West Virginia University Medicine and the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) seek applicants for academic faculty positions to join Division Cardiovascular Critical Care at the WVU Heart & Vascular Institute. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in research and the teaching of medical students, internal medicine residents, pulmonary and critical care medicine fellows, and cardiology fellows.
At the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, you’ll join a renowned team of surgeons, medical and interventional cardiologists, radiologists, vascular specialists, and others making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients not only locally, but across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows you to practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic environment. Our mission is to provide the best possible heart and vascular care for our patients. We do so by recruiting some of the finest physicians from across the country – men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology; practicing – and frequently developing – the latest techniques in heart and vascular care; and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes.
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. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; six community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 700-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. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.
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.
We seek applicants who hold an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (foreign educational equivalent accepted) who are ABMS or acceptable equivalent board certified in Critical Care Medicine, with a specific interest and skillset in cardiovascular critical care. The program includes a growing ECMO and LVAD volume and the opportunity to perform a full range or critical care procedures including but not limited to tracheostomy, continuous renal replacement therapy, bronchoscopy, and ultrasound/echocardiography. Qualified applicants may come from any of the core training programs that lead to critical care training including medicine, surgery, anesthesia or emergency medicine.
The faculty member will also be a key member of the newly created WVU Critical Care and Trauma Institute that will supervise critical care at WVU. You’ll join 4 current intensivists and a full-coverage APP staff.
About WVU Medicine / WVU Heart & Vascular Institute
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system. Through its ten hospitals, three institutes, and more than 800 physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists, WVU Medicine provides comprehensive healthcare services to all of West Virginia, Southeast Ohio, Western Maryland, and Southwest Pennsylvania.