Physician – Emergency Department (United Hospital Center)
The Department of Emergency Medicine at West Virginia University
(WVU) School of Medicine in Bridgeport, WV is currently seeking
academic Emergency Medicine (EM) physicians at the rank of
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. The WVU
Department of Emergency Medicine offers a variety of practice
locales and types across its diverse group of clinical sites.
Qualified applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or its foreign
equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia
medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited
Emergency Medicine residency program. Faculty rank and salary will
be commensurate with credentials and experience. WVU offers a
highly competitive and comprehensive recruitment package.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at WVU maintains a thriving
clinical practice — including WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial
Hospital (690-bed, Level I trauma and tertiary-care referral
center), United Hospital Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital, two WVU
Urgent Care centers, WVU Student Health, WVU International Travel
Clinic, and an internal locum tenens practice. Our department is
home to a competitive program of 30 residents and attracts
top-notch housestaff from medical schools across the country. We
offer a state-of-the-art emergency ultrasound fellowship program.
Our department hosts an emergency medicine services, pediatric
emergency medicine, and a sports medicine section with a sports
medicine fellowship. The 80+ faculty and physicians, 30 residents,
two sports medicine fellows, two point of care ultrasound fellows,
and 60+ advanced practice providers are engaged in a host of
extramurally-funded, investigator initiated research projects.
Departmental research interest include stroke, traumatic brain
injury, emergency medical and pre-hospital services, event
medicine, tactical medicine and disaster planning, medical
education, population health, telemedicine, domestic partner
violence, and point-of-care ultrasound.
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 eleven member hospitals and five 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.
Bridgeport is centrally located in the heart of West Virginia,
Bridgeport is a hub for meetings, conferences, youth sports,
shopping and dining. Bridgeport offers a little bit of something
for everyone. From convenience and easy access to local flavor and
off the beaten path. You’ll find something different around every
On the surface, we are an easy to access community of high tech
businesses and home to many of the familiar brands of hotels and
restaurants you’ll find anywhere else.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference
from day one. To learn more, visit https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/em
and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers.
For additional questions, please contact Payden Eckleberry, Senior
Physician Recruiter, at Payden.firstname.lastname@example.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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