Willows Center - WV
Genesis is searching for a Medical Director to oversee our Willows Center which is conveniently located on the Southside of Parkersburg, West Virginia. Our Center is easily accessible from Route 50 and is close to the local hospital and downtown area. Willows received the "Readers Choice Award" for best Skilled Nursing Facility in Parkersburg. Whether you are here for Transitional Care or Long-Term Care, the Willows Center staff is sure to make everyone feel right at home.
Prime geographic location makes Parkersburg attractive to business and industry. Combined with a quality workforce and employees with proven excellence in work ethic continues to attract more business opportunities each year. Over 130 acres of parkland and stunning entertainment venues like the picturesque Point Park along the Ohio River are perfect backdrops for a city poised for growth and opportunity.Each year, the annual Taste of Parkersburg event attracts thousands of foodies and wine lovers to downtown Parkersburg. Quality showcases like these are just a part of what makes Parkersburg such a great place to live, work and come home to.
Safe and Secure
- Cost of living is between 16.6%-19.6% below the national average.
- Lower than average commute times to work.
- Lower than average unemployment rates.
Healthy and Happy
WVU Medicine – Camden-Clark Medical Center celebrates more than a decade of continually receiving the Consumer Choice Award for some of the best quality and image in over 300 markets throughout the US. Major service lines include Cancer, Cardiovascular, Women and Children, Neuro/Ortho/Trauma, Primary and Specialty Medicine as well as Behavioral health.
Parkersburg and Wood County’s convenient location also gives access to boating and water sports on the Ohio River as well as nearby lakes. Hiking, biking, kayaking, rock climbing, ziplining, and geocaching are also nearby. As one of West Virginia’s most historic cities, Parkersburg and the surrounding area features a colorful and fascinating heritage that has been magnificently preserved and presented by our museums and historic sites. In addition, Parkersburg is home to an authentic sternwheeler that offers regular tours down the majestic Ohio River to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and the beautifully recreated and authentically-furnished Blennerhassett Mansion. The City also is home to one of West Virginia’s largest historical residential districts. Because of its convenient location, Parkersburg is a short drive to multiple major metropolitan areas such as Columbus, OH and Pittsburgh, PA.
Each year, from Spring to Fall, the City is filled with multiple events like the nationally-recognized Parkersburg Half Marathon, The TOP (a heralded premier wine and food-tasting event), antique car shows, festivals, as well as musical and theatrical events at venues like downtown’s Point Park and the historic Smoot Theatre. For more information on all the areas attractions, visit the City’s Convention and Visitors Bureau and Downtown PKB.
Home top many Colleges -
WVU Parkersburg is a regional college of choice in a student-centered, accessible learning community, dedicated to excellence in teaching and service, guided by shared values and principles, and committed to exceeding student and workforce development expectations. West Virginia University at Parkersburg provides accessible, life-changing educational opportunities in a safe and supportive environment. Visit www.wvup.edu for more information.
Ohio Valley University - A fully accredited Christian university, Ohio Valley University was chartered in 1958 by members of the churches of Christ. OVU is a private, independent, regional, faith-proclaiming, liberal arts university. Annually recognized as one of the nation’s best comprehensive baccalaureate universities in U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges Guide, students at OVU enjoy all the benefits of a great university experience. Visit www.ovu.edu for more information.
American National University opened its Parkersburg campus in 2011. Since opening, the college has been helping working adults in the Mid-Ohio Valley area to achieve their education goals and is establishing a strong relationship with Wood County employers for its skilled graduates. Faculty consists of industry-leading professionals. Drawing on personal insights, the instructors provide students with a real-world perspective to prepare them for success in well-defined fields of employment. ANU is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and offers degrees and diplomas in medical, business, and technology fields. Visit www.an.edu for more information.
Wood County Public Schools
The county excels at education from an early age with over 30 Pre-Kindergarten classes. Student enrollment is more than 13,000. According to the WV Education Department, more than 97% of courses are taught by highly-qualified teachers. Wood County has a program to meet student needs whether college bound or to enter the workforce. Wood County Technical Center and Caperton Center offer career and technical education. For students planning a college education, transition is provided to a state-of-the-art technical preparation curriculum in conjunction with West Virginia University at Parkersburg