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Wythe County Community Hospital

Wytheville, Virginia

Physician Opportunity

Seeking a full time board certified or board eligible gastroenterologist to join an existing hospital employed practice of one gastroenterologist and a nurse practitioner to meet the growing need within the community. Current physician is succession planning for retirement within next 2 years. General gastroenterology will be the primary focus of this practice with a preference for capabilities to perform ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography). Plan to see 25-35 patients per day in the office with a call schedule of 1:3 (required 10 days by bylaws). Current physician’s volume for scopes is approximately 80-90 per month on average. Office located adjacent to hospital for easy access to Endoscopy Suite. One fully equipped endoscopy suite with Olympus equipment. Highly trained Endoscopy nursing staff and anesthesia staff. Pill Cam available also. The medical staff is in full support of the addition.

About the Hospital

Wythe County Community Hospital is a 100-bed acute care hospital that serves the residents of Wythe and Bland counties and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. The hospital is located at the intersection of Interstates 77 and 81, bringing thousands of travelers through the area each year. The hospital offers 24-hour Emergency Care, Surgery, Extended Care Services, Intensive Care, Women’s Services (Obstetrics, Women’s Center, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Mammography), Radiology Services (General Radiology, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and CT), Rehabilitation Services, Hospice, Home Health, Cardiology, Respiratory, Cancer Services, Pastoral Care and Community / Occupational Education.

The Community

As the county seat of Wythe County, Wytheville abounds in restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Several major cities, including Roanoke, Virginia, Bristol-Kingsport, Tennessee and Winston-Salem, North Carolina are within a two-hour drive and offer plenty of opportunities for sports, concerts, fine dining and cultural events. History buffs will enjoy the city’s many historical sites, including the Rock House Museum, the Thomas J. Boyd Museum, the Wytheville Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. For entertainment, there’s the state-of-the-art German-themed Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre and the Chautauqua Festival. Sponsored by the Wythe Arts Council, the festival is an annual source of entertainment, enjoyment and education, with arts, crafts, music, hot air ballooning, magic, drama, dance, and nightly entertainment. Educational opportunities are available through Wytheville Community College and a satellite location of Old Dominion University. There are five elementary schools, one primary school, three high schools, and a vocational/technical school in Wythe County, as well as over 100 churches.

Recreation

As the county seat of Wythe County, Wytheville abounds in restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Several major cities, including Roanoke, Virginia, Bristol-Kingsport, Tennessee and Winston-Salem, North Carolina are within a two-hour drive and offer plenty of opportunities for sports, concerts, fine dining and cultural events. History buffs will enjoy the city’s many historical sites, including the Rock House Museum, the Thomas J. Boyd Museum, the Wytheville Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. For entertainment, there’s the state-of-the-art German-themed Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre and the Chautauqua Festival. Sponsored by the Wythe Arts Council, the festival is an annual source of entertainment, enjoyment and education, with arts, crafts, music, hot air ballooning, magic, drama, dance and nightly entertainment. Educational opportunities are available through Wytheville Community College and a satellite location of Old Dominion University. There are five elementary schools, one primary school, three high schools and a vocational/technical school in Wythe County, as well as more than 100 churches.

Interested in Applying?

Please contact:

Kim Davis


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(615) 920-7205

Wythe County Community Hospital

600 West Ridge Road
Wytheville, Virginia