Job ID: 1256
Area: Northeastern North Carolina
Description: Department of Family Medicine is seeking a board-certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician with additional qualification in Geriatrics to serve as System Medical Director of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care.
Palliative Care experience required, certification preferred.
The successful candidate will support, develop, and provide leadership for the Family Medicine Division to include geriatric care initiatives within the family medicine department, and 9-hospital integrated healthcare system.
Applicants should have a commitment to education and mentorship of medical and graduate students, residents, and fellows.
This position is a fixed term or tenure track academic leadership position at the rank/title of Clinical Assistant Professor or higher (rank is commensurate with experience).
Job responsibilities will include 50% clinical care / 50% administrative
Lead and supervise faculty in the Geriatrics and Palliative Care Division
Lead inter-professional teams and demonstrate exemplary professionalism, serving as a role model for providing exceptional care to patients, visitors, team members, and learners
Build a geriatric consultative service specifically targeting the trauma and acute care surgery population
Create a dynamic outpatient service with focused specialize clinics such as memory, fall and polypharmacy
Leverage telemedicine to expand access throughout the region
Work in an environment with full integration between hospital consult service, inpatient palliative hospice, hospice house and home hospice
Competitive Compensation and Comprehensive Benefit Package to include: Annual CME Stipend, Relocation, Vacation, Sick, & Holidays, Malpractice (with tail), 401k matching program/ 457b, Medical, Dental & Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
Community/Facility info: We are a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina, and we’re working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Made up of nine hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. With more than 350 primary and specialty care providers in more than 70 locations, quality health care is never far from home.
Contact: For more information please contact Ben Ferro at [email protected] or call 716-689-6000.