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Asst/Assoc/Professor of Clinical Medicine – Academic Hospitalist

Employer
Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Location
61637, Peoria
Salary
Salary, rank, and tenure track commensurate with experience.
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Hospitalist - The Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) seeks applicants for academic hospitalists/internists to join a growing department known for innovative educational programs.  The candidate will supervise the performance of patient care services on patients at a 642-bed, tertiary care, academic medical center and will fully participate in the teaching programs for undergraduate medical students and residents.  

 

The position requires a medical doctorate (MD or DO) or foreign equivalent. Candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine, eligible for licensure in Illinois, and eligible for medical staff appointment at a university-affiliated hospital. 

 

UICOMP is one of the three regional campuses of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, one of the largest public medical schools in the country. The Department of Medicine’s hospitalists teach at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, a tertiary care facility serving a 37 county region with a population of over 2 million people. A joint venture between UICOMP and OSF, the Jump Trading Simulation Education Center (https://www.jumpsimulation.org) is a world-class facility with over 40,000 square feet of space which provides the highest level of clinical education, medical research, and training. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Description of position

The incumbent will perform professional services described below.

  Patient Care

  •    Serve as full time hospitalist (attending physician of record or consultant) for twenty-three (23) weeks per year thereafter on the University Hospitalist and Teaching Service (UHATS) Perform or supervise the performance of patient care services and procedures on patients
  • Collaborate with other attending physicians and consultants
  • Assure orderly transfer of care to other physicians when assigned hours of service end
  • Reinforce hospitalist processes for patient care 
  • Document daily involvement in patient care in the medical record and record charges appropriate to the level of service provided and documented
    • Participate in performance improvement projects defined by the department chair

Resident/Student Education

  • Supervise residents in an Ambulatory office when needed and not on service (average two half-days per month)
  • Perform internal medicine bedside teaching when assigned to UHATS to standards of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • Participate in Morning Report daily while on service and most days when off-service Provide at least one Grand Rounds yearly Provide lectures to residents and medical students Work with the other core members of the faculty on curriculum development and process improvement with the goal of exceptional resident/student education

Administrative/Research

 

  • Assume responsibility for the business and fiscal activities of the department through routine evaluation of coding and documentation, regular review of charges and charge capture, interaction with the University billing department, and other activities as appropriate to maintain the fiscal health and regulatory compliance of the department Serve on appropriate educational committees at the College of Medicine Serve on appropriate hospital committees to improve the quality of patient care Function as a faculty person within the statutes of the University of Illinois and as a staff member within the by-laws of the university-affiliated hospital(s) Other duties as assigned and appropriate to advance the mission of the Department of Medicine.

Minimum Qualifications (required):

  • Must possess MD or DO or equivalent degree
  • Must be board certified or board eligible for certifying examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine or comparable certifying authority
  • Must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois
  • Must be eligible for medical staff appointment at university-affiliated hospital

For fullest consideration/To be considered, please submit your application by 2/14/2024 at: 

https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/xxx?c=uic

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters at https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/one.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=5705 to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois encourages applications from individuals regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and Veteran or disability status.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation at https://jobs.uic.edu/request-and-accomodation/.

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