Breast Surgeon

Location
Morgantown, West Virginia
Posted
May 17, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

WVU School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is actively recruiting a full-time, board certified/board eligible General Surgeon with subspecialty training in Breast Disease. In an effort to accommodate the growth in our cancer programs, we invite applicants to apply for our third breast surgery faculty position as we expand the breast surgical team of professionals.

You’ll join a highly skilled surgical team making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients across our state and region. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages you to grow and evolve as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting.  The Department of Surgery is committed to the mission of being an outstanding academic department and committed to recruiting highly qualified faculty.  

Breast cancer patients presenting to the WVU Cancer Institute are evaluated and treated in a multidisciplinary team approach by all subspecialties in our NAPBC- and CoC-accredited center.  Our breast care center is an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence with fellowship-trained breast radiologists. Over the last two years, the WVU Cancer Institute has begun an aggressive regionalization of cancer care to include 5 sites across the northern part of the state.

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.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.  Candidates must be board certified/eligible in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery at the time of appointment. Candidates also must have completed or in the process of completing an accredited fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology.  Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials.  Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and surgery residents with the potential for training Fellows in the future.  Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.  

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://www.wvucancer.org/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers.

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

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