West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine seek a board certified nephrologist to serve as Section Chief – Nephrology.
Our Section of Nephrology currently supports nine physicians and eight advanced practice professionals, who see patients at two hospitals, thirteen dialysis units, and eleven ambulatory sites. Our physicians provide care to a large portion of the state of West Virginia, both via tele-health and outreach sites. The successful candidate will have a passion for the unique challenges that rural healthcare provides. The Section of Nephrology will also provide care for the transplant patients in the WVU Medicine Renal Transplant Program, which is currently in development.
Appropriate candidates will be qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. This position will practice in the primary location of Morgantown, WV, and will also oversee outreach efforts in rural West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. Additional sites are to be determined based on expansion and growth of our services.
Duties: The successful candidate may practice in the areas of inpatient and outpatient Nephrology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. This position will provide leadership and oversight of the nephrology section. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.
Qualifications: applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified in nephrology at the time of appointment. Applicants should have at least five years in post-graduate practice and a history of program development and leadership. Established evidence of academic and/or administrative achievements is a plus. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.