The Division of Rheumatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is seeking 2 full-time faculty members to expand and enhance its clinical & research program in pediatric rheumatic diseases. Cincinnati Children's is a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we're proud of it. We offer programs the promote and build a welcoming environment for all employees. CCHMC actively encourages interest from minorities and women.
The selected individual will provide clinical care for patients with rheumatic diseases at CCHMC. The clinical effort will be largely outpatient based. However, there will be a proportion of time for inpatient service, consults and night time/weekend call. CCHMC clinical effort will be approximately five OP clinics/week, approximately four weeks/year of inpatient service coverage, and approximately coverage of eight fellows clinics/year. Research effort will be approximately 15% and be primarily be focused on QI activities that improve "outcomes that matter" for JIA and lupus and initiate similar efforts for juvenile myositis and integrate these efforts with national research networks. The remaining time is expected to be used for academic endeavors and there will be initially two hours / week to assist in the education of our clinical fellows. Mentorship by more senior faculty members will be provided.
Patient Care Provide safe, effective and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Provides contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care. Develop a local and regional recognition by peers and patients as an authority in the field. Develop a local or regional referral base for subspecialist.. Develop clinical skills or programs that are locally or regionally distinctive. Document patient care on appropriate records. May implement innovative approaches to patient care. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Examine patients and coordinate services for their care. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment and discontinuation of care. Formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Plan and coordinate care, treatment and rehabilitation for discharged patients. Monitor appropriateness of therapeutic management and care to assure that it occurs in a timely fashion. Promote patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.
Teaching and Training 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: recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor; assume a role in a major teaching or clinical training program; invited to participate in local and regional educational opportunities; participate in the development or direction of educational program, curricular offerings and teaching materials; participates in curriculum committee or other education related committees. May serve as consult to other faculty and community physicians. May prepare, organize and provide lectures for residents. Prepare and regularly teach at bedside in the Division. Participate in all divisional/departmental educational activities. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars
Service and/or Administration Participates in service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: contribute to the development of programs for patient care of educational purposes; or take a role in the direction of an academic division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or participate in performance improvement programs; or participate on divisional, departmental, or Medical Staff committees. Provides faculty coverage as needed within the department. Actively participates in all Division activities. Maintain currency in all departmental policies, procedures and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Promote the 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. Design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. 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. Assist in obtaining funding from outside sources for research and teaching programs.
Doctor of Medicine OR Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine OR equivalent
Unrestricted licensed physician
Approval/credentialing from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division
Completion of all required pre-employment activities
Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility
Prior clinical practice experience may be required based on the needs of the department
Prioritization Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
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
Training - Basic Knowledge of basic training methods and techniques
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 handle projects independently.
Analysis - Basic Analytical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations
Communication - Advanced Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Patient Care Demonstrates excellence in the care of patients. Demonstrates a high level of clinical competency and committed to providing excellent patient care. Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education.
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