Offering an exceptional opportunity, Carilion Clinic (CC) and the Department of Surgery, Section of Urology in Roanoke, Virginia are searching for a Chief of the Section to lead our growing team of six urologists and three advanced care practitioners in a clinic-based, academic program with remarkable prospects in teaching, research, and clinical urology. The Chief will direct the clinical, educational, and research activities for the Section, as well as the planning and building of a future Urologic Surgery Residency Program. This is a great chance to join a dynamic, academic multi-specialty group practice providing comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care for adults and children supported by state-of-the-art technology, advanced diagnostic tools and treatment options including Da Vinci Robots (Xi, X, and SP), ultrasound, and MRI guided prostate biopsy.
Based in the Level-1 763-bed trauma and academic health center, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital/Carilion Children’s Hospital, our program provides comprehensive urology coverage to over one million people in a large, rural, multi-state area. Urology services are also provided in several other Carilion hospitals, including Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Carilion Giles Community Hospital, and Carilion Rockbridge Community Hospital. The section operates clinics in five satellite locations in the region. Clinical pathology is exceptionally broad, and our urologists perform the full breadth of procedures of all levels of complexity.
Carilion Clinic is a progressive, emerging leader in American healthcare dedicated to improving outcomes and enhancing value for every patient, while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research. A physician-led, multi-specialty, not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, VA, Carilion Clinic operates 7 hospitals, 282 outpatient clinics, 788 physicians representing more than 75+ specialties, along with 350 residents and fellows in 29 accredited ACGME programs. Education and research activities and opportunities abound through our intimate relationships with the Virginia Tech Carillon School of Medicine (VTCSOM), the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI) at VTC, Virginia Tech proper, and Radford University. We are actively involved in the education of medical students, residents from multiple CC-VTC training programs, allied health science students, and Virginia Tech undergraduate and graduate students. We currently provide clinical training for general surgery residents with the goal of establishing a urology residency program in the near future. The CC-VTC system stands on the brink of unprecedented expansion and opportunity through the burgeoning relationship with Virginia Tech. The position requires an academic appointment at VTCSOM.
Other requirements include:
MD/DO, Board Certification/Eligible in Urology
At least 5 years of progressive urology leadership in an academic setting with an academic rank of at least Associate Professor
Evidence of strong organizational, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
Physician leadership experience with emphasis on team building; development of integrated collaborative models of care, education, and research; and managing people and programs.
Experience with graduate medical education is preferred
Fellowship Training in a Urologic specialty is preferred
The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the “best places to live” in the nation. Roanoke is located at the southern tip of Virginia's spectacularly beautiful Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian Trail and close to the 22,000-acre Smith Mountain Lake. The area offers sensational outdoor activities but also a surprising array of cultural activities from fine dining to multiple musical venues and playhouses, to symphonies and ballets. Access to major air-travel hubs is remarkably easy through the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The weather features mild winters, an abundance of sun, and extended springs and autumns. The region features top-notch schools and Universities and has been coined “the best kept secret in the East.”
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit health care organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.