The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics seeks applications for a Geriatrician to lead a clinical practice as Director of the new Washington Regional Senior Health Clinic in Springdale.
The successful applicant will engage in directing and providing patient care in a geriatric clinical setting, teaching, and research. While the percentage of time providing clinical care is negotiable, the expectation is that seeing patients and directing clinical operations will be a priority, followed by other administrative responsibilities.
The successful applicant will be a faculty member of the UAMS College of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This individual will assist in faculty and clinical staff recruitment and development to ensure that the Geriatric curriculum is successfully delivered to UAMS students, residents, and fellows.
The position has direct reporting responsibilities to and will be evaluated and supported by the chair of the UAMS Department of Geriatrics. The position has indirect reporting responsibilities to the Chief Medical Officer of Washington Regional.
Highly qualified individuals will also have decision making responsibilities at two affiliated programs, the new PACE of the Ozarks and the well-established Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education. Both programs are staffed by teams of talented professionals and designed to support needs of aging adults and their families.
- M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited institution
- Fellowship training in Geriatrics and/or Palliative Care Medicine
- Board Eligible/Certified in Geriatric Medicine
- A valid Arkansas medical license
- Board Eligible/Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
- Three years’ experience as a medical provider for persons aged 55-years and older
- Interpersonal skills which facilitate a positive relationship with patients and members of the health care team
- Demonstrate organizational, communication, ethical, interpersonal, and collaborative skills
- Experience with electronic medical records
- Commitment to participate in staff and coordinating meetings and activities at UAMS and Washington Regional
- Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external groups via oral and written communication
- Ability to work as a team leader and exhibit the qualities of a team player
- Experience directing a successful clinical practice
- Track record in teaching and leadership at an accredited medical school
- Track record as a clinician-educator and/or clinician-investigator
- Experience in budget management and strategic planning
- Experience supervising and evaluating employees, and commitment to employee professional development
- Working knowledge of PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)
- A commitment to interprofessional teaching and practice
- An interest in community health and/or public health
- An interest in community outreach/education and donor relations
Salary is competitive and negotiable, commensurate with qualifications. UAMS provides a competitive benefits, professional development, and relocation package
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