The Department of Geriatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is seeking a dynamic community focused, scholarship interested, education oriented, faculty physician to become the Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Fellowship Director. Board Certification in HPM is required, with Board Certification in Geriatric Medicine preferred.
The HPM Fellowship Director maintains developmental and directorial responsibility of the ACGME accredited programming while partaking in departmental organization, curriculum development, recruitment, mentorship, professional development, teaching, research and clinical activities.
As a member of the Geriatric faculty, the HPM Fellowship Director will support and enhance HPM and Geriatric Medicine services that include a broad spectrum of patient care needs, clinical research initiatives, undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education for GME and UME learning experiences.
By an agreed start date, the successful candidate has or will have – 1. MD or DO degree; and 2. Five (5) years in a clinical practice of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; and 3. Completion of an accredited Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Residency; and 4. Hospice and Palliative Medicine board certification exam; and 5. DEA Registration; and 6. Ohio Medical License.
Assistant Professor: All of the above requirements.
Associate Professor level candidates must fulfill all the requirements above, along with at least 5 years' experience as an Assistant Professor with an exemplary scholarly portfolio and supervisory experience.
Full Professor candidates must fulfill all the requirements of Associate Professor along with at least 5 years' experience at the Associate Professor level with an exemplary scholarly portfolio and leadership experience.
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Experience as a Program Training Director or Associate/Assistant Program Training Director. Proven knowledge and interest in research, publications and grant submissions. Proven leadership and ability to function in a professional, collaborative manner with community stakeholders, faculty peers, medical students, residents and fellows. Ability to serve as a model for excellent in research and clinical care.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
(25%) Maintain responsibility, authority, and accountability for: administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; HPM fellow recruitment and selection, evaluation, and promotion; disciplinary action of fellows; supervision of fellows; and fellow education in the context of patient care. Oversee the HPM Fellowship experience. Identify local, state and national funding sources for clinical and training services in the public sector. Collaborate with community partners in the monitoring of Fellowship experiences. Develop new clinical training sites for the HPM Fellowship programming as needed. Serve as liaison among the Chair, WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine, and other community and state agencies. Prepare and present information in facilitating these interactions for decision making. Collaborate with the GME Director to supervise non-physician, coordinator staff assigned to the HPM Fellowship programming.
(25 %) Didactic and direct patient care teaching and supervision of HPM fellows, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residents, and medical students in inpatient and community-based settings. Provide academic leadership in quality patient care. Utilize strong interpersonal skills.
(30%) Provide direct patient care in inpatient and community-based settings to patients with a variety of medical needs, from diagnosis to management of complex disease processes. Patient documentation requires skill in electronic medical record system.
(10%) Scholarly activities such as submission to peer reviewed journals, presentations at local, regional, and national discipline-related professional societies as well as membership in discipline-related professional organizations.
(10%) Administrative duties and other service activities as determined by the Department Chairs.
This position will include, either directly or by way of HPM Fellowship experiences, clinical assignments in hospitals, ambulatory clinics, home healthcare, assisted living facilities and nursing facilities.
Special contract position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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