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Physician-Section Chief Hem Onc -133

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 1, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery
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Full Time
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West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine is seeking a proven leader to serve as Chief of the Hematology/Oncology section at the WVU Cancer Institute.

The WVU Cancer Institute provides care to over 100,000 patients annually. The section includes 55 physicians and APPs, at 13 sites with opportunity for further growth and expansion of services across the WVU Health System.

The Chief will provide leadership in the delivery of patient-centered care within a growing, integrated health care system. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.

Candidates should have excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and maintain a collegial department culture. Administrative experience should include quality, operations, and recruitment. An understanding of critical issues in rural healthcare is highly desired. Candidates with current academic experience in a multi-hospital system are highly desired.

Applicants must be board certified in hematology and/or oncology, have an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent degree, and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. A minimum of three years of experience in a leadership role in a complex, multi-faceted university or large clinical group practice is preferred, as well as a proven ability to provide leadership to other physicians, health care professionals, support staff, and students. Applicants must meet all requirements by the time of appointment. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

The WVU Cancer Institute is one of the country’s premier 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 border states. We have a very active clinical trials program, pharmaceutical studies, and an emerging statewide clinical trials network.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of eighteen member hospitals and three hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. The WVU Medicine System, has more than 20,000 employees; 2,200 clinicians; and more than 2.5 million patient visits annually. WVU Medicine serves hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation. A new 150-bed WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital will open in 2022. The WVU Health System has been ranked number 180 out of 500 businesses selected for the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers 2021.”

As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff, and students at WVU commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare, and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state, and global engagement. WVU is proud to hold R1 research classification, the highest research activity as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Morgantown, WV 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.

Join us in changing WV’s future by having an immediate impact and serving the entire state of WV and the surrounding region. Share your sense of purpose with us!
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Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates with questions related to the position may contact:
Annette Belcher, Senior Physician Recruiter

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West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
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