Geriatrician, Internist, Family Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

Location
Washington University School of Medicine
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Closes
May 03, 2018
Organization Type
Clinical Practice

Geriatrician, Internist, Family Practitioner, Nurse Practitioners for an Innovative Geriatric Primary Care Practice at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO

Job Summary: 

The Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science (Department of Internal Medicine) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking a board certified/board eligible Geriatrician, Internist, or Family Practitioner to help establish a unique program to effectively deliver primary medical care to older adults in collaboration with a senior housing community (Covenant Place) in suburban St. Louis.  This individual will also assist in educating the next generation of physicians and participate in research related to quality outcome metrics.

Professional Highlights:

                -Outpatient primary care practice in suburban St. Louis

                -New clinic with interdisciplinary staff and support

                -Gerontological nurse specialist

                -Flexible schedule

                -Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits

                -Excellent retirement plan

                -College tuition benefit

                -Research support and teaching opportunities

Washington University School of Medicine

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) is consistently recognized as one of the leading medical schools in the nation, with a rich history of success in research, education, and patient care. WUSM has 1,200 full-time faculty members, and receives approximately $400 million dollars in NIH grant support annually. The WUSM is affiliated with the BJC Health Care System and our clinicians provide care at numerous offices and hospitals in the St. Louis greater metropolitan area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters, Christian Hospital, and Missouri Baptist Hospital. The medical school is highly rated (ranked #7 in US News and World report in 2017) as are the programs in PT and OT (ranked #1 and 2, respectively).

Barnes Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a top ranked academic teaching hospital recognized for outstanding tertiary and quaternary medical and surgical care. Outstanding nursing care delivered at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is recognized by Magnet Status. Barnes Jewish Hospital is the largest hospital in Missouri with 1,800 medical staff and 400 physicians who are recognized as "Best Doctors in America." Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a member of BJC HealthCare and is located on the campus of the Washington University Medical Center. Barnes Jewish Hospital and WUSM are responsible for the education of 800 interns, residents and fellows per year.  Barnes-Jewish Hospital has 1,167 beds with over 50,000 inpatient admissions and 80,000 emergency department visits per year. Approximately 20,000 outpatient and 20,000 inpatient surgeries are performed at BJH annually.

St. Louis, Missouri

The St. Louis area is known for its diverse restaurants, cultural amenities and low cost of living.  The St. Louis region is becoming a mecca for innovators, and was recently cited by Popular Mechanics as the #1 city for startups. Business Insider ranks St. Louis number one of 25 cities for millennials, citing affordability, cultural attractions and cuisine, and Condé Nast Traveler featured St. Louis as one of 6 U.S. Cities to Watch in 2017. St. Louis is also home to prestigious universities (Washington University, St. Louis University, Webster University and more), two professional sports teams – St. Louis Blues (NHL) and Cardinals (MLB), and Forest Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the U.S. St Louis is also known for the St. Louis Art Museum, world-famous St. Louis Zoo, MUNY Opera outdoor theater, Missouri History Museum, the Science Museum, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the National Blues and Chess Museums.

Contact:   Stephanie Paule, MS,  Division of Geriatrics & Nutritional Science, 314.286.2909 or Paule@wustl.edu