Physician – Emergency Medicine Division of Prehospital Medicine
West Virginia University Department of Emergency Medicine's Division of Prehospital Medicine, has an exciting new opportunity for Emergency Medical Services Subspecialty Board Certified or Eligible Physicians. Our Prehospital Division is brand new this year. We are looking for energetic EMS Physicians to build a statewide EMS resource and research center from the ground up! Currently our well established Medical Command Center provides EMS Medical Command for all of the North, Central, and Easter portions of WV. We also provide Medical Direction/Command for HealthNet Aeromedical Services, performing 4,500 completed transports/year operating from 10 bases across the state, as well as ground operations that are performing in excess of 42,000 transports/year ranging from BLS to Critical Care Transport.
West Virginia offers an amazingly beautify rural environment in which your services can make a significant impact. Our goal is to promote EMS-specialized Physician involvement and prehospital EMS practice throughout the entire state. The Division's mission not only includes functioning as a major resource for the WVOEMS and agencies, but also rural EMS research. In addition to these functions we currently provide the EMS education for our Emergency Medicine Residency and hope soon to start the state's first and only accredited EMS Fellowship.
Qualified applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or its foreign equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited Emergency Medicine residency program and EMS Fellowship Program. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. WVU offers a highly competitive and comprehensive recruitment package.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at WVU maintains a thriving clinical practice—including West Virginia University Hospitals/Ruby Memorial Hospital (55,000 visits/year, Level 1 Trauma Center), United Hospital Center (58,000 visits/year), St. Joseph's Hospital (24,000 visits/year), two WVU Urgent Care centers, WVU Student Health, WVU International Travel Clinic, and an internal locum tenens practice. Across this myriad of EM practices, our faculty, fellows, residents, and advanced practice providers care for more than 181,000 patients per year. Our Department is home to a competitive residency program of nearly 30 residents—attracting top-notch housestaff from medical schools across the country. We also offer a state-of-the-art emergency ultrasound fellowship program—again attracting some of the brightest and most skilled young emergency physicians from around the country.
West Virginia's largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children's hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 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.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/em and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers.
For additional questions or to apply, please contact P.S. Martin, MD FACEP FAEMS, Director, WVU DEM Division of Prehospital Medicine, PS.Martin@hsc.wvu.edu and Angel Greathouse, Senior Physician Recruiter, at email@example.com.
WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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