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New Job Opportunities

University of California, San Francisco
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM) and Department of Family and
Community Medicine or Department of Medicine

Widely acknowledged as a leader in the field, the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine is looking for dedicated physicians interested in joining our extraordinarily talented team as faculty members (clinician-educator track). Open positions include the fields of family and community medicine, internal medicine, oncology, and manual medicine. Housed within a world renowned health science institution, the UCSF Osher Center is a founding member of the The Consortium as well as the Bravewell Collaborative, and has been on the forefront of advancing patient care with Integrative Medicine services since its founding in 1997.

To qualify for these full-time clinical positions, candidates must have formal training in integrative medicine (e.g. fellowship in integrative medicine, board certification, specific modality training, etc.), and be board certified in family medicine or internal medicine, and possess demonstrated leadership skills. Candidates must have a medical license to practice in the State of California by their hire start date.

Preferred candidates will also have a minimum of 200 hours of experience in the clinical practice of consultative integrative medicine; have experience supervising and mentoring students and residents and experience in formal medical education.

Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with training and experience. UCSF offers a generous benefits package including low cost health and life insurance plans, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care, disability insurance, malpractice insurance, CME allowance, and the opportunity to qualify for a pension. Candidates should submit an electronic CV and a statement of interest to: lol@ocim.ucsf.edu

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.


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.


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

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