Physician-Emergency Medicine-Assoc Medical Director-Highlands WV Region

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West Virginia University Health System
Moorefield, WV
Mar 18, 2023
Mar 27, 2023
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Type
Medical Education
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WVUHS Medical Group and the Department of Emergency Medicine seeks a qualified applicant to serve as Associate Medical Director ("AMD"), Highlands Region for its emergency medicine practices. The Associate Medical Director will oversee several locations including but not limited to Potomac Valley Hospital and Garrett Regional Medical Center (Maryland). These will include critical access sites as well as large community emergency departments ranging from 13,000 to 30,000 patient visits per year and located in Keyser, West Virginia as well as Oakland, Maryland.

Duties: The AMD will be responsible for the oversight of emergency department operation in the Highlands Region of WV. They will be the primary point of contact for the local medical directors of practices spanning across the Highlands Region of WV. The AMD will be responsible for fiscal and operational issues of the region and will report directly to the Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine/Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, WVUHS.

Qualifications: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Career emergency medicine physician with clinical and leadership skills. Board certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine. Demonstrated interest, knowledge and ability in the leadership, financial, managerial, and marketing aspects of emergency medicine. Meets and maintains State Licensure and credentialing requirements for all hospitals in their region. Demonstrates ability to speak effectively on administrative and clinical matters related to emergency medicine. Possess the ability to appropriately focuses on the audience, whether administrators, medical staff members, EMS providers, or the lay public.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has over 200 full-time members across diverse practice sites. There are additional career opportunities for Emergency Medicine physicians looking for a variety of clinical experiences anchored by an academic affiliation to WVU's School of Medicine.

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

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