Family Medicine Geriatrician

Posted: 4/18/2017

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West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine seeks a geriatric family medicine physician at the assistant or associate professor level who has a passion to educate future physicians, provide top-tier clinical care and contribute through scholarly activity. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students and family medicine residents and fellows. This physician will see patients in a new Family Medicine clinic as well as a local nursing home. Opportunities also exist in clinical research.

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 be board certified/eligible in family medicine or internal medicine with additional fellowship training in geriatrics.

At WVU, you’ll have an opportunity to join a well-established residency program faculty within a prestigious academic medical setting allowing you to make an impact not just on the future generations of Family Medicine providers – but the health of the entire state of West Virginia through our multidisciplinary Patient Centered Medical Home model.

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. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

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/morgantowncareers.

For additional questions, please contact Jessica Hall, Senior Physician Recruiter, at Jessica.Hall1@wvumedicine.org

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