New Children’s Hospital in Mid Atlantic: Geneticist Opportunity
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: JR22-0023U
West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics seeks a Geneticist qualified for appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank to join our growing division and program. The primary practice location is Morgantown, WV, but candidates will have the option of working remotely for up to 50% of their time utilizing telehealth technology.
About the Role:
Join our group of two genetic physicians, two advanced practice providers, and two genetic counselors
Practice pediatric and adult genetics with the assistance of additional supportive personnel
Clinical responsibilities will include patients of all ages with duties that entail a mix of inpatient consults, telemedicine, and clinics
Active involvement in the teaching medical students and residents
The division is also the administrative home of an annual grant from the state of West Virginia funding medical directorship of the state newborn screening lab, and outreach through clinics and telemedicine services.
Our new 150 bed Children’s Hospital has a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff. WVU Medicine Children’s is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently.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.
MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent
Eligible to obtain a state medical license
Completion of an accredited Genetics residency
Board Certified in Medical Genetics
Additional training in Biochemical Genetics is preferred
Demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals
100% employer-contributed retirement 401, including access to supplemental retirement plans
Free college tuition for dependents and employees
Access to two accredited child care centers
Discounted WVU season athletic tickets
Liability insurance with tail coverage
Relocation assistance with access to the Physician Family Network for assimilation into the community
Comprehensive benefits package for entire family
Our Health System:
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 system is comprised of eighteen member hospitals, anchored by, J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, an academic medical center offering tertiary and quaternary care.
Morgantown, West Virginia is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for lifestyle. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment and convenient access to Pittsburgh, PA. An excellent school system, beautiful homes, and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation are available.
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 eighteen member hospitals and three 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.