Hybrid Neurology Physician Opportunity - (75% Outpatient/25% Inpatient):

If you are looking to be a part of a collegial team with extensive resources, paired with quality of life - THIS MAY BE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!

Location: Lynchburg, VA

Baseline Qualifications:

  • Neurology residency
  • Board eligible
  • Ability to manage inpatient stroke care for patients across Centra
  • Ability to interpret long term EEGs, preferred but not required
  • Could have fellowship training in any subspecialty
  • Position requires mix of inpatient and outpatient work, split is roughly 75% outpatient and 25% inpatient, minimum of one week/month of inpatient coverage, can offer two if desired.

Team Composition:  

  • Physicians: 7
  • APPs: 3                                                                     

Locations to Cover/Privileges Needed:  

  • Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Telemedicine (Bedford Memorial Hospital, Southside Community Hospital, Gretna)
  • CMG Neurology

Department Details:  

  • Dedicated neuro ICU
  • Neuro step down unit
  • Prolonged EEG monitoring
  • 24/7 intensivist support
  • Neurointerventional and neurosurgery support
  • Consult only service supported by inpatient MD/APP combination
  • Centra Neurosciences program includes dedicated headache center, movement disorders center and MS clinic as well as neuromuscular services
  • LGH is also a Joint Commission certified Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center.

Types of Cases/ Essential Duties:  

Neurology is a consult only service at LGH – provider would be required to answer calls for inpatient consults, including participation in stroke call coverage for all Centra facilities, round on patients on neurology service at LGH, answer floor calls, ED calls, transfer center calls, overnight patient calls, perform LPs or other procedures as needed and manage telestroke consults. Participation in quality improvement efforts. Outpatient services include regular clinics to include oversight of APPs and all other pertinent clinic duties.

Volume:  

  • Inpatient: 5-8 consults daily; 4-8 code strokes daily; average patient census of 10
  • Outpatient: neurologist would see 15-20 patients/daily

Schedule & Call

  • 7 days on call, covering IP Neurology at LGH and primary stroke call for all Centra system hospitals
  • Clinic weeks include Monday through Friday coverage, with patients scheduled from 9a.m. to 4:15p.m. and a 30 minute lunch break
  • Provider is responsible for all patient messages and questions.
  • LGH IP call coverage, primary stroke call for LGH, BMH, SCH and Gretna ED.

Physician Benefits Include

  • Onboarding bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Educational loan repayment program
  • Full health, dental, and vision benefits
  • CME reimbursement
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible

About CMG Neurosciences:

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. In 2019, CMG Neurosciences will also develop 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 procedure to open cerebrovascular procedures addressing AVMs, aneurysms, and tumors.  Finally, the department has begun to dedicate resources in 2018 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.

About Lynchburg, VA:

Lynchburg, Virginia is a friendly and vibrant city in central Virginia, boasting excellent schools and a bevy of entertainment and cultural options. Blessed with 4 distinct seasons, Lynchburg offers seasonal activities ranging from snow skiing to water skiing, from gardening to hiking. With a long and proud history, Lynchburg is a place that offers its own distinct culture, melded seamlessly with the modern world. it is a lovely place to work and raise a family.

Specialty Neurology Sub Specialty (none)
Hospital CENTRA Lynchburg General Hospital (more info) Community Lynchburg/Central Region (more info)