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University of Pennsylvania Penn Medicine Clinician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Penn Medicine Clinician

Job Profile Title

Penn Medicine Clinician

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Job Description

The Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking Penn Medicine Clinicians to serve as inpatient (hospitalist) physicians. Applicants must have an M.D or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in clinical care.

Penn Medicine Clinicians are staff physicians with academic appointments commensurate with experience. The focus of this position is clinical excellence and the successful candidate will demonstrate a deep commitment to a clinically-focused career. Penn Medicine Clinicians are expected to develop into clinical leaders at their practice sites with abundant opportunities to develop clinical expertise with a variety of specific conditions and populations. In addition, 5% of clinical effort is allocated to educational and academic work at Penn Medicine hospitals. Practice sites are the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Good Shepherd Penn Partners Specialty Hospital/Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine. In additional to general medicine acute care hospital blocks, clinical work may include long-term acute care (LTACH) settings, consults/surgical co-management, and limited evening and night shifts. Nocturnist and weekendist positions may also be available.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to practice advanced medicine in a complex and diverse patient population, and benefit from Penn’s robust mentorship and faculty development programs and rich opportunities in quality/process improvement, informatics, medical education, and health care innovation.

M.D degree and 0 to 1 year of experience required. Completion of a categorical internal medicine residency, license to practice medicine without restriction or limitation in Pennsylvania, and DEA licensure required. Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine also required.

References should include one letter from a supervisor (residency program director or clinical service chief); another two should be from faculty who can comment specifically on a candidate’s clinical excellence.

QualificationsM.D.; License to practice medicine without restriction or limitation in Pennsylvania; DEA Licensure. 0-1 year of work experience of related experience in a specified medical field.Working ConditionsOffice, Library Computer Room; Requires extensive safety training; Requires protective devicesPhysical EffortOccasional lifting 24-50 lb.; Typically standing or walking; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping; Using tools requiring high density; Typically bending, crouching, Stooping

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$20,000.00 - $500,000.00

Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

The University of Pennsylvania's special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, Penn's robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University's mission of advancing knowledge, educating leaders for all sectors of society, and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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