UNIV - Open Rank (Geriatric Director) - Department of Medicine: Division of General Internal Medicin

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 4/27/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine seeks a Section Chief of Geriatrics. This position will work closely with GIM leadership, stakeholders across campus, Department and institutional leadership to chart the course for Geriatrics quality, growth and innovation at MUSC. As Section Chief of Geriatrics, the Director will balance the education, research and clinical care responsibilities of the group and will provide leadership, scholarly support and mentorship to a talented team of faculty and advance practice providers, and inspire a team which contributes to all missions of the university: clinical care, education and scholarship. In addition to leadership responsibilities this position will also maintain a clinical presence in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as our Fellows clinics.

The Section of Geriatrics has 2 faculty members and an advanced practice provider, with both an outpatient and inpatient clinical practice and an ACMGE approved Geriatrics Fellowship with 2 fellows per year.

The ideal candidate will be Board-Certified MD/DO in Geriatrics, possess leadership experience at an academic health center, have a minimum academic rank of Associate Professor, and be well versed in scholarship, teaching and leadership. The candidate must possess outstanding leadership skills; he/she will be strongly committed to the tripartite mission of education, clinical care and research. The selected candidate must be comfortable working in a matrix management structure and environment. Experience mentoring, developing staff competency at all levels, and creating a highly accountable and high-performing team is essential.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Faculty

Cost Center

CC000969 COM DOM GIM Internal Medicine CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00


Pay Range

$0 - $250,000 - $500,000

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description

MD or MD/PhD board certified (or board eligible) in Internal Medicine.

Clinical Faculty MUSC Physical Requirements

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 150 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 75 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 75 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry patients weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 200 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. Must be able to maintain bi-lateral hand movement skills. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.

Additional New Requirements: Ability to maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

Additional Job Description

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If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Administration | Healthcare & Public Health

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