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Physician - Neurology Job in Bedford, VA

Neurologist - Inpatient/Outpatient (Bedford, VA) - J1 Eligible Site

Centra Bedford, VA 24523
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Yes
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:Yes
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Remote Opportunity:No
  • 07/16/2020
  • 687513

Neurologist - Inpatient/Outpatient (Bedford, VA)

Centra Medical Group is recruiting for a BC/BE Inpatient/Outpatient Neurologist to cover its Bedford, VA location.

The CMG Neurosciences division has grown significantly in the past several years to include specialized Epilepsy services complete with epilepsy monitoring unit, neurodiagnostics and research, stroke and neurovascular services and development of a comprehensive headache center with plans for expansion to treating concussions.  In 2019, CMG Neurosciences will also develop a movement disorders program along with a dedicated MS Clinic to address the specific needs of these patients.  This will include the development of a robust DBS program including surgical options and medical management of DBS devices.  The department has 3 full time neurosurgeons trained in spine, complex spine, and vascular neurosurgery.  Within the neurovascular services, the team offers a full range of clinical capability from endovascular procedure to open cerebrovascular procedures addressing AVMs, aneurysms, and tumors.  Finally, the department has begun to dedicate resources in 2018 to the development of research within the Neurosciences department; these efforts will continue to expand with the addition of the MS clinic and the Movement Disorders program as well as with the expansion and interest of the providers who join the team.

Position Details:

  • Team Composition:
    • 3 Neurosurgeons
    • 1 Interventional Neurologist
    • 5 Neurologists
    • 9 Advanced Practice Professionals
  • Locations to cover/Privileges:
    • Bedford Neurology Clinic
    • Bedford Memorial Hospital
    • Lynchburg General Hospital (occasionally)
  • Types of Cases:
    • Inpatient/Outpatient – largely outpatient visits including general neurology and any subspecialty interest.
  • Average Case Load/Workload Description:
    • 1-3 average Neurology inpatient census at Bedford Memorial Hospital
    • Outpatient schedule would gradually ramp up to 15-20 patients scheduled daily.
  • Daily & Weekend Schedule:
    • Monday through Friday, 8a.m. – 5p.m., with shared rotation of weekend call coverage at Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Call:
    • Equal rotation of weekend call coverage at Lynchburg General Hospital (1 in 4)

Physician's Compensation & Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Credentialing bonus: $10k
  • Commencement bonus: $10k
  • Relocation Allowance: $10k
  • Educational Loan Assistance: Up to $100k
  • Retirement Saving Plan (Company contribution up to 4% of salary)
  • Matching 403(b) (100% match up to 3%)
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long-term & short-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance (1x salary, buy-up option up to 4x salary)
  • Long-term care insurance available for purchase
  • Flexible spending accounts (health care & dependent care)
  • Malpractice Insurance: coverage through Centra's program
  • $7,500 Yearly CME Allowance 

About the Area:

Bedford, Virginia is nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan area.  The Bedford area abounds with natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities offering residents and visitors a pleasant environment to live, work, and play!  A good mix of industry, commerce and agriculture ensures a strong, diversified economy and a positive business climate.  Bedford is all in a day's drive of several metropolitan areas, including Richmond, Washington D.C, Lynchburg, and Charlottesville. 

The town of 6,000 offers the variety of all four seasons, plus amenities that are perfect for the outdoor enthusiast. Bedford is also home to the National D-Day Memorial and has a historical, community charm.

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