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Physician (Sports Medicine) - Orthopaedic Surgery M60483

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time
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Mission or Goal of Unit: Excellent, evidence-based, efficient patient care; thorough and responsive consultation in orthopaedic sports medicine services; effective supervision, teaching and mentoring of orthopaedic housestaff and students; streamlined throughput process for admitted orthopaedic patients across the health system.

Chief Purpose of this position: Directly care for patients on the orthopaedic sports medicine service; improve quality and efficiency of orthopaedic service at VCU Health System; provide prompt high-quality orthopaedic sports medicine care; develop orthopaedic faculty with interest in new technologies, clinical research and teaching; mentor residents and fellows; work within the hospital system and with other departments to provide multidisciplinary care for orthopaedic sports medicine patients.

Position Responsibilities:

Teaching
Staff inpatient housestaff teaching service with learners including medical students, interns and residents; use contemporary adult learning methods to promote evidence-based practice; demonstrate effective teaching skills and continually develop as a teacher for learners at all levels; complete required evaluations of learners in a timely manner.

Research
Participate in clinical and administrative research, according to skills, interest and funding; research opportunities may include performance improvement initiatives or formal extramurally funded investigations; participation may be as principle investigator or co-investigator; maintain a level of scholarship in Orthopaedic Surgery consistent with academic rank.

Service
Work with institutional staff and administration to attain the strategic objectives of VCU Health System, including patient safety, patient and other customer satisfaction, maintenance and enhancement of public perception, and fiscal health.

Clinical
Admit and manage patients who present through the orthopaedic sports medicine service, co-management of patients on other services, triage medicine patient requiring admission in the Emergency Department and non-medical services and non-VCU hospitals; join colleagues in assuring coverage 24-hours a day, every day of the year; comply in a timely manner with all institutional policies for professional work including credentialing, documentation, billing; work effectively with other members of the extended inter-professional team.

Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.)
Ensure compliance with all regulatory and regulatory reimbursement requirement.

Required Qualifications:

- M.D. degree and ABOS eligibility of certification in Orthopaedic Surgery
- Must have successfully completed an accredited fellowship program in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgery
- Have a record of scholarly publication in peer review journals
- Direct experience managing complex orthopaedic sports medicine cases, competence in standard inpatient procedures
- A solid understanding of the orthopaedic sports medicine role and function and interest in teaching and growth in an academic setting
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University

Preferred Qualifications:

- Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, providing effective communication, both verbal and written, and an interest in furthering the research, scholarly and academic missions of the group.

Position Type: Clinical
Full time equivalent: 100
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Mario Lacic
Contact Email: mario.lacic@vcuhealth.org
Contact Phone: 804-628-6200

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