|Cost Center||Pediatrics Specialties(8239)|
|Title||Physician- Pediatric, Gastroenterology -133|
|Address||1 Medical Center Dr|
West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Gastroenterologist (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, 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. The division is also highly active in our clinic-to-clinic telemedicine program and participation is expected.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice pediatric gastroenterology in a group with three other gastroenterologists, three advanced practice providers, and two nurse coordinators. Endoscopy is performed within the hospital with a strong team of pediatric anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists. Inpatients are managed by the hospitalist and critical care services with Pediatric GI providing consults as needed. WVU Children's proudly participates in the Improve Care Now network. 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 a Pediatric residency program, as well as a Pediatric Gastroenterology fellowship program. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
With an anticipated opening of early 2022, our new 150 bed Children's Hospital will have a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff. The hospital will include 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 26 PICU beds, Heart Center, and a dedicated Cancer Center. WVU Medicine Children's is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. There will also be a Birthing Center including a 30-bed obstetrical unit and maternal-fetal medicine clinic. J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in West Virginia with a pediatric cardiac surgery program, the only epilepsy monitoring unit in the state equipped to serve children, and the only hospital in the state to receive Magnet status for nursing excellence.
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. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. 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.
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/careers .
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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.