Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonology position
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine and WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is seeking full-time pediatric pulmonologist with over 50% of the role dedicated to Cystic Fibrosis. Competitive candidates will require excellent clinical skills and a commitment to teaching, as well as experience with pediatric flexible bronchoscopy and interest in respiratory management of technology-dependent children or sleep medicine. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the selected faculty will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students and pediatric residents.
Qualified applicants 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 ABP board certified in general pediatrics and certified or eligible in pediatric pulmonary. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials.
The division is currently staffed with support from a research coordinator, a nurse coordinator, a dietician, a pharmacist, committed pediatric respiratory therapists and social work support. WVU’s Mountain State Cystic Fibrosis Center is a CF-Therapeutics Development Network Center and is staffed with a full time nurse coordinator, research coordinators, dietician, pharmacist and social work support, and overseen by Pediatric ID. The center’s respiratory data are among the best in the country. We have an AASM accredited sleep lab and pediatric sleep disorders clinic.
WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is the premier site within the state for primary through tertiary care of children. The department has close working relationships with colleagues in the pediatric surgical subspecialties and pediatric radiology. The department is committed to providing excellent clinical care to the children of West Virginia, a collegial academic environment that fosters professional growth and high quality teaching to our students and house staff.
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/pediatrics and http://www.wvukids.com/wvuh/ or 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.
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