The Urban Health Institute at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey is seeking interested candidates for a clinical educator position in a rapidly growing, innovative, evidence based addiction medicine program integrated into a university teaching hospital. Since 2013, the Urban Health Institute (UHI), founded by Dr. Jeff Brenner and Kathy Stillo has offered unprecedented access to primary and specialty care for vulnerable patient populations in Camden, NJ through innovative models of care such as group medical visits, nurse-driven protocols for anti-hypertensive and insulin titration, and complex care management inspired by the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers. As part of UHI’s mission to become a leader in health care redesign for underserved populations, we integrated addiction specialty care in 2015. We are now expanding our addiction medicine service to standardize addiction treatment across the system, and offer the most advanced, evidence based models of care for patients with substance use disorders across the lifespan.
Addiction fellowship training
Commitment to continuing education, professional development, and promotion of the specialty of addiction medicine
Commitment to interdisciplinary team-based care; collaborative care with therapists, medical assistants, nurses, care coordinators, health coaches, and administrators.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are required; strong communication skills, including diplomacy and the ability to work with all disciplines, levels, and backgrounds, is a must in order to facilitate growth and integration across a healthcare system.
Strong analytical skills and flexibility to work in growing and changing system
Philosophical alignment with our program’s treatment Philosophies:
More About Camden, New Jersey and the Urban Health Institute:
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The PATCO train runs directly from downtown Philadelphia to Camden’s transportation center across the street from the Cooper Hospital campus. Camden is one of the country’s most underserved, impoverished cities that now has some of the nation’s most innovative healthcare. Cooper opened the Advanced Care Center under the Urban Health Institute in 2013 to improve primary and specialty care for patients with limited insurance coverage. They also work in collaboration with the Camden Coalition of Healthcare providers, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare delivery to the most vulnerable populations. You can read more about the work being done by the Camden Coalition on their website, or watch the video that attracted national attention to their work. Follow the links below for even more information about practicing medicine in this mecca of healthcare innovation.