Physician-Cardiology, Non-Invasive -133

Location
West Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 24, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time


Supported by WVU’s 700-bed Academic Med Center and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute

The Division of Cardiology of the WVU School of Medicine and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is actively recruiting a board certified/eligible non-invasive cardiologist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. You will join our rapidly expanding Division, committed to providing the best care to the people in the state of West Virginia and surrounding regions. The position will be to join Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, WV. The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute operates several satellite clinics in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Ohio. In addition to patient care, the candidate could be involved with the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.

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.

  • Certified Heart Attack Receiving Center, Certified Chest Pain Center with PCI and Resuscitation
  • AHA Mission Lifeline: Gold Plus STEMI Award recipient
  • In addition to diagnostic caths and interventional cardiology, our Cath Lab also performs TAVR, Transcaval TAVR, WATCHMAN implantation and a wide variety of Electrophysiology studies and procedures.


At the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, you’ll join a renowned team of surgeons, medical and interventional cardiologists, radiologists, vascular specialists, and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of our patients. We have recruited some of the finest physicians from across the country – men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology; practicing – and frequently developing – the latest techniques in heart and vascular care; and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes.

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, including thirteen system hospitals, all anchored by a 700-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care.

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 comforts of a small town with the amenities of a big city are at your fingertips at a lower cost of living . Wheeling is less than an hour from Pittsburgh, PA and two hours from Columbus, OH. 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.

Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified in internal medicine and certified or eligible in cardiovascular disease with additional certification or intent to certify in imaging modalities such as echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT and/or MRI. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

To learn more about the Department visit https://wvumedicine.org/heart/ and submit your CV directly to Kelli Piccirillo – Physician Recruitment at piccirillok@wvumedicine.org.

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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