Starting Salary Range: Competitive/Commensurate with Experience
Status: Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
School/Division: School of Medicine
Location: Bayview Medical Center
Location State: MD
Location State: DC
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Clinical / Medical
The Palliative Care Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center invites applications for a Johns Hopkins University Clinical Associate position. We are seeking candidates to serve as Physician for our dynamic program, which is currently focused on the inpatient setting, with the plan for future development into the outpatient setting. Our vision is to provide excellent clinical care, innovative upstream education, and a culture in which providers can thrive. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center offers a unique environment, one that combines the prestige and opportunities of a highly respected academic medical center with the personality and camaraderie of a community hospital.
The Physician will bring clinical expertise to the interdisciplinary team, which includes social worker, pharmacist, and chaplain. The position provides exciting opportunities for educating bright and motivated residents and students and participating in quality improvement projects, with the support of outstanding mentorship.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide inpatient consultation services in palliative care.
Participate in plan to develop outpatient consultation services in palliative care.
Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care.
Consult with the referring physician and the Interdisciplinary Team to establish a plan of care.
Facilitate access to appropriate supportive care services.
Education of staff and coworkers, as well as learners such as residents, students, fellows.
Full and appropriate documentation of patient care services to support professional billing for these services.
Participation in interdisciplinary team meetings to review active cases.
Participation in tracking clinical performance metrics for the program.
Assist in the development of standards of care and program development as member of the JHBMC Palliative Care Administrative Operations team.
Perform other duties as requested.
Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization.
Essential Job Functions:
Carries out duties and responsibilities as listed, without needed supervision, in a professional manner.
Supervises: Learners and staff as needed, including residents, clinical fellows, medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants.
M.D. or D.O. Degree. Licensure by State of Maryland Board of Physicians. DEA Certification and Sate of Maryland Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) Certification. Completion of an approved American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) residency. Completion of HPM fellowship OR minimum of two (2) years' work experience in field beyond HPM board certification.
Board-certified (or board-eligible with prompt satisfaction of all necessary requirements for certification) in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM).
Credentialed at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Bayview Medical Center is required prior to start date.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong clinical skills, including expertise in leading goals of care conversations/family meetings and in symptom management, are essential, as is the ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team. Interest and experience in teaching is preferred.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
Internal Number: 5038-en_US
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