Physician Director of Public Walk-In Clinic (Internal Medicine)

Cleveland, OH
Aug 03, 2017
Palliative Care
Position Type

The Department of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics at Cleveland Clinic is seeking a board certified Internal Medicine physician to join as the Director of the Public Walk-In Clinic, integrated within our academic outpatient Internal Medicine (IM) practice at our main campus.

The Public Walk-in Clinic is an open access clinic where a wide array of acute and chronic medical conditions are treated. The walk-in clinic's mission is to serve the needs of adult patients within the practice, community, and visitors, providing timely access and acting as a safety net of care. The clinic provides complimentary and convenient healthcare for non-emergent acute and chronic medical conditions to act as a bridge to care within a medical home.

Core responsibilities for the Director include oversight of clinical flow, practice improvement, active strategic planning around innovative models of care and daily active collaboration with Advanced Practice Providers. Current clinic hours of operation are 8am to 5pm.

The clinic is integrated within our general IM practice, which was the first Joint Commission certified primary care medical home in the country. Our academic practice uses a fully integrated electronic health record, and is focused on quality improvement and innovation in care delivery. Team based care occurs with medical assistants, RNs, administrative assistants, integrated PharmDs, LISWs, RN care coordinators, and a Certified Diabetes Educator.

As part of our academic practice, numerous opportunities exist for teaching our medical students and residents from the largest IM residency in the country. Academic appointment within Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is encouraged. Opportunities to participate on our inpatient teaching service and with a blend of primary care exist as well, according to interest.

Outstanding benefits with exceptional schedule, including minimal call and no regular weekends. Robust free, CME-based resources for professional development including leadership, education, and management tracks as well as a formal coaching and mentoring program available for faculty. Tail coverage provided and no restrictive covenant.

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 No. 2 hospital in the country. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroentrerology and GI surgery, nephrology, and rheumatology are ranked No. 2.

Eight other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. 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, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,600 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2017, we provided a total of 7.6 million outpatient visits, 229,132 acute admissions and observations, and 207,354 surgical cases. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital. Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic. With approximately 4,500 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 ranked 6th overall of 11 honorees by Diversity Inc. in 2018. Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity.

Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

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