Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2019
The Program in Medicine and Human Values, Sutter Health, San Francisco Bay Area, California will have a Clinical Ethicist position starting 1st October, 2019.
The Clinical Ethicist will provides expert analysis on ethical issues to designated Sutter Health hospitals. This position is responsible for receiving and conducting all requests for ethics consultations, executing consultations and following up with patient cases after referral. The Clinical Ethicist provides advice on ethics inquiries from physicians, staff, patients and families using the Sutter Health standardized ethics model for analysis. This position is responsible for effectively overseeing the ethics service at designated Sutter Health hospitals. The Clinical Ethicist is responsible for educating and training the hospital ethics committees of Sutter Health hospitals using materials developed by PMHV. This position assists with policy development and implementation of policies at designated hospitals. This position participates in ethics rounds at Sutter affiliate hospitals and lectures at appropriate Sutter Health ethics educational events. This position requires travel between the Sutter Bay Area hospitals.
Terminal degree (MD, PhD, JD) with advanced education in bioethics or a related field.
Clinical ethics fellowship of at least one year at a recognized bioethics program or equivalent clinical experience.
Documented experience with clinical ethics consultation as individual consultant, experience with bioethics education, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible in October.
Interested candidates should email their resume to Dr. Ruchika Mishra, Program Director, Program in Medicine and Human Values, Sutter Health Bay Area. Email: MishraRM@sutterhealth,org.