Nov 26, 2020

Physician-Chief of PMR, Orthopaedics - 133

  • West Virginia University
  • Morgantown, WV

Job Description

The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, is recruiting a Chief for our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation division. We are looking for an experienced and energetic colleague with strong leadership and interdisciplinary team management skills who enjoys direct patient care and academic pursuits.  Ability to recruit faculty and guide establishment of a department and residency training program in the School of Medicine is a critical aspect of this position.  We have a diagnostic mix of patients admitted from our level one trauma center and comprehensive stroke center.  The scope of our service includes inpatient consults, outpatient neuro-rehabilitation, and treatment of a wide range of spine and musculoskeletal issues. Opportunities for research abound within the PM&R division and the home department of Orthopaedics. Our physiatrists provide outpatient treatment at our WVU Spine Center, inpatient care at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital (a 70-bed hospital near the WVU School of Medicine), and J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, our 690-bed acute care primary facility.  Patients receive a fully coordinated program of rehabilitative care including physical, occupational, and speech-language therapies. Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates with leadership and administrative experience are encouraged to apply. The West Virginia University Health System, the state’s largest health system and largest private employer, is comprised of 11 hospitals throughout WV with the flagship academic medical center, West Virginia University/J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, located in Morgantown. The system also provides management services to five additional hospitals. WVU Medicine includes five institutes – the WVU Cancer Institute, the WVU Critical Care and Trauma Institute, the WVU Eye Institute, the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, and the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. 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.  Our goal is to create a full service academic department and residency program, the first in the state of West Virginia. Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one.  To learn more, visit and apply online at For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at [email protected] 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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