Geriatrician

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted
Dec 08, 2017
Specialty
Geriatrics
Position Type
Permanent

Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a Geriatrician to join a thriving multi-disciplinary practice. Working in collaboration with geriatric nurse practitioners, social workers, and case managers, the staff Geriatrician provides primary care to frail elderly patients and consultative care to a broader aging population. The staff Geriatrician will care for patients primarily in the outpatient setting, and clinical care may occasionally extend to the home or to a skilled nursing facility.

Duties will include clinical care: five to six sessions of outpatient care per week and night and weekend call per agreed upon schedule. It will also include both didactic and direct teaching of residents and fellows.

The ideal staff Geriatrician will have experience related to the detection of Dementia in Primary Care Settings, Normal Memory Changes with Age, Mild Memory Impairment, and Dementia. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical Geriatric Medicine training.

In addition, the staff Geriatrician will work on quality improvement projects to improve the care of our patients, and/or educational projects that will advance the teaching of our fellows and house staff and meet the professional interests of the individual.

About MGH: Located in the heart of Boston, we offer sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We offer high quality care and services in four health centers in the Boston area. The hospital also holds concurrent Level 1 verification for adult and pediatric trauma and burn care. Mass General has consistently placed among the top hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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