Clinical Ethicist

Clinical Ethicist

Sutter Health | Modesto, CA, 95351, US
Salary Range:$85,000 – $99,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Description

Organization:

MMC-Memorial Medical Center

Position Overview:

Manages all bioethics related issues at their designated hospitals. Provides expert analysis on ethical issues. Responsible for receiving and conducting all requests for ethics consultations, executing consultations and following up with patient cases after referral. Advises on ethics inquiries from physicians, staff, patients and families using the Sutter Health standardized ethics model for analysis. Educates health care providers on best practices for dealing with ethical conflicts in patient care. Educates and trains the hospital ethics committees. Provides expertise and develops ethics related policies and assists with implementation of policies at designated hospitals. Engages in preventive ethics to proactively deal with conflicts and resolution. Participates in ethics rounds and lectures at appropriate Sutter Health ethics educational events.

Job Description:

EDUCATION

* Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
* Doctorate: Ethics, or Doctor of Medicine (MD) or related area

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

* Demonstrated knowledge of principles, concepts and methods of health care ethics consultation and bioethics.
* Knowledge of biomedical ethics terms, the bioethics literature, professional standards, methods of case analysis and basic understanding of medical terminology.
* Knowledge of California health care law.
* Demonstrated experience with conflict resolution to navigate complex and ethical patient care issues.
* Knowledge of Joint Commission standards.

License/Certifications:

Education:

Doctor/Doctorate/Doctoral (Required)

Job Shift:

Days

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

None

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.