Staff Clinical Ethicist

  • Washington Hospital Center
  • 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Biotech Science

Job Description

Is the staff member of the John J. Lynch Center for Ethics sharing primary responsibility for the John J. Lynch Center for Ethic's Clinical Ethics Consultation Service. Serves as Administrator of the subcommittees, specifically at a minimum, the consultation, and education subcommittees. Provides support and ethical guidance to various subcommittees within the Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC), Medstar Health, and to other organizations locally and nationally. Coordinates closely with all other members of the John J Lynch Center for Ethics on all Center functions. May speak as a MWHC ethics public representative and may serve on various community and national boards after coordinating with the Center Director about such appointments or volunteer positions. Reports to the Director of John J Lynch Center for Ethics.

EDUCATION: Master's degree in Philosophy, Ethics, Bioethics, Theology, or an equivalent discipline is required. Doctorate degree in Philosophy, Ethics, Bioethics, Theology or an equivalent terminal degree (ie JD, MD) is preferred. Successful completion of a fellowship in clinical ethics is highly preferred.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE: Approximately two to three years of progressively more responsible job related experience. Previous clinical ethics consultation experience highly preferred.

CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE: No special certification, registration, or licensure is required.

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