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Physician
Cleveland Clinic
Lyndhurst, OH

The Cleveland Clinic Tanya I. Edwards, MD Center for Integrative Medicine is seeking a full-time physician due to expanding needs. The Center for Integrative Medicine has been dedicated to addressing the increased demand for integrative healthcare by researching and providing access to care that addresses the physical as well as emotional, spiritual and lifestyle needs of patients.

As part of our Integrative Healthcare team the applicant must have experience in development and implementation of Integrative treatment plans for the management and reversal of chronic diseases as well as interventions for wellness, health optimization and prevention. We emphasize assessment and treatment of underlying functional imbalances that drive chronic disease. Applicants will work with a team of multi-level providers and Integrative providers in the areas of Chinese Medicine, including Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Therapy, Chiropractic, Massotherapy, and Holistic Psychotherapy. There are many opportunities to provide local and national lectures on Integrative health and wellness. Our staff participates in teaching of medical students and residents. This position does not require “on call” responsibilities and currently has no weekend hours.

The ideal candidate will have advanced training in Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine with Board Certification or Fellowship training in Integrative Medicine. At least one year experience providing Integrative Medicine in a clinical setting is preferred.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Cleveland Clinic is a smoke/drug free work environment.

Apply via link: https://www.practicematch.com/physicians/job-details.cfm/458666

Contact Information: Vincent Kovacic, Physician Recruiter kovaciv1@ccf.org


Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is conducting a search for
Holistic Health Specialists to join their Child Life & Integrative Care Team!

The Holistic Health Specialist (HHS) applies knowledge and skills in holistic care for hospitalized infants, children, adolescents, and adult patients and families. Through collaboration with the inter-professional health care team, the HHS promotes the goal for optimal health and well-being. The HHS supports patients /families to increase coping and reduce pain, anxiety and distress associated with their health challenges and hospitalization. Our integrative care team provides outstanding family-centered pediatric, integrative care and is dedicated to evidence based practice clinical practice, education and research to expand the capability and knowledge of integrative health nationally and globally. To learn about the Integrative Department please visit our website at http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/i/integrative-care/default/

Ideal candidates will be a licensed health professional (RN, LMT, OT, PT, MSN) or certified holistic health care professional, an Associate’s Degree (Level I), Bachelor’s Degree (Level II) or Masters or PhD (Level III) required in nursing or other health care field and 2 years (Level I), 3 years (Level II) or 5 years (Level III) of experience in holistic health care. Ohio LMT is required at all Levels. Level II and Level III require a specialty certification in a related field (i.e., Healing touch certification, CST CranioSacral Therapy certification, Reiki Masters certification, American Holistic Nurse Certification).

At Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, we are committed to improving the quality of life for every child and bringing the world the joy of healthier kids. We are one of the most respected names in children's health care, named one of the top three children's hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.

If you have an interest or would like to recommend a colleague, please contact us in confidence.

Amy Carroll, amy.carroll@cchmc.org , 513-803-6701. You can also visit our website at www.cincinnatichildrens.org/careers

CCHMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets


INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL GROUP
LIFESTYLE MEDICINE MEDICAL DIRECTOR LiVe WELL CENTER
PARK CITY, UTAH

Purpose
To oversee the day to day clinical operations of the LiVe Well Center (LWC) in Park City, lead Park City Medical Center's wellness efforts locally and be a recognized leader in prevention, optimizing health and wellness, and an integrative approach to medicine. Collaborate with Park City Medical Center's and Intermountain Healthcare's leadership to establish strategic direction and program development of the LWC and promote healthy lifestyles.

Job Qualifications

  • Medical Degree and Current Board Certification
  • 5 + years of directly applicable experience in an Integrative Medicine clinical practice or 5+ years of experience in a primary care practice with advanced training in Integrative, Functional, Lifestyle or Nutritional Medicine
  • Personally exemplify healthy lifestyle practices
  • Interpersonal communication, mass communication, and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of program development, outcome development and reporting, and healthcare leadership
  • Experience with research and quality improvement methodology
  • Advanced Training in Lifestyle, Integrative, Functional, or Nutritional Medicine preferred
  • Residency in Family Practice or Internal Medicine preferred

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals, 185 clinics, a Medical Group with some 1,000 employed physicians; a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs.  For more information about Intermountain, visitwww.intermountainhealthcare.org.

For additional details please forward your CV to:
Intermountain Healthcare
Attn:  Dallas Aste, Physician Recruiting
800-888-3134   Fax: 801-442-3388
E-mail: PhysicianRecruit@imail.org
Web:  http://physicianjobsintermountain.org

The complete job positing is on the Consortium website.


Mayo Clinic Scholar position for Integrative Medicine

The Mayo Clinic Division of General Internal Medicine and the Integrative Medicine Program are seeking  general internists with a strong interest in Developing careers in Integrative Medicine research to join the staff of Mayo Clinic.  As a Mayo Clinic Scholar, participants will spend two years engaged in research training, while providing 25% FTE in the practice.   Salary will be based on the blend of research and clinical practice and will be competitive, along with providing a direct path to a position with Mayo Clinic.  These Scholar opportunities are open to General Internists and may be of special interest to Internal Medicine residents who are completing their residency and have a strong interest in Integrative Medicine.  Interested individuals should e-mail Ms. Jennell Prentice Endrizzi at PrenticeEndrizzi.Jennell@mayo.edu

Mayo Clinic is an excellent choice for the candidate who is seeking a career in a world-class academic medical center that is recognized as the #1 hospital in the nation for 2014-2015 by U.S. News and World Report’s “America's Best Hospitals" Honor Roll rankings. Mayo Clinic's multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care with a primary value that "the needs of the patient come first."  Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization with approximately 3,800 physicians and scientists across all locations working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.  Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 "Best Companies to Work For".


WRIISC-DC & IHW/Hub Integrative Medicine Fellow, 
Washington DC VA Medical Center Announcement

The Washington D.C. War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC-DC) and the Integrative Health and Wellness Program/Hub (IHW/Hub) provides complementary and integrative care for Veterans in a comprehensive clinic setting. Veterans may be referred to the IHW/Hub as an outpatient service through their Washington DC VA Medical Center (DCVAMC) providers as part of a hospital wide referral program to the Integrative Medicine Track, or as national referral patients in the context of WRIISC's role as a specialty center focusing on the multi-faceted post-deployment health challenges in returning combat troops.  

The WRIISC and IHW/Hub seeks an Integrative Medicine Fellow for a year-long position developing the clinical skills to practice pro-active patient centered medicine in a variety of clinical environments. The fellow will spend 4 days per week at the WRIISC-DC and IHW hub and will have the opportunity to practice Integrative Medicine (IM) physician consults, develop coordinated care plans for Veterans with complex multi-symptom illnesses and chronic health challenges, and provide additional program support for FY15-FY16. The fellow will also have the opportunity to consult with other services, physicians, and providers across the Washington DC VA Medical Center and work within a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, the fellow will spend 1 day per week at the George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine (GW CIM).

Term of Fellowship: July 1st 2015 to July 1st 2016. 

Application Requirements: Cover letter and CV; 3 Letter of Recommendations (1 from Residency Program Director). Note: Letters of Recommendation can be submitted after initial application packet.

Apply by: January 30, 2015

Contact:
Amanda Hull, PhD
Amanda.Hull2@va.gov
202-745-8000 x57241


Integrative Nurse Practitioner - Hematology & Oncology
Supportive Care and Wellness Program
Columbia University - New York, NY

Description: 
Transform your career as an Outpatient Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator within a new Supportive Care and Wellness clinical and research program for adult cancer patients at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, an ideal setting for interdisciplinary interaction and collaboration. In this role, you will be responsible for providing outpatient supportive care and integrative medicine services to a diverse patient population in the Herbert Irving Pavilion, and facilitating clinical research in this population. Specifically, this will include intensive symptom management, educational programming for colleagues, and psychosocial support for patients and families. Work independently, while also collaborating with a core team that includes a palliative care physician, palliative care nurse practitioner, acupuncturist, nutritionist, social worker and clinical researchers. We are seeking a candidate who also has experience in educating nurses and other professionals in the basic principles and practice of supportive oncology care, palliative care and integrative therapies. Join us, and help redefine clinical models for cancer survivorship.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Requires Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of experience, plus a current New York State NP and RN license.

The qualified candidate is a critical thinker with at least two years of cancer survivorship care. NP experience in an acute, sub-acute, home or outpatient setting. Board certification required. Qualified candidates will have some training in integrative medicine. Ideal candidates are able to function independently and possess strong organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience working in an academic medical center is preferred. Verbal and written Spanish language skills are preferred.  

Candidates may apply directly for the position, via the following URL: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=145555

Contacts: Dr. Heather Greenlee (hg2120@cumc.columbia.edu) and Dr. Craig Blinderman (cdb21@cumc.columbia.edu)

For additional opportunities, please go to our website.

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