Posted: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
Emory Healthcare seeks a full-time Clinical Ethicist to support the Ethics consultation service serving primary hospitals within the system. The successful candidate will join an active ethics consult service and participate in the educational and organizational ethics mission of the healthcare system. The Clinical Ethicist will have an affiliation with the Emory University Center for Ethics.
About Emory Healthcare
Emory Healthcare is the largest health care system in Georgia. We are a multidisciplinary academic medical organization with seven hospitals, the Emory Clinic and more than 200 provider locations throughout the Atlanta region. The Emory Healthcare Network encompasses teams of providers at our locations across Georgia, including Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Rehabilitation Hospital and the Wesley Woods Center; Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital; Emory Clinic; and the Emory Healthcare Network physicians, ranging from primary to specialty care providers. Through our integrated, collaborative care network, we are dedicated to providing the standard of care that our patients expect and deserve.
" Conduct Ethics consultations as a part of an active Ethics consult service.
" Assist in the continued development of the ethics consult service and the electronic tracking of the impact of ethics consultations.
" Participate in and provide support for Ethics Committees in the Emory Healthcare system.
" Participate in the provision of multidisciplinary Ethics education.
" Contribute to scholarship in clinical Ethics.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree or doctoral degree in Ethics with expertise or focus in healthcare ethics, clinical ethics or bioethics. A minimum of 3 years of experience in providing healthcare ethics case consultation, either as an individual ethics consultant, ethics consultation team or through an active ethics committee. In-depth knowledge and skills in clinical ethics, ethics case consultation methodologies, and consultation documentation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work sensitively and professionally with patients and families as well as to work collaboratively with healthcare professionals across multiple disciplines. Excellent teaching abilities, both to individuals and groups in formal and informal presentation settings. Strong interpersonal skills.
Interested candidates should send a resume or CV and letter indicating their interest in this position. The letter should include the names and contact information for four (4) persons willing to provide a reference.
* Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.