Director, Center for Geriatric Medicine

Location
Cleveland, OH
Posted
Aug 23, 2016
Specialty
Geriatrics
Position Type
Permanent

The Cleveland Clinic Center for Geriatric Medicine is seeking a geriatrician to direct its nationally ranked geriatric medicine program. The Center for Geriatric Medicine provides care across multiple clinical settings and is extensively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

We are conducting a national search to identify an excellent candidate with experience in collaborating to help integrate a geriatrics perspective innovatively into our institution's population management strategy. Support also exists to grow the section to expand interests in clinical research, extend clinical services, and share in innumerable opportunities for education.

The Director will join a leadership team collaborating with community agencies and departments across the institution to advance innovation of geriatric care delivery and help drive value in population management. A significant opportunity exists for Geriatrics to advise on redesign and integration processes for patient care as well as education of colleagues and trainees within this changing clinical context.

Core responsibilities for the Director include oversight of clinical quality, practice improvement, mentorship of section geriatricians and trainees, and active strategic planning around innovative models of care. Developing leadership skills can be supplemented with our free, extensive leadership development opportunities through our Global Leadership and Learning Institute and our Center for Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring. Support of scholarship and education is critical with infrastructure to support interests in clinical research through our Center for Value Based Care Research.

Candidates must be board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. The selected candidate will have outstanding clinical skills and be able to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary faculty and health care providers. We offer outstanding benefits and robust resources for professional development.

About Us

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.

Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2015, they provided a total of 6.62 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital, and Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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