Orthopedics (Employed)

Wythe County Community Hospital, a LifePoint Health facility, is looking for an orthopedic surgeon who enjoys quality of life and a great work environment.  Applicants should be patient centered; like to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment; believe in providing high quality services; able to join a high functioning team; and desire an experience with serving patients from a rural community. 

About the position

  • Employment arrangement
  • Group Practice: 1 physician/2 mid-level practitioners
  • Excellent practice management support to insure a smooth running practice
  • Existing practice with growth potential
  • Experienced and knowledgeable staff
  • Unassigned hospital call 1:3 (10 days)
  • Experienced surgical staff in the OR


  • Full time board certified or board eligible orthopedic surgeon
  • Fellowship required (sports, joint replacement, hand, etc)
  • Preferably 3-5 years of experience, fellows will be considered also


  • Competitive compensation (MGMA) wRVU model plus bonus
  • Malpractice insurance covered
  • Sign on bonus, student loan repayment and relocation allowance are negotiable
  • Stipend available for last year residents/fellows
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, and more

About the practice

  • Plan to see 25-30 patients per day in the clinic setting
  • Block OR scheduling for surgical days (typically 2 days)
  • OR has 3 surgical suites with anesthesia coverage by 1 MD and 3 CRNAs 
  • Hospitalist program for support
  • Modern office building approximately 1 mile from hospital campus
  • EMR is eClinical in the practice/Meditech in the hospital

About the hospital

Wythe County Community Hospital, (a LifePoint Health facility) is a 100 bed hospital located in the desirable Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia.  A Chest Pain Accredited Emergency Department is available for emergency needs around the clock.  We offer everything from a robust hospitalist program to primary care, pediatrics to internal medicine, and surgical services to rehabilitation therapies. 

Living in Wytheville, VA

The community is a great fit for the person loving the great outdoors and enjoys the beauty of the mountains, rivers, lakes and streams. This safe, friendly community is a great place to raise a family, yet close enough to larger cities for sporting events, the arts, and fine dining via the two interstates passing through the area. Experience "The Good Life" and enjoy work and life balance in southwest Virginia.