Internal Medicine, Geriatrics - F63460, F63470, M60014

Virginia Commonwealth University Health
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Facility: Virginia Commonwealth University Health 
Address: 1250 East Marshall Street 
Richmond, VA 23298-5048 
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Specialty: Geriatric Medicine : Internal Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Geriatrics - Attending Physician

Virginia Commonwealth University

Division of Geriatric Medicine

Clinician Educator

F63460, F63470, M60014

Position Description:

The Division of Geriatric Medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University supports a large health system that cares for many adult patients with advanced chronic illness. The Division seeks a new clinician educator, at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Depending on skills and preferences, roles may include, nursing home care, clinic-based care, house calls and home-based care, inpatient consults, and hospice. The Division works to manage patients across the continuum, favoring value over volume.  All Division of Geriatric Medicine faculty work in teams with nurse practitioners, social workers and pharmacists. Existing staff is comprised of 11 physicians, 18 NPs, 3 social workers, and 2 Pharm D.  Learners include students from medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, residents, and geriatric fellows. Research activities depend on skills and interest.

Qualifications:

The Division of Geriatric Medicine seeks a clinician educator with excellent clinical and teaching skills, and dedication to advancing the academic program.  Fellowship training is desirable. Candidates must be Board Certified /Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.  Candidates must also possess/maintain a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Virginia. Candidates must demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should apply online to www.vcujobs.com and also submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position, current Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

 

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is centrally located along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City was ranked #3 Top Destination by Frommer’s for its rich history, colonial charm, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City, and the mild climate year round, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s athletic events, public gardens and festivals. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment as well. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will find numerous theaters, the Richmond Ballet, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Richmond International Raceway to name a few.

Richmond is for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hills, The Fan, or the Suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Virginia Commonwealth University Health is the regions only Level 1 Trauma center. As part of the VCU’s School of Medicine, physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians and conduct important research. Nationally known for cutting-edge medical advancements and diagnostic insights, VCU physicians aim to be the provider of choice for quality healthcare that is patient-centered, physician-driven, accessible, efficient and evidence-based to reflect the values of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

US News and World Report ranked VCU the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond Metropolitan area. Our Nephrology, Pulmonology, Orthopaedics and Urology programs ranked among the top 50 in the country. VCU was also ranked “high performing” in Oncology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Otolaryngology. With more than 600 physicians in 200 specialties, VCU has the areas only NCI-designated Cancer Center - Massey Cancer Center, and a full-service children’s hospital – Children’s Hospital of Richmond.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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Contact: Karin Guye 
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