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Posted: Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Medical Ethicist

Deadline:
Sunday, October 1st, 2017
Location:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Contact:
Stephen Estright
412.454.7988
estrights@upmc.edu
Details:
Are you an experienced clinical ethicist with an interest in working for one of the nation's top academic medical centers? Are you passionate about promoting ethically appropriate, patient-centered care? Are you seeking an opportunity that is both challenging and rewarding? Look no further! UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside is hiring a full-time Medical Ethicist to support our Case Management operations for our campuses in the Oakland and Shadyside neighborhoods in the city of Pittsburgh.

UPMC Presbyterian is a renowned center for organ transplantation, and a recognized leader in cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, critical care medicine and trauma services, and neurosurgery. UPMC Presbyterian also is designated as a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center.

Founded in 1893, UPMC Presbyterian continues to provide state-of-the-art medical care to patients in the tristate area and throughout the world.

This position is full-time Monday through Friday, working daylight hours. Occasional on-call may be needed.

In this role, you will provide consultative services for a wide range of ethical disputes related to patient care, including informed consent, surrogate decision making, goals of care, organ donation, and medical futility. You will provide information, education, and recommendations to physicians, nurses, patients, and families on ethical issues. Additionall, you will guide and recommend hospital polices related to ethical patient care. You will act as a leader on our hospital ethics committee, as well as supervising on-call ethicists and trainees in the department. In the course of your work, you will also collect, analyze, and report quality improvement data about our ethics programs.

Interested? Apply today by visiting:

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