The Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of clinical hospice administration, including: hiring, onboarding, and management of hospice physicians and advanced practice providers; leading quality improvement initiatives; design and delivery of staff education; participation in regulatory readiness efforts and surveys; communication and outreach to referring providers. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board certification or eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required.
Teaching responsibilities may include direct teaching and curriculum design for medical students, residents, and fellows.
Clinical responsibilities may include supervision of a home hospice team, hospice care at one of Penn Medicine Hospice's dedicated inpatient units, and palliative care consultations at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is strongly preferred. The academic clinician track requires 100 credits per year of active and high quality teaching responsibilities. There will be an expectation of the ability of the candidate to provide management and/or leadership.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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