Physician- Ophthalmology, Comprehensive -133

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 17, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is seeking an Ophthalmologist to join our practice in Wheeling, WV (rank available: Assistant, Associate, Professor).

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of comprehensive ophthalmology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, he or she will also be involved in teaching allied health professionals.

Qualifications: applicants must have an MD or DO foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a state medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency program be board certified/eligible in ophthalmology. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership and excellent communication skills are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

Wheeling Hospital has served the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, Eastern Ohio and parts of Pennsylvania longer than any other hospital in the state. It was founded in 1850 by Bishop Richard V. Whelan and Dr. Simon Hullihen and is owned by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. The hospital has 247 beds, and the medical staff totals 230 primary care and specialty physicians. In addition to the hospital, the complex includes the Continuous Care Center, the Wheeling Renal Care and the Howard Long Wellness Center. Connected to the hospital are four medical office buildings where 80 physicians have their private offices. Wheeling Hospital's Center for Pediatrics brings together specialists from a wide variety of disciplines to provide total health care for infants, children and adolescents. From primary to acute care services, child/adolescent psychiatry to rehabilitation, behavioral health to pediatric endocrinology, wellness and community services, the concept of Wheeling Hospital Center for Pediatrics is to provide a medical 'home' for the region's children. The center features the only area team of more than 200 professionals, including nine pediatricians, providing pediatric services around the clock.

Wheeling, WV is the largest city in the Wheeling-Belmont County (Ohio) Metropolitan Statistical Area that includes Ohio and Marshall Counties, WV, and Belmont County, OH. The area presents an unparalleled quality of life. The comforts of a small town with the amenities of a big city are at your fingertips at a lower cost of living. Through major art exhibitions, symphony concerts, theatrical productions, history programs, dance performances and hundreds of classes, workshops and seminars, Wheeling’s cultural community is committed to enriching lives through the arts and bringing enjoyment and inspiration to people of all ages. From hundreds of fairs and festivals to arts and culture, there is something for everyone. Year-round activities include golf, hiking, biking, kayaking/water sports, running, skiing/snowboarding, and host of family activities.

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WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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