Pulmonary Critical Care

Carilion Clinic
Christiansburg, Virginia
Jul 11, 2021
Jul 11, 2022
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Carilion Clinic is seeking an additional Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician to expand its New River Valley practice. This is primarily a clinical position with responsibilities to cover the inpatient Critical Care and Pulmonary Consult services, as well as the outpatient Pulmonary clinic. There is also an opportunity to do some Sleep Medicine for those with appropriate qualifications. Additionally, from an academic point of view, the incoming physician will have the opportunity to get involved in the development and implementation of critical care and pulmonary rotations for medical residents and students. An academic appointment through one of our allied schools is also available.

Carilion New River Valley Hospital is a State-of-the Art modern facility that offers a wide array of services, including a full pulmonary function test laboratory, bronchoscopy, an advanced 12 bed Critical Care Unit and an accredited 4 bed Sleep center by the AASM. The outpatient Pulmonary clinic was recently relocated to a hospital attached facility that encompasses both the clinic and the Sleep Center in a setting that allows for excellent patient flow, with six exam rooms available. Interesting pathology is routinely seen, creating a challenging and learning environment. The incoming physician is expected to help develop multidisciplinary ICU rounds, as we implement a residency program and expand our hospitalist service. Additionally, the Carilion Clinic New River Valley physicians maintain a close relationship with our tertiary academic hospital in Roanoke (within a 45 minute drive), with access to teaching/case conferences and also opening a venue for additional subspecialty patient services that may not be readily available at New River Valley.

As a physician lead organization, Carilion will support your clinical endeavors taking into account your input, so that the practice can be run in an efficient manner. You will have the support of our staff and the guidance of the Section Chief and the New River Valley CEO, who is also a physician.

Living in Radford/Christiansburg will provide you with the opportunity to have an excellent quality of life in a dynamic, diverse and affordable community near two major universities, in addition to the Virginia Tech Carilion Medical School and the Edward Via School of Osteopathic Medicine. The community offers excellent educational choices, making it a great place to raise a family. Additionally, you will find plenty of cultural activities, diverse restaurants and outstanding outdoor activities.

Highlights Include:
Hospital employed position assures a guaranteed salary without the hassles of private practice
Opportunity to structure your practice model in a physician lead organization
Work out of a single place
Excellent paid vacation and CME time
Competitive salary with performance and productivity bonuses
Malpractice coverage, including tail coverage
Health/Dental insurance
Excellent growing hospitalist service allows you to work as a consultant and minimizes work during call
Very livable call schedule, with expected weekend rounds of 1:4
Complex pathology will keep you motivated and up-to-date
Academic opportunity
Carilion Clinic, through its main facility, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, also offers full subspecialty support including available services for Interventional Pulmonology
Mild weather and four seasons
Easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail
Collegiate sports and cultural events
Excellent cost of living offering developed communities and secluded neighborhoods

Completion of an accredited ACGME Internal Medicine residency
Fellowship training in Pulmonary/Critical Care
ABMS-BE/BC in Pulmonary and Critical Care


For more information contact Karyn Farrell at kbfarrell@carilionclinic.org or 540-224-5383

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