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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.

Whether you are caring for our patients at one of the critical
access hospitals, community sites, regional or academic medical
centers, we are all one WVU Health System.

Work Here. Thrive Here.

Additional Job Description:

West Virginia University School of Medicine and the
Department of Pediatrics seeks a Geneticist qualified
for appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank
to join our growing division and program. The primary practice
location is Morgantown, WV, with occasional travel to
Summersville, WV and South Charleston, WV. This role is
additionally approved for a hybrid schedule with up to 50%
of the clinical time being remote, utilizing direct-to-home video
visits, or our groundbreaking clinic-to-clinic telemedicine

Duties: The successful candidate will join our growing group
which includes a Chief of Genetics, two advanced practice
providers, and two genetic counselors. He or she will practice
pediatric and adult genetics with the assistance of additional
supportive personnel. Clinical responsibilities will include
patients of all ages with duties that entail a mix of inpatient
consults, telemedicine, and clinic. In addition to providing
excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be
actively involved in the teaching of medical students and

Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or
foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a state medical
license. Candidates must have completed an accredited genetics
residency, and be board certified in medical genetics. Additional
interest or training in the care of metabolic patients is preferred
. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a
demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication
skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All
qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

Our genetics division, is the administrative home of an annual
grant from the state of West Virginia funding medical directorship
of the state newborn screening lab.

Our new 150 bed Children’s Hospital has a full suite of pediatric
operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional
radiology, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia
staff. The hospital includes 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 26
PICU beds, Heart Center, and a dedicated Cancer Center. WVU
Medicine Children’s is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with
plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. There is
also a Birthing Center including a 30-bed obstetrical unit and
maternal-fetal medicine clinic. J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is the
only hospital in West Virginia with a pediatric cardiac surgery
program, the only epilepsy monitoring unit in the state equipped to
serve children, and the only hospital in the state to receive
Magnet status for nursing excellence.

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.

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.

Depending on operational needs, a successful candidate may also
be assigned to provide services and outreach clinics, telemedicine
clinics, and consults to other healthcare facilities 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 our website
http://wvumedicine.org/childrens/ and apply online at

For additional questions, please contact Megan Core at
[email protected].

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




United States of America (Exempt)


UHA University Health Associates

Cost Center:

8234 UHA CH Pediatrics Admin and Education


1 Medical Center Drive


West Virginia
Morgantown WV USA


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