Posting DetailsJob Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Palliative Care
Requisition Number FE03397 Working Title Palliative Care Clinical Physician Department Name 7H374:Internal Medicine - Pallative Care Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track Required Education
MD Degree or Equivalent
Required Related Experience
Completion of residency training
Board-certified or board-eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine KY Medical License
The University of Kentucky, Department of Internal Medicine is seeking excellent candidates in Internal Medicine for an opportunity for an academically-oriented position in the Division of Palliative and Supportive Care University faculty practices. There are both inpatient and outpatient opportunities. The team is well supported by an interdisciplinary palliative care team.
This position will have full clinical faculty appointment, competitive compensation and benefits. Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in any qualifying residency that allows for completion of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Certification. Residency completion includes, but is not limited to, Internal Medicine, Med Peds, Family Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Psychiatry, PM&R, and Emergency Medicine.
Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's qualifications and professional experience.
UK HealthCare is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington and is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance we strive to provide for all our employees. Lexington, KY is consistently ranked nationally in the top sectors for Business and Careers (Forbes), Young Professionals (Kiplinger), and Education (Parenting).
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered an applicant for the position, please submit an application via the UK Jobs site, along with current curriculum vita and a cover letter.
This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.Posting Specific Questions
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