Oct 29, 2021

Physician-Orthopaedic Trauma -133

  • West Virginia University
  • Morgantown, WV
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Job Description

The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice at J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV, the only level 1 academic trauma center in the region.   Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of orthopaedic trauma as well as foot and ankle reconstruction. 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: Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain state medical licensure.  Candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited orthopaedic surgery residency as well as an orthopaedic trauma fellowship. Foot and ankle surgery will be a component of this position. Successful candidates must be board certified/eligible in orthopaedic surgery. 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.   We have reached our goal of expertise in all sub-specialty areas of Orthopaedics including trauma, foot and ankle, spine, total joint replacement, sports medicine, hand, pediatrics, and musculoskeletal oncology. Our faculty are fellowship trained and respected nationally, but we emphasize more than surgical expertise - our mission is to provide excellence in patient care and customer service in the delivery of that care. As a part of a major academic teaching center, we use a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and education of our patients.   Daily dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma room Call is shared among all adult orthopaedic providers 100% employer contributed 401a Dependent tuition program   The West Virginia University Health System, the state’s largest health system and largest private employer, is comprised of 16 hospitals throughout WV and the region with the flagship academic medical center, West Virginia University/J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, located in Morgantown. We are a Level 1 trauma center providing tertiary and quaternary care. The system also provides management services to three 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.  Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one.  To learn more, visit https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/ortho/  and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers/. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter and Talent Advisor, 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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