Job description

Summary of Opportunity

The Section of Hospital Medicine at Temple Health is seeking team-oriented Hospitalists at all experience levels to join its established program.

As a hospitalist at Temple Health, you will be responsible for providing direct patient care and consultative and co-management services inpatient coverage at Temple University Hospital (TUH), a 746 bed tertiary and quaternary level acute care facility and the nearby Episcopal Campus of Temple, a smaller 21 bed unit.  This position requires 12 hour shifts on both teaching and non-teaching service.   Time spent between teaching and non-teaching service is flexible based on clinical/academic interest.  Temple’s Hospitalist program includes mentorship for new faculty to set them up for success while on teaching service.

The Section of Hospital Medicine is now in its fifth year of providing quality and efficient clinical care to its patients and educational opportunities to Temple’s medical students and residents.  The section continues to be on the forefront of utilization and patient safety initiatives.

The successful candidate will be an MD, DO or foreign equivalent with IM residency training from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates should have a strong interest in providing superior patient care, and medical student/resident education. Candidates with an interest in scholarly activity are also encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must also be able to obtain in unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Rank and compensation are commensurate with experience.

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM).

Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.4 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.  

Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

Rachel Rubin, Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine, Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, C/O Kelly Smith, Physician Recruitment & Integration Associate, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email:  [email protected]  Phone: 215-707-3101 Fax: 215-707-9452

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 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.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless

of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.




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Posted: 10/8/2018
Application Due: 12/7/2018
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