Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine's Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks a physician experienced in geriatric care to serve as Medical Director for Blue Ridge PACE, (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), located in Charlottesville, VA. A faculty member within the UVa School of Medicine, the PACE Medical Director functions as a primary care provider for participants, oversees the overall delivery of care, maximizes clinical outcomes, and provides oversight of the quality assessment and performance improvement program (QAPI).
The Medical Director provides leadership in the design, implementation and monitoring of the medical components of the PACE program, functions as a liaison between Blue Ridge PACE, the University of Virginia Health System, and the area medical community at large. The Medical Director also serves as a consultant and resource to other primary care physicians, on-call physicians, and nurse practitioners who work with Blue Ridge PACE participants. The Medical Director fully participates in the teaching missions of the Division and Blue Ridge PACE, and also interacts with the Blue Ridge PACE Board of Directors and Riverside PACE leadership, colleagues, and staff.
Candidates for this tenure ineligible position must be board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. A minimum of three years of leadership or administrative experience, as well as board eligibility or board certification in Geriatrics by appointment start date is preferred. Special consideration may be given to candidates who have PACE experience. Tenure-ineligible positions may qualify to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future consistent with the School of Medicine promotion and tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.
The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and among the nation's top 100 hospitals according to the Thomas Reuters' National Benchmark study. Located 100 miles SE of Washington, DC, in central Virginia, Charlottesville is a picturesque and cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. and offers tremendous recreational opportunities afforded by the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.
This posting will remain open until filled.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0619324. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.
For further information regarding the position or application process, please contact Christina Hamill via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at (434) 924-1590.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.