Physician, Adult/Pediatric Pulmonary/Sleep Disorder

Employer
West Virginia University
Location
West Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 8, 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.

Additional Job Description:

Assistant/ Associate Professor- Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

The West Virginia University Health System, the state’s largest health system and largest private employer, comprises 25 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.

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine seek a physician for Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor).

This excellent opportunity would hold joint appointment with The Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics/ Children’s Hospital. The successful candidates will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV. (Depending on operational needs, a successful candidate may also be assigned to provide services at additional worksites in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. In such instances, travel would be anticipated and expected to fulfill said duties at these additional sites).

Our new 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. The hospital includes 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 26 PICU beds, a Heart Center, and a dedicated Cancer Center. WVU Medicine Children’s is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. There is also a Birthing Center including a 30-bed obstetrical unit and maternal-fetal medicine clinic. J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in West Virginia with a pediatric cardiac surgery program, the only epilepsy monitoring unit in the state equipped to serve children, and the only hospital in the state to receive Magnet status for nursing excellence

A successful candidate will devote 50% of the time at the West Virginia University’s Comprehensive Adult/ Pediatric Sleep disordered Center and the other 50% at the Pediatric Pulmonary / Children’s Hospital. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Clinical interest should include obstructive airways disease, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, sleep, infectious lung disease or cystic fibrosis.

Qualifications: applicants must have a MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Successful candidates must be board certified or eligible in Pediatric or Adult Pulmonary, Pulmonary Diseases, and Sleep Medicine. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment. Immigration support may be available.

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 25 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 recently built a new 150-bed Children’s Hospital on its main medical campus. To learn more, visit WVUMedicine.org . Contact Joe Lombardi, Senior Physician Recruiter at Joseph.Lombardi1@wvumedicine.org.

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 https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/medicine/sections-of-medicine/pulmonary-critical-care-and-sleep-medicine/ 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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Exempt/Non-Exempt:

United States of America (Exempt)

Company:

UHA University Health Associates

Cost Center:

8073 UHA Medicine Pulmonary

Address:

1 Medical Center Drive

Morgantown

West Virginia

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