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Faculty Physiatrist Opportunity at WVU

Job description West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Orthopaedics seek a Physiatrist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

Our inpatient service sees an excellent diagnostic mix of patients admitted from our level one trauma center and comprehensive stroke center. There are opportunities for inpatient consults and neurorehabilitation outpatients as well. If you like to teach, conduct research, and want to develop an academic career, opportunities abound within our division and our home department of Orthopaedics.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program.

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 / eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

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 that is under expansion, and 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, WV is the quintessential college town, with Division I Big 12 sports, diverse cultural and arts activities, world famous outdoor recreation, and excellent schools. Yet, we are only 75 miles from Pittsburgh and a three hour drive to DC. We are an inclusive, educated small community with a strong local economy. You will be amazed at the high quality of life we have to offer here in beautiful north-central West Virginia.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/ortho/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers
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Candidate Requirements West Virginia Candidates must be board certified/eligible. Phone interview
Clinicial Workload - Inpatient This job consists of inpatient clinical work.