West Virginia University Department of Pediatrics and WVU Medicine
Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Hospitalist qualified for
appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or
Professor rank. This position is primarily based at Camden Clark
Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV.
The successful candidate will join a group of two other pediatric
hospitalists, backed by local private practice and academic
hospitalist pediatricians. Clinical responsibilities will include
daily rounding in a Level 1 nursery and wards, attendance at
difficult deliveries and cesarean sections, and occasional consults
to the emergency department. The coverage schedule is currently
divided into 2-3 day shifts, but is flexible to the needs of the
group. Call is from home at night.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign
equivalent and be eligible to obtain a state medical license.
Candidates must have completed an accredited pediatrics residency
or a combined pediatrics residency/internal medicine-pediatrics
residency, and be board certified / eligible in pediatrics. For
appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a
demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication
skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All
qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
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. WVU Medicine includes the
physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia
University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three
critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital that is under
expansion, and all anchored by a 690-bed academic medical center
that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more
than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who
serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the
state of West Virginia and the nation.
Camden Clark Medical Center (CCMC) is a 327 bed, not-for-profit
acute care facility that serves a population of over 170,000. CCMC
provides a broad range of services supported by advanced medical
technology and a highly trained staff. They have over 220
physicians that represent virtually all major specialties.
Supporting these physicians are more than 1,900 employees and 586
volunteers. Camden Clark completed a 60 million dollar expansion
and their Pediatrics Department is centered on the philosophy of
Family Centered Care, designed to promote the family involvement
thought critical to the child’s recovery. Their Special Delivery
Unit is designed with the single-room LDRP (Labor, Delivery,
Recovery, and Postpartum) concept in mind, meaning one spacious,
private birthing suite for the entire hospital stay.
Nestled within a community of about 90,000 residents, the city of
Parkersburg is centrally located in the Mid-Ohio Valley along the
Ohio River. Parkersburg and Wood County provide low crime rates,
low commuting times and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities,
combined with lower-than-average cost of living, excellent
education systems and an abundance of close-proximity outdoor
activities. The area is a premier choice to raise a family, retire,
or just enjoy a better overall quality of life. Because of its
convenient location, Parkersburg is a short drive to multiple major
metropolitan areas such as Columbus, OH and Pittsburgh, PA.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference
from day one.
To learn more, visit http://wvumedicine.org/childrens/ and apply
online at www.wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers. For additional
questions, please contact Megan Core at
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