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Emergency Medicine - Physician

Company: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Temple Health/Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a skilled and dedicated Emergency Medicine Services (EMS) Physician to join the team as faculty. The EMS Physician will play a vital role in providing medical command authorization to prehospital providers, ensuring compliance with annual requirements, overseeing continuing education and skills evaluation, and collaborating with our Clinical Educator on development, review, and implementation. Additionally, the EMS Physician will be responsible for quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives within the department, teaching a variety of residents, medical students, and prehospital providers. They would also be an integral part of the Universities interfacility critical care transport team. Leadership opportunities available for qualified candidates. -

LKSOM's Department of Emergency Medicine supports the LKSOM William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety, the Global Medicine programs, the Temple Transport Team, Ultrasound education within the medical school and hospital, and the Pre-Clinical Doctoring program. Researchers within the department have been awarded multiple NIH grants for neurological critical care and emerging infectious disease. It is staffed by 55 board-certified emergency medicine physicians and has 42 emergency medicine residents. Our EM faculty covers three distinct clinical sites: Temple University Hospital (TUH) - Main Campus, a level 1 Trauma Center; the busy inner city emergency department at TUH - Episcopal Campus; and TUH - Jeanes Campus located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia. All sites are part of the EM residency program and medical student experience so candidates should have a strong interest in clinical teaching. Clinical time distribution will be matched to the candidate's interest and qualifications in regards to staffing needs at each. The department prides itself on transparency and equitable treatment of faculty. -

*In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits* - including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, paid vacation, CME, and more - the position offers: a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple's mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, research, and medical education; individual career development; and collegiality among faculty members. -

Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 basic Science Departments; 13 Research Center (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research) and more than 1,000 physicians and scientists sharing the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Our highly skilled clinical faculty are committed to providing:
--- - - Education that is patient-centered, instilling in learners the School's ethic of human service and lifelong learning;
--- - - Research that advances and integrates basic and clinical science; and
--- - - Patient care that is administered with compassion and understanding, utilizing contemporary knowledge and techniques.

*Candidate Qualifications*
--- - - M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent
--- - - Successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine prior to start date
--- - - Board certification or eligibility in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) -
--- - - Ability to obtain an unrestricted DEA and medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to start date
--- - - A strong commitment to resident and medical student education -
--- - - Sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community
--- - - EMS fellowship and prior experience or training in an urban level 1 trauma center preferred but, not required.

*Procedure for Candidacy*

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. -

Application materials must include: a curriculum vita; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information. - A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. -

For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. -

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Keywords: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia , Emergency Medicine - Physician, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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