Emergency Medicine Physician

Posted: 9/10/2015

West Virginia University School of Medicine announces outstanding opportunities for open rank Emergency Medicine physicians.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has over 45 full-time faculty members across four diverse practice sites. Clinical practice sites include Ruby Memorial Hospital (~48,000 visits/year), United Hospital Center (~57,000 visits/year), St. Joseph's Buckhannon (~23,500 visits/year), and two urgent care/student health facilities (47,000 visits/year).

The Department of Emergency Medicine is also actively building a network of ED practice sites throughout the state of West Virginia working in partnership with local community hospitals and health systems. This will create multiple additional career opportunities for Emergency Medicine physicians looking for a variety of clinical experiences anchored by with an academic affiliation to WVU's School of Medicine.

Qualified applicants 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 emergency medicine residency program.  Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials.  Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and emergency medicine residents.  Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.  

The ED at Ruby Memorial Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center, Primary Stroke Center, and regional tertiary care center, which provides comprehensive emergency care to the sick and injured of West Virginia and neighboring states. It is the academic base of a fully accredited residency program that offers nine slots per year. United Hospital Center is located 25 miles south of Morgantown in Bridgeport. Community ED physicians enjoy a new state of the art hospital while practicing in a bedside teaching environment with the EM residents. St. Joseph's Hospital is located in the central WV college town of Buckhannon where clinical opportunities and medical student mentoring are available. WVU Urgent Care has two locations in Morgantown and offers both clinical and teaching experiences.

North Central WV offers culturally diverse, large-city amenities in a safe, family-like setting. There are excellent school systems and an abundance of recreational opportunities. WVU offers a highly competitive and comprehensive recruitment package.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/em/ and submit your CV directly to Angel Dunn, Senior HR Generalist - Physician Recruitment, at dunnm@wvumedicine.org

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