Anesthesiology Chief

Join a Top 100 hospital in North Central West Virginia where you can have a significant impact on the lives of your patients and experience why has named Bridgeport as the best place to live in the state.

United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV seeks candidates for Chief of Anesthesiology of a well-established hospital practice. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, diagnostic and clinical skills.  Applicants with demonstrated leadership experience are encouraged to apply.

Practice Opportunity Highlights:

  • Non-profit, 300 bed new hospital facility
  • 15 OR’s and 5 endoscopy suites
  • Annual surgical case volume of over 20,000 (including Endo)
  • Medical direction of CRNA’s
  • 8 weeks PTO
  • Exceptionally competitive compensation plan and excellent benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a group of 6 anesthesiologists
  • Foster a positive collaborative work environment with anesthesiology team, surgeons, and hospital administration.
  • Oversight of departmental adherence of ASA guidelines including execution of audits and case reviews
  • Management of schedules for anesthesiologists to ensure appropriate and efficient staffing
  • Work closely with OR leadership to manage department while maintaining full time clinical duties

United Hospital Center is the only hospital in WV to receive Top 100 honors in two separate, data-driven surveys by Fortune/IBM Watson Health and the Lown Institute.  These rankings are based upon criteria such as patient and clinical outcomes, operational efficiency and financial health.  UHC is a member of WVU Medicine, West Virginia’s premier provider of advanced specialty care and the state’s only academic medical center.  WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system. Through its eighteen hospitals, five institutes, and many affiliates, WVU Medicine provides comprehensive healthcare services to all of West Virginia, Southeast Ohio, Western Maryland, and Southwest Pennsylvania.

Community Highlights:

Bridgeport is an economically strong and vibrant community, as it is home to government and private enterprises that includes the FBI, energy, aerospace and health care. Located less than two hours south of Pittsburgh, PA, and within easy driving distance of several mid-Atlantic and Midwest cities, Bridgeport offers residents the best of small-town America with the top ranked high school in the state according to This North Central West Virginia community offers ease of access to incredible recreational opportunities, with West Virginia earning accolades from Condé Nast Traveler and Time magazine as one of the best places to travel.

Contact Information:

For more information about this exciting opportunity to join our team, please contact our Director of Physician Services, Laura Blake. Please reach out to her via email: to set up a phone call, or call directly at 681-342-1613. You may also visit for more information about UHC.

Send CV and cover letter to Laura Blake, Director of Physician Services at

We are an EOE/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veteran status or other protected status.