Instructor or Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Title commensurate with experience and credentials) Department of Internal Medicine University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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 is seeking BE Internal Medicine physicians to provide care on a Hospital Medicine ward service and on the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) service at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and also undertake teaching activities in the Department’s Graduate Medical Education program. Job Summary/Duties:
The BMT Hospitalists will provide the nocturnist coverage of the Hematology/Oncology service during 12 hour night shifts. These positions will also participate in a mixed role that includes a combination of traditional Hospitalist and BMT Nocturnist coverage, the precise mix varying depending on need. The responsibilities include clinical, research, and teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Schedule:
The 12-hour BMT night shifts are typically scheduled in 1-week blocks (i.e., one week on, one week off). With full staffing, coverage will include 13 weeks of nights on the BMT service, and 11 weeks of days on a variety of the traditional Hospital Medicine service roles. Hospital Medicine faculty who have mostly daytime roles are expected to contribute 182 clinical shifts. BMT night shifts carry a premium toward overall shift count, therefore for this position, the annual expectation of all shifts is a total of 164. Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide in-house, overnight cross coverage for BMT service.
• Lead “rapid response” and “code blue” teams.
• Monitor progress of admitted patients, adjust therapeutic interventions, and engage specialty consultation when appropriate.
• Perform invasive diagnostic procedures to include lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and others as competency permits
• Serve as attending on traditional residency ward teams and medical consultation service, which includes teaching activities with resident physicians and medical students, and lead a hospitalist team including an intern.
• Strive to improve clinical processes, as well as patient care, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
• Participate in the quality improvement framework of the units.
• Collaborate with researchers in the Center for Clinical Effectiveness and Center for Health Informatics.
• Regularly attend section/divisional/departmental meetings and educational events, as assigned. 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 three 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 5) a valid ACLS certificate.
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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP). The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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Founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 44,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio and one of the 50 largest universities in the United States.
Location/Region: Cincinnati, OH