|JOB TITLE:||Clinical Bioethics Fellow|
|DEADLINE:||Thursday, April 15th, 2021|
Henry Ford Health System
Clinical Ethics Fellowship
Duration: 2 year
Start date: July 2021
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the search will continue until a candidate has been identified for the position.
Objective: Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan offers an exciting opportunity for a clinical ethics fellowship. The goal of the fellowship is to provide an intensive practical training in clinical ethics consultation in a multi-hospital system with a diverse multi-cultural patient population. The focus is to train fellows with the skills and experience required for clinical ethics consultation in a varieties of health care settings. Work will include exposure to a variety of practice areas from clinics to a large metropolitan, level 1 trauma center with all solid organ transplants, NICU, Advanced Cardiology with ECMO, VAD programs, and a new multi-million-dollar Cancer Center as well as smaller community-based hospitals within our 5 hospital system. This fellowship program is the ideal training opportunity to acquire skills required in a clinical ethicist/ethics consultant and covers the ASBH’s Core Competencies for Healthcare Ethics Consultations. It is expected that by the completion of the fellowship, the fellow will be able to proficiently and independently conduct clinical ethics consultations and pass the ASBH HEC-C exam. The candidate is expected to have a solid academic knowledge of bioethics coming into the fellowship, as this program is not intended to be an academic exposure to bioethics.
Program: The Clinical Ethics Fellow will work under the supervision of the Senior Bioethicist. The Clinical Ethics Fellowship includes the following components:
psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, and institutional dimensions of ethical decision-making.
Application Process: Please submit the following to Dr. Karen Smith, Director of Ethics Integration, at KSmith67@hfhs.org
Compensation: A competitive salary with excellent benefits will be offered for this position. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline for Application: April 15, 2021