Senior Clinical Ethicist

Hartford, Connecticut
Jun 18, 2022
Position Type
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Hartford HealthCare, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, has a new opportunity available for a Senior Clinical Ethicist based at Hartford Hospital, located Hartford, CT.

Highlights of this opportunity include:

  • A flexible work model; either full time or part time within ethics with the opportunity to continue practicing medicine or nursing
  • The opportunity to provide leadership in developing, implementing, maintaining and evaluating a comprehensive bioethics program, including building and staffing an ethics consultation service with 24/7 coverage
  • The Center for Bioethics will have strong institutional support to create a fully integrated, collaborative approach to clinical and organizational ethics issues across our seven acute care hospitals and other entities
  • Overseeing the Ethics Consultation Service for Hartford Hospital, a 983-bed acute care teaching hospital, and serving as a resource for Hartford HealthCare's seven acute care hospitals across Connecticut.
  • Providing support for the Hartford Hospital's Ethics Committee and the Hartford HealthCare Ethics Council
  • Planning, monitor, and evaluate multidisciplinary educational programs related to clinical ethics including actualizing the objectives of the ACGME residency training and organizing Clinical Ethics Rounds on a routine basis
  • Collaborating with directors, chiefs, managers, consultants and clinical teams to address ethics issues in clinical practice by providing input and opinion regarding system-wide policies and procedures with moral/ethical relevance
  • Working collegially and productively with executive leadership, clinical management and legal counsel to identify, analyze, and resolve organizational ethics questions and issues that arise
  • Developing and maintaining a collaborative relationship with the University of Connecticut and those schools engaged in ethics/moral philosophy learning, e.g., Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Social Work as well as collaborate with CT Hospital Association's Ethics Chairperson Group
  • Conducting independent and collaborative ethics research and scholarship to maintain professional personal growth as well as growth of other professionals
  • Comprehensive benefits include low cost, high quality medical/dental, STD/LTD, generous retirement plan, generous paid time off per year, CME and more

About Hartford HealthCare:

The Hartford HealthCare network employs over 2,500 providers in over 400 practice locations throughout Connecticut, seven acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest, physician-led, multi-specialty medical groups in New England.

This means MORE OPTIONS to propel your career to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of diversity, inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, innovators, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.

Our location:

Connecticut is located within two hours of Boston and New York City, and offers access to the finest schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational activities, access to New England beaches and ski resorts, and options to live near the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.


Job Requirements:
  • MD, DO, PhD, Masters, or Nursing Degree is required
  • Certification as a Health Care Ethics Consultant (HEC-C) is highly desirable
  • Experience conducting independent clinical ethics consultations in a tertiary, or community hospital setting is required
  • 5+ years of clinical ethics experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in directing a bioethics program strongly preferred

For additional information:

If you are looking for MORE FULFILLMENT IN YOUR CAREER, e-mail Patricia Lowicki, Office of Physician and Advanced Practitioner

Recruitment and Integration Director, at or call/text 860-558-6591.

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