Academic Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care - West Virginia University School of Medicine is seeking an energetic, academic oriented surgeon with critical care fellowship training (BC/BE). The candidate will join four others in an ACS verified Level I trauma center. The Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center is one of only 2 Level One trauma centers for the state of WV. The Center treats over 3,000 trauma patients per year with approximately 2100 admissions to the service each year. The service has support from dedicated midlevel providers and nurse clinicians. Responsibilities include trauma, surgical critical care, and elective and emergency general surgery along with teaching of residents and medical students. Opportunities for involvement in outreach, injury prevention, pre-hospital education and research are all available and encouraged.
WVU Hospitals, Inc., a 530-bed facility, includes a Level 1 Trauma Center and Children's Hospital. There are 56 adult critical care beds at this time. A new tower is under construction that will increase the total patient beds by more than 100. There is a dedicated 4000 sq foot simulation lab with state of the art equipment and debriefing rooms to enhance educational opportunities of residents and other practitioners. The surgical education suite houses the FLS training as well as a virtual reality endoscopic unit.
U.S. News & World Report ranked West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown #1 in the state for the last two years. And Forbes recently ranked Morgantown as one of the Best Small Metros in America. Our 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.
Title and academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Interested candidates should send a current curriculum vita and letter of interest to:
Alison Wilson, MD
Director, Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center &
Chief, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
c/o Laura Blake, Physician Recruitment
Fax: (304) 293-0230
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.