The University of Kentucky is seeking an open-rank faculty member in Internal Medicine that will act as an attending physician for Endocrinology Division. Duties include: in an ambulatory clinic setting, provide medical evaluation of new and existing obesity patients and its relationship to comorbidities. Provide clinical treatment of patient by lifestyle modifications and ongoing counseling and medication therapy where appropriate. Work closely with dieticians to develop recommendations on nutritional plans for patients. Refer to bariatric surgeons when appropriate. This position will be part-time, providing patient care two 1/2 days (four hour blocks) per week. Participate in clinical teaching activities within the Division of Endocrinology, as negotiated between the Division Chief and the individual faculty member. These activities may include instruction of students, residents and fellows in ambulatory clinical settings, as well as instruction in lectures, seminars and clinical conferences. Represent the University of Kentucky in a professional manner as an active member of the medical staff. These responsibilities include active participation in medical staff affairs; adherence to evidence based practice standards; and a strong commitment to high standards of customer service. Serve on appropriate Division, Department, University, Hospital and College committees as assigned by the Division Chief.
Please include Curriculum Vita along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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can be accepted.