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Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesia

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 4, 2022
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The West Virginia University Health System, the state’s largest health system and largest private employer, comprises 18 hospitals throughout the state and bordering states. In addition, it includes five institutes, as well as providing management services for other local hospitals through affiliate agreements.

Whether you are caring for our patients at one of the critical access hospitals, community sites, regional or academic medical centers, we are all one WVU Health System.

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West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology seek an accomplished academic anesthesiologist to serve as Division Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia. This position is open at the rank of associate professor or professor (rank commensurate based upon experience). The division chief must have a clear vision for advancing the subspecialty, experience in effectively collaborating with anesthesiologists and other colleagues, and demonstrated leadership skills in academic medicine. The division chief will serve as a member of the Department’s Executive Leadership group and will report directly to the Department Chair. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The division chief will be responsible for actualizing our tripartite mission (clinical care, education, and research) within the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia. The successful candidate will practice in Pediatric Anesthesia and ensure high-quality patient care with efficient and innovative utilization of clinical and material resources. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. The Division Chief will lead a group of faculty emphasizing high quality, patient-centered perioperative care with a focus on evidence-based medicine with a commitment to patient safety and satisfaction. The successful candidate will lead innovative scholarship in pediatric anesthesia.

Qualifications: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Successful candidate must have completed an anesthesiology residency program, as well as a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship program. Successful candidates must be board certified in anesthesiology, ideally with additional certification in pediatric anesthesiology. Significant professional experience in clinical practice and leadership is required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

Resources: Competitive salary and generous benefits package with protected administrative time to support goal-directed personal and division-related professional development.

Our newly opened 150 bed Children’s Hospital has a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff.

This is a unique opportunity for a Pediatric Anesthesiologist to join a renowned team of aligned providers in anesthesia, surgery, critical care and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients not only locally, but across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment. Our mission is to provide the best possible care for our patients.

The West Virginia University Health System is West Virginia’s largest health system and the state’s largest employer. With 2,000 licensed beds and 2,000 active medical staff, the Health System includes 16 hospitals, including a 675-bed academic medical center in Morgantown, West Virginia; seven community hospitals; and eight critical access hospitals. The Health System also manages five hospitals and opened a new 150-bed Children’s Hospital on its main medical campus in September 2022. To learn more, visit

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. Morgantown is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit and apply online at

For additional questions, please contact Megan Core, Senior Physician Recruiter, .

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

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




United States of America (Exempt)


UHA University Health Associates

Cost Center:

8000 UHA Anesthesiology


1 Medical Center Drive


West Virginia

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