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Physician-Emergency Department (United Hospital Center)

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 22, 2024

Job Details

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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:

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 house staff 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.

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 corner.

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 and apply online at

For additional questions, please contact Karen-Marie Johnson, Senior Recruiter and Talent Advisor .

WVU & UHA are 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:

8283 UHA Emergency Medicine UHC


327 Medical Park Drive


West Virginia


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