Chief Rheumatology

Employer
AMN Healthcare
Location
LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Closing date
Dec 6, 2024

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description & Requirements
Chief Rheumatology
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky seeks candidates for the Chief of the Division of Rheumatology position. The Division is poised to achieve regional and national recognition in clinical care delivery and medical education with an opportunity to build a robust research program focused on the care of medically complex patients. Our department benefits from serving an integral role in a vibrant and vital healthcare enterprise, UK Healthcare, which brings state-of-the-art facilities and technology to our Lexington, Kentucky, campus as we move toward our goal of becoming a top 20 medical center. Candidates must be board-certified in rheumatology, have excellent skills and experience in leadership, education, and research to further advance the success of our clinical and academic programs, and reflect UK Healthcare values: diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Leadership opportunity - Build and expand the rheumatology program
  • Enhance the overall academic mission of the program
  • Lead our growing robust outpatient academic practice and promote the development of expertise in medical education, complex care, quality and safety, and health services research
  • Foster and build an innovative division that realizes the significant academic potential of clinical, translational, and basic science faculty
  • Position is a combination of administrative, clinical, research, and educational duties
  • Academic appointment to Associate or Full Professor is anticipated
  • Work at a hospital that's nationally ranked and the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky for six consecutive years (US News & World Report)
  • The University of Kentucky is ranked a Best College by US News & World Report

Community Information Live in Beautiful Lexington, Kentucky
Known as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington, Kentucky, is a charming small city offering genuine hospitality that will help you feel right at home as soon as you arrive. The city is a cultural center that lies in the heart of Bluegrass Country and is filled with numerous historical, natural, and cultural attractions to explore and enjoy. Home to a remarkable university with exciting NCAA sporting events, Lexington is perfect for families and individuals.
  • Overall grade of A and named one of the best places to live in Kentucky (Niche)
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Some of the best public and private schools in the state
  • A safe, walkable downtown area with plenty of day and nightlife activities
  • Gorgeous scenery and an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, camping, golfing, and horseback riding
  • Convenient access to Louisville (home of the Kentucky Derby), Cincinnati, and Nashville


Facility Location
Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", Lexington has a distinct Thoroughbred breeding and racing culture. The city is also home to the University of Kentucky, whose men's basketball team is often noted as one of the best in the NCAA with eight championships and one of the most winning programs in college basketball history. Here you'll also find a wide array of historical sites, including Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, and various cultural festivals, the most popular of which are the Mayfest Arts Fair and the Festival of Bluegrass.

Job Benefits


About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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