Danville Regional Medical Center
Employed Position With Duke University
Danville is located in the most southern part of Virginia, within 45/50 minutes from Greensboro/Durham, NC and just over an hour from Raleigh. Danville Regional Medical Center (DRMC) serves approx. 200,000 throughout the region. Through our affiliation with Duke we currently provide open heart, vascular surgery and interventional cardiology services. We are now seeking a fourth General Surgeon to join the practice as our specialty affiliation with Duke is expanding to include this service line.
There is also an opportunity for teaching residents with the 2010 addition of Family Medicine and 2011 start of Internal Medicine programs (in affiliation with Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine). Generous salary, full benefits, sign on, relocation, CME, and student loan assistance available.
About the Hospital
Licensed for 390 beds, Danville Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. The hospital has an active medical staff of approximately 140 members, and features the Danville Regional Heart Center, Comprehensive Surgical Services, 24-hour Emergency Services, a Home Health Agency, a Wound Healing Center, Cardiac Rehabilitation, two Cardiac Catheterization Labs, a One-Day Surgery Center and the Center for Radiation Oncology. Other services include full-service Radiology, a Women’s & Children’s Center, Inpatient & Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Pediatric Services, a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health and Laboratory Services. The hospital also features a medication administration system with pharmacy robotic and scanning technologies.
There’s plenty to do and see in Danville. Millionaires Row along Main St. features beautiful Victorian homes. The newly renovated North Theater provides a venue for theatre, arts and music. Carrington Pavilion hosts top concerts. The “Festival in the Park,” held at Ballou Park in early May, features free live entertainment, craftsmen and artists, and the River City Chili Challenge. The Danville Science Center features hands-on exhibits and special programs. VIRginia International Raceway hosts amateur and professional automobile and motorcycle events, driving schools, club days and private test rentals. There’s also the Danville Braves, the Rookie League team of the Atlanta Braves. Also, during butterfly season (April to October), don’t miss the beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden, one of only a few butterfly greenhouses in Virginia. Education is an important part of community life. Averett University offers 35 undergraduate degrees and three master’s degrees. The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, in affiliation with Virginia Tech’s faculty, conducts research in the fields of polymers, unmanned systems, high-value horticulture and forestry, and motorsports engineering. Danville Community College offers many educational options, including an affiliation with Old Dominion University.
Outdoor activities can be enjoyed all year thanks to Danville’s mild, four-season climate. The Dan River, which runs through the city, is a beautiful natural resource for fishing and also offers many miles of trails for walking, rollerblading, or bike riding. Bordering the river is Dan Daniel Memorial Park, 170 acres of wetlands and woodlands. There are many lakes within easy driving distance for camping, fishing and boating, including Smith Mountain Lake, VA; Hyco Lake, NC and Buggs Island Lake in Clarksville, VA. The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is less than an hour away, and the beaches of North and South Carolina are within a four-hour drive.