What is PACE?
A Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, which 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 in to 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.
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.
Think hip, furniture shopping, history and outdoor fun in the heart of Virginia!
Farmville is in Central Virginia about 65 miles from Richmond and 150 miles from Washington D.C. and Virginia Beach
Longwood University, which hosted the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate, and Hampden-Sydney College are located in charming Farmville. Downtown Farmville is home to furniture-packed renovated tobacco warehouses. High Bridge Train State Park and Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park also commemorate the Civil War along with the R. R. Moton Museum, which tells the story of a 1951 student strike, which ignited the Civil War. Lakes, rivers, trails and state parks beckon lovers of outdoor fun and adventure.
This position provides an exceptional career opportunity in a region that has earned numerous accolades for its quality of life, including:
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 Internal or Family Medicine; Boart certification in Geriatric Medicine is preferred.