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Geriatric Physician

Employer
ECU Family Medicine Department
Location
Greenville, North Carolina
Closing date
Jan 16, 2025

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

ECU Health Physicians and East Carolina University s Brody School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, located in Greenville, North Carolina, are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Family Physician or Internal Medicine Physician, with additional qualifications in Geriatrics, to join their growing department. This opportunity is a fixed term, or tenure track, academic position at the rank/title of Clinical Assistant Professor Level or higher.

Greenville, NC, population 90,000, is located 80 miles east of Raleigh, and 80 miles northwest of NC s beautiful Crystal Coast.

Opportunity Highlights include:

  • Employment by ECU Health Physicians
  • Hospital privileges at ECU Health Medical Center
  • Patient care will be provided in an ambulatory geriatric clinic, inpatient setting, and in a continuing care retirement community with skilled care beds
  • Strong emphasis on teaching, mentoring, advising, supervision of residents, medical students, and other learners
  • Opportunities to develop administrative and scholarly skills
  • Comprehensive benefits including relocation assistance, vacation & sick PTO, CME days & reimbursement, malpractice (with tail), retirement benefits, state health plan health insurance, employer paid dependent health insurance, medical and dental reimbursements, employer paid AD&D, disability, and life insurance
  • Additional supplemental insurance benefits options Accident, AD&D, Cancer, Critical Illness, Dental, FSA for Healthcare and Dependent Care Expenses, Life, and Vision
Brody School of Medicine
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is a 40-year-old medical school with a strong primary care orientation. The school established a three-fold to serve as a guiding framework for our overall educational efforts:
  • To increase the supply of primary care physicians serving the state
  • To improve the health and well-being of the region
  • To train physicians who will meet the health care needs of the state
    The Department of Family Medicine at ECU, Brody School of Medicine, is a nationally recognized leader in Family Medicine education. The Family Medicine Department, located in a 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, provides a wide variety of comprehensive primary care services for all age groups to include: procedural skills, obstetrical care, nutrition services, counseling and psychological support in an integrated care model.
Department of Family Medicine Geriatrics Division
The mission of the Geriatrics Division is to prepare learners at all levels of professional care for the challenges of caring for older patients.
We do this by:
  • Dedicated medical student teaching and patient care time in the required 3rd year Family Medicine clerkship.
  • Train Family Medicine residents alongside nurse practitioner and physician assistant students in a collaborative model during their required month-long Geriatric rotation in their first year of residency training.
  • Train Geriatric Fellows in the special patient care skills and challenges that are part of a career in caring for older patients.
We use many community sites to accomplish this mission:
  • Monk Geriatric Center
  • On-site patient care in Memory, Assisted Living, and Skilled Units at a local Continuing Care Retirement Community.
  • Multidisciplinary consultation clinics for memory disorders, falls and medication management alongside faculty in physical therapy, pharmacy and psychology.
  • Work closely with our Geriatric Psychiatry colleagues and our Alzheimer s Support Group in the Monk Geriatric Center to provide caring, competent care to patients with these disorders.
Our faculty work closely with Family Medicine residents in the care and supervision of their older patients. We also provide consultation services to patients in the community and hospital inpatient services.

ECU Health Physicians
ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 185 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 110 locations. The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research. www.ecuhealth.org

ECU Health Physicians includes an academic practice model (ECU employment) and a community practice model (health system employment). There is shared leadership and shared services to support the overall group and to ensure alignment for clinical care, research, education and strategy.

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