Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Posted: 6/23/2016

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Division Chief for Pediatric Pulmonology to lead a division with a large potential for growth.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be ABP board certified in general pediatrics and certified or eligible in pediatric pulmonary. Additionally, candidates should have experience in an academic medical center, and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.  Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care, developing a statewide program for pediatric pulmonary care, including acute and chronic management, and teaching of medical students and pediatric residents. Support is available for initiating a Pediatric Pulmonary fellowship program as well, and opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.

The division is currently staffed with support from a research coordinator, a nurse coordinator, a dietician, a pharmacist, committed pediatric respiratory therapists and social work support. WVU's Mountain State Cystic Fibrosis Center is a CF-Therapeutics Development Network Center, currently overseen by Pediatric ID. The center’s respiratory data are among the best in the country. We also have an AASM accredited sleep lab and pediatric sleep disorders clinic.

WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is the premier site within the state for primary through tertiary care of children. The department has close working relationships with colleagues in the pediatric surgical subspecialties and pediatric radiology. The department is committed to providing excellent clinical care to the children of West Virginia, a collegial academic environment that fosters professional growth and high quality teaching to our students and house staff.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked West Virginia University Hospitals #1 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. 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://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pediatrics and http://www.wvukids.com/wvuh/. To apply, submit your CV directly to Jessica Hall, Sr. Human Resources Generalist – Physician Recruitment at jessica.hall1@wvumedicine.org

WVU is an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.