Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Posted: 1/30/2017

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics seeks a board certified/board eligible Medical Director for our Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit to join the faculty practice in Morgantown, WV. The ideal candidate will either be a Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist with dual eligibility/training in critical care and cardiology, or a Pediatric Cardiologist who has specialized training and/or more than 10 years experience in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care medicine. This is a unique position for which the right candidate will provide daily care expertise to the Cardiac patients in the PICU, with limited night call.

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 accredited critical care and/or cardiology fellowship programs, plus have extensive experience in managing post-operative cardiac surgery patients. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and pediatric residents. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.  

WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care center for the state of West Virginia, Western Maryland, Southwestern Pennsylvania, as well as Southeastern Ohio. We have the only cardiothoracic surgery program in the state, and we offer surgical interventions for the full range of congenital heart defects. WVU Faculty enjoy the benefits of a premier tertiary referral center, with cutting-edge technology, and a collaborative academic atmosphere conducive to professional growth.   In addition, WVU is undergoing planning with the intention of building a new state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital within the next five years.

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 600-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://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pediatrics and http://www.wvukids.com/wvuh or 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.