Job ID: 289879995  |  Last Updated: 10/22/2020

Sentara Leigh Hospital, One of the "Top 100" Hospitals According to Healthgrades, Norfolk, VA

Sentara Medical Group
Norfolk, VA
Applicant Contact
Lisa Crews
In-House Physician Recruiter
(434) 517-3014
(434) 517-3664

Job Description

Sentara Rheumatology Opportunity in Norfolk, VA

Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Rheumatologist to join an established team to provide acute and chronichealth care services at both the hospital and outpatient clinic. The ideal candidate is BC/BE in Internal Medicine/Rheumatology.
The current team consists of four well-established physicians working a Monday-Friday schedule averaging 15 to 20 patients per day. Our providers manage and treat a wide variety of patients with chronic Rheumatic diseases in an outpatient setting.
This is an employed position to join a progressive and integrated medical group comprised of over 1,200 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.
Job Opportunity highlights:

Competitive compensation plan with performance incentives
Robust onboarding package including commencement bonus and relocation allowance
Retirement package with matching contribution
Comprehensive benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, and more
Paid malpractice and Tail coverage
Generous Time Away policy

Life in coastal Virginia provides rich and diverse recreational and cultural offerings in addition to our historic sites. Our communities are consistently ranked among the top places to live in the US with great public and private school options and superb outdoor recreation. Bike, swim, sail, kayak, fish or just relax on miles of sand beach.
For more information contact:
Lisa Crews, Physician Recruiter, (434)517-3014 or

Sentara Medical Group At-A-Glance

Sentara Medical Group is working to raise the standard for healthcare by providing quality care throughout, Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina
Sentara Medical Group (SMG) is a division of Sentara Healthcare, one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the nation., Created in 1995 to optimize patient access by expanding Sentara's geographical reach, SMG averages over 1.5 million patient encounters per year.
Comprised of over 1,500 Physicians &, Advanced Practice Providers, SMG has its own board of directors and other self-governing capabilities. Sentara gives SMG providers many benefits, including reduced individual risks, money-saving efficiencies, and the support and resources of a nationally recognized healthcare organization., The most important benefit, however, is Sentara's reputation as the gold standard for quality healthcare.
In addition to family medicine, internal medicine and pediatric physicians, the group includes specialists in cardiology, surgery, surgical oncology, vascular services, neurology, pulmonary and critical care medicine, anesthesiology, hospital medicine, sleep medicine and more. Specialty groups at Sentara Medical Group.
Sentara Medical Group also continues to evaluate and invest in cutting-edge technology and the incorporation of the latest advancements in patient care. The Sentara app was launched in 2019, complementing Sentara MyChart, an online tool that provides patients with secure access to their physician and electronic medical record.
Visit our Physician Opportunities to see a full list of openings

Sentara Healthcare At-A-Glance:

12 Acute Care Hospitals, Including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia, 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, one in South Western Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina.
Advanced Imaging Centers, Nursing and Assisted-Living Centers, Outpatient Campuses.
Home Care and Hospice in,Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina.
Optima Health Plan.
Sentara College of Health Sciences.
Not-for-profit mission.

National Recognitions:

Best Hospitals, U.S. News and Report (15+ years)
Top 100 Hospitals, Truven (2016)
100 Great Hospitals in America 2016, Beckers Hospital Review (2016)
150 CFOs to Know, Beckers Hospital Review (2016)
Outstanding Patient Care Award, CipherHealth (2016)
Tidewater Women Ladies' Choice Awards, Tidewater Women (2016)
Blue Distinction for Spine Surgery, Blue Cross Blue Shield (2016)
Blue Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement, Blue Cross Blue Shield (2016)
Blue Distinction for Maternity Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (2016)
The 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., Faculty of Medicine for Doctors and Medical (2016)
Mission Lifeline Recognition Award, The American Heart Association (2016)
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, Health Grades (2015)
Top Hospital, The Leapfrog Group (2015 and 2016)
"A" Grade for Hospital Safety Scores, The Leapfrog Group (2015 and 2016)
2015 VHHA Distinguished Service Award, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (2015)
2014 Business of the Year Award, Prince William Chamber of Commerce (2014),,
Five Star Rating for Best Nursing Homes, U.S. News &, World Report (2014 and 2013)
Most Wired Health System Ranking, Hospitals &, Health Networks (2012)
#1 Integrated Healthcare System, Modern Healthcare (2001, 2009, 2010, and 2011)
HIMSS Davies Award, HIMSS (2010)
CEO IT Achievement Award, Modern Healthcare (2010)
John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality, Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (2005)
Quest for Quality, American Hospital Association (2004)

Sentara Medical Group's Proven Business Model Lets You Focus on Patient Care

,The Many Benefits of Working for Sentara Medical Group

Provides an option to primary care and specialty physicians interested in an alternative to private or independent practice.
Seeks to increase personal satisfaction, improve the quality of work-life and create favorable financial conditions for physician members in a family-friendly environment.
Encourages professional growth and community involvement with opportunities in clinical research, leadership and governance.
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Core Benefits with Sentara Medical Group(for both full and part time physicians)

Competitive compensation
Generous CME allowance
Paid malpractice
Health insurance plans
403B plan with matching benefits

The Vibrant and Spectacular Coast of Virginia:

Sentara is proud to provide healthcare in America's first region.,Located in southeast Virginia, Hampton Roads is ranked the 31st largest Metropolitan area in the United States. Recognized by a recent study as one of the nation's most diverse regions, Hampton Roads is home to just over one and a half million people and includes the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg. It also includes the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Mathews, Southampton, Sussex, Surry and York, and Gates and Currituck in North Carolina.,
Sentara Healthcare has long been an integral part of the Hampton Roads community. But just what is this region all about?,
Our Vibrant Coastal Community Offers:

Affordable living and low unemployment
Safe cities with low and decreasing crime rates
Excellent public, private, and higher education systems
Oceanfront, bay front, riverside, lakeside, rural, suburban or city living
Four mild and distinctive seasons with moderate temperatures
Abounding cultural and historical enrichment and endless recreational activities
Home of the largest naval base in the world

Ready to Relocate?Use the Relocation Guide to learn more about Hampton Roads and start planning your new home. Nationally Recognized Communities &, Statistics:Hampton Roads ranked 15th in the nation for the highest proportion of white-collar employees. 49.4% of the regions adults are in a white-collar profession, putting Hampton Roads among the top 15 metro markets in the country (U.S. average is 45.7%). Half of the regions market is comprised of executives, managers or professionals who are affluent and active consumers. The second largest per capita concentration of scientists and engineers in the U.S. can be found in Hampton Roads. Hampton Roads has the largest naval base in the world with 104,465 personnel in uniform and a total annual payroll of $5.4 billion. Recent pay raises add more than $2 million per day to the regions economy. 79.6% of Hampton Roads adults own their home, which nationally ranks the area 3rd for home ownership.

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