today. Carilion Clinic offers the region's only Level 1 trauma center (with Lifeguard emergency transport helicopters) and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. As one of the largest hospitals in the state of Virginia, the 703-bed facility located in Roanoke recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, labor and Delivery Unit, and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room. Carilion Clinic includes 7 hospitals in communities throughout Southwest Virginia. With over 12,000 employees and more than 680 physicians representing 76 specialties, Carilion is a healthcare leader. Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic brought together the power of research, innovation and medicine to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, which opened in August 2010. The school and research institute will capitalize on Virginia Tech's world-class strength in basic sciences, bioinformatics and engineering. They will also utilize Carilion's excellent physicians and rich history in medical education to train the next generation of physician leaders.About Our Community:The benefits of living in Southwest Virginia include:. Affordable living. Mild weather and four seasons. An abundance of outdoor, recreational and cultural activities. Award winning schools and high-tech magnet centers. Nationally ranked and internationally acclaimed colleges and universities. For more detailed information about employment opportunities with Carilion Clinic, contact Carilion Physician and Professional Staffing at 800-856-5206, www.carilionclinic.org EEO/AA