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Job Description

Physician Assistant
Valley Emergency Physicians
Smyth County Community Hospital
Marion, Virginia

Smyth County Community Hospital (SCCH) is a 153 bed, not-for-profit general medical and surgical hospital with an affiliated 109-bed nursing care facility (Francis Marion Manor Health & Rehabilitation), and a variety of outreach programs. SCCH has served the region for over 45 years with a new, LEEDs Certified “green” hospital built in 2012. It offers women’s services, emergency services, cardiopulmonary services, and home and long-term care. Other services include the SleepZone Diagnostic Center, the Outreach Community Pharmacy and cardiac rehabilitation. The SCCH Emergency Department has 24-hour emergency physician coverage, augmented by daily midlevel coverage. With 44 beds, the ED provides treatment to over 17,000 patients annually. There are 24 hours of physician coverage and 12 hours of PA/NP coverage daily.
12 hour shifts
On call services include urology and general surgery
Bedside ultrasound
Vocera communication
24 hour on-site lab
24/7 Radiology and CT Techs
Adult Hospitalist program

Virginia Physician Assistant License
DEA License with Virginia registration
NCCPA Board Certification
American Heart Association ACLS & PALS
1 year of Emergency Medicine experience
(Willing to consider motivated candidates with potential to be trained)

About the Community:
Smyth County Community Hospital is located in historic Marion, Virginia. Marion is the gateway to both Hungry Mother State Park and the highest peak in Virginia, Mount Rogers. Within miles of hiking and biking trails, stocked trout streams and a 500 acre mountain lake, Marion is an ideal place for a vacation - or to call home. Marion is one of the few towns to receive designation as an official Virginia Main Street Community and National Main Street Community. The town is known for the Lincoln Theatre, which is the home of the nationally syndicated bluegrass music program, “Song of the Mountains”. Every month from May through December, the town hosts ArtWalk with local artists and musicians.

Allied Practice Clinicians (APC's) are employees of VEP. They receive an hourly base rate and an opportunity to earn productivity compensation at specific sites. APC's are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, profit sharing, 401k, CME and license allowances. Our APC's also enjoy the benefit of flexible schedules, paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage and the opportunity to become a stockholder which allows them to become actively involved in the governance of the company.

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