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Cleveland Clinic is seeking a MD, JD, PhD or equivalent terminal degree in an area of study related to bioethics to lead the health system’s Center for Bioethics. An ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leadership in a healthcare setting, comprehensive ethics consultation experience, demonstrated commitment to ethics education, experience advancing research and scholarly activity in the field of bioethics, interdisciplinary collaboration and effective oral and written communication skills.
The mission of the Cleveland Clinic is to provide better care of the sick, investigation into their problems, and further education of those who serve. In pursuit of this mission, the Center for Bioethics at Cleveland Clinic consults to help resolve ethical conflicts, issues or questions involving patient care; researches patient-centered approaches to bioethics that enhance clinical practices, informed consent and communication with patients and families; and educates and provides development to bioethics professionals and caregivers at large.
As part of the Clinical Transformation leadership team, the Center Director provides oversight and direction of the program while working collaboratively with Safety and Quality, Patient Experience and Continuous Improvement to care for our patients, caregivers, organization and community. The Center Director will also be considered for the F.J. O’Neill Endowed Chair.
Responsibilities of the Center Director, Bioethics include but are not limited to:
- Develop and oversee Cleveland Clinic’s health system bioethics program.
- Supervise, develop and lead a team of bioethics faculty and fellows.
- Research and innovate best ethical practices in healthcare.
- Foster a strong, collaborative team engaging clinical and non-clinical stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Enhance and sustain vibrant ethics programming throughout the Cleveland Clinic.
- Provide robust ethics education to bioethics fellows, clinical trainees, medical students, Cleveland Clinic caregivers and the broader community.
Cleveland Clinic's vision is to become the best place for care and the best place to work in healthcare. We are committed to providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment. Even in these uncertain times, Cleveland Clinic is ambitiously investing in growth. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day.
Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers.Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has named us the No. 2 hospital in the nation. Cleveland Clinic’s heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.
Thirteen Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.
Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.
Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.
Cleveland Clinic has more than 4,200 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.
This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital. Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic. With approximately 5,895 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.
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Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences, they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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