Job no: 238558-AS
Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Health Care, Medical, Social Services,
The HBPC Primary Care Physician provides comprehensive, primary
medical care services, with an emphasis on optimizing functional
status and quality of life, for patients who are not best served in
a traditional office setting. The ideal candidate will have a
passion for providing comprehensive health care to homebound
populations in the context of their social support systems,
physical environments, and personal values. The HBPC Primary Care
Physician role is a 0.5 FTE time commitment and can be combined
with other positions/responsibilities for up to 1.0 FTE role in
partnership with the Department of Family Medicine & Community
Health, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, or Division of
General Internal Medicine.
This position will have clinical responsibilities with the HBPC
interdisciplinary team based out of an office at UW Health
Northeast Clinic and will require travel to provide care to
patients in private residences, senior apartments, assisted living
facilities, and skilled nursing facilities. As a clinical faculty
member, this position will also include teaching responsibilities,
active engagement in interdisciplinary teamwork and quality
improvement activities, a commitment to self-directed learning in
the home-based medical field, and participation in other education
and training activities as recommended by the HBPC Medical
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound
commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a
valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we
strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and
promote the values of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to
diversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, and
engagement at all levels. Candidates should address at least one of
these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience,
current interest or activities and future goals to promote a
climate that values diversity and inclusion.
- Provide comprehensive, interdisciplinary, primary care in the
homes of older adults with serious medical, social, and/or
behavioral conditions for whom routine clinic-based care is not
effective or may not be possible.
- Maintain and continually develop foundational knowledge related
to chronic disease management, geriatric syndromes, dementia care
management, palliative care, caregiver support, and home- and
- Work in conjunction with HBPC interdisciplinary team to determine
in-home comprehensive geriatric needs and to ensure responsiveness
and continuity of care.
- Work together with Advanced Practice Providers in a collaborative
practice model for ongoing management of shared patients.
- Provide on call patient care on a rotating basis.
- Educate patients and families on goal-based, appropriate
preventative care, medical issues, and use of prescribed
medications and treatment.
- Provide compassionate anticipatory guidance through decline due
to chronic illness, communicate prognostic information, and engage
patients/families in goals of care discussions with referral to
hospice when appropriate.
- Provide clinical teaching to medical students, residents, and
fellows about home-based medical care.
- Collaborate with faculty and staff from the Office of Population
Health, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Internal Medicine, Family
Medicine, and Ambulatory Operations to enhance and continually
improve care of patients receiving HBPC services. Coordinate care
with appropriate clinical team members in the inpatient, emergency
department, and subacute rehabilitation settings.
- The successful candidate will teach medical students, residents,
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
MD or DO, or equivalent is required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Completed accredited training in family medicine or internal
medicine. Minimum 2 years work experience providing primary care to
older adults or completion of accredited training program in
geriatric medicine or hospice and palliative care.
License or Certificate:
Eligible for Wisconsin medical license.
- Knowledge of the principles and practice of evidence-based
- Proficient in practicing the principles of geriatric medicine and
- Skill in utilizing electronic systems appropriately and
effectively, including the ability to perform medical diagnostic
- Collaborative teamwork skills, with the ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with diverse patients,
staff, peer groups, and varied agency and institutional
- Ability to communicate clearly, compassionately, and concisely,
both verbally and in writing
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of public health for
aging populations, including familiarity with epidemiology, health
services delivery and financing systems, and environmental health,
as well as clinical quality improvement
This position has been identified as a position of trust with
access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be
required to pass an initial caregiver check to be eligible for
employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and every four
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Part Time: 50%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
OCTOBER 01, 2021
ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to
be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please
click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a CV, personal
statement/cover letter, and list of three references. References
will not be contacted without prior notice.
To ensure full consideration, please apply by September 9, 2021.
The position will remain open and applicants may be considered
until the position is filled. Applications must be received through
our online UW application system.
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Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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