Dermatology Faculty – General Core Faculty Member in St. Louis

Dermatology Faculty - General Core Faculty Member in St. Louis

Position: General Dermatology Faculty
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Status: Full-time, Employed, Salaried Position
Institution: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Specialty: General Dermatology Faculty; Clinical Dermatology; Internal Medicine
Salary + Benefits:
 Competitive Pay; Comprehensive Benefits Package & Retirement Options; Relocation Assistance

Dermatology Faculty – General Dermatology Position Description

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSM) is a world-class, academic medical center that is consistently ranked among the nation’s best medical schools. The medical school ranks among the Top 5 in the U.S. in NIH funding. As one of the largest employers in the St. Louis Metro Area, the physicians and clinical staff of Washington University School of Medicine reflects the rich diversity of the community in which we live and serve.

The Division of Dermatology in the John T. Milliken Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine is accepting nominations and applications for the full-time position of General Dermatologist in St. Louis, Missouri. The clinical Dermatologist will join an active and growing academic division that is fully supported by the Division Chief, leadership team, and support staff. The Dermatology Core Faculty Member will contribute to the University’s tripartite mission: As leaders in patient care, medical education, and research, we strive to provide outstanding care of patients through innovation and compassionate service that values the diversity of our faculty, staff, learners, and the communities we serve. We welcome applicants at all levels of experience and with diverse interests and expertise in general dermatologic care for pediatrics or adults.

The Dermatology Division has an exceptional legacy that dates to the earliest history of the Siteman Cancer Center in the late 1800s. In 1954, Dermatology became a separate division and has continued to grow and flourish as an integral part of the School of Medicine. Today, the Division of Dermatology offers multiple sub-specialties, a highly ranked residency program as well as ACGME-accredited fellowships in procedural dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and dermatopathology. The division also has research-track residency training through an NIH-sponsored physician-scientist training program.

Consistently ranked a top medical school for research, Washington University School of Medicine is also a catalyst in the St. Louis biotech and startup scene. Our community includes recognized innovators in science, medical education, health care policy and global health. We treat our patients and train new leaders in medicine at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, both ranked among the nation’s best hospitals and recognized for excellence in care. St. Louis is the ideal place to train and excel in health, medicine, and research.

Position Summary:

The objective of this position is to expand access to general dermatology practice in the community and continue to provide excellent patient care and excellent educational opportunities to residents. Additionally, the Dermatologist will drive referrals to our dermatopathology service line and Mohs practice. Stabilize our financial status and reinvest in key areas of our practice. This position will be 100% general practice with option to tailor to interests. Research and educational/teaching opportunities can be arranged depending upon candidate interest. With the appropriate experience, the Dermatologist may have the opportunity to be a site director should a new community site be developed.

The Dermatology Faculty member will be clinical, 7-9 half day sessions as full-time clinician. Faculty with research, education, or administrative interests will be considered for additional protected time. Faculty member may have the ability to add mid-level providers under their clinical practice.  

Reports to: The successful candidate for the General Dermatology Faculty Position reports to, and will work closely with, the Division Chief of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Lynn Cornelius.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides general Dermatology services in clinic and academic settings.
  • Provides consultation services for in-patients, after-hour’s coverage as per departmental agreement, as well as potential for telemedicine or tele-consult services at BJC facilities.
  • Participates in providing medical services for patients at:
    • Off-site adult general dermatology practice which includes an extensive Mohs suite.
    • Off-site pediatric dermatology practice.
    • Academic-based general dermatology, Mohs suite and pediatric practices at WUSM.
    • Off-site Veterans Health Administration outpatient general dermatology clinic.
  • Provide education in Dermatology to residents in clinical setting, Grand Rounds, and lectures.
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Occasional Duties:
    • Promotional opportunities are part of our academic environment and can be achieved on any track. We offer career opportunities in clinical trials, new site leadership, opportunities within the larger Department of Medicine and the School of Medicine for education or administrative responsibilities.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • The Division of Dermatology has both private and public clinics throughout the St. Louis area. In total, we see approximately 67,000 patients annually, with 56,000 procedures inclusive of Mohs services
  • Flexibility to meet your innovative clinical, career, and personal goals: Full or part-time
  • Complex or general medical dermatology with option to tailor interests
  • Help train the next generation of dermatologists, and work with medical students in clinical or didactic education
  • Participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials & Grand Rounds; Exposure to research in cutaneous biology
  • Practice team-approach in dermatologic care, which consists of 19 physicians and research-based faculty
  • Dermopathy collaboration is extremely high quality for internal and community-based physicians. Strong working relationship with medical oncology/BMT, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, surgical oncology, and rheumatology
  • Access to innovative institution-and department-wide opportunities to enhance career development in several arenas, including medical education, clinical or translational research, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)
  • Access to infusion centers. Participation in multi-specialty conferences
  • Collaborate within WUSM affiliates: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Siteman Cancer Center, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital are part of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the U.S. with 15 hospitals and $5.5 billion in revenues. We proudly serve patients across the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois, and southeast Missouri regions. Working relationship with the VA outpatient general dermatology clinic.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to a high standard of integrity and professionalism.
  • Commitment to RVU’s mission, vision, and values, which are service, integrity, diversity, excellence, compassion, innovation, and collegiality.
  • Knowledge and skill in curriculum design and implementation.
  • Knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education.
  • Competence in the use of electronic health records, learning management systems, Microsoft Office, Zoom, and other technology and programs necessary for the delivery of medical education at MCOM.
  • Clinical proficiency in area of specialization.

Required Professional Qualifications:

  • MD or DO degree required.
  • Board Certified or Board eligible by American Board of Dermatology.
  • Missouri state medical license or eligibility for medical licensure in the state of Missouri.
  • Qualifications for faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. Open to faculty of all levels of seniority.
  • Where Applicable- Employee shall be currently board certified in his or her specialty or demonstrate active pursuit of board certification as defined by the appropriate specialty board of the American Board of Medical Specialties or the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience or one (1) year related experience in Dermatology.
  • Academic clinical experience as a core faculty member in a medical school or health sciences center.
  • A cross-cutting focus on rural health, underserved populations, and health disparities is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, commitment to diversity, well-developed emotional intelligence, and ability to collaborate across the Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, its hospital affiliates, and public and private clinics to operationally improve the clinical care we provide in conjunction with peers and staff management; embodies a strong commitment to teaching and working in an academic environment.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary and incentive program
  • Relocation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including PTO, medical, dental, vision, and tuition

Application Instructions:

For immediate and confidential consideration, all inquiries and expressions of interest, (including a cover letter and CV) should be submitted to Eric Dickerson: 

Contact Information:
Eric Dickerson
Managing Director & Sr. Practice Leader
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5245 – Direct
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The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSM) has partnered with Kaye/Bassman to fill this position for the Division of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine. WUSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and welcomes and encourages applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. WUSM is dedicated to diversity and include of all people and groups and encourage those who are underrepresented in medicine to apply.