Geriatrician - Medical University of South Carolina

Employer
Medical University of South Carolina
Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2021
Ref
2064631
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Assistant/Associate Professor - Geriatrician

Charleston, South Carolina.  Medical University of South Carolina – Full-time tenure- track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level and above in our on-campus University Internal Medicine (UIM) academic primary care practice in Charleston, SC.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and leadership in both education and clinical care as a key faculty member in the Geriatric Medicine fellowship program.   This traditional academic position requires a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate medical education and a scholarly focus on quality & safety, population health and delivery of high-value healthcare services. Board certification in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics required and an MPH is preferred.  The combined faculty and education practice is a level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home with approximately 12,000 patients. Initial clinical responsibilities will include a combination of outpatient Geriatrics faculty practice in the University Internal Medicine practice location on the main MUSC campus and precepting sessions with Geriatric Medicine fellows and Internal Medicine residents, totaling 9 clinical half-days per week, as well as serving up to 4 weeks per year attending on the inpatient Geriatrics consultation service.

There will be a concomitant reduction in outpatient clinics while on the Consult service weeks.  On call responsibilities commensurate with usual Division on call responsibilities.  Overall cFTE and related clinical work may be offset proportionally by any funded effort for teaching, other leadership roles or grant funding.   This is a great opportunity to relocate to beautiful Charleston and work in a thriving academic environment.  Academic rank and compensation are commensurate with experience with excellent benefits. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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