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ACUTE HOSPITAL CARE AT HOME PHYSICIAN

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 256105-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Partial Remote
Department:SMPH/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

The acute hospital care at home physician provides acute hospital-level care, emergency observation-level care, and urgent outpatient-level care to adults in their home environments. Care is provided in collaboration with a home-based hospital interdisciplinary care team, UW Health Home-Based Primary Care team, UW Hospital & Clinics, UW Health East Madison Hospital, and Meriter Hospital to promote a seamless continuum of home care services. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing team-based, comprehensive health care in the context of individual care preferences, social supports, and physical environments. The full time acute hospital care at home physician role will rotate between four 12-hour shifts per week or five 9-hour shifts per week, including night call and weekends.

This position will have clinical responsibilities with the home-centered care interdisciplinary teams based out of offices at UW Health 20 S. Park Clinic, UW Health Northeast Clinic, UW Health Care Direct Middleton office or other UW Health approved locations. It will require travel to provide care to patients in private residences, senior apartments, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities. As a clinical faculty member, this position also will include teaching responsibilities, active engagement in interdisciplinary teamwork and quality improvement activities, a commitment to self-directed learning in the home-based medical field, and participation in other education and training activities as recommended by the Medical Director of Home-Centered Care.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities:

- Provide comprehensive, team-based medical care to patients with acute (hospital-level) and chronic illnesses, including admitting and managing patients with acute illness to the home-based hospital service.
- Interact with UW Health Care Direct, UW Health Home-Based Primary Care, UW Health Hospitals, and Meriter Hospital teams to establish a plan of care, including team meetings, clinical huddles, and quality improvement projects.
- Engages in real-time communication with Primary Care Providers and Referring Clinicians regarding clinical status and follow-up plans to optimize patient care.
- Serve as a medical resource for Home-Centered Care interdisciplinary team members, including collaborative practice supervision of acute care Advanced Practice Practitioners (APPs).
- Meet measurable program goals in clinical, quality, and cost-effectiveness domains.
- Contribute to on-call and cross-coverage pools for Home-Centered Care and collaborating inpatient or outpatient clinical departments.
- Provide clinical teaching to medical students, residents, and fellows about acute care and home-based medical care.
- Collaborate with faculty and staff from the Office of Population Health, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Ambulatory Operations to enhance and continually improve care of patients receiving HCC services.
- Attend and participate in all required staff meetings and other ad hoc committees as assigned.
- Work with Information Services to troubleshoot immediate EHR issues and create EHR modifications as they pertain to clinician workflow.
- Complete and maintain medical records according to UW Health protocols and in support of tracking quality metrics.

The successful candidate will teach medical students, residents, and fellows.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
MD or DO, or equivalent, required

Qualifications:

Completed accredited training and board-certified in family medicine or internal medicine.

License/Certification:

Required
Eligible for Wisconsin medical license.

Required
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or other applicable board-certified practice.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Additional Information:

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial caregiver check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and every four years.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:

- Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A cover letter describing your interest in this position

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 11, 2022, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

Contact:

Deb Gugel
gugel@wisc.edu
608-445-3224
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor(IC011)

Department(s):

A534255-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

256105-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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