Part-time Palliative Care faculty position as an Associate

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The University of Iowa Palliative Care program is recruiting for a part-time, board certified/board eligible Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician humanists to join a group of energetic and collaborative Palliative Care colleagues who bring multi-faceted expertise (family medicine, general internal medicine, psychiatry, vascular surgery, and cardiology) to patient care and to future planning within a 705 bed tertiary university hospital.  The position will be at the rank of Associate, non-tenure track.  Candidates must be MD or equivalent with excellent communication skills.  Authorization to work in the US is required.  Opportunities for additional program growth include an expanding role in the Emergency Department and in the intensive care units; a broadening outpatient presence; and an inpatient palliative care unit.  The adult program works cooperatively with the University of Iowa Pediatric Palliative Care program.  Our Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship, approved for two fellows, began in July 2014.

Iowa City is a culturally diverse college community of approximately 72,000 which has been recognized in numerous publications as one of America’s most livable cities.  It is home to the nationally acclaimed Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has been named a UNESCO “City of Literature.”  Recently a national finance website ranked Iowa City sixth out of 536 cities for work-life balance.  Options abound for cultural enrichment, recreation, entertainment, and social interaction.

 

Applicants may initiate the application process by visiting https://jobs.uiowa.edu which will direct the applicant on the relevant steps in the application process.  The job requisition number is # 73662

 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.