PALLIATIVE MEDICINE PHYSICIAN (3-309-997) - (190000BW)
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a full-time palliative medicine physician for our expanding clinical programs. Duties will include both inpatient activities as well as development of an outpatient program. Opportunities for teaching and research are available as well.
The newly created Division of Palliative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is led by Dr. Raya Elfadel Kheirbek and comprised of a team of MDs, RNs, NPs, a dedicated Clinical Pharmacist, a Chaplain and a Social Worker. These practitioners serve as expert palliative consultants to the UMMC's multi-disciplinary service teams, adding an extra layer of support to patients and their families. Please see our websites for additional information: http://www.umm.edu/palliative
Strengths of program, as validated by independent consultants are:
Staff: Multidisciplinary and highly motivated staff
Supported by: Physician directors of our Medical and Surgical ICUs; Shock Trauma Center Director; Hospital Chief Medical Officer and Nursing leadership; Chairs of Internal and Family Medicine.
Quality: Routine collection of operational data; project integration with Medical ICU
Research: Strong foundation and support exists for grant funding to further interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine research.
Expected faculty rank for this position is at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate's qualifications and experience. Excellent salary/benefits package available.
Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Palliative Medicine, with a strong interest in teaching and clinical experience in Palliative Medicine. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV, a brief statement regarding their clinical/research interests and the names of 4 references. For additional questions after application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Aug 1, 2019
Internal Number: 117901
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.