DEPARTMENT: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE'S DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE'S INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide safe and effective patient care.
This rank is reserved for distinguished members of the faculty in recognition of distinctive local, regional and national achievements. Demonstrate outstanding contributions to clinical service. Actively contributes toward the advancement of the training and education of residents, fellows and other trainees.
Demonstrates a commitment to clinical scholarship through participation in scholarly activities at an advanced level including clinical research and publication. Serves in a leadership role in the service/administrative activities of the Department/Division.
Provide safe, effective and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Make outstanding contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care.
Recognized by peers and patients as an expert clinician a regional and national reputation for clinical skills. May participate in the development of national standards for patient care. Develop and maintain a broad regional, national or international referral base for subspecialist.
Development of nationally recognized clinical skills or programs and introduction of innovative approaches to patient care that generate exceptional patient outcomes. Provides consultative services to other physicians and clinical providers within the medical center to establish a coordinated care plan for each patient. Develop and integrates innovative approaches to patient care.
Leads the establishment of the clinical direction of the specific clinical field. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment, and discontinuation of care.
Monitor appropriateness of therapeutic management and care. Promote patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.
Leads a major teaching or clinical training program(s). Supervise the patient care of assigned residents and fellows. Teaches and supervises the patient care of assigned medical students, residents and fellows, monitoring the medical care of medical to assure care provided is safe and effective.
Demonstrate significant on-going contributions to teaching including: ongoing recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor internally and outside of the medical center; lead a major teaching or clinical training program; outside recognition of teaching excellence as demonstrated by regional and national invitations; oversee and guide the development and direction of educational program at the division, department or system level, lead curriculum committee or other education related committees. Recognized within the system as a role model in mentoring students and trainees. Serve as consult to other faculty and community physicians. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars.
Leads program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by contributions including: leadership role in the development of an innovative programs for patient care of educational purposes; take a significant leadership role in the direction of an academic division; take a leadership role in the medical center or university; leadership role in regional and national professional societies, program committees and governing boards. Provides faculty coverage as needed within the department.
Lead the development of departmental policies, procedures and standards. Serve as a role model of effective interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Develop and guide the implementation of long and short term goals and objectives and ensures that they are aligned to the Division and medical center strategic objectives.
Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Serve in a leadership role in the clinical department or medical center system.
Demonstrates on-going commitment to and participates in scholarly activities at an advanced level as evidenced by: publication of original clinical investigation, educational research, clinical observations, reviews, chapters or books; leadership role in clinical trials, and/or clinical investigations; membership on editorial boards or editorship of textbooks or journals. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty.
Develop research programs in area of clinical specialty.
Demonstrate effectiveness in securing grant funding of research initiatives and programs mentors and assist other faculty in grantsmanship. Develop and growth of new externally funded research initiatives.
Skills & Competencies
Knowledge of growth and development
Understands and support family-centered care
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education. Ability to train residents and fellows.
Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree
Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license
Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services offices
Completion of all required pre-employment activities
Professor appointment or eligibility required
Generally requires a minimum of five years of service at the Assistant Professor rank
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