West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine seek a full-time faculty hospitalist for position (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in the primary locations of Morgantown, WV and Fairmont, WV. Depending on operational needs, a successful candidate may also be assigned to provide services at additional worksites in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. In such instances, travel would be anticipated and expected to fulfill said duties at these additional sites.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Internal Medicine / Hospitalist Medicine. 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 an Internal Medicine residency program. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in Internal Medicine. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
This position is on our inpatient hospitalist service, with the expectation of 26 weeks annually of clinical duties. The night coverage is primarily admissions with cross coverage responsibilities. We are a growing academic hospitalist section that affords the faculty member teaching opportunities of residents, medical students, and advanced practice providers in both a one-on-one setting, as well rounding teams covering inpatient consults for the Department of Medicine. We are a large tertiary care center that has extensive consultation support and cross department/section collaboration for those faculty members interested in subspecialty fellowship training. In addition, our section has numerous specialty service lines that offer an opportunity for providers to manage a wide variety of patients including cardiovascular, oncology, end stage renal disease, long-term antibiotic infusion, geriatric fracture service, complicated infectious disease, and post-acute care patients.
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. To learn more, visit 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, http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/medicine/sections-of-medicine/hospital-medicine/ and apply online at https://wvumedicine.org.careers/. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at [email protected].
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.