West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics seeks a board certified/board eligible Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician to join the faculty practice in Morgantown, WV.
Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited pediatrics residency program and a developmental-behavioral or Neurodevelopmental pediatrics fellowship by the time of appointment. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and residents. Opportunities exist to develop new research initiatives or collaborate with existing programs that cross a broad spectrum of DBP areas and clinical and translational research.
The successful candidate will also join a dedicated team of psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, parent mentors, occupational therapists, and fellows who provide direct clinical services, training, research, and technical assistance through the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVUCED) and the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND Fellowship). The WVU CED (www.cedwvu.org) and the LEND Program (www.lend.cedwvu.org) are composed of more than 80 individuals located throughout the state who provide services to individuals with disabilities and their families. Currently, the LEND Program provides training to more than 25 trainees from various disciplines including social work, psychology, law, occupational therapy, and speech pathology. Specific clinics also provide direct services through these programs including: the Next Steps Clinic, the Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic, and the Feeding and Swallowing Clinic.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked West Virginia University Hospitals as one of the top hospitals in the state for the last several years. WVUH provides the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. Major expansion is underway to Ruby Memorial Hospital, adding a 10-story tower and an additional 114 licensed beds. WVU Medicine has also opened a three story, 110,000 square foot ambulatory care facility to help address the growing demand for services and has broken ground on an ambulatory surgery center adjacent to the new clinic. Plans for a new free-standing/free-leaning Children’s Hospital are in the works. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.
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/ or submit your CV directly to Callista McNair, Sr. Human Resources Generalist – Physician Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WVU is an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.