Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Employer
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Location
Morgantown, West Virginia
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
2055439
Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology seeks a Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

The successful candidate may also be assigned to provide services at other worksites, including but not necessarily limited to, West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc., West Virginia University Medical Corporation doing business as University Health Associates, [etc.] located in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania and, as such, travel is anticipated and expected to fulfill said duties at these other worksites

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology. 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: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a West Virginia medical license. The successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. Candidates with additional specialty training in pediatric cardiac anesthesia or pediatric cardiac ICU are encouraged to apply; proficiency in advance neonatal cardiac anesthesiology required. Candidates who are not board certified / board eligible who possess extraordinary ability and demonstrated track record may be considered at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor ranks, 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.

With an anticipated opening of early 2021, our new 150 bed Children s Hospital and Women s Pavilion will have a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff. The hospital will include 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 31 PICU beds, Heart Institute, and a dedicated Cancer Institute. WVU Medicine Children s is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. The Women s Pavilion will house a 30-bed obstetrical unit and maternal-fetal medicine clinic. J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in West Virginia with a pediatric cardiac surgery program, the only epilepsy monitoring unit in the state equipped to serve children, and the only hospital in the state to receive Magnet status for nursing excellence.

This is a unique opportunity for a leader in Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology to join a renowned team of aligned providers in anesthesia, surgery, perfusion, critical care, cardiology and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients not only locally, but across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment. Our mission is to provide the best possible care for our patients. We do so by recruiting some of the finest physicians from across the country men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology; practicing and frequently developing the latest techniques; and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes.

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. The WVU Health System is comprised of eleven member hospitals and five hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital 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, https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/anesth/ and apply online at https://wvumedicine.org/careers/providers/.

For additional questions, please contact Megan Core, Senior Physician Recruiter, at megan.core@wvumedicine.org.

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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