Clinician Educator Clinic SNF (F63460)

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 24, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Pediatrics
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F63460 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Working Title Clinician Educator Clinic SNF (F63460) School/Unit School of Medicine Department Internal Medicine Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

MISSION : Clinical care: to practice the highest quality, safe and cost effective adult care in a comprehensive, innovative environment which is individualized and sensitive to a diverse population; Science: to enhance scientific knowledge and care through creative and pioneering investigation; Education: to provide comprehensive education and training to students and all professionals with enthusiasm and respect.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

Opened in 2014, VCU’s Center for Advanced Health Management is an innovative approach to care design for seniors and others, with a wrap-around team of ancillary service providers augmenting person-centered care teams across clinical domains. Collectively, the teams provide a holistic continuum of care, with the ability to follow patients across time and across settings, including ambulatory, hospital, home, nursing facility, and end of life. This position will focus 50% on ambulatory primary care for geriatric patients in an advanced health home model, 40% on skilled nursing facility care in our SNF partner network, and 10% (one week per-quarter rotation) on VCU’s inpatient Geriatric Consult and Co-management Service. In each capacity, the physician collaborates with an advanced practice provider and interdisciplinary team to actively manage a right-sized panel of at-risk patients.

Position Responsibilities

1. Teaching: To support teaching directly via interactions with Fellows, residents, medical students, and non-physician professionals. (Affiliate faculty appointment)

2. Research: To support the research mission of the Division.

3. Service: To provide service of the highest quality to the people of the state of Virginia and beyond.

4. Clinical: Anticipated clinical effort is 100%. The workload and time commitments are commensurate with existing Geriatrics faculty.

Duties: To be responsible for managing a panel of patients throughout the continuum of care. To assure that care is timely, appropriate, of high quality, and cost effective. To create and enhance systems to assure that all patients receive planned, evidence-based care and care is fully coordinated with ongoing continuity for the patient, family and caregiver. To work collaboratively with Attendings, Fellows, Residents, NPs, and other staff to ensure a team-based approach to care is fostered. To understand and welcome the importance of roles as care providers, team members, and major influencers of our community’s perception of the geriatrician’s quality and service. Sharing night call (one in nine currently).

5. Other: (administrative duties, etc.) Submit billing and document care as required by the organization. Abide by all medical staff requirements. Participate in quality initiatives.

Required Qualifications

• Required: BC/BE in Internal Medicine
• Must be comfortable working with an interdisciplinary team including nurse practitioners and pharmacists, and must integrate well with members of an extended care team.
• Must have direct experience managing complex inpatient and outpatient geriatric patients with a solid understanding of the geriatrician role and function.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .

Preferred Qualifications

• Geriatric fellowship training strongly preferred
• Experience with CERNER electronic health record preferred.

Date Posted 05/20/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 09/01/2019 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

Please apply online at

For additional information, please contact: Karin Guye, Manager, Physician Recruitment 804-382-6981.

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  1. * How did you learn of this position?
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  3. * Are you board certified or eligible in Internal Medicine?
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3

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