Section Chief: Endocrinology

Employer
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Location
Morgantown, West Virginia
Posted
Jan 07, 2020
Closes
Jan 06, 2021
Ref
2023786
Specialty
Endocrinology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Section Chief: Endocrinology

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine seek a board certified Endocrinologist to serve as Section Chief of Endocrinology.

This position will provide leadership and oversight of the Endocrinology Section. The successful candidate may practice in the areas of inpatient and outpatient Endocrinology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.

Appropriate candidates will be qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. The Section Chief will be expected to practice in the primary location of Morgantown, WV, and will also be expected to supervise services at additional outreach sites to be determined based on expansion and growth of our services.

The Section of Endocrinology includes five physicians and two advanced practice professionals. There is an opportunity for expansion of the clinical workforce. We currently have an Endocrinology Fellowship with two fellows. Expansion of the Fellowship program is expected in the future. The Section Chief will also have the opportunity to develop a telemedicine program for those limited by travel. The successful candidate will have a passion for the unique challenges in rural healthcare, such as developing programs to better serve our patients who seek care from a great distance.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a MD or DO degree and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified in endocrinology at the time of appointment. A minimum of five years of experience as an endocrinologist is required. Established evidence of academic and/or administrative achievements is desirable. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. 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 affiliated hospitals, a children s hospital that is under expansion, and nine member hospitals all anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W. Ruby Memorial in Morgantown, a 700 + bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. 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 https://wvumedicine.org/ruby-memorial-hospital/services/wvu-specialty-clinics/endocrinology-diabetes/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers/

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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