Gastroenterology Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy Assistant/ Associate Professor Clinical - Physician
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 138983
Expected Starting Salary: - Exempt
POSITION TITLE: Advanced Pediatric Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy Physician to join the GI team. This position holds an affiliated faculty appointment as an Assistant/ Associate Professor - Clinical Gastroenterology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Varies TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE'S DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE'S INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has an excellent opportunity for an Advanced Pediatric Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy Physician to join their team. This position holds an affiliated faculty appointment as an Assistant/ Associate Professor - Clinical Gastroenterology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
The ideal candidate will provide both hospital-based and ambulatory patient care to children presenting with digestive disorders, complex nutritional and intestinal failure to our pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition services, as well as to teach residents, medical students, and fellows.
This is also an opportunity to be the Associate Medical Director of Interventional Therapeutic Endoscopy "InTEC" center and the Pancreas Care Center "PCC."
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children's Hospital is a very collegial environment and is currently ranked as the #1 pediatric gastroenterology program in US News and World Report. The division is committed to promoting initiative-taking individuals and we develop individualized mentoring plans for junior faculty. There may be opportunities to collaborate with other centers and/or programs of excellence that are situated with the Division.
Patient Care - Provide safe, effective, and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Make significant contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care. Develop and maintain local and regional recognition by peers and patients as an authority in the field. Develop a wide local and regional referral base for subspecialist. Develop clinical skills or programs that are local or regionally distinctive. Applies clinical skills that are clinically sound, effective and achieve exceptional patient outcomes. Provides consultative services to other physicians and clinical providers within the medical center to establish a coordinated care plan for each patient. Integrates innovative approaches to patient care. Serve in a role in establishing the clinical direction of the specific clinical field. Develop a local/regional referral base. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment, and discontinuation of care. Monitor appropriateness of therapeutic management and care. Promote patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.
Teaching and Training - Play an important role in a major teaching or clinical training program(s). Supervise the patient care of assigned residents and fellows. Teaches and supervises the patient care of assigned medical students, residents, and fellows, monitoring the medical care of medical to assure care provided is safe and effective. Contributions may include ongoing recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor; assume an important or lead role in a major teaching or clinical training program; invited to participate in local and regional educational opportunities; participate in and may lead the development or direction of educational program, curricular offerings, and teaching materials; participates in curriculum committee or other education related committees. Serve as a role model within the department in mentoring students and trainees. Serve as consult to other faculty and community physicians. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
Service and/or Administration - Participates in program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: make significant contributes to the development of a unique programs for patient care of educational purposes; or take a significant role in the direction of an academic division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or significant participation in performance improvement programs or on divisional, departmental, or Medical Staff committees (i.e. RPT, IRB); participates in local or regional clinical affairs through membership in clinical societies or specialty governing boards. Provides faculty coverage as needed within the department. May take a role in the development of departmental policies, procedures, and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Assist in the development and implementation of long- and short-term goals and objectives and ensures that they are appropriate to the Division. Complete evaluations for students, residents, and peers.
Scholarly Activity - Participates in scholarly activities as evidenced by publication of clinical investigation, clinical observations, reviews, chapters, or books; participation in clinical trials, and/or clinical investigations; reviews manuscripts. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Develop research programs in area of clinical specialty. Demonstrate effectiveness in securing grant funding of research initiatives and programs. Assist in the development and growth of new externally funded research initiatives. Publish and/or co-author findings and conclusions resulting from research in a timely fashion. Presents findings internally. Assist in the design and implementation of programs which evaluates the efficacy of treatment. Recommend approaches for improvement activities, recommend, and perform new processes, collect, and measure data, develop processes based on performance and communicate results.
M.D. or D.O. or equivalent medical degree
History of academic accomplishments suitable for a faculty appointment as an Assistant/Associate Professor
Completion of an accredited pediatric gastroenterology fellowship training program in the United States or Canada or on track to complete an accredited 3-yrear pediatric gastroenterology fellowship program this coming fiscal year.
Additional training in Advanced interventions including ERCP is required.
Board eligible or board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics
Prior experience in a complex academic medical setting is a plus
Development: Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care: Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Path/Pharm: Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Clinical Education: Knowledge and skill in patient and/or family education
Diversity Appreciation: Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Organization: Strong organizational and project management skills to oversee projects independently.
Communication: Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
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