Academic Geriatrician

Faculty opportunity with an Illinois college of medicine

Peoria, IL 61605
Income Potential:
Up to $250,000.00*
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Recruiter's Name:
Lynz Coller
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Merritt Hawkins

Job Description & Requirements
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A reputable medical school in an inviting Midwest community is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a geriatrics internal medicine physician for the University Hospitalist and Teaching Service (UHATS). The ideal candidate will have previous training or experience teaching in an academic environment or have a desire to begin a career in academics. At least three years of experience working in geriatrics or completion of fellowship training is required for this role.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Opportunity for growth into a leadership role
  • Ability to perform clinical research, if desired
  • Perform internal medicine bedside teaching when assigned to UHATS to the standards of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • Work alongside collaborative, easy-going faculty
  • Participate in the business and fiscal activities of the department

Nestled in a beautiful lakeside location, this city offers a metropolitan lifestyle combined with stunning natural beauty. With plenty of options for enjoyment—including festivals, sporting events, pristine golf courses, and world-class arts and culture—you’ll never run out of things to do.

Community Highlights
  • A cost of living more than 25% lower than the national average 
  • Excellent public and private schools as well as multiple higher education options 
  • Four distinct seasons and an abundance of outdoor recreation along the breathtaking wooded riverbanks and hiking trails
  • A variety of options for shopping, dining, and adventure throughout the city

Ability to take day or weekend trips to Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.