Mar 08, 2024

Physician-Orthopaedics-UHMG-89040

  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Cleveland, OH

Job Description

Career Site Posting Summary Position Location: Cleveland, Ohio Position Type: Physician Specialty: Orthopaedics Every day, for more than 150 years, the physicians of University Hospitals have renewed a promise to meeting our patients’ health care needs. Our talented team is integral to our rich history of success and critical to our future in a dynamic environment. As stewards of the UH legacy for excellence in patient care, our physicians are guided by an unwavering commitment to our mission: To Heal. To Teach. To Discover. The Department of Orthopaedics at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is in search of a Physician to help continue with our excellent patient care. Appointment at the level of Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or full Professor is available commensurate with experience. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is among the nation’s leading academic medical centers. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is a leader in medical research and education. What Cleveland has to offer: The Greater Cleveland Area is home to 2.8 million people and a wide variety of communities. Cleveland holds a wealth of cultural resources, entertainment options, and leisure activities including a vibrant Lake Erie shoreline and Metro Parks system. The parks are joined by the Cuyahoga Valley National Park with additional 33,000 acres, another 100 miles of trails, and camping sites. The Playhouse Square theatre district in downtown Cleveland is home to nine theatres hosting over 1,000 events each year; it is the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York City. Cleveland is also home to the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, outstanding museums including Cleveland Museum of Art and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and many music venues, as well as professional sports teams (Browns, Cavaliers, Guardians, and Monsters). View our Northeast Ohio Relocation guide for more information. Academic appointment, rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and primary board certification. Compensation is highly competitive. Position Summary Provides and manages direct medical evaluation, diagnosis, procedures, and care for patients within a recognized area of practice or for a specified patient population. Essential Functions Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate. Trains and supervises medical students and residents engaged in specialty activities and procedures, as appropriate. May manage the daily operations of a specific medical program, patient care unit, or research function. Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards. As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs. Maintain department productivity thresholds. Maintain faculty status in good standing with the CWRU SOM (if applicable). Adhere to core physician obligations as outlined in the Physician Policy Manual. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Required For All Jobs Performs other duties as assigned. Complies with all policies and standards. For specific duties and responsibilities, refer to documentation provided by the department during orientation. Must abide by all requirements to safely and securely maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) for our patients. Annual training, the UH Code of Conduct and UH policies and procedures are in place to address appropriate use of PHI in the workplace.

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