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The West Virginia University Health System, the state's largest health system and largest private employer, comprises 18 hospitals throughout the state and bordering states. In addition, it includes five institutes, as well as providing management services for other local hospitals through affiliate agreements.
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Physician - Hematology/Oncology Clinical Trials Director
West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine seek a Hematologist/Oncologist (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in South Charleston, WV at Thomas Memorial Hospital.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Hematology/Oncology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
Qualifications: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Successful candidate must have completed an Internal Medicine residency program, as well as Hematology/Oncology fellowship program. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
The West Virginia University Health System serves the state and surrounding regions through a network of physicians, hospitals, clinics, and leading institutes. One of the five institutes, the WVU Cancer Institute, serves as the state's leading oncology network of experts and researchers. The successful candidate will practice General Hematology and Medical Oncology in South Charleston, WV with Thomas Memorial Hospital and will serve as the region's Clinical Trials Director.
As a full member of the WVU Health System, Thomas Memorial Hospital is part of a broad, integrated network of doctors, hospitals, clinics, and specialized institutes across West Virginia, Southwestern Pennsylvania, Western Maryland, and Ohio. West Virginia's capital city, Charleston, is perfectly positioned at the confluence of the Kanawha and Elk Rivers. It is also where three major interstates converge, making it a highly accessible destination for visitors looking for an affordable getaway. Charleston boasts the history you would expect of a capital city, but a growing arts scene and its riverside position also make it a hub for recreation and culture.
The WVU Cancer Institute is one of the country's premier cancer treatment centers. Multidisciplinary medical teams use the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and patient-driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer treatment to those in West Virginia as well as patients from five border states. We have a very active clinical trials program, pharmaceutical studies, and emerging statewide clinical trials network.
The WVU Cancer Institute which was recently named one of the top cancer hospitals by Newsweek, provides care to over 125,000 patients annually. West Virginia University, the WVU Health System, and the state of WV are engaged and committed to moving the WVU CI toward obtaining NCI Designation. In addition, there is commitment to build a new state of the art, inclusive of inpatient and outpatient services, cancer hospital attached to the main JW Ruby Memorial Hospital. Multidisciplinary medical teams use the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and patient-driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer treatment to those in West Virginia as well as patients from five border states. We have a very active clinical trials program, pharmaceutical studies, and emerging statewide clinical trials network.
The Division of Hematology and Oncology currently includes over 75 physicians and advanced practice professionals at 15 practice sites across our multi-state network. The Institute is committed to delivering cancer care closer to home and will continue to develop our capacity to provide local care in conjunction with over 900 community partners. Examples of our innovative, patient centered approach include nationally recognized programs such as Mobile Cancer Screening Program (Bonnie's Bus and LUCAS).
The West Virginia University Health System is West Virginia's largest health system and the state's largest employer. The System has undergone significant expansion in specialty and sub-specialty care in areas such as cancer, heart and vascular, and neuroscience, among many others. The Health System operates West Virginia's first and only multi-organ transplant center, and opened a new, 150-bed Children's Hospital in September 2022.
Today, the WVU Health System has more than 2,400 licensed beds, 3,900 providers, and nearly 30,000 employees. Anchored by a 700-bed academic medical center in Morgantown, the Health System includes more than 20 member hospitals that collectively serve a multi-state region that includes West Virginia, Western Maryland, Eastern Ohio, and Southwestern Pennsylvania. To learn more, visit WVUMedicine.org.
Depending on operational needs, a successful candidate may also be assigned to provide services at additional worksites in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. In such instances, travel would be anticipated and expected to fulfill said duties at these additional sites.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn, and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://cancer.wvumedicine.org and apply online at:
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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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8065 UHA Cancer Medicine Hematology Oncology
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