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Interventional Spine Physician - Faculty, DS&EM - Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Department of Neurological Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University seek a fellowship-trained interventional spine physician as a faculty member in the Division of Sports Medicine and Exercise Medicine (DS&EM).The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:--- Board certification or board eligibility in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.--- Completion of a North American Spine Society (NASS) Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine (ISMM) fellowship, completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACMGE)-accredited Pain Medicine fellowship, or demonstration of interventional spine procedure competency in practice.--- Passion for the holistic treatment of spine and musculoskeletal disorders.--- Experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound.--- Passion for medical education, mentorship, and professional development.--- Strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with a diverse team of medical professionals and administrators.--- Passion for research and scholarly activity.--- Strong commitment to health equity.--- Growth mindset with ability and/or interest in expanding or developing new clinical and educational initiatives.The faculty member will work closely with the DS&EM Division Director and the Department of Neurological Surgery to accomplish the following objectives:--- Establish a robust spine and musculoskeletal medicine clinical practice.--- Collaborate with surgical services, therapy services, behavioral health services, and other ancillary services to deliver evidence-based, efficient spine and musculoskeletal clinical care.--- Serve as a role model for clinical excellence, clinical productivity, and professionalism in spine and musculoskeletal medicine.--- Serve as a core faculty member for the sports medicine fellowship to support the fellows clinical, professional, and career development.--- Serve as and an ad hoc mentor for Thomas Jefferson University medical students and residents interested in spine and musculoskeletal medicine.--- Collaborate with research faculty to promote and facilitate scholarly activity including original and collaborative research, publications, poster presentations, and lectures.--- Participate in the DS&EM s community service initiatives.--- Participate in the recruitment of incoming sports medicine fellows.The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.Excellence in patient care is a core value of the DS&EM. Our regionally and nationally renowned faculty come from diverse training backgrounds and offer unique perspectives on patient care in general and the care of the athlete specifically. We provide comprehensive musculoskeletal clinical services to athletes and those who seek care for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders. Our model focuses not just on the injury or disorder, but also on restoring quality of life and function. In addition to musculoskeletal care, we offer individualized nutrition, exercise, and training recommendations. We are also adept at supporting patients to manage their chronic conditions, such as asthma and diabetes, who wish to increase physical activity or maintain high performance athletic participation. Our sports medicine physicians work closely with our surgical partners to facilitate appropriate referrals seamlessly for patients.Our clinical model extends to our sports medicine fellowship program which offers training alongside faculty with a strong commitment to clinical excellence and health equity. The Department of Family and Community Medicine and the DS&EM have hosted an ACGME-accredited fellowship in sports medicine since 1996, the first program in the Philadelphia region. Our graduates have gone on to start and fill leadership roles in many fellowships in the region and nation. Our graduates are integral team members in the care of high level collegiate and professional athletes across the country. In addition, the DS&EM offers highly sought-after medical student and residency electives.The DS&EM is partnering with the Department of Neurological Surgery to provide evidence based, efficient care of spine and musculoskeletal disorders. The ideal candidate will be skilled in collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of sports and musculoskeletal medicine physicians, surgeons, therapists, and behavioral health professionals. 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 Thing As 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 , Interventional Spine Physician - Faculty, DS&EM - Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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