As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of General Internal Medicine is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine?
The Section of Hospital Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, is seeking up to eleven Internal Medicine physicians to expand our inpatient services at UC Medical Center and participate in teaching activities in the Department’s Graduate Medical Education program. Rank will be commensurate with experience and professional accomplishments.
Job Summary/Duties: Provide direct patient care to inpatients at UC Medical Center, as well as teaching on the General Internal Medicine ward teams and Internal Medicine consult service. Contribute to the education of medical residents and students rotating with the Department of Internal Medicine.
Schedule: 175 shifts per year, comprised of up to 6 weeks of nights and 20 weeks of days. Precise schedule will vary from rotation to rotation depending upon the specific activity.
Primary Responsibilities: • Admit and workup new medical patients • Monitor progress of admitted patients, adjust therapeutic interventions, and engage specialty consultation when appropriate • Serve as attending on traditional residency ward teams and the medical consultation service, which includes teaching activities with resident physicians and medical students • Serve as attending on direct care services, both with and without trainees, which includes teaching activities with resident physicians and medical students • Perform invasive diagnostic procedures to include lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and others as competency permits • Lead “rapid response” and “code blue” teams • Participate in the quality improvement framework of the medical units • Strive to improve clinical processes, as well as patient care, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center • Regularly attend section/divisional/departmental meetings and educational events, as assigned • Opportunity to collaborate with researchers in the Center for Clinical Effectiveness and Center for Health Informatics
Minimum Qualifications: Must have all of the following prior to effective date of appointment: 1) Medical degree (MD, DO, or foreign equivalent); 2) Completion of a 3-year Internal Medicine Residency; 3) Board eligibility in internal medicine as defined by completion of a three-year internal medicine residency; 4) Licensure by the State of Ohio Medical Board, with a valid DEA license for Schedule II-V, and all independent prescriptive authority therein; and 4) A valid ACLS certificate.
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