Director of the Adult Hospitalist Program

Employer
University of Iowa Health Care
Location
Iowa City, Iowa
Salary
commensurate
Closing date
Feb 3, 2023

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Specialty
Hospital Medicine
Position Type
Chair / Chief / Department Head
Hours
Full Time
Accepts J1/H1 Visas
No
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
Employment Type
Permanent

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) and the Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Health Care are recruiting a full-time faculty member to be the Director of the Adult Hospitalist Program. The ideal candidate will have an excellent record of experience in clinical program development and scholarship, leadership, and mentorship in an academic environment.  The candidate must be qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank. . The Director should be dedicated to delivering high-value, multidisciplinary hospitalist care in the inpatient setting. Desirable qualifications include formal training and/or accomplishments in quality improvement, medical education, or healthcare delivery. Previous clinical leadership experience in an academic is highly desired. Specific minimum requirements include an MD or equivalent degree, BC/BE in Internal Medicine and/or Hospital Medicine, Iowa State licensure or eligibility, and authorization to work in the U.S.

   

The mission of the University of Iowa Adult Hospitalist Program is to provide the highest quality healthcare for adult patients. The faculty of the Adult Hospitalist Program care for the majority of patients within our hospital. The Director has a matrix reporting structure.  The Director reports to the Chief Medical Offer for program operations, budgetary oversight, and strategic plans for the hospitalist program.  The Director reports to the Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine academic and professional recruiting, retention, and development of the faculty and operations as it aligns with the Department of Medicine.  The Director is a valued leader within hospital and departmental leadership.  The Director will be expected to innovate, plan and implement in processes of care, outcomes, and resource utilization.  This Director oversees a core group of hospitalist leaders in diverse roles throughout the hospital and the program.  As an academic leader, the Director will serve as a role model and mentor for the faculty hospitalists and contribute to the scholarly and teaching efforts of the Department. The director will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse environment.

 

The University of Iowa Adult Hospitalist Program is staffed by more than 50 General Internists and 15 Advanced Practice Providers. Hospitalist faculty directly participate in the care a large portion of all adult patients admitted to the 841-bed UIHC facility. UIHC has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as America’s top Health Care Employer Since 2015.  Iowa City, the home of UIHC, is consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to live in the United States. Iowa City is home to a big 10 college and considered one of the 20 best college towns in America. It is a family/child oriented town with an abundance of year round, outdoor activities,

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