Emory

  • Senior Associate, Emergency Medicine - Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship (Non-ACGME) (FY20)

    Job Number
    42115
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Emerg Med: Admin
    Location : Name
    Emory University Hospital
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with radioactive materials or devices.
    Required Documents
    Cover letter
  • Description

    The one-year, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program at Emory University Emergency Medicine concentrates on the educational, scientific, and administrative aspects of Emergency Ultrasound.  As one of the largest hospital-based services and Emergency departments in the country, Emergency Ultrasound Fellows are offered the opportunity to master the skills of point of care ultrasound through the development of a research project, medical student, resident and faculty education in emergency bedside ultrasound, and through regular participation in weekly image review and quality assurance activities. Moreover, the fellow will become familiar with the image management process and technology, credentialing of faculty members, and the development and maintenance of an Emergency Ultrasound Program.

     

    The Emergency Ultrasound Fellow will work clinically at one of Emory’s campuses of mutual choosing, which include the Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, or the VA. As an attending physician, the Emergency Ultrasound Fellow will provide outstanding medical care to patients in a hospital emergency department. The Emergency Ultrasound Fellow will evaluate, treat and stabilize patients with emergent medical conditions, illnesses or injuries. Shifts will consist of 8 or 9-hour day, evening, and night shifts.  Shifts occur both during weekdays and weekends. The fellow is responsible for and will ensure that all emergency medical care delivered in the department meets the highest standard of quality.  All Emergency Ultrasound Fellows are considered a 0.5 clinical effort, which is the equivalent of approxiamtely  8 shifts per month, on average.

     

    Other Responsibilities include:

    • Teaching and training medical students and residents in simulation lab and at the bedside
    • Collaboration with other sections on education, research and advancement of Emergency Ultrasound
    • Development of Emergency Ultrasound in a variety of academic functions including Teaching, Research and/or Scholarly development
    • Participate in medical staff activity, department QA, or other service at one of the programs affiliated hospitals under the direction of the ED director of that hospital
    • Supervise all medical students and house staff assigned to the department including discussing case management, supervising evaluations and major procedures, approving utilization of specialty consultants as well as diagnostic and therapeutic technology, approving dispositions, and signing all charts
    • Complete medical student and house staff evaluations when necessary
    • Regularly participate in resident’s conference as a presenter and discussant
    • Enhance program excellence through revision of policies, updating manuals, preparing high-quality educational programs, writing technical or professional publications, medical student teaching, and participating in collaborative research

     

    Requirements:

    • Eligible for a Georgia Medical License
    • Have graduated from or be in the final year of an American Board of Emergency Medicine-certified residency training program
    • Board certified or eligible at the beginning of the fellowsing
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

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