Staff Physician - AY or CY

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 03, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Schiffert Health Center's primary mission is to ensure delivery of high quality, accessible, cost effective and culturally competent medical care and health promotion for Virginia Tech students. The Staff Physician is a vital member of a team of professionals dedicated to fulfilling the service mission of the Center. Core Responsibilities: Provide quality medical care to the students of Virginia Tech. Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate. |Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards. Participates on development and continuous improvement of programs, procedures and standards of care.|Collaborates with the university and community to enhance relationships with Schiffert Health Center, students, faculty and staff. |May perform other duties as assigned. Schiffert Health Center is nationally accredited by AAAHC. The Health Center has a dedicated staff of 75+ full and part-time staff including physicians, nurse practitioners, PA's, RN's, LPN's, health educators, IT specialists, office support staff and medical records specialists. It provides outpatient medical care, women's health, health prevention and education, pharmacy, lab and radiology services and anonymous HIV counseling and testing services. For more details, visit ||Virginia Tech is a public land grant university with an adjacent corporate research center located in Blacksburg, Virginia. More than 28,000 students are enrolled in 60 bachelor degree programs and 120 master and doctoral degree programs. The main campus includes more than 100 buildings, 2600 acres and an airport. Virginia Tech is ranked 44th in 2009 in university research in the United States. THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED AS ACADEMIC OR CALENDAR YEAR APPOINTMENT.

Required Qualifications

Medical Degree or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy; completion of a General Medicine, Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine or Internal Medicine residency with board certification/eligibility; Virginia State Medical License or eligibility; post graduate clinical experience dealing with a wide range of medical situations and problems; knowledge of typical medical conditions pertinent to college age students; ability to communicate effectively with college students, parents, staff members, and other university departments and personnel; familiarity with health information software systems and interfaces and an understanding of the unique characteristics of college health and university health centers; a commitment to a team approach, experience working with committees; excellent communication skills; and a demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively with a diverse office staff is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of college health center accreditation process and use of electronic medical records (EMR); experience in a college health setting or a primary care setting preferred.

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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Advertised: February 3, 2020
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