The West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, is seeking a clinic-based podiatrist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will practice primarily at the WVU Medicine Waynesburg clinic, Waynesburg, PA, and will also have inpatient and operating room opportunities at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.
WVU Medicine Waynesburg is 25 miles from the main academic center in Morgantown, WV. The 15,000 square foot facility houses 30 patient rooms and five procedure rooms. Besides orthopaedics, services include wound care, pain management, adult and pediatric primary care, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, urology, dermatology, optometry, radiology, and lab. Podiatry will anchor the WVU Department of Orthopaedics’ services at this clinic.
The available position will have a heavy emphasis on general podiatry, wound care, and forefoot surgery. Outpatient care will likely be four days per week. Elective reconstructive surgery is not a focus of this position. This podiatrist will join the foot and ankle service line which currently is comprised of three podiatrists and one foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon.
Applicants must have a DPM degree and be eligible to obtain West Virginia and Pennsylvania medical licenses. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in podiatry, having completed an accredited podiatric residency program. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
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 18 member hospitals anchored by our 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 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. Morgantown is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD.
Waynesburg, PA is a historical area with quaint streets, unique shops, and local restaurants. Home of Waynesburg University, this family-friendly community hosts many annual festivals and events and is located on Interstate 79, just 50 miles from Pittsburgh.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn, and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/ortho/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at [email protected]
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