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General Pediatric Opportunity

United Hospital Center
Bridgeport, West Virginia
Closing date
Apr 17, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type

General Pediatrics

Join a well-established general pediatrics group in a top-rated Mid-Atlantic community.

WVU Medicine - United Hospital Center seeks a board certified/board eligible pediatrician to join a hospital employed practice in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Duties: Successful candidates will monitor and document the health and development of children, diagnosing and treating common ailments and minor injuries and referring to specialists for appropriate care. Candidates will also admit and round on inpatients and newborn nursery and attend any emergent/high risk C-sections at the request of the OBGYN.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a state medical license. Applicants must have completed an accredited residency in General Pediatrics. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. All qualifications must be met at the time of appointment.

Practice Opportunity Details:

  • New 300-bed hospital
  • Traditional clinic and inpatient model
  • Shared weekend inpatient and call with associate group (1:6)
  • APP inpatient assistance on weekends

Benefits Overview:

  • Hospital employed with guaranteed base salary plus bonus incentives
  • Comprehensive health benefits provided by WVU Medicine
  • 403B retirement match program with optional 457B plan
  • CME time off and annual allowance
  • Short term disability plan covering 100% base salary for up to 6 months
  • Significant recruitment incentives with an initial multi-year contract

Community Highlights:

Bridgeport is an economically strong and vibrant community, as it is home to government and private enterprises that includes the FBI, energy, aerospace and health care. Located less than two hours south of Pittsburgh, PA, and within easy driving distance of several mid-Atlantic and Midwest cities, Bridgeport offers residents the best of small-town America with both the top ranked community AND the top ranked high school in the state according to This North Central West Virginia community offers ease of access to incredible recreational opportunities, with West Virginia earning accolades from Cond Nast Traveler and Time magazine as one of the best places to travel.

Contact Information:

For more information about this exciting opportunity to join our team, please contact our Director of Physician Services, Laura Blake. Please reach out to her via email: to set up a phone call or call directly at 681-342-1613. You may also visit for more information about UHC.

We are an EOE/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veteran status or other protected status.

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