Physician-Child Neurology - Neuromuscular - 133
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics seeks a child neuromuscular neurologist (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will practice in Morgantown, WV.
Depending on operational needs, a successful candidate may also be assigned to provide services at additional worksites in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. In such instances, travel would be anticipated and expected to fulfill said duties at these additional sites.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Pediatric Neurology with an emphasis on neuromuscular disease. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.
Qualifications: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Successful candidate must have completed child neurology residency program, as well as a neuromuscular fellowship program. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in child neurology. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
WVU Medicine Children's Hospital provides our faculty with direct access to highly advanced technological resources and comprehensive pediatric services. West Virginia University is a comprehensive doctoral-granting public institution with a combined agenda of research, teaching, and service. In recognition of this mission, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has ranked WVU as a 'Research University I' institution. This designation places WVU among only 59 public and 29 private institutions of higher education nationwide.
WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care center for the state of West Virginia, Western Maryland, Southwestern Pennsylvania, as well as Southeastern Ohio. We have the only comprehensive Pediatric Neurology center in the state and offer surgical intervention for Epilepsy. We also have the new WVU Medicine Neurodevelopmental Center (NDC) which opened in the fall of 2018. The NDC evaluates and treats children with a wide variety of neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, and Tourette Syndrome. For more details, please see https://wvumedicine.org/childrens/healthcare-services/neurodevelopmental-center/
WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care center for the state of West Virginia, Western Maryland, Southwestern Pennsylvania, as well as Southeastern Ohio. WVU Medicine Children’s recently announced plans to construct a new 10 story Women’s and Children’s Hospital with an anticipated move-in date 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. For more details, please see http://wvumedicine.org/news/article/wvu-medicine-children-s-growing-into-new-tower-to-be-added-onto-j-w-ruby-memorial-hospital/
The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, led by Dr. Ali Rezai, is expanding to include the clinical, research, and academic missions of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, among others. The Institute will spearhead efforts to develop innovative solutions for West Virginians and those across the world with neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury.
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. The WVU Health System is comprised of fourteen member hospitals and seven hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that 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 and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown 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 http://wvumedicine.org/childrens/ and apply online at www.wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers
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