Weekend Employed Palliative Medicine Opportunity with Carilion Clinic – Roanoke, VA

April 28, 2020


Carilion Clinic
Roanoke, VA, United States


Carilion Clinic in scenic Roanoke, VA is searching for a weekend Palliative Care physician to join its growing palliative medicine program at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 703-bed teaching/tertiary referral center with Virginia State-designated Level 1 Trauma Center serving one million people in Virginia. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, thrive in an interdisciplinary team environment, and are a strong ambassador for palliative medicine. The candidate must be collaborative and enjoy working in a team-based environment, providing direct patient care, teaching students, residents, and fellows. There are teaching opportunities and potential for faculty appointment through affiliation with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and research opportunities through the Fralin Biomedical Research Institution. Key responsibilities include being a key member of an inpatient palliative care consult service providing inpatient coverage on the weekends, including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and managing and supporting patients and families on the inpatient palliative care unit on those shifts. There is also opportunity to aid in the future development of an outpatient consultation service on a standard Monday - Friday work week schedule. Candidates must be ABMS/AOA-BC, fellowship trained in an approved AAHPM Palliative Medicine program, and certified through the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, or plan in place to receive certification within two years.

Carilion Clinic, a community-based, integrated health system is an organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. We are the largest not-for-profit integrated health system serving nearly one million people in Virginia, with seven hospitals, 220+ physician practice locations, and 25 GME programs. This network of 750+ multi-specialty physicians in over 70 specialties offers Carilion physicians faster access to patient information and history with a sophisticated, fully integrated electronic medical record system (EPIC) and excellent access to sub-specialty consultation. Our mission driven organization is built on progress and academic partnerships.

The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000, and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas. Located at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for a few hours driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas. Additionally Carilion Clinic offers a competitive salary with incentive tied to productivity and quality criteria and a fully comprehensive benefits package including paid malpractice and tail insurance, healthcare insurance, and retirement benefits to include a fully funded pension plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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