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Buchanan General Hospital will be the primary provider of health care services for our community by utilizing both primary and affiliated services. BGH will provide those services by ensuring value through highly competent staff, certification, state of the art equipment and a culture of safety.

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Buchanan General Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to the people of Buchanan County and the surrounding counties in Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia. The 134-bed hospital is staffed with skilled physicians of various specialties, and employs over 300 dedicated support staff.

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Physician Opportunity

General Surgeon - Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, VA
General Surgery Employment Practice Opportunity - Grundy, VA.

Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, Virginia is a modern, well equipped, 134 bed acute care facility, located in the mountains of Southwestern Virginia. The facility is a not-for-profit, stand alone hospital, governed by a local board of directors. BGH is the only hospital in Buchanan County, with the nearest competitor located about forty miles away. The primary market area census is 25,000, with an additional 20,000 in the secondary market. The hospital owns two modern on campus medical office buildings, as well as two off campus clinic offices. One of the on campus buildings just opened in 2010.

The surgical suite includes two operating rooms, one endoscopy room, and one bronchoscope room. The staff is well trained, surgical equipment is state of the art including new LED lighting in the operating rooms.

The Hospitals diagnostic imaging department has a 64 slice CT scanner with PACS viewing available in the physician offices, mobile MRI three days per week, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, mammography, x-ray, and bone density.

The current medical staff includes five internal medicine, two family medicine, two pediatricians, one Pulmonologist, two General Surgeons one
Anesthesiologist and one CRNA, three part-time Diagnostic Cardiologists, one part time Otolaryngologist, and one part time Pathologist.

Grundy, the seat of Buchanan County, VA is a diversified and somewhat rural community. It is the home of the fully accredited Appalachian College of Pharmacy, and Appalachian School of Law. A quiet, safe place to live and rear a family, Grundy has excellent private and public schools, as well as several colleges and universities nearby; including East Tennessee State University, Virginia Tech, University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, to name a few. The town of Grundy is currently undergoing a $400 million transformation by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Department of Transportation. The hospital web site is .

An employment agreement would include the following:

A competitive salary to be negotiated with the Hospital CEO, Ms. Joan Jamison ( (276) 935-1100
Bonus opportunity with Relative Value Units (RVU's)
Signing bonus
Relocation expenses
Paid malpractice insurance premium
Paid licensure fees
CME allocation annually
Employee benefits, life, health, and short term disability insurance (employee cost). Hospital pays for long term disability coverage
401 (k) retirement plan
Modern office and equipment, staff and office supplies
30 days paid time off annually
Limited emergency call coverage
Pleasant work and living environment

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