Physician - Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Oncologist

Employer
West Virginia University
Location
West Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 3, 2023
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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.

Work Here. Thrive Here.

The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics is seeking a Musculoskeletal Oncologic Clinician/Scientist (ranks available Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor) at the main campus in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of musculoskeletal oncology. his position will carry a 70% clinical component and 30% research. 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 orthopaedic surgery residency program, as well as musculoskeletal oncology fellowship program. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in orthopaedic musculoskeletal oncology. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

The focus of the clinical practice is on all orthopaedic cancer care. This will involve primary sarcoma care (pediatric/adult), metastatic disease, bone infections, and complicated amputee care. Opportunity for complicated arthroplasty exists but is not required. WVU Medicine has a multi-institutional sarcoma board that meets twice monthly to discuss cases that includes providers from radiation oncology, hematology/oncology (peds and adult), pathology, and orthopaedic oncology. Our current research initiatives are directed toward translational work in the area of sarcoma using nanotechnology, immunotherapy, and immunodiagnostics. We are interested in both basic science and clinical researchers.

Our Department of Orthopaedics has approximately 40 full time faculty in all sub-specialty areas of Orthopaedics, including spine, total joint replacement, sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand, pediatrics, trauma, musculoskeletal oncology, and basic science. Our faculty are fellowship trained and respected nationally, but we emphasize more than surgical expertise - our mission is to provide excellence in patient care and customer service in the delivery of that care. As a part of a major academic teaching center, we use a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and education of our patients. Our physicians have easy access to a full range of specialists. Our spine practice is tertiary care for the entire state and surrounding regions, presenting as complex deformity, degenerative, traumatic, infectious, and neoplastic disorders.

The WVU Cancer Institute is one of the country’s top USNWR rated cancer treatment centers. Multidisciplinary medical teams use the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and patient-driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer treatment to those in West Virginia as well as patients from five bordering states. We have a very active clinical trials program, pharmaceutical studies, and emerging statewide clinical trials network.

The West Virginia University Health System is West Virginia’s largest health system and the state’s largest employer. The System has undergone significant expansion in specialty and sub-specialty care in areas such as cancer, heart and vascular, and neuroscience, among many others. The Health System operates West Virginia’s first and only multi-organ transplant center, and opened a new, 150-bed Children’s Hospital in September 2022.

Today, the WVU Health System has more than 2,400 licensed beds, 3,900 providers, and nearly 30,000 employees. Anchored by a 700-bed academic medical center in Morgantown, the Health System includes more than 20 member hospitals that collectively serve a multi-state region that includes West Virginia, Western Maryland, Eastern Ohio, and Southwestern Pennsylvania. To learn more, visit WVUMedicine.org.

Morgantown, WV is the quintessential college town, with Division I Big 12 sports, diverse cultural and arts activities, world famous outdoor recreation, and excellent schools. Yet, we are only 75 miles from Pittsburgh and a three-hour drive to DC. We are an inclusive, educated small community with a strong local economy. You will be amazed at the high quality of life we have to offer here in beautiful north-central West Virginia.

For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at pamela.furbee@wvumedicine.org and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers/ .

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.

Additional Job Description:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Exempt/Non-Exempt:

United States of America (Exempt)

Company:

UHA University Health Associates

Cost Center:

8160 UHA Orthopaedics

Address:

1 Medical Center Drive

Morgantown

West Virginia

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