Geriatric Medicine Physician

Employer
Allegheny Health Network
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1952882
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Lead Physician, Full-Time Geriatric opportunity with the Allegheny Health Network

Allegheny Health Network located in Pittsburgh, PA is seeking a new member to lead the Division of Supportive Care and Geriatrics.  Qualified candidate must be board certified/board eligible in geriatrics and will be responsible for coordinating and implementing:

  1. Teaching of students, residents and fellows in geriatric education
  2. Overseeing and implementing programs in hospitals such as HELP (Hospital Elder Life Program) and geriatric trauma consultation services
  3. Coordinating and directing the implementation of personal and in-home care along with services in skilled nursing facilities in collaboration with the division of Post-Acute Services

Eligible candidates should demonstrate leadership skills through work experience and have at least 5 years of direct geriatric and post-acute care.  This is a new position which will have administrative support, report to the chair of the AHN, Primary Care Institute and be involved in further developing team based care models to enable our organization to be better prepared to succeed in a value-based care reimbursement model.

The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes. We continue this tradition by using the latest medical innovations to treat our patients, gaining knowledge through research to constantly improve how we prevent, diagnose and treat illness, and staffing our hospitals with experienced, expert and compassionate physicians, nurses, technicians, clinicians, and support professionals who are dedicated to medicine, people and healing.

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. It is home to major sports teams as well as key players within an ever-growing tech industry. Named Zagat’s Top Food Town for 2015, and recognized as one of the ‘most livable cities’ in the United States, by Forbes and The Economist. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

Interested candidates please contact Michelle Holden, Physician Recruiter, at Michelle.Holden@AHN.org or 814-452-5711.

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