Experienced Rheumatologist for an Academic & Clinical Faculty Position | Blue Ridge Mountains

Liberty University’s Liberty Mountain Medical Group (LMMG) is seeking an experienced rheumatologist for an outpatient academic and clinical faculty position. Affiliated with Liberty University College of Medicine’s rapidly growing faith-based medical school and their strategic community partners, LMMG’s practice provides a built-in referral network of sports medicine and primary care providers as well as osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine clinical faculty and residents. The incoming physician will be well supported by a strong organization with extensive experience setting up new community-based practices in this region. This role is ideal for an experienced rheumatologist with an entrepreneurial spirit to help build a clinical practice in a community with significant need. What's more, the practice is located in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, which offers stunning scenery and world-class activities.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Work with leadership at the medical school to further develop an office-based rheumatology practice to serve the community needs
  • Engage in office-based clinical teaching of medical students and residents as well as provide classroom didactic instruction at the medical school
  • Short ramp-up time with built-in referral network and a significant community need
  • Enjoy a competitive salary plus incentives
  • Outstanding comprehensive benefits including generous retirement match

Community Information
Lynchburg, Virginia is a welcoming community that is energized by Liberty University and other universities and institutions of higher learning.  The city has a charming downtown filled with restaurants and live music set against the scenic beauty of the James River and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • Multiple living options – own a Victorian mansion, an upscale downtown condo, or live on an acreage
  • Fantastic quality of life, including safe neighborhoods and easy commutes
  • Outstanding schools in a community that invests in education, at all levels
  • Many community opportunities and events including the arts, theatre, music, and athletics
  • Four seasons of amazing activities: kayak on the James River, snow ski in nearby hills, and explore the miles of hiking and biking trails
  • Located just a few hours from multiple cities or the Mid-Atlantic coast:  Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and The Outer Banks  

For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.

Please contact Kendra Thompson at medcareers@merritthawkins.com or at 866-406-0269 and reference RHU-137985

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