Physician-Pediatrics, Hospitalist (Camden Clark Medical Center) - 133
West Virginia University Department of Pediatrics and WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Hospitalist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. This position is primarily clinically based at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV.
The successful candidate will join a group of two other pediatric hospitalists, backed by local private practice and academic hospitalist pediatricians. Clinical responsibilities will include daily rounding in a Level 1 nursery and wards, attendance at difficult deliveries and cesarean sections, and occasional consults to the emergency department. The coverage schedule is currently divided into 2-3 day shifts, but is flexible to the needs of the group. Call is from home at night. The clinical duties are assisted by a nurse practitioner on weekdays.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited pediatrics residency, and be board certified / eligible in pediatrics. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital that is under expansion, and all anchored by a 690-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Camden Clark Medical Center (CCMC) is a 327 bed, not-for-profit acute care facility that serves a population of over 170,000. CCMC provides a broad range of services supported by advanced medical technology and a highly trained staff. They have over 220 physicians that represent virtually all major specialties. Supporting these physicians are more than 1,900 employees and 586 volunteers. Camden Clark completed a 60 million dollar expansion and their Pediatrics Department is centered on the philosophy of Family Centered Care, designed to promote the family involvement thought critical to the child’s recovery. Their Special Delivery Unit is designed with the single-room LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum) concept in mind, meaning one spacious, private birthing suite for the entire hospital stay.
Nestled within a community of about 90,000 residents, the city of Parkersburg is centrally located in the Mid-Ohio Valley along the Ohio River. Parkersburg and Wood County provide low crime rates, low commuting times and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, combined with lower-than-average cost of living, excellent education systems and an abundance of close-proximity outdoor activities. The area is a premier choice to raise a family, retire, or just enjoy a better overall quality of life. Because of its convenient location, Parkersburg is a short drive to multiple major metropolitan areas such as Columbus, OH and Pittsburgh, PA.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://wvumedicine.org/childrens/ and apply online at www.wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers.
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