Locum Tenens - Family Practice - Virginia
Locum Tenens Family Practice Physicians Needed
Assignment Type: Locum Tenens
Specialty: Board Certified Family Practice Physicians
Start Date: November 5, 2018
End Date: Unknown - Ongoing assignment for at least 4 - 6 months with possibility to extend
Reason for need: 1 physician retired, 1 mid-level and 1 physician relocating
Schedule: Monday through Friday with 1-2 saturdays per month covering Acute Care Clinic patients. Call rotation: 1: 4 will include some Pediatric calls
Shift hours: 8A - 5P with 1 shift each week covering late night clinic opened until 6PM. Doors lock @ 6PM but patients inside clinic will need to be seen before leaving for the day.
Current Staff: 3 full time physicians, 1 part-time physician and 5 mid-levels on staff
Number of exam rooms: 2 rooms open for each provider minimum or up to 3
Credentialing timeframe: 90 - 120 days
Board Certified in Family Practice
Must be comfortable taking pediatric calls - Ages: Newborns and up
Must be comfortable and experienced with geriatric patients
Must be comfortable with chronic disease management
Prefer provider to be comfortable with knee injections
Prefer provider comfortable with minor sutures - No Faces and no major sutures.
About Pearisburg, VA:
This tri-city area, really a cluster of several small towns, is best known as home of the 25, 000-student, 2600-acre campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (better known as Virginia Tech). Blacksburg, population 40, 000, is the largest of the small triangle of towns including Christiansburg, Radford, Merrimac and Fairlawn. The area and Blacksburg in particular combines small-town feel and college-town amenities with a mountain setting, outdoor recreation, and proximity to Roanoke and its excellent arts, commerce, and health care amenities.