The VCU Center for Advanced Health Management is seeking a Clinician Educator, Richmond, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University Health Center for Advanced Health Management
SEEKING GENERAL INTERNIST
VCU Health System is recruiting a BC/BE General Internist for an exciting physician educator role. The position is a vital element within the VCU Center for Advanced Health Management (CAHM), a progressive advanced health home model targeting complex adult health populations including those burdened by low income or disability. VCU CAHM is proud to have created clinic teams and environments that embrace the collaborative team concept. This lead Primary Care Physician role is robustly supported by an experienced team made up of: nurses, a social worker, a pharmacist, an RN case- manager and a community outreach worker. Behavioral Health support includes a psychiatric nurse practitioner and counseling. Clinical work flows are designed with ample time and resources to support clinical and social needs of the patient population.
- Support expanding clinical program at new state-of-the-art 9,000 square foot clinic.
- Complex primary care for adults under the age of 65.
- Develop and implement a biopsychosocial plan of care including appropriate disease management, case management, wellness and prevention coaching.
- Address social and environmental determinants via broad population-based, targeted approaches.
- Address acute, chronic and preventative care needs to support VCUHS patients to reach their optimized wellness goals.
- Participate in team meetings.
- Work collaboratively with Nurse Practitioners.
- Shared Night and weekend call is 1 in 13.
- Supervise students, residents, and geriatric fellows.
- Participate in curriculum design and implementation.
- Quality improvement and clinical research opportunities available.
- Additional opportunities in clinical administration.
- Research related to advanced chronic care models.
- Residency training in internal medicine preferred with board certification or eligibility
- Comfort with managing complex seriously ill individuals
- Comfort with a physician/nurse practitioner team model
Richmond is centrally located along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City was ranked #3 Top Destination by Frommer’s for its rich history, colonial charm, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, upscale shopping, and world class museums.
With the James River flowing through the heart of City, and the mild climate year round, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s athletic events, public gardens and festivals. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment as well. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will find numerous theaters, the Richmond Ballet, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Richmond International Raceway to name a few.
Richmond is for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hills, The Fan, or the Suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health is the regions only Level 1 Trauma center. As part of the VCU’s School of Medicine, physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians and conduct important research. Nationally known for cutting-edge medical advancements and diagnostic insights, VCU physicians aim to be the provider of choice for quality healthcare that is patient-centered, physician-driven, accessible, efficient and evidence-based to reflect the values of an outstanding integrated academic practice.
US News and World Report ranked VCU the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond Metropolitan area. Our Nephrology, Pulmonology, Orthopaedics and Urology programs ranked among the top 50 in the country. VCU was also ranked “high performing” in Oncology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Otolaryngology. With more than 600 physicians in 200 specialties, VCU has the areas only NCI-designated Cancer Center - Massey Cancer Center, and a full-service children’s hospital – Children’s Hospital of Richmond.