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Pain Medicine Physician - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Employer
West Virginia University
Location
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024
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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:

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are recruiting a Pain Medicine physiatrist (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The candidate will practice in Morgantown, WV.

Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills and a strong interest in education and research. Clinical and basic science research is encouraged and supported. Laboratory facilities are also available. All faculty are required to take an active role in our integrated residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Qualified candidates will have a special interest in the medical management of rehabilitation needs for neurologic, general rehabilitation patients, with procedural skills in spasticity management. Electrodiagnostic procedures are available.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of physical medicine and rehabilitation and interventional spine and pain management. 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 physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program and be board certified/eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition, candidate must have completed one year of NASS-interventional spine and musculoskeletal fellowship, or ACGME pain medicine, or ACGME (interventional) Sports Medicine fellowship. Private practice fellowship is also acceptable. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

Candidate must be ACGME board eligible/certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and Pain Medicine or (interventional) Sports Medicine, or have a certificate of completion from a NASS-Interventional Spine and MSK program or other private interventional spine/pain fellowship program . The position will be primarily outpatient service. Opportunities for electrodiagnostic evaluations and ultrasound-guided procedures exist. Expanding outpatient opportunities also include spasticity management, prosthetics and TBI, along with a comprehensive neuroscience center to manage various neuromuscular and neurologic disorders.

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.

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 apply online at https://wvumedicine.org/careers/ . For additional information, please contact Jontell Harris, Physician Recruiter, at Jontell.Harris@wvumedicine.org .

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:

8168 UHA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Address:

1 Medical Center Drive

Morgantown

West Virginia

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