The Geriatric Teaching Faculty position at the Internal Medicine Center of Akron at Cleveland Clinic Akron General is an opportunity to practice high quality Geriatric Medicine in a large teaching hospital. Career and professional development for our faculty is provided in a friendly and supportive environment.
The Geriatric Teaching Faculty provides primary coverage for the inpatient geriatric consultation service which benefits from a strong referral relationship with our surgical, medical and emergency medicine colleagues. Additionally, the Geriatric Teaching Faculty serves as the Medical Director for the Long-Term Care Facility designated as the outpatient teaching site for our Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residency programs. The Geriatrician rounds three half-days per week at this location covering the skilled nursing patients. There is a team of advanced nurse practitioners who work with the Geriatric Teaching Faculty to provide care to the other residents of the facility (long-term care & assisted living patients). The Geriatric Teaching Faculty provides an important bridge allowing residents to grow and become practice-ready, ensuring their patients receive the highest quality of care. Our faculty are role models for future generations of physicians by demonstrating compassion, commitment to excellence in teaching and patient care, professionalism, and a dedication to lifelong learning. Faculty members experience the pride and joy of fostering the growth and development of future colleagues. The care they provide is enhanced by the opportunity to teach.
Faculty members recognize and respond to the needs of the patients, residents, community, and institution. They create an effective learning environment by acting in a professional manner and attending to the well-being of the residents and themselves.
-Faculty must maintain American Board of Internal Medicine certification and/or the American -Board of Family Medicine as well as Board certification in Geriatric Medicine.
-Work continuously to adhere to Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements.
-Assist in the development and implementation of policy relevant to the running of the internal medicine residency and family medicine program as per ACGME guidelines.
-Demonstrate a strong commitment to the education of the program’s residents.
-Administer and maintain an educational environment conducive to educating residents.
-State of Ohio provider license.
-Board certification in Internal Medicine and/or Family Medicine
-Board certification, Board eligible in Geriatric Medicine
About Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Cleveland Clinic Akron General is a nonprofit healthcare organization that has been improving the health and lives of the people and communities it serves since 1914. Akron General includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 532-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation, the area’s largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates; and Akron General Foundation. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio and Number 1 in the Akron Metro Area. For more information about Akron General, visit akrongeneral.org.