Offering an exceptional leadership opportunity, Carilion Clinic and the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology of Carilion Children’s in Roanoke, Virginia are seeking a new Chief of the Division to lead a team of 4 Gastroenterologists in a clinic-based, academic program with remarkable opportunities in teaching, research, and clinical pediatric gastroenterology. Based in the Level One 703-bed Trauma and Academic Center Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital which serves over one million people in western Virginia, our full-service 92-bed Children's Hospital provides universal care and intensive care to neonatal, pediatric and adolescent patients. It also has the second largest neonatal intensive care unit in Virginia and the only pediatric intensive care unit and dedicated pediatric unit in southwest Virginia. Carilion Children’s includes an 8-bed PICU, a 24-bed inpatient unit and a 60-bed NICU/intermediate nursing unit.
Carilion Clinic is a progressive, emerging leader in American healthcare dedicated to improving outcomes and enhancing value for every patient, while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research. A physician-led, multi-specialty, not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, VA, Carilion Clinic operates 7 hospitals, 209+ outpatient clinics, 696+ physicians representing more than 76 specialties, along with 261 residents and fellows in 25 ACGME programs. Education and research activities and opportunities abound through our intimate relationships with the Virginia Tech Carillon School of Medicine (VTCSOM) and the Virginia Tech Carillon Research Institute (VTCRI), and Virginia Tech proper. VTCRI is in the process of a $90 million expansion as a part of a larger Virginia Tech-Carilion 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 VT undergraduate and graduate students. The CC-VTC system stands on the brink of unprecedented expansion and opportunity through the burgeoning relationship with Virginia Tech. We are looking for a dynamic, growth-focused pediatric gastroenterology 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.
Our program provides comprehensive pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutritional care coverage to over 300,000 children in a large, rural, multi-state area. Clinical pathology is exceptionally broad and our pediatric gastroenterologists perform the full breadth of procedures of all levels of complexity.
Other requirements include:
- MD/DO, Board Certification in Pediatrics/Pediatric Gastroenterology
- Minimum 5 years progressive pediatric gastroenterology 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.
Roanoke is a metro area of 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