West Virginia University, Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine is seeking a board certified/board eligible internist for full-time nocturnist faculty hospitalist position. This position is on our inpatient hospitalist service, with the expectation of 26 weeks annually of clinical duties that include exclusively night hospitalist coverage. The night coverage is primarily admissions with cross coverage responsibilities. We are a growing academic hospitalist section that affords the faculty member academic opportunities inside the section, hospital, and network. In addition, opportunities outside the 26 clinical weeks are available to teach medical students both individually and in small group clinical skills instruction. Scholarly activity is highly encouraged and opportunities for research with clinical faculty also exist within the section and department. We are a large tertiary care center that has extensive consultation support and cross department/section collaboration 24/7.
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 internal medicine residency program. We offer a competitive base nocturnist salary; this and faculty rank will be commensurate with credentials.
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 access to outpatient services. Our hospitalist section works closely with the Department of Medicine to streamline transitions of care and focus heavily on quality benchmarks.
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.
West Virginia University is an AA/EO employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.