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Clinical Ethicist - Ethics

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Lithonia
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

The Clinical Ethicist is an active member of the ethics program at Wellstar Health System performing clinical ethics consultation, ethics education and ethics policy development and review. The Ethics Program enjoys robust institutional support and is looking to become a leader in the field of clinical, organizational and research ethics. The health system is creating a fully integrated, collaborative approach to addressing ethical issues and the clinical ethicist is key to developing this initiative. The individual reports directly to the Executive Director for Medical and Organizational Ethics and has an essential role in the Ethics Program.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Educatio n

  • Graduate of an accredited undergraduate university/college with Master's degree in applicable field, e.g., ethics, law, social work, theology. Preferred advance degree in in ethics or related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, concepts and methods involved in clinical ethics and clinical ethics consultation.
    Required Minimum Experience
    • 1-3 years' experience working in a health care setting or system; prior work performing clinical ethics consultation, education and policy development is preferred.
    • Preferred 5 years or more performing clinical ethics consultation. Required Minimum Skills
      • I ntermediate computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint Must have excellent communication skills and be able to interact with all stakeholders in the health system.
      • Must be able to work with patients and their families in a respectful and collaborative manner. Demonstrated experience in delivering ethics education programming.
      • Ability to travel to outpatient facilities within WellStar service area in various locations and work environments.
      • Skilled in project management and team facilitation. The candidate must have strong commitment to the professionalization of clinical ethics.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Clinical Ethicist - Ethics, Healthcare , Lithonia, Georgia

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