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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Ethicist in Atlanta, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: The Clinical Ethicist will serve as a key team member for Emory Healthcare Ethics supporting Ethics across the Emory Healthcare system. The Ethicist will join an active Ethics consult service serving hospitals throughout the system and will participate in the educational and organizational ethics mission of the healthcare system. The Ethicist will provide consultative services, deliver Ethics education in a variety of settings, and participate in collaborative initiatives to support the organizational mission, providing high quality, compassionate care. The Clinical Ethicist will also participate in the vibrant academic environment of Emory University with affiliation opportunities with the Emory University Center for Ethics and other Ethics programs. MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS: Master¿s degree or doctoral degree in Ethics or Ethics-related field with expertise or focus in healthcare ethics, clinical ethics or bioethics. A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical practice settings or a clinical ethics fellowship program, providing thoughtful and high-quality healthcare ethics case consultation, either as an individual ethics consultant, ethics consultation team member or through an active ethics committee. Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and proficient teamwork skills. In-depth knowledge and skills in clinical ethics, ethics case consultation methodologies, and consultation documentation. Excellent verbal and written communication capabilities. Ability and a commitment to work sensitively and professionally with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals across multiple disciplines. Excellent teaching and facilitation abilities, both with individuals and groups in formal and informal presentation settings. Proficiency with electronic medical records. Strong interpersonal skills. Certification in healthcare ethics consultation (HEC-C) preferred

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Division Emory Healthcare Inc.

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHI Office of Quality

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 77391

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.