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Bon Secours Franklin Internal Medicine
Franklin Internal Medicine is a busy, well-established internal medicine primary care practice, with a large patient panel in a medically underserved and healthcare provider shortage area. The practice team includes one part-time, long-term MD, a practice manager and two CMA's to support the providers. We are on the campus of Southampton Memorial Hospital, so access to hospitalists, surgeons and other specialists is very convenient for patients.
Franklin, Virginia and the Surrounding Area
Franklin, Virginia is a beautiful town of 8,400 situated in the Tidewater region of Virginia. Southampton Memorial Hospital is the sole community provider and has a market drawing area of 44,000. The City of Franklin and Southampton County are referenced as being in the “middle of everywhere.” This southeastern Virginia community is only a few miles from the North Carolina border. Forty miles to the east lay Norfolk and Virginia Beach, famous for its shipping and seaside resorts and the beautiful Atlantic Oceanfront! One hour to the north are the historic attractions of Richmond and Petersburg. Also within a one hour drive is the famous restored colonial Williamsburg. Within two hours drive are the fishing and resort areas of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Franklin offers an extraordinary quality of life that can be found in few other towns. It boasts excellent schools both public and private including a community college. The climate is very agreeable with four distinct seasons. Recreational areas abound and allow for outdoor activities including camping, fishing and watersports. Many nice parks and playgrounds are available. The YMCA boasts state of the art gym facilities including indoor tennis and racquetball. The local country club has an 18-hole golf course and tennis court. The community has a low crime rate. Franklin is a family friendly town and offers southern grace and hospitality. Churches of all major denominations are represented.
Southampton Memorial Hospital
Southampton Memorial Hospital, established in 1963 is a 219 bed healthcare facility. The facility underwent a $24 million renovation with new construction of the ED and OR in 2004. All patient rooms at the hospital are private.
Services include cardiopulmonary, general surgery, orthopaedics, gynecology, home health, ICU, emergency services, full service laboratory, imaging services, nuclear medicine, physical rehabilitation and long term care. There are 40 active staff members, 42 courtesy staff and 17 consulting staff.
Why Bon Secours Mercy Health?
You're in good company here! Bon Secours is the 5th largest faith-based hospital system in the United States. More than 2,600 providers have chosen to join our team in our 50 hospitals and 1,000+ points of care located in 7 states along the Mid-Atlantic and Ireland. We're strong. We're growing and financially sustainable. What this means for you is options for your career in medical practice.
Why Hampton Roads Virginia?
Hampton Roads is situated in the middle of the Eastern seaboard where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, with 29 miles of oceanfront shoreline. It is the second largest metro area between Atlanta and Washington, DC and is home to 1.7 million people in our 7 cities making up "The 757." We have beaches, waterways, rolling rural countryside, history, culture, diverse ethnicity and a vibrant food and beverage scene. National corporate headquarters, great schools and centers of higher learning, and comfortable year round temperatures make it a welcoming place to live!