Assistant Professor – Division of Internal Medicine

Work Schedule/Location: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5: 30 pm [9 clinic sessions/week]

Immediate Supervisor/Title: Dr. Robert Hopkins; Director, Division General Internal Medicine

Position Summary:  This Internist [Physician] will establish his/her panel of patients and will provide direct patient care to ambulatory patients in an outpatient clinic, in collaboration with other faculty Internists and Advance Practice Nurses.   The Incumbent will participate in the faculty call pool answering after-hours calls for ambulatory patients.  Participation in monthly department and division meetings and meeting other requirements of the University will be mandatory.  There is potential for some teaching/precepting of students and residents but this is not a core requirement for this position.  There will be no hospital/inpatient responsibilities. There may be an opportunity for some after-hours clinic and/or moonlighting in after-hours clinic setting.

Standard Duty Areas:  Ambulatory Medical Clinic

Position Supervises/Leads:  Clinical Staff [in collaboration with clinic medical director and other faculty]

Budget Responsibility:  None

Interaction: Patients, Medical team members, Consultants, Staff

Essential Physical Requirements: Standing, Walking, Eyesight, Hearing, Speaking, Ability to use Electronic Medical Record.

Exposure to Harsh or Extreme Conditions: Exposure to blood and body fluids on occasional basis.

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, and abilities needed upon entry into the position)

  • Advanced Degree: Doctorate of Medicine
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine

 

Transition Director

UAMS is seeking a Transition Director to facilitate patient care, develop educational materials and refine the tools and practices in which young adults in General/Adolescent Pediatric and Pediatric Specialty Care are transitioned to the Adult-focused healthcare system. The transition director will spend 50% of her/his time leading care transition efforts [development of educational materials, teaching, facilitating implementation of transition tools, development of a transition support network] and 50% time providing direct patient care to facilitate the transition of young people with complex healthcare needs to the appropriate primary care medical home and/or subspecialty area.  Some portion of this clinical time may also be in an academic general or specialty practice based on the qualifications of the successful applicant.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of Med-Peds, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Family Medicine Residency training and active Maintenance of Certification status.
  • Demonstrated interest and practice in the care of young adults and adults with chronic pediatric healthcare conditions; with a record of achievement in this arena
  • Experience with complex medical systems and collaboration with providers and teams in multiple specialties
  • Proven ability as a leader.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a matrix organization.
  • Proven ability to work effectively and manage and lead by example.
  • Proven skill in consensus-building, problem-solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (both written and verbal) and effective presentation skills.
  • [Preferred] At least 5 years’ experience as a faculty member at an academic medical center with a track record of successful achievement.

 

Please send curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Shannon Giger.

Email:
shgiger@uams.edu

Mailing Address:
UAMS College of Medicine
4301 W. Markham, Slot 641
Little Rock, AR 72205