Surgical Oncology Chief

Posted: 7/18/2017

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery seeks a board certified academic surgical oncologist to lead the Section of Surgical Oncology.  The ideal candidate must have completed a surgical oncology fellowship or similar advanced oncology fellowship and will have at least five years of clinical practice experience, preferably in an academic setting.  Strong commitment to patient care, education and clinical research is required. 

The Department of Surgery works closely with the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) within a multidisciplinary framework providing an innovative approach to caring for patients. The MBRCC, in combination with WVU Cancer Institute, is expanding to include strong partnerships at regional cancer centers within WV and surrounding states for which advance surgical oncology is a cornerstone of this expansion. Our faculty have extensive clinical experience in treating breast, pancreatic, hepatobiliary, gastrointestinal tract tumors (esophagus, stomach, small bowel), as well as colon and rectal cancers. Surgical treatment of other malignancies such as melanoma and sarcoma are treated in combination with other surgical disciplines such as plastic surgery and orthopedic surgery when necessary as part of the commitment to the multi-disciplinary approach to cancer. Partnerships exist not only in the surgical disciplines but also with medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, and radiology in the care of cancer patients.

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://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/surgery/divisions-of-surgery/surgical-oncology/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers.

For additional questions, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, furbeep@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.