Internal Medicine/Family Practice Opportunities at Duke Life Point Twin County Regional Healthcare:
Baumann & Associates Inc.
June 14, 2018
$200,000 - $225,000
Full Time - Experienced
Board Eligible, Board Certified
Twin County Regional Healthcare, (http://www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com) is located in Galax, VA, within 75 minutes from Winston-Salem and 90 minutes from Charlotte, and Greensboro, NC and Roanoke, VA. Galax is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia.
The physicians are employed by Duke LifePoint. Duke LifePoint offers a wealth of resources in every aspect of hospital operations such as medical and financial resources. TCRH was one of 750 hospitals awarded an ‘A’ by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.
TCRH is licensed for 141 private, acute-care hospital. The primary service area is 35,000 and the secondary service area is 6,000. Physicians will be part of well established busy practices consisting of 10 clinics with multi-specialty groups. The expected daily patient volume is 18-20 patients. Office hours are 8AM – 5PM Monday - Friday. The practice is electronically networked.
The primary care physicians would also be part of 10 clinics with multi-specialty groups and employed by Duke LifePoint. There are a total of three practices that are all well-established and currently have seven providers. The practices are all Outpatient practice; no inpatients averaging 18 - 20 patients per day.
An increasing number of community hospitals are looking to become part of a strong system that can provide needed clinical and operational resources, access to capital and financial stability. Duke LifePoint combines the strengths of Duke and LifePoint. Through the joint venture, we work together to pursue acquisitions and share ownership and governance of community hospitals looking to become part of a stable, well-funded system.
LifePoint Health and Duke University Health System have enjoyed a longstanding, productive relationship. We share an interest in collaborating with hospitals, physicians and patients to bring quality, innovative healthcare services to communities.
Together, our goal is to create a system of community hospitals that will transform healthcare and enhance the services available to the people in strategic communities.
While joint ventures are fairly common in the healthcare industry, the relationship between Duke and LifePoint provides unique benefits to hospitals. This is one of the first joint ventures in which an academic health system and hospital operations company have partnered to own and operate a system of hospitals. The joint venture, which brings together LifePoint's experience in community-based hospital management and Duke's world-renowned leadership in clinical service, provides community hospitals the clinical, quality and operational resources they need to grow and prosper.
Galax, VA. is a blossoming tourism destination with its traditional music and arts scene (Old Fiddlers Convention, Chestnut School of the Arts), & its proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway & the New River. The beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains which offer a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy such as hunting, fishing, and canoeing, kayaking or tubing providing scenic views and great hiking. Galax is 5 hours from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and approximately 5 hours from Atlanta, Georgia.
Contact: John J. Baumann, MS Baumann & Associates Inc.
The primary care physicians will be a referral base for specialists: Anesthesiology, Behavioral Health, Cardiology, Family Practice, ENT, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Neurology, OB/GYN, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pain Services, Pathology, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Radiology, and Urology.
The ideal candidate will be board certified or eligible M.D. or D.O.
H-1 and J1 Visa candidates will be accepted.
Duke LifePoint is pursuing partnerships with community hospitals and regional medical centers looking to become part of a stable, well-funded system. We will acquire hospitals, as well as enter into shared ownership and governance agreements and joint ventures with medical facilities and health providers.
Duke LifePoint is seeking relationships with regional medical centers and related health providers in markets that can benefit from LifePoint's experience in developing community hospitals to reach their full potential and where Duke can bring significant value with its renowned patient safety and clinical quality programs. We will partner with community hospitals that share our commitment to high quality patient care. While we don’t have any specific parameters around size or service area, we expect that most of the hospitals with which we partner will be the sole providers in their communities.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes a strong financial package:
Attractive competitive base salary of income guarantee generally for at least one year.
The Physician will qualify for production incentives based quarterly on wRVU’s.
Signing bonus and Relocation allowance
Loan Repayment assistance and Residency stipend if still in residency
TCRH covers malpractice insurance and professional business expenses.
Complete Medical Benefits package includes health; BC/BS Medical; Dental, Vision, and Life; ADD&D insurance; tax deferred 401k program; and vacation, sick and CME leave are included.
Internal Number: 100-000
About Baumann & Associates Inc.
COMPANY PROFILE: Baumann and Associates Inc.
Baumann & Associates Inc. is a nationwide retained healthcare search firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more than 19 years, we have had an excellent placement track record among for-profit, not for-profit, teaching hospitals, community hospitals, medical centers, stand alone rural hospitals, and large integrated health systems.
We have become particularly adept at placing primary care within stand alone smaller Hospitals as well as rural Hospitals aligned with healthcare systems such as Duke/LifePoint Health.
What separates Baumann & Associates Inc. from other Retained Firms?
B & A Inc. was recently listed Modern Healthcare as being 1 of the top 20 Retained Healthcare Search Firms in the United States. We have achieved this distinction every year since 2006 – present.
We have consulted with Academic medical centers; Integrated Health systems; free standing acute care Hospitals; Community Hospitals; Children's hospitals; Managed care organizations; Physician group practices and Specialty centers, etc.
B & A Inc. is recognized by The American College of Healthcare Executives as one of the more reputable... healthcare retained firms in the country and, moreover, we are listed on their Healthcare Retained Firms listing.
B & A Inc. Web site lists current assignments on a monthly basis originating an average 3,100 hits per month, making us one of the most popular healthcare search sites. Web site: http://www.baumannandassociates.com
B & A Inc. trained professionals will evaluate effective placement matches utilizing personality assessments and other work related measurements such as the Myers Briggs, MMPI, and evaluations that measure skills, knowledge, and abilities.