Physician-Division Chief - Pediatric Cardiology -133
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Division Chief of Cardiology to lead our established group qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. The primary practice location is Morgantown, WV.
Successful candidate may also be assigned to provide services at other worksites, including but not necessarily limited to, West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc., West Virginia University Medical Corporation doing business as “University Health Associates,” [etc.] located in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania and, as such, travel is anticipated and expected to fulfill said duties at these other worksites.
Duties: The successful candidate will lead our Pediatric Cardiology program at our expanding Children’s Hospital. In addition to providing excellent patient care, he or she will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. The successful candidate will manage the clinical duties and balance of responsibilities for all the pediatric cardiologists, lead collaboration with our cardiothoracic surgery program, head our state-wide community outreach clinic program, mentor younger faculty members on quality improvement and research efforts, and oversee the educational program for the myriad of students, residents, and other learners.
Qualifications: applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a state medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited pediatrics residency program and be fellowship trained and board certified in cardiology. Candidates who are not board certified / board eligible who possess extraordinary ability and demonstrated track record may be considered at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer. 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.
With an anticipated opening of mid 2021, our new 150 bed Children’s Hospital will have a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff. The hospital will include 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 31 PICU beds, Heart Institute, and a dedicated Cancer Institute. WVU Medicine Children’s is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. The Women’s Pavilion will house a 30-bed obstetrical unit and maternal-fetal medicine clinic. J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in West Virginia with a pediatric cardiac surgery program, the only epilepsy monitoring unit in the state equipped to serve children, and the only hospital in the state to receive Magnet status for nursing excellence.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System and is comprised of four affiliated hospitals and nine member hospitals anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA, within three hours of Cleveland, Baltimore and Washington, DC, is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit our website http://wvumedicine.org/childrens/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers/
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