PALLIATIVE CARE PHYSICIAN

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 241800-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/HEM-ONC
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services



Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) and the Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, is seeking applicants for a full-time associate or assistant level professor (CHS, CT) to join our faculty. The position would be active in our Palliative and Hospice Medicine programs. The primary clinical practice will include inpatient and consultative care at UW Hospital and Clinic and Meriter locations. Responsibilities of the candidate include clinical, teaching medical students, residents and fellows and other academic activities, and potential outreach service activities.

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.

Principal Duties:

The successful candidate will provide direct patient care, education to learners of all levels, and engage with the interdisciplinary team effectively. Duties include 100% direct patient care at UW Health and Meriter, including inpatient and consult service attending. Duties also include proactively supporting quality improvement and educational efforts.

Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine value professionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect, innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarship and stewardship. Duties include 70% direct patient care at UW Health's main campus and Meriter, including inpatient and consult service attending and 30% academic time for teaching, public health initiatives, research and other scholarly activities.

The candidate will have access to many shared resources and opportunities to collaborate with, including researchers at the NCI-designated UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), the VA Hospital and throughout the UW-Madison campus. Administrative duties including e-Consults, committees and community service may be added as appropriate to the interests of the successful candidate. The Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care is part of the Department of Medicine and the NCI-designated UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Division is active in all phases of cancer therapy development and evaluation.

The successful candidate will join a world-class institution that encourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic, clinic and population health research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. Madison is the state's capitol city with a population of over 252,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools and outdoor recreation.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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 goals.

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD or DO or equivalent is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Clinical and research interest in Hospice and Palliative medicine.
* Completed fellowship training program in Palliative Care required.
* Candidates for associate rank (CHS) must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track.

License or Certificate:

Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Care. Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License.

Additional Information:

Total compensation targets AAMC benchmarks by rank.

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 then every four years.

Department(s):

A534260-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/HEM-ONC

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a CV and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application, including your current or most recent supervisor.

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.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 1, 2021, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Deb Gugel
gugel@wisc.edu
608-263-3732
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

CLINICAL PROFESSOR(D51NN) or CLINICAL ASSOC PROF(D52NN) or CLINICAL ASST PROF(D53NN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

241800-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 24 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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