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Spectrum Health Clinical Ethicist Sr. in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Facility: Butterworth Hospital - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Department: Patient Relations-Ethics

Category: Other

Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)

The Senior Clinical Ethicist is responsible for assisting the Clinical Ethics Advisor in clinical aspects of the Ethics program focused on ethical issues related to the delivery of care in collaboration with multiple disciplines within the organization. This individual must exercise independent judgment in assessments and recommendations that pertain to ethical issues. Provides educational support for patients/families/significant others, healthcare team members and the community, and coordinates QA/QI studies to measure outcomes of care. Partners to create an integrated Ethics program across the Delivery System.

Basic Qualifications:

Education - Master's Degree in in ethics or a related discipline such as law, medicine, nursing, philosophy, theology, social work or related field

Experience - 5 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in applied ethics, preferably in a healthcare setting with documented experience in consultation, teaching, and policy development

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience - 3 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in supporting an ethics program, ethics committee, or consultation service

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.