Providence Regional Graduate Medical Education, in partnership with Providence Senior Health, is seeking a full-time geriatrician to be a senior clinician educator in geriatric medicine for our graduate medical residency programs in family medicine (FM) and internal medicine (IM). In this role, you will lead geriatric medicine education and training for the Providence FM and IM residency programs across three Providence hospitals in the Portland metropolitan area, with support to the FM program in Hood River. The Providence residency programs have a 65-year history of teaching excellence. These programs train 60 IM and 30 FM residents each year, providing community-based, academically-oriented curriculum and clinical experiences across Providence hospitals, ambulatory, and community residential settings. You will join a growing geriatric care community supported by our Senior Health Program. Senior Health delivers multiple services to support Providence in establishing age-friendly practices and programs and has been recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as a Pioneer Age-Friendly Healthcare System. Senior Health supported programs include a robust falls prevention program, a dementia Care Ecosystem in collaboration with UCSF, and a four-week Geriatric Mini-Fellowship to upskill primary care providers across Providence. Priorities for this role: This position will champion organizational efforts to assure that each of our residents receives a consistent and solid foundation in geriatric competencies necessary for superb care for older adult patients across all care settings. It is a priority that our residents understand and practice the 4Ms of Age-Friendly health care: Medication, Mentation, Mobility and What Matters. The Regional Chair of Geriatrics Education will lead curricular development, teach and precept residents in clinic, provide didactics (in person and virtual), coach and mentor residents, and lead faculty development around geriatric care. Additionally, this role will foster regional relationships to assure consistent, holistic, comprehensive clinical experiences for our residents. The residency programs create opportunities for home and facility visits, inpatient teaching, and other specialized geriatric clinical experiences. We encourage collaboration with other clinical disciplines in this educational endeavor. This educator will be a core faculty member within the residency programs. Join a world-class health care organization, lead educational efforts to shape our future physicians in supporting older adults, and enjoy a healthy work-life balance in Portland, Oregon.
Board-certified in geriatric medicine
Full-time (0.8 FTE - 1.0 FTE)
Goal to start by July 2023
No on-call responsibilities
CME time and stipend
Outpatient primary care and home visit opportunities
Interdisciplinary care team including LCSW and PharmD support, with behavioral health and rehab available
Three years of recent geriatric clinical experience advised
Where You'll Work
Providence Health & Services - Oregon sponsors four ACGME-accredited residency programs: Providence Milwaukie Family Medicine, Providence Hood River Family Medicine, Providence Portland Internal Medicine and Providence St. Vincent Internal Medicine. All four programs are affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University and serve as clinical training sites for the university's sponsored residency programs. A diverse patient population, enthusiastic medical faculty and executive-level support allow for creativity and educational innovation.
Where You'll Live
Portland is rich in character and culture, with strong neighborhood identities and community bonds that defy its population of 2.3 million. Home of the Portland Trail Blazers, "Rip City" offers residents a high quality of life, an incredibly diverse array of dining options and a thriving job market. The city is also an outdoor enthusiast's mecca, ideally situated between waterfalls, beaches, Mt. Hood skiing and hiking trails, forests and the Columbia River Gorge.
Who You'll Work For
Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
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