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Family Medicine - OB Physician - Academics Job with Ballad Health in Abingdon, VA

Physician - Full Spectrum Family Medicine Core Faculty Positions

Ballad Health Abingdon, VA 24211
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Yes
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Negotiable
  • Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 09/13/2021
  • 871942

Currently seeking Full Spectrum, Family Medicine, Core Faculty  Physicians for a 6-6-6 Family Medicine Residency Program established in 2015 and based in a 116-bed community hospital. These are employed positions for the Johnston Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, located in historic Abingdon, Virginia.

The ideal candidates must be Family Medicine board certified with training in full-scope family medicine including fellowship trained in Obstetrics and a desire to provide patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.  OB Fellowship training required. Physicians must have a strong commitment to graduate medical education.  These are  full-time positions with the following required duties:  handling administrative duties for the GME program, which includes resident supervision in the clinic and hospital, attendance at meetings, candidate interviews, curriculum development, and research; and direct patient care and clinical activities working with our residents in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  The main focus of these positions will primarily be the teaching of residents, but will also have responsibilities for teaching medical students and oversight of advanced practice providers.

Compensation Package: 

  • Competitive Annual Salary & Generous Sign-On Bonus
  • Educational Loan Assistance & Relocation Assistanc
  • PTO
  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • CME Reimbursement


  • Call: 1:2 for practice-based, low-volume OB patients; no overnight call for hospitalist  shifts
  • 1:6 office call (phone call only with residents taking first call)
  •   Practice Site(s): Abingdon, VA and Marion, VA

About Johnston Memorial Hospital:

Johnston Memorial Hospital is a 116-bed modern medical facility located in Abingdon, Virginia. Built in 2011, it’s the first “green” hospital in Southwest Virginia certified by LEED and Energy Star. The facility offers a wide range of services including a a 24-hour interventional cardiology program, critical care services, diagnostic imaging services, emergency services, a family birth center with a full-time pediatric hospitalist team, women’s services, laboratory services with direct access testing, outpatient rehabilitation services, palliative care, a sleep center and surgical services including an Outpatient Surgery Center. Johnston Memorial Hospital is also home to a Regional Cancer Center, which provides comprehensive cancer treatment that includes medical and radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology and laboratory services. Johnston Memorial prides itself on addressing the primary care needs throughout the region through its Dr. S. Hughes Melton Family Medicine Residency Program and Internal Medicine Residency Program, as well as an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program, which supports the Appalachian Highlands Community Dental Center.

Be a part of a large healthcare system that is focused on improving the health of our workforce and community.  We are very proud of the work we are doing at Ballad Health to re-think the role of a healthcare system in improving the overall health and success of the communities and region we serve. We are one of the largest Accountable Care Communities in the country, and our physician leaders are empowering clinicians to make a real difference in how we measure success. We are continually searching for talented, dedicated physicians who share our vision for the future of healthcare.

Please Contact:

Tina McLaughlin

Ballad Health Senior Physician Recruiter