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Physician - Internal Medicine: Dermatology (Physician Scientist)

Employer
The University of Kansas Hospital
Location
Kansas City, KS
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024
Position Title

Physician - Internal Medicine: Dermatology (Physician Scientist)

Medical Pavilion

Position Summary / Career Interest:

Physician - Internal Medicine: Dermatology (Physician Scientist)

Responsibilities:

Position Title

Physician - Internal Medicine: Dermatology (Physician Scientist)

The Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine at Kansas University Medical Center

The Division of Dermatology at KUMC is seeking board certified / board eligible physician scientist to join our expanding academic dermatology division. We have a busy academic clinical practice with a wide range of pathologies seen in the outpatient and inpatient setting. The Kansas University Hospital is a 1054 bed tertiary care hospital and the University of Kansas Cancer Center that is the only NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in the area. Kansas University transplant physicians perform over 300 hematopoietic stem cell transplants, and 400 solid organ transplants each year.

The Department of Internal Medicine has a thriving and rapidly expanding research portfolio that spans the entire spectrum of basic and clinical research from genes and molecules to translation of discoveries in the community. With a new Research Office, the Department has witnessed unsurpassed enthusiasm and support for research over the past year.

The candidate will have protected research effort. This will include support for staffing, equipment, and laboratory space from the Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Dermatology. Additionally, financial support for program expansion in pursuit of grant funding is available. Additional support through the Cancer Center for those with an interest in CTCL, Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology is also available.

Tenure track appointments are full-time with an initial probationary period of seven years. Criteria for promotion includes significant achievements in teaching, research/scholarship, and service. The award of tenure is based on potential for sustained contributions, performing beyond expected duties, and demonstrating leadership and innovation in activities that enhance the reputation of the University.

The Clinical Scholar Track is for full-time faculty members who are heavily involved in clinical service, education, and related scholarship. This track has two career paths: Clinician-Educator concentrating on teaching and Clinician-Investigator for concentrating on research/scholarship. Significant contributions in professional and academic service are required for both paths.

Job Description:

Required Qualifications:

Education:

* Board Certified/Eligible in Dermatology.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work Experience:

* Clinical experience in Dermatology.

Job Duties Outlined:

* Provide patient care in ambulatory clinic. Model best practices for diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and conditions. Complete appropriate documentation of patient encounters for medical follow-up and timely billing.

* Instruct medical students, residents, and fellows in clinical and classroom settings. Coach and guide learners appropriate to their educational level. Evaluate learner's progress.

* Contribute to various scholarly and research activities of the Division of Dermatology. Research could include clinical trials or investigator initiated studies.

* Participate in Division, Department, and School faculty activities as allowed by schedule constraints.

Required Documents:

* Resume/CV

About The University of Kansas Hospital:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The Health System, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence.

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education).

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, KC Current, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup!

For more information:

Alison Woods, Director of Physician Recruitment

awoods9@kumc.eud

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-29203

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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