The Division of Urological Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital is seeking applicants for a faculty position in Urological Surgery. Requirements are prior Urological Surgery fellowship training and adequate case numbers for certification. Washington University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
All of the faculty in the Department of Surgery support the tripartite mission of clinical excellence, exceptional resident education and world-class research. The successful candidate will:
Be a board certified/eligible general surgeon
Be fellowship trained in Urological Surgery
Have demonstrated clinical excellence
Be recognized nationally for academic excellence in patient care, teaching and research and be acknowledged among his/her peers as a visionary thinker
Support and promote the concept of patient centered care within a multidisciplinary clinical environment, and an understanding of the current forces in medicine and work with the Departmental and Divisional leadership in strategic growth of the service
Have demonstrated clinical leadership experience for advancing outcomes in quality, performance management, growth in academic initiatives
Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs, educational mission and research
Provide surgical leadership and mentorship of junior faculty, as well as fellows and residents in training
Promote and participate in research as necessary
Participate in and promote faculty opportunities for philanthropy to fulfill needed funding for various programs and services
Serve as a leader to promote the program through actively marketing the practice with referring physicians, insurance carriers, and other organizations who are able to promote patient referrals
Barnes Jewish Hospital, the flagship teaching hospital of the BJC HealthCare, and Washington University School of Medicine have ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. It is recognized as an Honor Roll hospital for 27 years. The Division of Urology is among the best funded urology programs in the country in NIH and extramural grants. The St. Louis Metro area has a population of 2.8 million. St Louis provides metropolitan amenities and suburban/small-town sensibilities. Cost of living is lower with entertainment for all tastes, including professional sports (Cardinals baseball and Blues hockey), broadways shows at the Fabulous Fox Theater, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park, and miles of biking and hiking trails.