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Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
JOB TITLE: Health Care Ethicist, Department of Medicine, Full-Time (Annapolis, MD)
DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
LOCATION: Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
CONTACT: Katie Byrd
EMAIL: kbyrd1@aahs.org
TELEPHONE: 4434811963
DETAILS:
**Interested applicants, when applying, please attach a professional statement or cover letter in consideration for the role, to include detailed information on your qualifications for this position.**


Position Objective:

Working under the supervision of the Chief of Ethics, the Health Care Ethicist will provide bioethics expertise throughout the Anne Arundel Health System. This position will work collaboratively with patients, families, and professional staff to address complexities and ethical dilemmas that surround patient care and patient experience.

Essential Job Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Provides bioethics consultations
Organizes and participates in clinical ethics rounds on units throughout the medical center
Assists in the continuing development of the AAMC ethics program
Develops ethics resources and educational initiatives throughout the health system and broader AAMC community
Participates in review of hospital policies relating to ethics considerations
Serves on committees, including the Clinical Bioethics Committee and the Ethics Consult Service Committee
Maintains in-depth knowledge of the field of bioethics, social medicine, and community health including professional standards, concepts, and methods of ethics consultation, and prevailing trends in the professional literature
Tracks and reports on key metrics relating to the ethics program and conducts clinical ethics research
Demonstrates skill in cultural humility, cultural competence, and competency in empathy
Other duties as assigned
Educational/Experience Requirements:

Master’s degree in ethics or a related discipline
Minimum of 3-5 years in a healthcare setting providing clinical ethics consultation services, working with an ethics consultation team, and serving on ethics committees
Strong skills in personal and professional communication, both written and verbal
Excellent teaching skills in formal and informal settings
Required License/Certifications:

Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:

There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.

Physical Demands –



Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

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