What is PACE?

PACE, unique practice model, stands for Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly and is designed for frail, 55+ adults, who meet criteria for nursing facility placement, but prefer to live at home and have medical care and supportive services provided. 

Our PACE program
We typically bus our patients to our outpatient facility receive care like rehabilitation and check ups, but also provide social events, games and a sense of community. Our PACE program in one of 11 in the state of Virginia and one of 100+ nationwide.

About Centra

Centra, an award-winning regional healthcare system in central Virginia, is recruiting for a full-time Geriatrician to join our innovative, comprehensive care and social services program, Centra PACE. We are seeking a primary care provider to see participants in our facilities in Farmville & Lynchburg. Competitive compensation and benefits, collegial practice environment and outstanding quality of life in the heart of Virginia.

Our Community

This position provides an exceptional career opportunity in a region that has earned numerous accolades for its quality of life, including:

  • Best Places for Business and Careers – Forbes
  • Top Places to Live – CNN Money
  • Top Places to Retire – Forbes
  • Top Adventure Towns – National Geographic
  • America’s Best High Schools –Newsweek
  • Top Best-Value Cities – Kiplinger.com

Details
A minimum of one year experience working with the elderly population, chronic disease management, long-term care or disabilities. 

Requires: MD or DO from an accredited medical school and board certification or eligibility in IM or FM; Board certification in Geriatric Medicine is preferred.

  • Day shift hours, Monday - Friday
  • No holidays!
  • Snow days!
  • Call goes to an RN first
  • Sign on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • J1 and H1B accepted
  • Acute and episodic visits
  • Hospital and long-term care rehab rounding (within 1 hour)
  • Mileage reimbursed
  • Practice independently as part of a care team
Specialty Internal Medicine Sub Specialty (none)
Hospital N/A (more info) Community Lynchburg/Central Region (more info)