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Hospital Medicine

Company: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Location: Columbia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Hospital Medicine

University of Missouri, School of Medicine

All Ranks

Non-Tenure Track

The University of Missouri School of Medicine (SOM), Division of Hospital Medicine, seeks full-time academic Hospitalists to join our well-established program. Our rapidly growing hospitalist group provides inpatient support for a multi-hospital academic health system. We seek applicants who have exemplary clinical skills and a strong commitment to teaching.

We are one team with one mission and that is to save and improve lives. We hold our relationships with one another as our greatest source of strength. The patients we treat, all members of our team, our colleagues, and even our global community are interconnected. Every day, our work will focus on strengthening those connections and using our relationships to deliver the very best results.

Every single person offers something for us to learn. We value and seek out people of diverse backgrounds recognizing this as a source of strength and creativity.

Our Clinical Model

University Hospital offers the only Level I trauma center and helicopter service in central Missouri. Physicians throughout the state refer many of their most complicated cases to our flagship hospital. The 400+ bed hospital system specializes in treating the most severe illnesses and injuries. Our seven-story Critical Care Tower provides the latest in medical technology for critically ill or injured patients.

  • Join a division of 28 Hospitalists - Meet our Team
    • 8 APPs
    • 7 PAs
    • 1 NP
    • Responsibilities are:
      • Expected mix of teaching to clinical work
        • 90% Clinical
        • 10% Administration
        • Teaching
          • 75% of clinical assignments include teaching responsibilities
          • 7 of our 11 teams have learners with them
          • Proposed Schedule:
            • 26 weeks of service per year with 25% of service weeks on night shift
            • Day shift is 7a - 7p; nights are 7p - 7a
            • Locations (all in Columbia, MO):
              • University Hospital
              • Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
              • Rusk Rehabilitation Center
              • Columbia Post-Acute Our Educational Model

                The candidate will have opportunities to educate, mentor, and supervise our Internal Medicine Residents and Physician Assistant Fellows. Following a patient-based learning model, our hospitalists have the responsibility of teaching med students, residents, and fellows in various settings, all while providing effective patient-centered care.

                We have a strong, long-standing ACGME-accredited Department of Medicine residency program which accepts 21 residents per year. Our residency program offers (6) one-year preliminary and (21) three-year categorical positions in Internal Medicine.

                The Department of Internal Medicine also offers a unique, 12-month postgraduate Physician Assistant Fellowship in Hospital Medicine. Our fellowship program is designed to equip our Physician Assistants with the confidence, knowledge, and training to thrive in our busy hospitalist service.

                Our Research Model

                Opportunities for research abound at the University of Missouri. Looking to the future, we have made a huge investment in medical research. The NextGen Precision Health Institute is a $220 million, 265,000-square-foot research facility that is a hub where scientists and clinicians collaborate with experts in other disciplines. The facility is equipped for every step of the translational research process and houses a MAGNETOM Terra 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner, the first of its kind in Missouri.

                Our commitment to quality improvement and health care is reflected in our research programs. The Tiger Institute for Health Innovation is dedicated to improving patient care quality, lowering healthcare costs, and increasing access to healthcare for all Missourians. We provide opportunities to participate in industry-funded research as well as NIH-funded research within the University of Missouri.

                Qualifications
                • MD/DO
                • Board-Certified/Board-Eligible in ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine
                • Commitment to providing quality medical education to residents and medical students
                • Ability to run rapid responses and codes
                  • Commitment to quality improvement
                  • All ranks available, commensurate with experience Candidates Will Be Evaluated On:
                    • Commitment to working as a career academic hospitalist
                      • Training/experience in point of care ultrasound (POCUS)
                      • Bedside procedures
                      • Training/Interest/Experience in Medical Informatics Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

                        Our Community

                        Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

                        Benefit Eligibility

                        This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits

                        Our Values Commitment

                        We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

                        In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

                        Equal Employment Opportunity

                        The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit

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Keywords: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia , Hospital Medicine, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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