Geriatric Medicine Assistant/Associate Professor

Saint Louis University

United States

November 9, 2021


Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

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Geriatric Medicine Assistant/Associate Professor 1.0 FTE

Division of Geriatric Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Clinical Responsibilities
  • Ambulatory geriatric medicine clinics (2 locations) 33% time
  • Long-term and skilled nursing facility: 33% time
  • House call opportunity (10% time)
  • Inpatient care—geriatric medicine team (opportunity) 15% time
  • Inpatient geriatric medicine consult service (opportunity) 15% time
  • Education and Supervision
  • Teaching and oversight of students, residents, and fellows in all sites

    of clinical care

  • Participation in residency and fellowship training programs
  • Participation in and delivery of educational sessions (e.g. grand
    rounds, journal club, teaching curriculum)
  • Administration and leadership
  • Primary collaborating physician for geriatric nurse practitioners
  • Medical directorship: long term care
  • Support for geriatric medicine and palliative care fellowship programs
  • Opportunity for membership and participation in hospital, University,
    and School of Medicine committees
  • Work schedule:
  • Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm academic/clinical services
  • Shared weekend hospital geriatrics inpatient team/consult rounding (1
    in 5)
  • Shared holiday coverage hospital geriatrics inpatient team/consult
    rounding (1-2 per year)
  • Shared evening/weekend/holiday telephone call (1-2 per week)
  • Locations:
  • Hospital work at: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
  • Ambulatory work at: SLUCare clinics (Center for Specialized Medicine;
    DesPeres Medical Arts Bldg)
  • Home care: Saint Louis city/county
  • Nursing home care: Saint Louis city/county
  • Unique practice activities and opportunities:
  • Academic practice at a Level 1 trauma center: Nationally recognized

    academic geriatrics program

  • Longstanding geriatric medicine fellowship:—35 years of geriatric
    medicine and over 140 fellows trained
  • Hospice/palliative fellowship program
  • Teaching of students, residents, fellows
  • Multiple care venues (long term care, skilled care, home care, assisted
    living, inpatient geriatrics team with Acute Care for the Elderly unit;
    geriatric medicine consults)
  • Academically active at national meetings for AMDA, AGS, AAHPM
  • Active GWEP HRSA grant
  • 3 nursing home medical directorships; 1 hospice medical directorship; 1
    assisted living medical directorship; 1 home health care medical
  • · 4 nursing home practice locations

    Vaccine Protocol

    Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee's start date will result in termination of the employment.


    Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.


    Medical Provider Primary Appointment 12 mo.

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:


    Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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