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Advanced Gastroenterology

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Einstein Healthcare Network, now a part of Jefferson Health, has provided compassionate, high-quality healthcare to anyone in need since 1866. We began with what was, in the late 1800's, a remarkable and forward-thinking creed: to provide medical care to the sick and wounded without regard to creed, color or nationality. Our primary mission remains true to the founder's intent. With our more than 500 employed specialty and primary care physicians, Einstein is able to provide the full spectrum of service to our community, from primary though quaternary care. Our primary service area is North Philadelphia whose population has significant medical needs and other challenges. Einstein is known for its mission of commitment to community and has gained a reputation for excellence, compassion and innovation. Einstein Physicians Philadelphia, our employed specialty practice group, and the department of medicine, is seeking to add an Advanced Therapeutic - Gastroenterologist to our team of outstanding physicians. Join us; make a difference.

The practice currently consists of ten physicians who practice general and advanced gastroenterology and each also have a special niche interest. Two physicians perform advanced endoscopic procedures. The position is a mix of inpatient and outpatient work, and the physicians participate in a coverage pool 4-5 weekends per year, with weeknight coverage varies but usually once every 1-2 months. In addition, there is an option to work with GI fellows, internal medicine residents and medical students, and to apply for an academic appointment at Sydney Kimmel College of Medicine.

Position Highlights :
Provide ERCP & EUS services at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. Large referral base for EUS. Practice both Diagnostic and Therapeutic EUS procedures including lumen-apposing metal stent placement. Opportunity to grow additional transluminal EUS interventions. In-room cytopathology service available for diagnostic cases.
- Close collaboration with Medical & Surgical Oncology/Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic surgery, Thoracic Surgery and GI-trained pathologists.
- Excellent support from Interventional Radiology to enable collaboration for complex cases and back-up for challenging clinical scenarios.
- Referral center for complex colonic polypectomy.
- Opportunity to perform advanced endoscopic therapy for Barrett s neoplasia including EMR/ESD and RFA.
- Regional center for ERCP referral, providing ERCP access to much of Philadelphia
- New 190 series Olympus Duodenoscopes, SpyGlass Cholangioscopy, & RFA Biliary Ablation
- Double-balloon Enteroscopy for small bowel interventions and ERCP with post-surgical anatomy. Endo centers at Einstein Medical Center - Philadelphia (EMCP), Einstein Medical Center - Montgomery (EMCM), and Einstein Medical Center - Elkins Park (EMCEP) and ambulatory centers at EMCM SPUB, Einstein Endoscopy Center at Blue Bell (EECBB), and Einstein Center One. GI Motility lab is centered at EMCM but can also be performed at EMCP. Video capsule enteroscopy (VCE) is available in both markets (urban and suburban). The division is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, which include 190 Olympus scopes.

Qualifications :

  • MD or DO from an accredited program or foreign equivalent
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine residency
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited GI fellowship
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited Advanced fellowship
  • Board certified/eligible in IM, GI
  • Appropriate licenses and certifications Benefits :
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
    • Pension, 403(b), 457, Structured Portfolio Investment Plans
    • PTO (32)
    • CME (5), $3000 Allowance
    • Sick Leave (12)
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Malpractice Insurance w/ Tail
    • Life Insurance
    • Academic rank - Sidney Kimmel College of MedicineLearn more about Philadelphia.
      Philadelphia is a vibrant and diverse city with a vast amount of culture and history. With Washington D.C. and New York in close proximity, Philadelphia is an affordable city in the Northeastern United States. Philadelphia offers world class educational institutions, medical facilities, museums, entertainment, sports venues and restaurants.
      • Visit Philadelphia Provides information on events, restaurants, hotels, museums, music, performing arts and historic sites in and around the city.
      • PHL Diversity Showcases the city s vibrant multicultural communities by providing multicultural events, exhibits, restaurants, places of worship and organizations. Conditions of Employment Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

        About Jefferson Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
        • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
        • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
        • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right ThingAs an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Advanced Gastroenterology, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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