Geriatric Medicine - Leadership

Merritt Hawkins
Birmingham, Alabama
Oct 26, 2020
Oct 26, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Geriatric Medicine - Leadership in Alabama
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $230000.00 - 250000.00

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital is seeking a qualified geriatrician to serve as its Director of Age-Friendly Health System. The incoming candidate will have direct involvement in all UAB Hospital-based geriatric programs with the goal of advising on best practices, clinical implementation, and quality assurance to improve patient experience and outcomes. A few of the position highlights:
  • This #1 ranked ACE program is the epi-center for educating the rest of the country
  • This ACE friendly health care system provides continuity of the best possible geriatric care that is found throughout the UAB Institution
  • Opportunity to lead the entire clinical service and develop new pilot programs
  • Run the ACE scholars program that trains a plethora of medical professionals from MDS to NPS
  • Work alongside a nationally renowned geriatrician who founded the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) initiative
  • Program is 100% backed by hospital senior administrative leadership offering superb resources to lead the charge to continue to make a fresh impact on caring for the elderly
  • Be part of one of the largest divisions of gerontology in the U.S.
  • Great opportunity to become a nationally recognized leader in the field of geriatrics

Assume a leadership role in one of the newest concepts in geriatric care on a national level

Bursting with Southern charm and hospitality, Birmingham offers a close-knit community that will allow you to feel at home as soon as you arrive. With a variety of events throughout the year and tremendous opportunities for families and individuals alike, our city has something for everyone.
  • Charming neighborhoods and a cost of living nearly 26% lower than the national average
  • Excellent public and private schools
  • Four distinct seasons, allowing for a variety of outdoor recreation
  • Top-notch shops and restaurants throughout the city
  • Convenient access to Atlanta and its many amenities, including an international airport, live entertainment, and professional sporting events
  • Proximity to the mountains and the Gulf Coast for vacations
Required Qualifications
Candidates must be board certified in Internal Medicine, have completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, at the rank of Associate Professor or experienced Assistant Professor, have a minimum of 3 years of experience and demonstrated leadership abilitie

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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