The Division of General Medicine & Geriatrics is an integrated team practice model that delivers high quality medical care and service to the patients we serve. The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to work with a team of health care providers and collaborate to achieve clinical care goals. Our practice includes care of the under-insured and our mission includes outreach to the community. Our practice also includes innovative models for delivering structured care to populations of patients with chronic conditions. Our practice is recognized by the State of Oregon as a Tier 4 Patient Centered Primary Care Home and a Comprehensive Primary Care Plus initiative clinic site. Our hospital and ambulatory practice site are recognized as an Age Friendly Health System. OHSU Geriatrics is ranked #27 in the nation by US News and World Report.
The William A. Whitesell Endowed Professorship has been specifically designated to continue to build the already highly successful Geriatric Section within the Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). We are looking for an inspiring leader who brings exceptional teaching and mentoring skills, education, research skills, and a passion to have OHSU be an exemplary geriatric program.
The OHSU Geriatric Section currently has mature programs in ambulatory primary/consult clinical care, inpatient geriatric care, and long term care. Our goal is to expand our clinical mission into home care of older adults (home hospital, home-based primary care) and a more robust presence in our emergency department in the near future. This position could support this growth area and add this educational component for interprofessional learners. The successful applicant would be expected to mentor junior faculty, fellows, and other learners, and create opportunities for continued professional development/funding of Section faculty. The successful applicant will have clinical duties in ambulatory geriatric practice, the inpatient geriatrics consult service, and/or our long term care practices as well as program development/clinical care in new service areas.
The faculty member will be expected to participate in continuing education, professional and faculty development and scholarship, as directed by his or her department. Compensation for this position will include a base academic salary, paid through the academic department, plus a clinical salary from an incentive system based on the success and productivity for their clinical work at OHSU campus, as well as personal initiative.
MD or DO, Board Certified in Geriatrics. Additional board certification in Palliative Care valued.
The ideal candidate will have a robust track record of mentoring faculty, fellows, and other learners
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm